The 37th annual Drake Relays Beautiful Bulldog Contest in Des Moines, Iowa kicks off the Drake Relays festivities at Drake University, where a bulldog is the mascot.
Fans of marijuana have long marked April 20 as a day to roll weed or munch on pot-laced brownies, and call for increased legal access to it. This year’s celebrations throughout the U.S. come amid loosening of marijuana restrictions and increasing tolerance for the plant’s use from Alaska to Massachusetts.
On opposite ends of California last night, the exit of one of the league’s most singular stars and a record set by one of its most singular teams made for a spectacular end to the NBA regular season. In Los Angeles, Kobe Bryant ended his 20-year career with a 60-point, 50-shot performance. In Oakland, the Golden State Warriors became the first team to win 73 games in one campaign.
Villanova players and fans celebrated their victory in the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against North Carolina Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. Villanova won 77-74.
The Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York is celebrating its 100th anniversary.
A wreath laying ceremony was held Tuesday at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. In 2012, President Barack Obama signed a presidential proclamation declaring March 29 Vietnam Veterans Day.