Much of Boston is on lockdown, gay marriage vote sparks violence in France, Hindus prepare for the festival commemorating the birth Rama and more in today’s daily brief.
April 18 Photo Brief: A white lion cub hangs out, hairdressing art in the Ukraine and spring flooding in Illinois
A white lion cub makes his debut in France, an international hairdressing art show in Kiev, spring rains cause flooding in areas around Chicago and more in today’s daily brief.
Longtime Orioles usher Charlie Zill, battling lung cancer, honored at first-pitch ceremony, 7th-inning stretch
Battling lung cancer, Charlie Zill, the longtime Orioles usher celebrated by fans for dressing up in overalls and “Zillbilly” teeth and twirling a fake orange fiddle during the 7th-inning-stretch playing of “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” just wanted to attend one more game. Wednesday night, he got that and more, throwing out the ceremonial pitch prior to the Orioles’ contest with the Tampa Bay Rays.
April 17 Photo Brief: Pope Francis swaps caps, counterfeit benjamins, military exercises, cyclists tackle the Wall of Huy, Thatcher funeral
Pope Francis swaps caps with a stranger, counterfeit benjamins in Peru, military exercises in Taiwan and South Korea, cyclists tackle the Wall of Huy, Britain turns out for Margaret Thatcher’s funeral and more in today’s daily brief.
April 16 Photo Brief: Water splashing-festival, Lamborghini patrol car, Margaret Thatcher funeral, fleeing Syria, Nadal fans
Water splashing festival, Lamborghini patrol car, Margaret Thatcher funeral, fleeing Syria, Nadal fans and more in today’s daily brief.
Towson University held its first ever Holi Run over the weekend, a combination of the traditional Holi Festival of Colors from India that celebrates the coming of spring and the Color Run race held in multiple cities throughout the country.
“It was my brain child that I came up with after watching Holi videos excessively last spring,” said student Justin Schwendeman. “I then thought of the Color Run and how Baltimore had never done one. I talked with some friends and we decided to put it on. URG contacted different organizations and we all decided to work together on the event.”
April 15 Photo Brief: H7N9 bird flu virus in China, 101st anniversary of Titanic sinking, SCOTUS hears human gene patent case
H7N9 bird flu virus in China, 101st anniversary of Titanic sinking, SCOTUS hears human gene patent case and more in today’s daily brief.
Look through photos of Tiger Woods at the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. Adam Scott made a 12-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to beat Angel Cabrera, becoming the first Australian to win the Masters. Woods shot a 2-under 70 on Sunday to finish tied for fourth for the tournament at 5 under, four strokes out of the Scott-Cabrera playoff. Click to see full leaderboard