TIME Bizarre

18 Surprising Photos of Christmas Around the World

From Santas on water skis to motorcycles, here are some unusual and unexpected celebrations

TIME Crime

See the Aftermath of the Fatal Police Shooting of Antonio Martin

Missouri police say teen pointed a gun at an officer

Authorities in Missouri said a police officer fatally shot a teenager, identified by his mother as 18-year-old Antonio Martin, after he allegedly pointed a gun at the officer Tuesday evening at a gas station about two miles away from Ferguson. At least 100 demonstrators gathered at the scene of the shooting and clashed with police; Chief Jon Belmar said 4 people were arrested and one officer was hospitalized after a brick struck his face, NBC News reports.

TIME remembrance

See Iconic Pictures of Joe Cocker Through The Years

The British rock star died at age 70 on Dec. 22 after losing a battle with lung cancer. Here are some iconic images of him throughout his life, from performing at Woodstock to receiving a lifetime achievement award

TIME Bizarre

See the Exciting Life of Santa Claus, AKA the Most Interesting Man in the World

I don't always deliver presents on my sleigh, but when I do, I just might drop straight from the sky

Whether riding his hog on the city streets or shredding some serious waves, these Kris Kringles do a whole lot more than laugh like a bowl of jelly.

TIME Crime

Witness the Aftermath of Police Shooting in Brooklyn

Two New York Police Department officers were shot and killed Saturday afternoon, unprovoked, by a gunman who later killed himself. 

TIME diplomacy

15 Famous Cuban-Americans

Just 90 miles away from the United States, there are plenty of cross-cultural influences between the US and Cuba - despite political differences. Take a look at 15 famous Cuban-Americans whose heritage might surprise you

TIME movies

See 11 of the Worst Dictators Portrayed in Movies

From Kim Jong-un to Sauron, see some of the worst dictators to appear on the big screen

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