More residents of Northern California mountain communities were told to leave their homes Thursday after an out-of-control wildfire doubled in size, scorching more than 100 sq m of drought-parched timber and brush.
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Apple’s stores attracted long lines of shoppers for the debut of the latest iPhones, indicating robust pent-up demand for bigger-screen smartphones. The iPhone 6 and the 6 Plus became available starting in Australia, before rolling out in Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, France, Germany, Puerto Rico, Canada and the United States. Consumers in New York and San Francisco had already formed queues to be first to buy the gadgets.
Throughout the 1970s, there were several scuffles inside the Baltimore City jail, most notably in February and September 1971 among uproar in the Attica, N.Y. jail.
Reports suggest that by the summer of 1971, the state prison in Attica was ready to explode. From History, “inmates were frustrated with chronic overcrowding, censorship of letters, and living conditions that limited them to one shower per week and one roll of toilet paper each month. Some Attica prisoners, adopting the radical spirit of the times, began to perceive themselves as political prisoners rather than convicted criminals.”
Cut the traditional sartorial strings this season and march to your own beat. Opt for stunning separates, flashy prints or the season’s hottest color combo: black and white. You control the moves. You make the rules. — John-John Williams IV
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun photojournalists Kenneth K. Lam and Karl Merton Ferron coverage of the Baltimore Orioles 8-2 win against the Toronto Blue Jays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in which the Orioles clinched the American League East title.
Stone houses from the 1850s sit on lush, spacious lots next to “new” construction built in the 1950s. Neighbors wave to one another on the streets, stopping for conversation with familiar faces and strangers alike. Our tour guide – the village’s unofficial historian – makes his living as a wood-turner.
We have entered Baltimore’s most anachronistic neighborhood. Welcome to Dickeyville.
Shoot for the stars this season with superhero-inspired elements. Throw on a pair of gloves. Rock a cape. Add some leather or a luxurious fur to the mix. And dust off those boots, whether knee-high or bootie. Your options are limitless. — John-John Williams IV