A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world.
War veterans are recognized around the world on November 11 each year. Known as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day in other parts of the world, the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month marks the anniversary of the end of World War I in 1918 when the Armistice with Germany took effect.
Oct. 2 Photo Brief: DC shutdown, Paris fashion, World Gymnastics Championships, protests in Ukraine, Vietnam and Brazil
DC shutdown, Paris fashion, World Gymnastics Championships, protests in Ukraine, Vietnam and Brazil and more in today’s daily brief.
Pope Francis led Catholics worldwide in a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria, urging world leaders to remove their nations from a “spiral of sorrow and death.” In a five-hour prayer vigil in Vatican City, Francis reminded worshippers that “violence and war lead only to death.”
Meanwhile, demonstrations in Lebanon against a possible U.S. military intervention in Syria intensified. As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with European leaders to look for international support of U.S. action, protests in D.C., New York and Paris sprung up on Saturday.
World leaders meet in Russia for the G20 summit, motivational speaker Nick Vujicic was born without limbs and swims with sharks, a sunset over the US Open and more in today’s daily brief.
Sept. 3 Photo Brief: U.S. debates action in Syria, Rodman visits North Korea again, underwater with the fish
U.S. leaders debate action in Syria, Dennis Rodman makes a second visit to North Korea, underwater at Galapagos Marine Reserve and more in today’s daily brief.
August 29 Photo Brief: Fast-food workers protest, aerial view of Burning Man 2013, all eyes on Syria
Fast-food workers continue campaign to get higher wages, an aerial view of Burning Man 2013, nations consider action in Syria and more in today’s daily brief.
August 25 Photo Brief: The Incredible Dog Show, lobster business, arrests made in Mumbai gang rape of photojournalist
“DOGS: The Incredible Dog Show” promotes adoptions of shelter dogs in Latin America, lobster business is booming in Maine, arrests made in Mumbai gang rape of a photojournalist and more in today’s daily photo brief.
Getty Images photographer John Moore explores the grueling journey of many Central American immigrants who are making their way to the United States in hopes of a better life.