Actress Debbie Reynolds died Wednesday, her son said. She was 84. Reynolds’ daughter, actress Carrie Fisher, died Tuesday at age 60 after suffering a heart attack on a plane last week.
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Surfers hit the waves on the island of Oahu in Hawaii following competition in the Billabong Pipe Masters on Dec. 25. Christmas Day at the pipeline was the best day of the winter season so far, with the world’s best surfers catching waves and dominating the pack.
A week-long celebration honors Saint Thomas, the patron saint of Chichicastenango, Guatemala, and culminates on Dec. 21. The Feast of Saint Thomas draws international tourists with its colorful pageantry, but at its heart is a religious celebration melding Catholic and indigenous traditions.
Hundreds of grey seals use a beach on the North Sea island of Heligoland, Germany to give birth to their pups, usually between the months of November and January. The pups, after three weeks of nursing, are then left to fend for themselves. This year has seen a record number of new pups, with 320 births recorded up to December 14.
The Dubai World Superseries Finals badminton tournament takes place from Dec. 14 to 18 at the Hamdan Sports Complex in Dubai. More
John Glenn, who made history twice as the first American to orbit the Earth and the first senior citizen to venture into space, has died at the age of 95, the Ohio State University’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs said on December 8, 2016.
The remains of former Cuban President Fidel Castro were buried December 4, 2016 in Santiago de Cuba, after journeying across Cuba from Havana to their final resting place. Sunday marked the last of a nine-day mourning period after Castro died November 25 at the age of 90.