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A Requiem for Florida, the Paradise That Should Never Have Been

As Hurricane Irma prepares to strike, it’s worth remembering that Mother Nature never intended us to live here.<p>ORLANDO, Fla.—The first Americans to spend much time in South Florida were the U.S. Army men who chased the Seminole Indians around the peninsula in the 1830s. And they hated it. Today, …

Rainfall

5 Mothers Dress As Disney Princesses For Magical Maternity Shoot

Some perfect props, like a glass slipper, also make an appearance.<p>Victor and Marie Luna, a husband-wife photography team in Texas, might have come up with the most magical maternity shoot ever.<p>On April 7, Victor, a photographer, and Marie, a photo editor, went to Newman’s Castle in Bellville, …

Beauty and the Beast

The Last Jedi Trailer Has Finally Arrived

Luke Skywalker speaks! Here’s your first look at the follow-up to Star Wars: The Force Awakens.<p>The wait is over—a new trailer for <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> has finally arrived, giving fans their first look at the latest adventures of Rey (<b>Daisy Ridley</b>), Finn (<b>John Boyega</b>), BB-8, and more as they …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Nostalgic Photos from the Forgotten Corners of America

Bob Greenspan has been a wanderer as far back as he can remember. As a boy living in Upstate New York, he and his family embarked on what his father …

Trump has fired the acting attorney general who ordered Justice Dept. not to defend president’s travel ban

President Trump fired acting attorney general Sally Yates on Monday night after she ordered Justice Department lawyers not to defend his immigration order temporarily banning entry into the United States for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees from around the world.<p>In a news …

Donald Trump

Inflammatory pastor preached to Trump before inauguration

<b>(CNN) —</b> A pastor with a long history of inflammatory remarks about Muslims, Mormons, Catholics and gays preached at a private service for President-elect Trump and his family on Friday, shortly before Trump took the oath of office.<p>The pastor, the Rev. Robert Jeffress, is a Southern Baptist who …

Religion

Fires, bricks mark daylong assault on inaugural festivities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters set fires and hurled bricks in a daylong assault on the city hosting Donald Trump's inauguration, registering their rage …

Donald Trump

Kellyanne Conway said her red, white, and blue Gucci coat was “Trump revolutionary wear”

Donald Trump’s counselor Kellyanne Conway was giddy Friday morning as she prepared for the inauguration of her boss. For the occasion, she wore a red, white, and blue coat with two rows of gold-tone buttons that resemble the heads of lions.<p>Asked about the coat by reporters from NBC, Conway said, …

Donald Trump

TRUMP: Defeating ISIS 'will be our highest priority'

"To defeat and destroy these groups, we will pursue aggressive joint and coalition military operations when necessary. In addition, the Trump Administration will work with international partners to cut off funding for terrorist groups, to expand intelligence sharing, and to engage in cyberwarfare …

5 Topics to Follow Trump’s Inauguration

Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States Friday, when he takes the oath of office administered by Chief Justice John Roberts overlooking thousands on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.<p>The presidential oath of office is a constitutionally required 35 words that Trump will …

Donald Trump

Traffic signals take on a sinister, beguiling light in new photo series

What lurks beyond the light?<p>Who knew that the humble, utilitarian traffic light could look so haunting—and beguiling? As seen through the lens of Lucas Zimmermann, they take on an otherworldly aspect, their red, yellow, and green lights casting an altogether ghostly aura that emanates like a very …

10 Best Photos of 2016

BY TIME’S PHOTO DEPARTMENT<p>2016 has been a year like no other. From the U.S. campaign trail to the refugee crisis and the Olympics, the news has kept …

The Rolling Stones: Blue & Lonesome review – more alive than they've sounded for years

Mick Jagger’s voice and harmonica drive an album of blues covers that returns the Stones to their roots<p>Last week, a US journalist interviewing the Rolling Stones offered up a 21st-century spin on the old ‘Can white men sing the blues?’ argument. Wasn’t the Stones’ early repertoire, heavy on the …

Right To Vote

The Dark, Twisted Natalie Portman in "Jackie" is the Natalie Portman We've Been Missing

When Lee Harvey Oswald aimed a rifle at John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, and fired two shots as the President and his motorcade passed through Dallas, one bullet tore through Kennedy’s skull. He collapsed in the lap of his wife, First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, who clutched at the …

Natalie Portman

See Exclusive Photos of Natalie Portman Behind the Scenes of Jackie

Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy in Jackie.<br>Stephanie Branchu—20th Century Fox<p>1 of 10<p>In the new movie <i>Jackie</i>, in limited theaters Dec. 2, Natalie …

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Here’s How to Take Long Exposures Without a Filter

You always hear how you have to use a neutral density filter to take a long exposure, right? The thing is, you can get long exposure images without …

Landscape Photography

Trump picks South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be US ambassador to UN

<b>(CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump has picked South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be the US ambassador to the United Nations, the transition team announced Wednesday.<p>Haley, who is the daughter of Indian immigrants, has already carved out a legacy for herself, serving as her home state's first …

Donald Trump

REPORT: President Obama calls Trump to congratulate him on his win

Tur said Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway told her of the phone call, but did not know what was said during the conversation.<p>Obama worked tirelessly to help elect Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, who fell short on Election Day. He repeatedly made strong warnings about electing Trump as …

At under $5 each, Trump's votes came cheap | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump pulled off one of the biggest upsets in American political history when he toppled Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election on Tuesday - and he did it using far less cash than his rival.<p>A man leans out of a Hummer shouting words in support of Donald …

Government

World Leaders React to Donald Trump Winning the U.S Election

Leaders and officials across the world reacted with shock, hope and congratulations, as Donald Trump confounded polls and surged to victory over …

Read Donald Trump’s Full Victory Speech After He Won the Presidential Race

Donald Trump spoke to a crowd of his supporters at the New York Hilton in Midtown Manhattan early Wednesday morning after his stunning victory over …

'Go to hell!' A divided America struggles to heal after ugly election | Reuters

(Editors note: Attention to language in paragraph 30 that may be offensive to some readers)<p>A woman passes burning garbage during a demonstration in Oakland following the election of Donald Trump. REUTERS/Noah Berger<p>By Jason Szep<p>ELLSWORTH, Maine (Reuters) - “He lies,” huffed Janet Foster.<p>“And he’s a …

North Carolina

Abandoned Places You Definitely Don't Want to Spend Halloween In

They're enough to send shivers down your spine.<p>Our green and pleasant land has a dark side - one full of ghouls and ghosts inhabiting creepy castles, …

4 states to weigh tougher gun control in Nov. 8 election

The last time voters in Maine were asked about gun rights, they easily passed a constitutional amendment creating a right to own firearms that "shall …

Guns

Cosplay is rarely captured on anything other than digital....

Cosplay is rarely captured on anything other than digital. I’m a Polaroid photographer and I’ve always wanted to shoot a cosplayer. So I shot my …

Photography