Photo Essays

Lower Manhattan: Where New York Was Born

What can anyone say about New York City that has not already been expressed by Hart Crane, Woody Allen, Elizabeth Bishop, Federico GarcĂ­a Lorca, Walt Whitman,...

Bobby Fischer: Mind Games

Bobby Fischer was only 29 when, in the midst of the Cold War, he defeated the Russian defending champion Boris Spassky in the World Chess Championship on...

Sept. 11, 2001

Photographs from the archive of TIME photographer James Nachtwey

Xinjiang: One Nation Divided

Since Sept. 11, Beijing has been cracking down in the Western province of Xinjiang. But decades of repression have already made native Muslim Uighurs strangers...

September 11 Remembered

On the one year anniversary America remembers the historic attacks with ceremonies in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania

Portrait of a Firefighter

On September 11, firefighter Mike Kehoe was photographed as he rushed up Tower One. It's changed his life in ways he could never imagine.

Photos: Japan's Disaster 6 Months Later

Another anniversary was marked on Sept. 11 as Japan is still struggling to rebuild after the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that devastated the country on...

A City of Ashes

Over and over, we watched the towers burn and fall. Nine days later, photojournalist Eugene Richards began turning his camera on the long aftermath of Sept. 11...

Through Children's Eyes

NYU Child Study Center and The Museum of the City of New York pay tribute to children's artistic responses to September 11 in the exhibition and accompanying...