Firefighters battled on Thursday to control a wildfire that Colorado officials say is the most destructive blaze in the state’s history. At least two people have been killed and at least 360 homes have been destroyed, with the fire continuing to burn.
Oldest man in the world dies in Japan, Rupert Murdoch files for divorce, stormy weather heads to the Mid-Atlantic 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.
A bicycle flies, a King and Queen visit provinces, a Prime Minister signs autographs, protests, floods and more in today’s daily brief.
It has been a year since Sparrows Point steel mill has closed its doors. The sounds of the one-time bustling steel giant has gone silent, still echoing only in the memories of workers and Dundalk residents nearby. At one entrance off I-695 and Route 158, a sign seen from the massive complex reads “America: Strong as Steel!”, which serves as a reminder of the past. In the coming years, the entire facility will be razed and the steel plant will only be a footnote in Baltimore’s history.
June 11 Photo Brief: A soldier faints, zebras blend, a child goes splash and the world seems angry, protests in Turkey, Britain, Kenya, Russia and Brazil
A soldier faints, zebras blend, a child goes splash and the world seems angry, protests in Turkey, Britain, Kenya, Russia and Brazil and more in today’s daily brief.
The modern and contemporary art fair, Art Basel, opens for three days on June 13 bringing more than 60,000 collectors, dealers, artists, curators and art lovers to the exciting Swiss city. Take a sneak peek at 19 of the pieces on display this year.
Cronuts are all the rage, protests continue in Turkey, George Zimmerman murder trial begins and more in today’s daily brief. | Warning: Photos may depict death or injury.
Each June, LGBT groups worldwide stage parades, festivals and marches to celebrate LGBT Pride month. As Baltimore’s own pride celebration approaches (June 15-16), here’s a look at pride celebrations being held around the globe including this weekend’s celebrations in Washington, D.C.