2013 was a year of dramatic developments. The world celebrated the birth of a royal prince and mourned the death of political icon Nelson Mandela. Typhoon Haiyan decimated entire communities in the Philippines, while the selection of the first South American pope brought pride and hope to many. Getty Images photographers have again been at the heart of the action, capturing the decisive moments as well as the emotions and backstories. Covering the major political conflicts and social issues of our time—along with highlights in sports, fashion, and entertainment—our Multi-Touch Year in Focus showcases our astonishing photographic, video, and panoramic interactive content.