Sifting through Sandy’s aftermath continues in New Jersey and New York, Hindus celebrate Diwali, the annual festival of lights, China’s People Liberation Army puts on an air show, Justin Bieber dons a pair of dj/rockstar angel wings and more in today’s daily brief.
The high tide mark in Venice reached its sixth-highest level since 1872 on Sunday, after heavy rains and intense winds caused flooding in the Italian city.
While some flooding is typical in Venice during this time of year — including some instances earlier in November — news reports have estimated that 70 percent of the city was inundated by water this week.
Nov. 9 Photo Brief: Intangible Chinese culture, Syrian refugees, Body Worlds in Honduras and a Sri Lankan prison riot
Syrians continue to flee their homes by the thousands, a deadly prison riot in Sri Lanka, “Body Worlds” displays its preserved human specimens in Honduras, China cracks down on poorly-managed, intangible cultural heritage and more in today’s daily brief.
Oct. 15 Photo Brief: Sept. 11 pre-trial hearings, record-breaking sky dive and a cardboard bike you can ride
Sept. 11 pre-trial hearings begin, Felix Baumgartner makes a record-breaking sky dive, a cardboard bike you can ride and more in today’s daily brief.
Surfers remember the victims of the 2002 Bali bombing in Indonesia, singers perform for an upcoming Grammy salute to Whitney Houston, anti-Muslim Brotherhood demonstrators clashes with supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and more in today’s daily brief.
Sept. 10 Photo Brief: 44 journalists on trial in Turkey, Alcoa workers protest job cuts, unrest in Iraq
Forty-four journalists face terrorism charges in Turkey, Alcoa workers clash with police over job cuts, unrest in Iraq and more in today’s daily brief.
The aftermath of a Syrian street fight, a local swimmer’s Paralympics effort, a Lebanese sit-in and more in today’s daily brief.
Wikileaks founder seeks asylum in Londan, wildfires spread in the western states, the shuttle Endeavor heads to a new home and more in today’s daily brief.
A makeshift memorial honors the 12 victims of Friday’s Colorado theater shooting, the annual World Santa Claus Congress visits a zoo in Denmark, intimate apparel from the mid-1400’s go to university and more in today’s daily brief.