Get ready for royal mania to kick back into high gear: Kate and William are expecting. “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a baby,” a statement from the palace reads. Earlier, this week Kate was hospitalized for morning sickness, since the pregnancy is still in its very early stages. No matter the gender of the child, he or she stands to inherit the throne from William.
Typhoon Bopha claims more than 300 lives in the Philippines, Sunni Muslims and Alawites clash in Tripoli, snowstorms in Sweden and Korea and more in today’s daily brief.
Holiday train gardens are a tradition for many local fire stations, including the Baltimore City fire house on Glen Avenue in Mount Washington. The Shops at Kenilworth in Towson also has an elaborate garden around its fountain.
The gardens feature dozens of scenes with action figures, Baltimore landmarks, moving parts and, of course, trains.
The gallery shows images from both train gardens, and the video below is from Glen Avenue.
Miguel Restrepo and Maria Garcia have been living in an abandoned sewer for more than 20 years in Medellin, Colombia. They have outfitted their hole in the ground with a stove, a television, a bed and a fan.
As humans across the globe dealt with a host of problems in 2012, so too did the animal kingdom. From poaching to war, here’s a look at animals facing conflict in different regions of the world.
NOTE: Some photos are graphic showing visual coverage of injury or death that may be disturbing to some readers.
Psy, Flo Rida, Ke$ha and Justin Bieber perform at KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball concert in LA, deadly Typhoon Bopha destroys homes in the Philippines, a Swiss Shepherd dog in a Russian zoo adopts three abandoned tiger cubs and more in today’s daily brief.
Dec. 3 Photo Brief: Kate and William are having a baby, Pope Benedict XVI on Twitter, World Disability Day, Santa Dash
William and Kate are expecting their first child, follow Pope Benedict XVI on Twitter, demonstration on World Disability Day in Srinagar, Santa Dash with soccer ties and more in today’s daily brief.
Arguably, Santa’s busiest day is December 24, while he packs up his sleigh and flies around distributing toys to the world’s good little girls and boys. As for the other 364 days of the year, you may have been told that Santa is back in his North Pole workshop directing elves on the creation of new gizmos, gadgets and whatchamacallits that will appear on the wish lists of said girls and boys next Christmas. So, it may surprise you to find out that Santa has an interest in a diverse array of activities he tends to throughout the year, and not always under the guise of holiday promotion. And not always as a singular male person.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. Fanatic fans, marching bands, cheerleaders and lots of game action are just part of the spectacle that is the NFL. This week photojournalists Kenneth K. Lam, Lloyd Fox, and Gene Sweeney Jr. photographed the Baltimore Ravens 23-20 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium.
Dec. 2 Photo Brief: Napoleon letter sold for 150,000 euros, bird lovers versus squirrels, National Traffic Safety Day, Burquoi
Napoleon letter in which he vows to blow up the Kremlin sold for 150,000 euros, on-going war between bird lovers and squirrels rages on, National Traffic Safety Day, Burquoi exhibit and more in today’s daily brief.