World Water Day, marked on March 22, 2016, is an international observance to learn more about water related issues and to take action for sustainable management of freshwater resources.
Record sales drove up the largest jackpot in U.S. history to a whopping $1.5 billion as people dreaming of riches flocked across state lines and international borders to buy tickets. The Powerball drawing is scheduled for 10:59 p.m. Wednesday night.
It’s time to head home for the holidays. A stronger economy and lower gas prices mean Thanksgiving travelers can expect more congested highways this year. During the long holiday weekend, 46.9 million Americans are expected to go 50 miles or more from home, the highest number since 2007, according to travel agency and car lobbying group AAA.
The day in photos around the world.
Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that he will immediately shut down the decrepit Baltimore City Detention Center, moving inmates to nearby facilities. Look through archived Baltimore Sun photos of the city jail dating back to the 1920s.