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PHOTOS: Christmas Music Cheers Travelers at Union Station

(Photographs by Peter Hvizdak – New Haven Register)The Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School Brass Choir of 7th and 8th graders perform Christmas music for rail travelers at Union Station and the employees there Friday, December 19, 2014. The school’s brass choir has been visiting Union Station in New Haven for the last 13-years performing Christmas […]


PHOTOS: “Long Ma” and “La Princesse” mechanical dragon horse and spider

French production company La Machine’s latest creation “the Long Ma” or Dragon Horse and the mechanical spider also known as La Princesse perform in Sino-French celebrations.


PHOTOS: Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, offers unique travel experience

Despite the dark chapters of the past, today Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, is defined by what locals call the “Sarajevo Spirit.”


PHOTOS: Annual Royal Ascot horse racing

the annual five day horse race meeting that Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II attends every day was started in 1711 under Queen Anne, with the first four day meeting starting in 1768.


PHOTOS: Israel Gay Pride Parade in Tel Aviv

Thousands of people took part in the city’s annual gay pride parade, the largest event of its kind in the Middle East where gays feel free to walk hand-in-hand and kiss in public.


Photos: High Roller, world’s tallest Ferris wheel opens in Las Vegas

Tourists began taking in the view Monday from a skyline-changing observation wheel that offers a unique overview of sparkling Las Vegas Strip resorts, wide skies and craggy brown mountains in the distance. Its height eclipses the 541-foot Singapore Flyer and the nearly 443-foot London Eye, and the attraction is expected to be the world’s tallest […]


PHOTOS: Holi – Festival of Colors in India

Hindus are celebrating the festival of Holi by painting each other in bright colors, distributing sweets and squirting water at one another.


Photos: Puerto Rico — Broke but mostly beautiful

Puerto Rico’s debt has been downgraded to junk status by all three major credit ratings agencies, and the timing couldn’t be worse. The recession never ended for Puerto Rico — whose residents have U.S. citizenship — and it’s looking to borrow more money to stay afloat. But lenders are getting harder to find, and investors […]


PHOTOS: Whitby Gothic Weekend, England

WHITBY, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 02: Crowds took over the Yorkshire seaside town of Whitby for the Goth weekend on November 2, 2013 in Whitby, England. The Whitby Gothic Weekend that takes place twice yearly in Spring and Autumn started in 1994 and sees thousands of extravagantly dressed followers of Victoriana, Steampunk, Cybergoth and Romanticism visit […]


Photos: Oktoberfest 2013 beer festival in Munich, Germany

The Oktoberfest 2013 beer festival opened at Theresienwiese on September 21, 2013 in Munich, Germany.


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PHOTOS: Prince Harry visits and photographs Senteble charity in Lesotho, Africa.

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