The day in photos around the world.
Every week in the year has good history in it somewhere, if you go back far enough. The week of July 12-18 has seen many significant moments in history, including Billy the Kid, The Rolling Stones, Disneyland and more.
Twitter Inc soared as much as 92 percent in its first day of trading on Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange as investors snapped up shares in the popular microblogging site in a frenzy that recalled the days of the dot-com bubble.
The time has come to bid a fond farewell to my friends and colleagues at The Sun, to the readers of The Darkroom and to “The Greatest City in America.” And with only a year and a half of Charm City living under my belt, I’m amazed at how many quirky photos I uploaded to Instagram and Twitter.
Thanks for the memories, Baltimore, and stay quirky!
Dec. 3 Photo Brief: Kate and William are having a baby, Pope Benedict XVI on Twitter, World Disability Day, Santa Dash
William and Kate are expecting their first child, follow Pope Benedict XVI on Twitter, demonstration on World Disability Day in Srinagar, Santa Dash with soccer ties and more in today’s daily brief.
Tweeting isn’t officially a sport at this year’s Olympic Games in London, but the social media site is certainly having a bigger impact than any one event. Just in the games’ first week, Twitter has been responsible for a police investigation, two athletes being sent home, corporate protests and, of course, some wacky off-the-cuff comments. Here are some of the highlights:
The Internet is abuzz over the Supreme Court’s ruling on Obamacare, ruling 5-4 that the government may impose tax penalties on people who do have health insurance. From celebrities to politicians, here’s what some had to say about the decision over Twitter.