From growing protests in Hong Kong and an intruder at the White House, to child jockeys in Indonesia and George Clooney’s wedding, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.
From American flag kilts to octopus helmet covers, here's a handful of photos to get your weekend started right
From the time he preached his first sermon at age four, Sharpton has spent a career on the pulpit and in the spotlight
An exhibit at the Charles M. Schulz Museum highlights Charlie Brown's place in a changing society
Peanuts, which debuted on this day in 1950, is sometimes remembered for the cute kids and dogs that filled the comic strip’s boxes — but, as an exhibit now on show at the Charles M. Schulz Museum shows, that didn’t mean it stayed away from weighty topics.
Rather, Schulz, who created Peanuts, used Charlie Brown, Snoopy and their friends to talk about some of the most controversial issues out there. Schulz didn’t often take sides, but rather — as can be seen in the examples shown here — let his characters prompt readers to think a little more deeply.
Social Commentary is on view at the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, Calif., through Nov. 2.
Captions above courtesy of the Charles M. Schulz Museum.
Multi-talented Chinese contemporary artist Ai Wei Wei, who specializes in political and cultural criticism, brilliantly conveys his message through a variety of mediums
From eating ice cream in the senate to kissing Tony Bennett, each photograph will give you an intriguing experience, as TIME shares the most outrageous images from September 2014
The United States and India have had a tumultuous relationship over the past six decades. As India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues his first visit to the U.S. as head of state, take a look back at the relationship between two of the world's largest nations.
From architect to alien, take a look back at those who were worthy to hold the hammer Mjolnir and wield the powers of Thor
Crowds of 50,000 have gathered in the city streets, and more than 70 people have been arrested so far
Police have unleashed tear gas, batons and pepper spray on crowds in central Hong Kong in ongoing protests there, as demonstrators demanded the right to vote to pick their own city Chief Executive.