TIME Taiwan

Witness the TransAsia Plane Crash in Taiwan

At least 23 people were killed in Taiwan on Wednesday after a TransAsia plane crashed into a bridge shortly after take-off

TIME Accident

Witness the Aftermath of the New York Train Crash

Seven people were killed and several others injured after a commuter train collided with an SUV and caught fire Tuesday evening outside New York City

TIME celebrities

See Photos of Bruce Jenner Through the Years

Before Bruce Jenner was on Keeping Up With The Kardashians, he won an Olympic gold medal in the 1976 Summer Olympics

TIME NFL

See How Patriots Players and Fans Celebrated Super Bowl Win

The New England team celebrated their fourth Super Bowl victory after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 in Glendale, Ariz.

TIME Disaster

Firefighters Battle Massive Blaze Amid Freezing Temperatures in NYC

Largest blaze FDNY has battled since 2006

Around 270 firefighters and emergency medical services personnel were working to contain a seven-alarm fire on the New York City waterfront Saturday.

The blaze, which engulfed a storage building in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, cast thick, black smoke across the New York City skyline.

Firefighters are expected to be on the scene for days and possibly weeks, a FDNY spokesperson told TIME. Attempts to contain the fire were hampered by sub-freezing temperatures and high gusts of wind.

The fire is the largest the FDNY has battled since a 2006 fire at the Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse, also in Brooklyn.

 

TIME Music

See ’90s Boy Band Members Then and Now

As the new Backstreet Boys documentary hits theaters, see how they and other boy bands of the 90s have changed over the years

TIME Football

See All 48 Super Bowl Rings

Over the years, the National Football League's championship rings have gone from glitzy to extravagant.

TIME Behind the Photos

The Best Pictures of the Week: Jan. 23 – Jan. 30

From Kurdish fighters recapturing the ISIS held town of Kobani, Syria to the deadly attacks on Israeli forces by Hezbollah militants on the Israel-Lebanon border and life returns to normal with Ebola cases down to single digits in Liberia to blizzard Juno hitting the U.S. East Coast, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

TIME White House

See Air Force One’s Transformation Over 70 Years

The US Air Force recently announced a Boeing 747-8 would soon replace the current Air Force One — but from FDR to Obama, U.S. presidents have long flown in style

Huge gray warships used to be the primary way the United States showed its flag around the world. But there was only one problem with that: such flag-waving was limited to seaports, and the vessels’ bristling guns carried a decidedly military message.

In recent decades, the United States of America has waved its flag from the tail of Air Force One, the modified passenger plane that ferries the President and key pieces of his entourage around the globe. Its gleaming fuselage, with its white and light-blue livery, declares the American chief executive is in town, tending to the nation’s business.

Unlike warships, it can deliver the President to any city with a decent airport, at home or overseas, inland or otherwise. And its weapons—defensive in nature, consisting of electronic jammers, designed to thwart attacks, and flares fired from the plane to divert heat-seeking missiles—are hidden from public view.

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