A weakened Hurricane Matthew made landfall October 8 in South Carolina, nearing the end of a four-day rampage that left a trail of death and destruction across the Caribbean and up the southeastern US coast, AFP reports.
PORT AUSTIN REEF LIGHT, Mich. (AP) — When Lou Schillinger and his volunteer cadre began restoring an 1890s lighthouse more than two miles off the Michigan shore in Lake Huron’s Saginaw Bay, they first needed to remove 30 years’ accumulation of gull and pigeon feces whose depth measured in feet rather than inches.
Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the Orioles’ first-ever World Series win, over the Dodgers. As The Sun’s Mike Klingaman writes, the victory brought an evening of serious celebration to the streets of Baltimore.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. Fanatic fans, marching bands, cheerleaders and lots of game action are just part of the spectacle that is the NFL. This week photojournalists Kenneth K. Lam and Karl Merton Ferron covered the Ravens 16-10 loss to the Washington Redskins at M&T Bank Stadium.
Nepalese Hindu devotees celebrate the Shikali Jatra festival at the Shikali Temple in the village of Khokana, on the outskirts of Kathmandu on October 7, 2016.
Local villagers, who normally do not celebrate the country’s most famous festival of Dashain, celebrate the Shikali Jatra each year.
The Israel Tattoo Convention is an annual event in Tel Aviv that brings together performance artists and local tattoo artists in a two-day celebration of body modification.
How did Trip, Finn and Ollie Hewitt, the identical triplets of Hampden, get ready for their first birthday party? While their mother took care of the party details, their father loaded them into the family’s Honda Pilot for an hour-long driving nap. This vital preparation epitomizes the careful planning and multi-tasking skills of the triplets’ parents, Kristen and Thomas Hewitt, Jr. While the boys slept, Thomas, Director of Service Development at the Maryland Transit Administration, navigated through some city bus routes being redesigned.
Indian flower vendors showcase lotus flowers to attract puja organisers for Durga Puja. The five-day festival, which commemorates the slaying of the demon king Mahishasur by the goddess Durga and marks the triumph of good over evil, begins on October 7.