Dancers perform and floats dot the streets during the 133rd edition of the Nice Carnival in Nice, southeastern France.
If the third Saturday in May in Baltimore can be too hot for you, another horse racing spectacle, held over the weekend at a mountain resort in Switzerland, courts the opposite extreme, holding its meeting on a frozen lake.
Although Kenya lies on the equator and has dramatic nighttime skies in rural areas, children find it hard to name planets and other bodies as astronomy is rarely taught in schools — but that is changing as The Traveling Telescope visits some of the country’s most remote areas with telescopes and virtual reality goggles.
Seventy-five years ago, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, sending nearly 120,000 Japanese and U.S. citizens to internment camps around the United States. One was former Baltimore Sun reporter Gene Oishi, then 8 years old.
Saudi Arabia is hosting its first ever Comic-Con event in the coastal city of Jeddah. The three-day festival of anime, pop art, video gaming and film-related events is part of a government initiative to bring more entertainment to Saudi Arabia, which bans alcohol, public cinemas and theater.