A view of the last 24 hours in pictures from around the world as seen by the photographers of the Associated Press.
Branford, CT–Colonies of red-eyed insects emerged from their underground nests to mate and begin the cycle over again. The entire area in North Branford was buzzing with a low consistent hum from the vibrating insects motivated by mating instincts. The last time periodical cicadas appeared in the area was during May and June of 1996. [...]
May 9, 1887 – Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show opens in London. Buffalo Bill received the Medal of Honor in 1872 for service to the US Army as a scout. One of the most colorful figures of the American Old West, Buffalo Bill became famous for the shows he organized with cowboy themes, which [...]
On this day – April 10, 1912 – The doomed voyage of the Titanic began. The Titanic left on its maiden voyage from Southhampton, England it struck an iceberg at close to midnight on the 14 April and sunk with a loss of 1513 lives at 2:20 am April 15, 1912. (AP, Wikipedia.)
On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 was the spaceflight which landed the first humans, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the Moon on July 20, 1969, at 20:18 UTC. Armstrong became the first to step onto the lunar surface 6 hours later on July 21 at 02:56 UTC. A third member of the mission, [...]
Thousands of Elvis fans converged on Graceland in Memphis, Tenn., today to mark the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death. On the eve of the anniversary last night, visitors got a surprise welcome from the king’s daughter and former wife, the first time Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley have appeared together at the annual gathering.
A collection of interesting sports images from around the world.
Three years ago on March 11, 2011, a magnitude 8.9 earthquake slammed Japan’s northeastern coast, unleashing
Mercy girls came from behind to defeat Career 48-43 in the Class LL basketball quarterfinal game in Middletown on 3
Juan Pablo Galavis, the former pro soccer player described by Entertainment Weekly as a ‘shallow, narrow-mind