All of the books at the Peabody are considered special collections – but some are more special than others. We check out the upstairs levels and the rare book collection – usually off-limits to visitors.
At least 18 Albino people have been killed in Malawi in a “steep upsurge in killings” since November 2014. Five others have been abducted and remain missing, a new Amnesty International report released says.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem contains two of the holiest sites in Christianity: the spot where the cross was raised, and what’s believed to be the tomb of Jesus. Now, for the first time in 200 years, the site will undergo much-needed renovations.
Sun research librarian Paul McCardell writes about photographer and foreign war correspondent Holbrook Bradley, who was embedded with the 29th Infantry Division during World War II. Bradley followed the 29th Division from its training days and across Europe until Germany’s surrender. Here’s a look at some of Bradley’s photographs from 1943-1945.
For the past two years, the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad has been restoring a Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad 2-6-6-2 steam locomotive. When completed, the No. 1309 will be the largest and most powerful steam locomotive still in regular operation in the United States.
French riot police officers clashed with protesters during a demonstration against the government’s labour market reforms on June 2, 2016 in Nantes, western France. More demonstrations against the reforms, which the government says are designed to make France more business-friendly, were set to take place in major cities on June 2 and nuclear power workers were back on strike at 16 of the country’s 19 power stations.
Founded in 1938, Tattoo Charlie’s remains on the Block in Baltimore today, making it one of the oldest tattoo parlors in the United States.