Photo Essays

Obama Accepts the Nobel Peace Prize

President Barack Obama becomes the third sitting American president to receive the award, which was established 108 years ago by Alfred Nobel, a wealthy chemist...

Presidents Packing Heat

The White House released a photo of President Obama skeet shooting at Camp David this weekend, which got us wondering at Swampland, what other presidents shoot?...

President Obama One Year In

An intimate look at the Commander in Chief on the day before the one-year anniversary of his Administration Photographs by Callie Shell / Aurora for TIME

President Obama Goes West

The President visits Colorado, Montana and Arizona to discuss his health-care plan and drops in on Yellowstone National Park Photographs by Olivier Douliery...

Hu Jintao's Day at the White House

Photographer Brooks Kraft captures the Chinese President's historic meeting with President Obama Photographs by Brooks Kraft / Corbis for TIME

Joe the Plumber, War Correspondent

Samuel Wurzelbacher, the man who gained fame by quizzing Barack Obama about his tax plan, tries his hand at a new career: war correspondent