Photo Essays

When the Tuskegee Airmen Got Their Wings

When members of the 99th Pursuit Squadron got their wings in March 1942, the honor was more than just recognition of the training they’d undergone to serve as...

The Redneck Fishing Tournament

Make sure you bring protective gear to the annual event in Bath, Illinois, because these fish jumping, literally, out of the water Photographs for TIME by...

Flooding Swamps the Midwest

Torrential rains across the central United States forced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to close about a dozen locks on the Illinois River and the Mississippi...