The worst floods in decades deluged roads and engulfed homes and cars in Florida’s Panhandle and coastal Alabama on Wednesday, the latest mayhem created by a tornado-packing storm system that has killed at least 34 people this week. Photos and text by Reuters.
Voting nuns, viewing a solar eclipse, “Pay as you wish” hotel rooms, playing with giant Playmobil figures | April 30
Voting nuns, viewing a solar eclipse, “Pay as you wish” hotel rooms, playing with giant Playmobil figures, and more in today’s daily brief.
Filipinos continue to protest Obama, new Star Wars cast, World Team Table Tennis Championships | April 29
Filipinos continue to protest Obama’s new defense agreement with the Philippines, the cast for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ is announced, Tokyo hosts the World Team Table Tennis Championships, and more in today’s daily brief.
A late April tornado outbreak caused widespread destruction, including multiple deaths.
Sam Holden, a Baltimore-based photographer, died April 26, 2014 after collapsing suddenly while doing yard work on his father’s farm in Bel Air. He was 44. Holden worked as a freelance photographer for both national and local publications, including Baltimore City Paper and Baltimore Magazine. Todd Holden, Sam’s father, has graciously allowed The Darkroom to share some of his son’s work. View more of Sam’s work here.
Taiwanese demonstrators are met with police water cannons, a giant a snowman is set ablaze in Zurich, pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine let children pose with their assault weapons, 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 Saturday, April 19 through Friday, April 25.