Day In Pictures 10.23.14
Canadian Parliament Back in Session, Hong Kong Protesters Barricade Streets, Hindus Celebrate Diwali.
Court Stops Firecracker Sales in New Delhi to Curb Pollution
India's top court has stopped firecracker sales in and around New Delhi as the worst season for air pollution begins
PHOTOS: Neon New York Nights
James and Karla Murray‘s new photo book, “New York Nights,” documents the city’s bright storefronts that keep the city that never sleeps awake, fed and inspired. With interviews from the owners of theaters, pharmacies, liquor stores, hot dog stands, restaurants and speakeasies, the Murrays give...
Instant Index: 'Diwali' - India's Festival of Lights
And now, our "instant index," the people, quotes and pictures that caught our eye today. Starting with this, from the festival of lights. Dy wali. India's biggest holiday. The equivalent of christmas for christians in the u.S. It's coming a close after five days. And each candle symbolizing a
Today in Pictures: Eclipse Diwali , Netanyahu, Anti-Austerity Day and Baby Gorilla
Food is placed on the main stage as Sadhus and Hindu men celebrate Diwali at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Nov. 14, 2012 in London. Diwali, which marks the start of the Hindu New Year, is being celebrated by thousands of Hindu men, women and...
Today In Pictures: Nov. 12, 2012
An Indian man dressed as a monkey god Hanuman blesses a bystander as he participates in a religious procession ahead of Diwali festival in Allahabad, India, Nov. 12, 2012. Diwali, or Deepavali, the annual Hindu Festival of Light, will be celebrated on Nov. 13. (Rajesh...
Today in Pictures : Oct 28, 2011
Donna Bodkins, of Fisher, West Virginia, carries American flags while visiting the Statue of Liberty to mark her 125th anniversary, Oct. 28, 2011 in New York. (Mark Lennihan/AP Photo) Alan Brady is surprised by two breaching humpback whales while kayaking off the coast...
Herman Cain: Can the Unconventional Become Presidential?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) Herman Cain does not abide. He doesn’t spend most of his time in the traditional early primary states. He embraces bizarre web videos yet isn’t afraid to point out that “stupid people” are ruining America. He’s a...
The Presidential Planner: Parent, Teacher Conferences
Before spending the day in closed-door meetings at the White House, President Obama was off to school this morning. The President and first lady spent the morning in parent-teacher conferences at Sidwell Friends School in NW Washington, D.C., where both of the their children are...