President Obama visited Moravia Park Elementary School, local manufacturer Ellicott Dredges and The Center for Urban Families in Baltimore Friday as part of his Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour.
At least six people are dead and hundreds are injured after a three powerful tornadoes ripped through North Texas Wednesday night.
Construction workers have begun dismantling the Jet Star roller coaster in Seaside Heights, NJ. A symbol of Superstorm Sandy, the roller coaster has sat in the Atlantic Ocean for several months after the Casino Pier it sat on collapsed when Sandy hit.
An estimated 25,000 people participated in the inaugural Baltimore Color Run on Saturday in downtown Baltimore. The 5K run – a race in the non-competitive sense – features runners being showered with colored corn starch. The result: Some eye-catching photos of colored powder in the air, and runners who are covered in rainbow splotches. Check out these images from Saturday’s event, and compare them to pictures from past Color Run events held in Australia, Brazil and the U.S.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama delivered the Sadat Lecture for Peace at the University of Maryland in College Park on Tuesday.
The stars turned out for the Costume Institute Gala for the “PUNK: Chaos to Couture” exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Lucha libre wrestling, anyone? Reuters photographer Mario Anzuoni takes us behind the scenes at Lucha VaVOOM show in Los Angeles, California in this photo essay. Photos taken May 5.
Orb, co-owned by Stuart Janney III, won Kentucky Derby glory Saturday — through the mud — in 2:02.89 to win by 261/27 lengths. Can Orb win the Triple Crown? He’ll have to prove himself again come May 18 at the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, Maryland in the second leg of the thoroughbred racing competition. Weigh in on our FB page or in the comments section.
View more photos from the 139th Kentucky Derby.
Former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, Texas Governor Rick Perry and Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum were among the speakers at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Houston, Texas.