Drivers are competing in NASCAR’s top series, the Sprint Cup Series, at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Driving a Toyota, Kyle Busch won the Duck Commander 500 on April 9, 2016.
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The annual cherry blossom festival on Yeouido island in central Seoul runs from April 1-10.
The Ras al-Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is Dubai’s only desert wetland. It occupies about 2.4 square miles on the banks of Dubai Creek and comprises of mudflats, lagoons, pools and mangroves.
In 1816, Baltimore became the first city in the United States to install gas street lamps, which allowed Baltimoreans to go about their business past nightfall. In 2016, Light City Baltimore is celebrating Baltimore’s legacy of light with installations and activities throughout the city. We’re opening the Sun’s archives to take a look back at the gas lamps of history — the last were lit in 1957.
Photos of the XIX Air and Space Fair (FIDAE) in Santiago
More than 3,000 of the trees were planted along Washington D.C.’s tidal basin in 1912, a gift from Japan. Since then Washingtonians have celebrated the annual blooming of the pink blossoms with a parade, and even a beauty pageant.