It’s been nearly 90 years since Haiti earned a medal at the Olympic Games. But Haitian Olympic swimmer Frantz Mike Itelord Dorsainvi is aiming to break that dry spell. Swimming barely exists as a sport in Haiti, where there are few pools. Many Haitians, even some who fish for a living, never learn how to swim. More
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April 1 Photo Brief: Easter Egg roll at the White House, Kid President prank, RIP Pattycake the NYC gorilla, Watering of the Girls
Easter Egg roll at the White House, Kid President April Fools’ Day prank, RIP Pattycake the NYC gorilla, Watering of the Girls Easter tradition and more in today’s daily brief. Warning: Some photos may depict injury and/ or violence.
March 3 Photo Brief: Dennis Rodman in North Korea, Afghan Ski Challenge, SpaceX Dragon in space, sinkholes
Dennis Rodman returns from North Korea, the Afghan Ski Challenge, SpaceX Dragon cargo vehicle in space, sinkholes in the news and more in today’s daily brief.
Jan. 6 Photo Brief: Assad peace plan angers opponents, 14,833 drummers attempt record, Epiphany Day, inauguration preparations underway
Speech by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad angers opposition, 14,833 drummers attempt world record, Epiphany Day celebrations, inauguration preparations underway for President Barack Obama and more in today’s daily brief.
The storm’s powerful winds and rains were blamed for at least 65 deaths in several Caribbean countries, including 51 in Haiti.
Sept. 12 Photo Brief: iPhone 5 debut, ladyboy dancers, adopt-a-guy store and the tallest mohawk in the world
iPhone 5 debuts in the U.S., ladyboy dancers, adopt-a-guy store, the tallest mohawk in the world and more in today’s daily brief.