Hundreds, possibly thousands, have been killed in fighting that erupted on Nov. 4 between Ethiopian federal forces and Tigray's regional army, sending about 40,000 refugees into neighboring Sudan.
Our top odd and unusual photos in 2020.
The beating death of a Black man, identified in media as Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas, by security guards at a Carrefour supermarket in Porto Alegre has sparked protests across Brazil.
Our top news photography from the past year.
Notable American political figures who have tested positive for the coronavirus.
The number of COVID-19 deaths in the United States crossed 250,000, as a third coronavirus wave brings a fresh surge in infections and puts immense strain on the healthcare system.
Our top images from space in 2020.
Storm Iota churned through Central America, causing swollen rivers to burst their banks, flipping roofs onto streets and killing nearly 40 people across Central America and Colombia.
Our top photos from the past week.