In East Baltimore an angel stands guard over the souls who rest under her gaze. Across town, a pair of children who died over a hundred years ago stand together forever. Toys and flowers mark their spot as well as gifts from unknown, but contemporary visitors.
Jan. 25 Photo Brief: Murray beats Federer, a hair from Prophet Mohammad’s beard, Egyptians violently mark revolution two years ago
Andy Murray defeats Roger Federer at the Australian Open tennis tournament, protesters mark the second anniversary of the January 25th revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak, Kashmiri Muslims celebrate Eid-e-Mila, or the Prophet Mohammad’s birthday, by observing a relic believed to be a hair from the Prophet’s beard and more in today’s daily brief.
Jan. 24 Photo Brief: Ostriches in the snow, an empty suit, dancing poodles, Ghanian soccer fans, World Cup skiing
Ostriches in the snow, an empty suit, dancing poodles, Ghanian soccer fans, World Cup skiing and more in today’s Daily Brief.
Here’s a look inside a deep-cast coal mine in Hungary at Markusheg. Hungary secured EU regulatory approval on Wednesday for a 42.25 billion forint ($191 million) grant to shut down the uncompetitive coal mine operated by Vertes Power Plant over the next two years. Photos taken by Laszlo Balogh of Reuters.
Jan. 23 Photo Brief: Paris fashion, Chicago fire and ice, Blessing of the guns, Hillary Clinton testifies on Capitol Hill
Paris fashion, Chicago fire and ice, Blessing of the guns, Hillary Clinton testifies on Capitol Hill and more in today’s daily brief.
Thanks to an idea by Steve Sullivan, the multimedia director at The Sun, videographer Christopher T. Assaf embarked on a challenging time-lapse video experiment. A camera, clicking every 15 minutes from Oct. 26 until Jan. 11, photographed the final construction of the new Everyman Theatre and its preparations for the opening performance of ‘August: Osage County.’
Watch the video and read more about the process.
Jan. 22 Photo Brief: 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, dancing at the Inaugural Ball, self-defense classes for Indian women, blood ivory
The 40th anniversary of the landmark abortion ruling Roe v. Wade, a sweet moment between Barack and Michelle Obama at the Inaugural Ball, self-defense classes for Indian women on the rise, protests in Kenya highlight increased poaching of rhinos and elephants and more in today’s daily brief.
Browse pictures of the festivities surrounding the official start to President Obama’s second term, including inaugural balls and the week of preparations in Washington, D.C.
“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 Lloyd Fox, Kenneth K. Lam, and Gene Sweeney Jr. photographed the Baltimore Ravens as they win the AFC Championship by defeating the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough.
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More than four hundred racers in four classes of vehicles raced 5,200 miles from Lima, Peru to Santiago, Chile in hopes of winning first place in the 2013 Dakar Rally off-road race. This is the fifth year that the event has taken place in South America after security threats forced the cancellation of the original race that had run from Paris, France, to Dakar, Senegal since 1978.