It’s totally different this time.
That was the sentiment buzzing within the background, and typically roaring fairly loudly, all through 2022. It’s what was stated when younger folks began rising up in the streets of Iran in assist of girls’s rights; when the first Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine; when tens of millions of people showed up to vote to send a country in a new direction.
The next 100 photos, an unranked choice rigorously curated by TIME’s eight-person staff of picture editors, purpose to point out in footage that this yr was certainly totally different.
Not each picture shows profound change: photos from the Westminster Canine Present, now in its 146th yr, are incessantly included on this annual record. However many seize a well-recognized scene that’s additionally not like something that’s come earlier than. One other Supreme Courtroom class image, but this time with the first ever Black female Justice. The primary ascension of a monarch within the trendy age. Typically the picture exhibits not the change, however the necessity of it, a reminder that the established order can’t proceed. A younger boy close to the scene of a school shooting the place 21 folks had been killed. It’s totally different this time. It needs to be.
Typically the identical picture that conjures up hope for some provokes despair in others. However for a second, when the staff at NASA launched the primary James Webb Space Telescope picture and the universe was revealed in methods by no means seen earlier than, the world was unified in marvel. The identical stars which were hovering above for billions of years, solely this time totally different.
— Katherine Pomerantz, Director of Images
Firefighters at work towards a forest fireplace within the village of A Cañiza, Pontevedra, Spain, on July 31.
Staff dig out copper and cobalt ore from an open-pit mine operated by artisanal mining cooperative COMAKAT in Shabaka in southern Democratic Republic of Congo, on Could 6.
A basic view of the vandalized workplace of the Sri Lankan president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, inside his official residence in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on July 15.
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Kenya Wildlife Service rangers pour water over a giraffe they rescued and sedated simply outdoors of Garissa on March 6. The giraffe had been caught in a snare set by poachers and, with out assist, would seemingly have been killed quickly by people or predators.
Ukrainians crowd below a destroyed bridge as they attempt to flee crossing the Irpin river within the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, on March 5.
One of many first photos from NASA’s James Webb Area Telescope exhibiting galaxy cluster SMACS 0723.
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Girls run away from anti-riot police throughout a protest of the demise of a younger lady, Mahsa Amini, who had been detained for violating the nation’s conservative gown code, in downtown Tehran, Iran, on Sept. 19.
Serena Williams is seen on a video monitor tribute after profitable her second spherical match towards Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit on the U.S. Open in New York on Aug. 31.
Cadets follow an emergency state of affairs throughout a lesson in a bomb shelter on the primary day of faculty at a cadet lyceum in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Sept. 1.
Scenes on the streets of London on Sept. 9, a day after the announcement of the Queen’s demise.
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Patrick Jackson, left, husband of Supreme Courtroom nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, heart, and daughter Leila Jackson, proper, look on throughout affirmation hearings in Washington, on March 21.
Sarahbeth Maney—The New York Occasions/Redux
Mourners go to the memorial to the victims of the Uvalde college capturing on the city sq. in Uvalde, Texas, on Could 30. In all, 21 folks, 19 college students and two academics, had been killed by a gunman at Robb Elementary College on Could 24.
Christopher Lee—The New York Occasions/Redux
Emergency employees and others help individuals who had been caught in a Halloween stampede within the district of Itaewon in Seoul, on Oct. 29. Greater than 150 folks had been killed within the stampede.
Albert Retief—AFP/Getty Photographs
The Nahua neighborhood celebrating for the Maiz in Xalpatlahuac, Guerrero, Mexico, on March 27.
Yael Martinez—Magnum Pictures
A discipline coated with craters left by shelling, near Izium, Kharkiv area, Ukraine, on Sept. 13.
Peter Lyoya throws a flower into the grave of his son Patrick Lyoya, an unarmed Black man who was fatally shot and killed by a Grand Rapids Police officer throughout a site visitors cease on April 4, throughout the funeral in Grand Rapids, Mich., on April 22.
Michael A. McCoy—Reuters
A demonstrator sits below an umbrella whereas blocking an entry path to Iquique, Chile, throughout a regional strike referred to as by totally different organizations towards unlawful immigration, on Jan. 31.
Diego Reyes—AFP/Getty Photographs
The sufferer of a mortar assault in Bucha lies in her kitchen on April 6.
Nina, (heart) and Priscilla (left), workers members of the Houston Girls’s Clinic, the biggest abortion supplier within the metropolis, react instantly after studying of the Supreme Courtroom’s choice to overturn Roe v. Wade, and reverse American girls’s constitutional proper to an abortion, on June 24.
Meridith Kohut for The New Yorker
The silos broken within the 2020 Beirut blast, on July 22. A part of the silos collapsed on July 31, following a weeks-long blaze.
Myriam Boulos—Magnum Pictures for TIME
Rescuers stand in a silent tribute for victims on the website of the China Japanese Airways aircraft crash in Tengxian county, Wuzhou metropolis, in China’s southern Guangxi area, on March 27.
Serhii, father of teenager Iliya, cries on his son’s lifeless physique mendacity on a stretcher at a maternity hospital transformed right into a medical ward in Mariupol on March 2. Iliya was fatally wounded Wednesday whereas enjoying soccer in Mariupol when shelling began amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The explosive hit the soccer discipline close to a college within the Azov Sea metropolis.
Professional-choice and anti-abortion activist rally outdoors of the U.S. Supreme Courtroom in Washington on Could 2, following the discharge of an preliminary draft majority opinion obtained by Politico, the place Supreme Courtroom Justice Samuel Alito allegedly wrote that the circumstances Roe v. Wade and Deliberate Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey ought to be overturned.
Kevin Dietsch—Getty Photographs
Mikhail Kulikv, a Russian soldier sentenced to 10 years in jail after he was discovered responsible of firing a tank at a multi-storey condo constructing within the first days of the Ukraine warfare, on the court docket in Chernihiv on Aug. 4. He was the second Russian soldier convicted in Ukraine because the starting of the invasion.
Anti-government coca farmers stroll in direction of the capital, marching to demand the closure of a parallel market that’s promoted by a gaggle associated to the federal government, on the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia, on Sept. 7.
College students stand in a parking zone close to the Central Visible and Performing Arts Excessive College after a reported capturing on the college in St. Louis, on Oct. 24.
David Carson—St. Louis Put up-Dispatch/AP
Kids play on destroyed Russian warfare tools in entrance of St. Michael‘s Monastery in Kyiv, Ukraine, on June 12.
Fabian Ritter—DOCKS Collective
The physique of a lifeless individual lies coated by a scarf in an space inhabited by drug customers below a bridge in Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 15. Drug dependancy has lengthy been an issue in Afghanistan, the world’s greatest producer of opium and heroin. The ranks of the addicted have been fueled by persistent poverty and by a long time of warfare that left few households unscarred.
French President and liberal celebration La Republique en Marche candidate for re-election Emmanuel Macron salutes folks as he arrives for his first marketing campaign assembly on the Paris La Protection Enviornment in Nanterre, on the outskirts of Paris, on April 2.
Ludovic Marin—AFP/Getty Photographs
Two girls dip their heads into the fountain to chill off in Trafalgar Sq. in London on July 19.
Dan Kitwood—Getty Photographs
Native youngsters and their dad and mom react to a makeshift memorial in downtown Uvalde, close by Robb Elementary College, on Could 26.
An unveiled lady standing on high of a car as hundreds make their manner in direction of Aichi cemetery in Saqez, Mahsa Amini’s residence city within the western Iranian province of Kurdistan, to mark 40 days since her demise, defying heightened safety measures as a part of a bloody crackdown on women-led protests.
The management room at MSNBC’s studio in New York Metropolis on June 9, throughout the first public listening to earlier than the Home committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 assault on the U.S. Capitol. The listening to aired throughout prime time.
Sinna Nasseri—The New York Occasions/Redux
Blood on a curbside garden in central Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Jan. 6, after violence that erupted following protests over hikes in gasoline costs.
Alexander Bogdanov—AFP/Getty Photographs
Israeli police confront mourners as they carry the casket of slain Al Jazeera veteran journalist Shireen Abu Akleh throughout her funeral in east Jerusalem, on Could 13. Abu Akleh, a Palestinian-American reporter who coated the Mideast battle for greater than 25 years, was shot lifeless throughout an Israeli navy raid within the West Financial institution city of Jenin.
College youngsters at a live performance rehearsal on the home of tradition in Petrovskyi District, Donetsk, Ukraine, the place the 2014 frontline is just a few miles away, on Feb. 17.
Nanna Heitmann—Magnum Pictures
Followers have fun the ultimate countdown subsequent to the 2022 World Cup countdown clock earlier than the beginning of the World Cup opening match between Qatar and Ecuador on the Doha’s Corniche promenade, in Doha, on Nov. 20.
Patricia De Melo Moreira—AFP/Getty Photographs
Photographed from a tv broadcast, Queen Elizabeth’s coffin within the State Hearse is pushed to Windsor previous crowds lining the street with Prince George, second in line to the throne, within the background.
Ian Berry—Magnum Pictures
Fog rolls by way of the Marin Headlands and Golden Gate Bridge in Sausalito, Calif., on June 11.
Nina Riggio—The New York Occasions/Redux
Charon Reed holds her son Koda and cries on the funeral of her grandmother, one in all 10 killed within the racist bloodbath at a Tops grocery retailer, in Buffalo, N.Y., on Could 24.
Gabriela Bhaskar—The New York Occasions/Redux
Civilians sit aboard an evacuation prepare in Pokrovsk, Ukraine, on Sept. 28.
Nicole Tung—The New York Occasions/Redux
Sphynx cats who reside in Quickly Bok cafe in Cheonan, South Korea.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump, his spouse Melania, Kimberly Guilfoyle, his sons Barron and Donald Jr. and his daughter Ivanka depart St. Vincent Ferrer Church throughout the funeral of Ivana Trump, socialite and Trump’s first spouse, in New York Metropolis, on July 20.
A bombed grain silo containing nonetheless burning grain inside in Zasillya, Ukraine, on July 16.
Wojciech Grzedzinski—The Washington Put up/Getty Photographs
Ukrainian troopers attend to a gaggle of civilians, together with Tetiana Perebyinis and her two youngsters, who had been mortally wounded by a Russian mortar spherical whereas they evacuated from Irpin, Ukraine, on March 6. A volunteer helping the household was additionally killed.
Lynsey Addario—Getty Photographs
A son and daughter embrace their father, a COVID-19 affected person within the ICU, earlier than his intubation process on the Windfall Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, Calif., on Jan. 25.
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke disrupts a press convention held by Governor Greg Abbott the day after a gunman killed 19 youngsters and two academics at Robb Elementary college in Uvalde, Texas, on Could 25.
Veronica G. Cardenas—Reuters
Léo, 18, who’s qariwarmi, a two-spirit gender from their father’s Quechua tradition in Peru, on the Fiesta Youth LGBTQ Youth Promenade in San Antonio. Léo likes the sense of neighborhood they discover there. “There’s no judgment,” they are saying. “You’re not a spectacle—until you wish to be a spectacle.”
Annie Flanagan for TIME
Vixen, a Golden Retriever, is groomed earlier than competing on the 146th annual Westminster Kennel Membership present in Tarrytown, NY on June 22.
Activists and religion teams are pictured by way of a sticker of former President Donald Trump as they protest towards COVID-19 vaccine mandates and restrictions put in place throughout the nation on the “Defeat the Mandates American Homecoming” rally in Washington, on Jan. 23.
Shuran Huang for The Washington Put up
Volunteers at a library in central Lviv, Ukraine, weave camouflage nets to ship to the troopers on the entrance traces on March 7.
Natalie Keyssar for TIME
Marketing campaign posters for the present President of Angola, Joao Lourenco, are pictured on palm bushes alongside the seashore entrance in Luanda on Aug. 23.
John Wessels—AFP/Getty Photographs
An exhausted man and youngster relaxation within the Darien Hole, with per week of strolling nonetheless forward throughout the 66-mile stretch of jungle terrain between Colombia and Panama, on Sept. 23. Two crises are converging as document numbers of Venezuelans danger the lethal trek to achieve the U.S. border: the financial and humanitarian catastrophe underway in South America and the bitter struggle over immigration coverage in Washington.
Federico Rios—The New York Occasions/Redux
Ukrainian emergency staff and volunteers carry an injured pregnant lady from a maternity hospital broken by shelling in Mariupol, Ukraine, on March 9. The infant was born lifeless. Half an hour later, the mom died too.
Autos relaxation on a bridge following its collapse, in Pittsburgh, Pa. on Jan. 28. The bridge spanning a ravine collapsed, requiring rescuers to rappel practically 150 toes, whereas others shaped a human chain to assist rescue a number of folks from a dangling bus.
Gene J. Puskar—AP
Italy’s new Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni walks on the Quirinale Presidential Palace, on the day of the swearing-in ceremony of Italy’s new authorities, in Rome, Italy, on Oct. 22.
Residents wait on the roof of their properties for the flooding to subside after Tremendous Storm Noru, in San Miguel, Bulacan province, Philippines, on Sept. 26.
WNBA participant Brittney Griner, who was detained at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport and later charged with unlawful possession of hashish, is escorted to the courtroom to listen to the court docket’s ultimate choice, in Khimki outdoors Moscow, on Aug. 4.
Kirill Kudryavtsev—AFP/Getty Photographs
Hundreds of scholars collect collectively on the College of Virginia’s South Garden on Nov. 14 for a second of silence to honor the three college students killed—Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr., and D’Sean Perry—and two wounded in a capturing on Nov. 13.
Zania Muhammed comforts her malnourished son Mazzam Brahim, within the emergency medial care part for essential care sufferers within the ALIMA managed diet unit of the Chad-China Friendship Hospital in N’djamena, Chad on Could 13. The unit has the capability for 60 sufferers however was accepting 100 because the circumstances continued to rise.
Andrew Caballero-Reynolds—AFP/Getty Photographs
A farm in Vilkhivka, Ukraine, pictured on Could 14, misplaced 80 cows and 30 pigs throughout two months of Russian artillery shelling and occupation.
Injury brought on by Hurricane Ian in Fort Myers Seaside, Fla. on Sept. 29.
Hilary Swift—The New York Occasions/Redux
Individuals wait on the race for New York’s subsequent Governor to be referred to as throughout the midterm election in New York Metropolis on Nov. 8.
Alex Kent—Getty Photographs
Inhabitants of Kyiv depart town following pre-offensive missile strikes of the Russian armed forces and Belarus in Kyiv, Ukraine on Feb. 24.
Pierre Crom—Getty Photographs
Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, heart, falls on the bottom after being shot in Nara, western Japan, on July 8.
A monitor display exhibiting a recording of Alexey Navalny on the TV studio on the Navalny workplace headquarters in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Jan. 12.
Rafał Milach—Magnum Pictures
Cullen Savory, 19, holds an indication as much as passing site visitors at an Worldwide Secure Abortion Day Vigil for Authorized Abortion in entrance of Deliberate Parenthood on East Ben White Boulevard in Austin, Texas, on Sept. 28.
Sara Diggins—USA TODAY NETWORK/Reuters
China’s President Xi Jinping sits moreover Premier Li Keqiang as former president Hu Jintao is assisted to go away from the closing ceremony of the twentieth China’s Communist Occasion’s Congress on the Nice Corridor of the Individuals in Beijing on Oct. 22.
Noel Celis—AFP/Getty Photographs
Members the Territorial Protection Forces who guard a big checkpoint briefly performed a sport of checkers with Molotov cocktails, as seen on the japanese outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, on March 5. With few automobiles passing due to the nighttime curfew, Territorial Protection members can have a second of quiet whereas remaining on excessive alert for any suspicious exercise.
Nicole Tung for Harper’s Journal
A person seems to be in by way of a niche in a barrier in a residential space after the lockdown positioned to curb the COVID-19 outbreak was lifted, in Shanghai, China, on June 7.
Cecilia Cruz bathes her daughter Daleyda with bottled water that she preheated beforehand contained in the household’s trailer on the Oasis Cellular House Park in Thermal, Calif. on June 25. In 2019 the Environmental Safety Company discovered that the park’s water was contaminated with arsenic at practically 10 occasions the allowable restrict and residents have since been warned to not use it for ingesting, cooking, bathing, or brushing their tooth.
Alex Welsh for The New York Occasions
A baby will get on a college bus as regulation enforcement personnel guard the scene of a capturing close to Robb Elementary College in Uvalde, Texas, on Could 24.
Pool chairs are saved below water in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Ian at Harbourside Condominiums in South Pasadena, Fla. on Sept. 26.
Martha Asencio-Rhine—Tampa Bay Occasions/ZUMA
Attendees of the March for Life, held the day earlier than the anniversary of the Supreme Courtroom ruling of Roe v. Wade, stand in entrance of the Supreme Courtroom constructing in Washington, on Jan. 21.
M. Levy for TIME
Civilian volunteers obtain weapons, in a nationwide marketing campaign to recruit, register and draft males for the warfare towards Russia, in Fastiv, Ukraine, on Feb. 25.
Bendan Hoffman—The New York Occasions/Redux
Cops block activists throughout a protest denouncing the proclamation of the brand new Philippine president and vice chairman, in entrance of the Fee on Human Rights, in Quezon Metropolis, Metro Manila, on Could 25.
Lisa Marie David—Reuters
A member of Workforce USA recovers USA’s Anita Alvarez, from the underside of the pool throughout an incident within the girls’s solo free inventive swimming finals, throughout the Budapest 2022 World Aquatics Championships on June 22.
Oli Scarff—AFP/Getty Photographs
Stephen Ayres, January 6 rioter, speaks to Harry Dunn, U.S. Capitol Police officer, following testimony earlier than the Home Choose Committee to analyze the January 6 Assault on the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, on July 12.
A pair caresses one another throughout a vigil in All Souls Unitarian Church in Colorado Springs, on Nov. 20. A vigil was held after a capturing at an L.G.B.T.Q. nightclub the place at the least 5 folks had been killed.
Rachel Woolf—The Washington Put up/Getty Photographs
A Ukrainian soldier helps Julia Pavliuk and her daughter Emma evacuate the Kyiv suburb of Irpin, Ukraine, which Russian forces have tried to grab as a part of their push to encircle the capital on March 5.
Flames engulf a chair inside a burning residence because the Oak Hearth burns in Mariposa County, Calif., on July 23.
A person assists an injured lady throughout a protest towards Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry calling for his resignation, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Oct. 10.
Richard Pierrin—AFP/Getty Photographs
Members of the family and relations mourn as they carry the physique of Rafia Nazir, a younger Kashmiri lady killed in a grenade assault, throughout her funeral in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, on March 7.
Finish-of-life doula Michelle Thornhill meets together with her shopper, Estella Stackhouse, 101, at Stackhouse’s residence in Philadelphia, on Jan. 19.
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Border patrol brokers and members of the Texas Military Nationwide Guard gentle the trail as asylum-seeking migrants from Central and South America wade by way of the Rio Grande river into the USA from Mexico, in Roma, Texas, on March 4.
The lifeless our bodies of troopers are seen in a navy car on a street within the city of Bucha, near the capital Kyiv, Ukraine, on March 1.
Justices of the U.S. Supreme Courtroom pose for his or her official picture on the Supreme Courtroom in Washington, on Oct. 7.
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Lahorah, 30, together with her year-old son, Safiullah, at a cellular clinic arrange by UNICEF within the distant village of Alisha, in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, on June 11. The Taliban’s rulers have reinstituted an emirate ruled by a strict interpretation of Islamic regulation and issued a flood of edicts curbing girls’s rights, institutionalizing patriarchal customs, proscribing journalists and successfully erasing many vestiges of an American-led occupation and nation-building effort.
Kiana Hayeri—The New York Occasions/Redux
President Joe Biden descends from Air Pressure One at Fort Lauderdale Worldwide Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Nov. 1.
Tom Brenner—The New York Occasions/Redux
Girls mourn the demise of their member of the family and conscript soldier Gasanbek Agabekov, who was killed in Ukraine the twenty seventh of Could, in Aglobi, Dagestan, Russia, on June 16. In Dagestan, members of the family of the deceased meet at common intervals to grieve. An imam stated that fifteen different males from Gasanbek’s space had died within the warfare. The republic that has seen essentially the most warfare can be one in all poorest republics within the Russia.
Nanna Heitmann—Magnum Pictures
Megan Keeton, 31, instantly after a cesarean-section supply. Issues from two earlier pregnancies, one leading to a stillbirth, the opposite within the beginning of her daughter, Aryia, now 7, who has spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy led medical doctors to inform Keeton she mustn’t turn into pregnant once more due to the dangers to her well being. However simply earlier than she was going to make an appointment to get her tubes tied late final yr, she discovered she was pregnant for a 3rd time. “I used to be requested if I needed to have an abortion, and I stated no,” Keeton says.
Morgan Schneider, a doctoral meteorology pupil on the College of Oklahoma, and her staff launch a climate balloon close to Hyannis, Neb. on June 6.
Erinn Springer—The New York Occasions/Redux
Household of Ukrainian soldier Ivan Lipskiy grieve at his casket throughout a navy service of 5 Ukrainian troopers in Odessa, Ukraine, on March 29. Lipskiy was killed on March 18 throughout a Russian airstrike that hit the thirty sixth Ukrainian Naval Infantry Brigade killing greater than 40 Ukrainian troopers within the metropolis of Mykolaiv.
Salwan Georges—The Washington Put up/Getty Photographs
House house owners in Fort Myers, Fla. stroll outdoors their properties on Sept. 29 to evaluate harm from Hurricane Ian and look ahead to assist from relations.
Christopher Morris for TIME
A girl and youngster peer out of the window of a bus as they depart Sievierodonetsk, Luhansk area, Ukraine, on Feb. 24.
A Lake County police officer walks down Central Avenue in Highland Park, In poor health. on July 4 after a shooter fired on the northern suburb’s Fourth of July parade. Not less than six folks had been killed and at the least two dozen injured.
Brian Cassella—Chicago Tribune/Tribune Information Service/Getty Photographs
A girl gestures for assist as Kenyan safety forces intervene throughout a stampede on the entrance of the Moi Worldwide Sports activities Middle Kasarani in Nairobi, Kenya, on Sept. 13 forward of William Ruto’s inauguration ceremony.
Tony Karumba—AFP/Getty Photographs
The primary affected person to reach on the essential youngsters’s hospital in Kyiv after the Russian invasion was a younger boy named Semyon, photographed on Feb. 28. His household’s automotive had come below heavy fireplace, killing his dad and mom and his sister. The boy later died.
College graduates dance by sandbags defending the entrance of the Opera Theater for a video to be posted on-line, in Odesa, Ukraine, on June 15.
Laetitia Vancon—The New York Occasions/Redux
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