Demonstrators protesting major economic problems, food and medical supply shortages, surging crime and massive inflation packed three major avenues in Caracas demanding a recall vote to remove President Nicolas Maduro.
Storm surge associated with Tropical Storm Hermine impacted Florida’s Gulf Coast on Thursday. Hurricane warnings have been issued for parts of the area as Hermine is expected to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane.
Hell hath no fury like Mother Nature in hurricane season. With Hurricane Hermine slated to hit Ocean City this Labor Day weekend, we’re remembering some bad storms to hit Maryland over the decades, from Able to Irene.
Craig Sager, TNT’s NBA sideline reporter, has received a rare third bone marrow transplant as he continues his fight against cancer.
“OK, third time’s the charm,” the 65-year-old Sager said moments after the procedure began Wednesday at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
The AP was granted access to the facility during Sager’s treatment. Here’s a collection of images chronicling the hours-long process.
–The Associated Press
Malaysia celebrated its 59th National Day to commemorate the independence of the Federation of Malaya from British rule in 1957.
Had enough salad and gazpacho? Here’s another way to use up tomatoes. The annual “Tomatina” tomato fight was this morning in Bunol, a village outside Valencia, Spain. Drawing from a 160-ton cache, for an hour or so, thousands of people, many of them tourists, lobbed the ripe fruit like snowballs, bathing each other and the surrounding streetscape in pulp and juice.
Organizers expected nearly one million people in the streets of west London’s Notting Hill on Sunday and Monday to celebrate Caribbean culture at a carnival considered the largest street demonstration in Europe. More
The World Bog Snorkeling Championships is held in southern Wales on August 28, 2016. Entrants must negotiate two lengths of a 60-yard trench through the peat bog in the quickest possible time without using any conventional swimming strokes.