From Stonehenge to Times Square, people are celebrating the summer solstice, the longest day of the year.
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A wildfire that erupted over the weekend has ripped through central Portugal killing over 60 people and injured dozens more. According to the Portuguese Interior Minister Constanca Urbano de Sousa, eight firefighters are among the injured and four of those are in critical condition.
It seems some of the photographers covering former FBI Director James Comey’s today got a little “extra creative” with their coverage. Here are a few of our favorites.
Photos and text by Kenneth K. Lam
On an unusually warm early February morning, about half dozen members of the Harford County Radio Control Modelers (HCRCM) gather at the club’s rural flying field to practice their passion and crafts: the flying of radio controlled electric drones to 1/3 scale jet fueled airplanes.
Photos and text by Karl Merton Ferron
Marking the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, about 1,500 volunteers spent all day walking around the hills outside downtown Sharpsburg to put a common goal into action. After measuring grids to line each row, over 23,000 luminarias were placed in remembrance of the bloodiest single day in U.S. history. Adults helped children return to each bag and light every Antietam candle. Although some of the luminarias extinguished in the sustained wind, most remained lit, well into the night, commemorating the 28th annual Memorial Illumination at Antietam National Battlefield.
After an eventful first stage of the Tour de France, Mark Cavendish earned his first yellow jersey. “It’s quite emotional. This is the only jersey in cycling I’ve not worn. I’ve had all three points jerseys, the worlds jerseys and the leaders jerseys in the Giro and the Vuelta and now this. I just wanted to win the stage and to wear this jersey is an honor,” Cavendish said.
There were two crashes during the stage, one involving race-favorite Alberto Contador, who finished the stage with superficial injuries.
Each Sunday in March, the Admiral’s Cup in Fells Point is hosting “Drink With Your Dog” from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m, which includes a complimentary portrait of you and your pet, according to general manager Darin Mislan.