Photo Essays

Protests in Jordan

In March 2011, pro- and antigovernment demonstrators clashed in Amman

Baptism in the Jordan River

Christian pilgrims journey to the place where John the Baptist is thought to have performed the rite on Jesus

LIFE in a Great City: Chicago

For the inaugural gallery in our “Great Cities” series, LIFE.com chose to focus on a place that, in so many ways — from the triumphant to the deeply troubling...

The Pope Visits the Holy Land

Pope Benedict XVI is on a week long tour in the Middle East — his first to the region as pontiff — that includes Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian territories...

LIFE at the First Super Bowl: Rare Photos

Sports fans are notoriously contrary, and it would be tough to find any two of them — even two supporters of the same team — who could agree on everything having...