Topic: tornados

A man jumps over a water stream on a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai
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Pictures of the Week: August 29 – September 6

From divides over American military strikes on Syria and wildfires in Yosemite National Park to the world’s first 100 million Euro soccer player and a limbless motivational speaker swimming with sharks, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Lightbox March 4, 2012
Man on the Wire

Seven Days of Strange Landscapes

From thousands of spiders in Australia and a massive ruptured ice wall in Argentina to the aftermath of the U.S. tornadoes and the wake of last year’s Japanese tsunami, TIME’s photo department presents a selection of surprising and surreal vistas from the past week.

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Lightbox February 28, 2012
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Pictures of the Week: February 24 – March 2

From protests in Russia and the crisis in Syria to tornadoes in the American midwest and the 84th annual Academy Awards, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Edward Keating—Contact for Time
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A Town Lost in the Wreckage by Edward Keating

The wreckage left by the Force 5 tornado in Joplin, Missouri, defies description and baffles belief. That’s where Edward Keating comes in. The veteran photojournalist blends a tender love for Joplin. A place he knows the city from repeated visits as part of a project he is pursuing on the storied American artery Route 66. With a clear, unflinching eye he documented the aftermath of this weeks tragic storms.

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