The 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address is celebrated by visitors to Gettysburg, re-enactors and others.
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The Color Run is back in Baltimore near Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium. Check out these images from today, November 17, 2013 and the inaugural event in May, and compare them to pictures from past Color Run events held in Australia, Brazil and the U.S.
As the fall high school sports season wraps up with championship play, we thought it would be a good time to look back at the best pictures from 2013. These photos show the intensity of competition as well as the joy of victory and the agony of defeat.
Seven months after it was thrust into the spotlight as a haven for corruption, corrections officials opened up the 150-year-old Baltimore City Detention Center to show improvements that they say are making the facility safer. Read the story
Photos by Lloyd Fox/The Baltimore Sun
Taylor Swift gave the lingerie models a run for their money at the 2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in New York’s Lexington Avenue Armory on Wednesday Night.
Super typhoon Haiyan killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines, according to a senior police official, and destroyed about 70 to 80 percent of structures in its path.
As rescuers struggled to reach villages along the coast, survivors foraged for food or searched for lost loved ones.
WARNING: Some photos contain graphic content.
Seven months after she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing, Towson preschool teacher Erika Brannock is walking again with the help of a prosthetic leg and her own will power. “You know, if you can get through this, which is one of the most horrific things that somebody can go through, you know you’re good to get through the rest of your life,” Brannock said.
Tonight’s the night. Baltimore’s iconic Senator Theatre, which has been dark since April 2012, will reopen in a couple hours with a sold-out showing of John Waters‘ movie, “Hairspray.” So grab some popcorn and take another look at photos from the $3.5 million renovation of the 74-year-old movie palace.
More than 3,500 people were killed in Northern Ireland during 30 years of sectarian conflict that pitted Catholic nationalists seeking union with Ireland against British security forces and mainly Protestant loyalists determined to stay in the United Kingdom. Now, 15 years after a peace agreement to end what locals call “The Troubles,” deep-rooted enmity between the communities still sometimes lead to outbreaks of violence. Richard Haass, who formerly served as envoy to Northern Ireland for the United States, is in the region this week to chair all-party talks about how to address contentious issues that can still cause unrest, such as the use of symbols, flags and parades. Photos taken by Cathal McNaughton. — Reuters