At airports in California, New England and elsewhere, protestors gathered to demonstrate opposition to the new immigration ban issued by President Donald Trump.
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Long before the world’s first 3D movie was the stereoscope, a device that juxtaposed two pictures of the same object, making them appear to pop at the viewer.
Marines from South Korea and U.S. are participating in the four-week winter combined exercise in South Korea.
Rohingya fishermen sell fish caught from makeshift rafts made from recycled plastic containers in Maungdaw, western Rakhine state, Myanmar. Their usual, sturdy fishing boats were outlawed three months ago when Myanmar authorities launched a sweeping and violent counter-insurgency campaign in Rakhine state, home to the long-persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority. The ban on fishing boats — meant to prevent insurgents from entering or leaving the country by sea — is just one small provision in the wider crackdown, in which authorities have been accused of widespread abuses.
In the midst of snow and rubble, hope in the form of three fluffy white puppies. The trio was found in an air pocket from an avalanche that hit a hotel in the Italian Alps. Fireman Fabio Jerman called them “an important sign of life which gives us hope,” AFP reports.
A sign held aloft by Charissa Afshar, 58, of Denver, CO, at the Women’s March on Washington, said simply, “So much wrong. So little cardboard.” Many protesters who came to the Women’s March on Washington, and other demonstrations held the day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, were not restrained in expressing their views. Colorful signs were everywhere, with pointed messages countering Trump’s campaign statements, his goals, and the election outcome. Sexism and reproductive rights dominated, but the messages espoused a wide array of progressive ideals, particularly concerns about hate speech, fascism and the future of democracy and the world. Even a Trump supporter, Mercedes Mejia of Fort Myers, FL, said, “I absolutely support protesting for your views.” Here are some of the voices from the Women’s March on Washington.
A look back at the Ringling Bros. circus, which first came to Baltimore in 1898.
Whether it was visiting a classroom in Baltimore, attending a bill-signing ceremony in Annapolis or watching an Army-Navy football game at M&T Bank Stadium, Barack and Michelle Obama found plenty of occasions to visit Maryland over the past eight years.
Before the Obamas leave The White House next week, The Sun took a look back at the President and First Lady’s many trips to Charm City and its surrounding areas.