Images from the Chilean port city of Valparaiso, where at least 12 people were killed and 2,000 houses destroyed over the weekend by a fire that devastated parts of the city. Authorities evacuated thousands and sent in aircraft to battle the blaze.
At the traditional Easter market at the Old Town Square in Prague, rabbits ran through an obstacle course as part of Holy Week celebrations on April 14, 2014.
Chileans cope with the aftermath of a massive fire in Valparaiso, penitents prepare for Easter with prayer and destruction of leaven, Chinese ethnic Dais ring in the year 1376 and more in today’s daily brief.
From Howard County to Baltimore County to Harford County, photographers for the Baltimore Sun’s community papers cover many high school sporting events each week. Here is a roundup of some of the best sports action shots from the week of Sunday, April 6 through April 13.
Bubba Watson wins Masters, Valparaiso fire, Paris-Roubaix, Grumpy Cat on the red carpet, Color Run Paris | April 13
Bubba Watson wins Masters, Valparaiso fire, Paris-Roubaix, Grumpy Cat on the red carpet, Color Run Paris and more in today’s daily brief.
The third round of the Masters, grazing cattle standoff in Nevada, Italian austerity protests and more.
India’s elections are underway, Angela Merkel is conducting a visit to a paired-down Greece, and sovereignty questions are disrupting lifestyles at borders from Rafah to Rubizhne. Those are some of the stories in Friday’s daily photo brief.
A sure sign of springtime in Washington D.C. is when the cherry blossom trees come into full bloom along the Tidal Basin.
A sea of pink stretches from national monument to national monument. The 3,000 cherry trees were a gift from Japan in 1912 as a symbol of friendship between the two nations.
Now each year the blooming of the trees is marked with a Cherry Blossom Festival. The celebration grew from humble beginnings to a great spring festival drawing thousands of visitors from around the world.
The Baltimore Lutheran girls lacrosse team, which struggled last season and earned only a 1-9 record, has seen major improvements this year under the team’s new coach, former pro John Tucker.
Players say Coach Tucker, a former professional lacrosse player and coach for several Major League Lacrosse and National Lacrosse League teams, has stressed fundamentals to put the team back in winning form.