Masked faces parade in Bulgaria, while Serena Williams wins her sixth Australian Open and 19th Grand Slam title, while the funeral is held for “Mr. Cub,” Ernie Banks. All this, and more, in the day in photos from around the world.
After going on the market for originally $29 million in March of 2012, the price for Michael Jordan’s home in Chicago was reduced to $21 million a year later. Now the price tag for the 56,000 square foot mansion has been lowered to $16 million. The home has nine bedrooms, 15 full bathrooms, a full sized indoor basketball court, plus a putting green and a tennis court. The art deco home, with the capacity to house 14 cars, is located north of Chicago on 7.39 acres.
Demonstrations in Turkey, the Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers, a safe return from space | March 11
The death of Turkish boy Berkin Elvan renews protests, ladies arm wrestle in Chicago for charity, an American and two Russians return from space, and more in today’s daily brief.
Talk about having your camera ready at the right moment. Photographer Scott Olson witnessed lightning hitting the Sears Tower – er, the Willis Tower – on Wednesday night. Severe storms passed through the Midwest on Wednesday, bringing heavy rains and high winds, and are now forecasted to hit central Maryland on Thursday.
Jan. 2 Photo Brief: A fiscal cliff deal is made, Ray Lewis to retire, over-harvesting of fins, Hugh Hefner gets hitched
New fights emerge from “fiscal cliff” deal, Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis to retire, advocates worried about over-harvesting of fins in China, Hugh Hefner gets hitched and more in today’s daily brief.
The Monaco Yacht Festival, Chicago teachers’ strike ends, fashion in Milan and more in today’s daily brief.