NEW YORK — New York police say the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation viewing will end two hours earlier this year and anyone attending must be screened.
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Hurricane Harvey left a trail of devastation Saturday after the most powerful storm to hit the US mainland in over a decade slammed into Texas, destroying homes, severing power supplies and forcing tens of thousands of residents to flee. The remnants of Hurricane Harvey, which has lingered as a tropical storm, sent devastating floods pouring into Houston on Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground.
Monica Flores was returning from a holiday abroad when Chilean police stopped her for questions at the airport. They were bothered that their records didn’t match: She had left the country with a son and returned with a daughter.
Millions of people flocked to areas of the U.S. that are in the “path of totality” in order to experience a total solar eclipse. During the event, the moon passes in between the sun and the Earth, appearing to block the sun.
Flowers, signs and other tributes left by fans filled the meditation garden where Elvis Presley is buried alongside his parents and grandmother at Graceland, Presley’s Memphis home, on Tuesday in Memphis, Tenn. Fans from around the world gathered at Graceland for the 40th anniversary of his death. Presley died Aug. 16, 1977.
Bodybuilders from Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Sunday flexed and strutted against each other on stage at the Haiti Bodybuilding Classic. It was the first of such a showdown between the neighboring countries, whose relations are often tense.
Syringes left by drug users amid the heroin crisis are turning up everywhere. They hide in weeds along hiking trails and in playground grass, get washed into rivers and onto beaches, and lie scattered about in baseball dugouts and on sidewalks and streets. There are reports of children finding them and getting poked.