Tuesday, August 19, 2014
More than 160,000 mourners turned out to pay their respects to Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos on Sunday after the popular socialist politician's death in a plane crash last week.
Sequins, cans of beer, soccer balls and a curvaceous Mount Rushmore were unified together as art on oversized bras displayed at the ninth annual Bras for a Cause at the Seascape Golf Club near Santa Cruz, California on Sunday.
The principal of Reynoldsburg High School's Health Sciences and Human Services Academy in the U.S. state of Ohio made a commitment to freshmen and their families at last week's orientation:
Fashion-lover Rayonna Woodson finds a lot of similarities between unique clothing pairings and the August Wilson mural she is helping with in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
In the photo, a girl crouches on a wooden raft, surrounded by solemn men. Her large brown eyes stare intently at the camera. A few wisps of her dark hair float in the breeze.
Moviegoers continued to shell out for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” while Sylvester Stallone's action ensemble “The Expendables 3” was easily out-gunned in its weekend debut.
A large mural that collected dust in barns over the decades before being displayed this month at a fair in Washington state is an original 1941 painting by William Cumming, a member of the Northwest School art movement of the 1930s and '40s, a Seattle art dealer confirmed.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Police used smoke bombs and tear gas to disperse demonstrators who defied a curfew in Ferguson, Missouri early Sunday, where a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen triggered a wave of rioting.
Victims of the decades-old conflict pitting FARC rebels against government forces testified at peace talks Saturday, pushing for “truth” to form the foundation of any accord.
Leaders of a Brazilian party that lost its presidential candidate in a plane crash have chosen his running mate to stand in his place, officials said Saturday, creating a new challenge to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election.