One of the hottest stars on television was back in Washington to give the GW commencement speech. Kerry Washington addressed students at George Washington University Sunday morning. Washington is the star of ABC’s hit show, “Scandal.”
The Los Angeles Police Dept. Bomb Squad responded to investigate a 'suspicious box' in the parking lot between the USC Magnet Center, and the Shrine Auditorium. After an investigation the LAPD ruled the box harmless, and normal activities resumed.
Calvin Edwin "Cal" Ripken, Jr. also known as "The Iron Man" for his streak of 2,632 consecutive games played over his 21-year career in major league baseball, received an honorary Doctor of Public Service from the University of Maryland.
With more than 47,000 participants, this landmark event benefits GMHC and 40 other local AIDS service organizations that provide food, housing, medical care to people living with HIV/AIDS, as well as prevention work throughout the tri-state area.
In the shadow of a huge redevelopment (Heygate Estate) in south east London, a community garden has sprung up. The area was adopted by Mobile Gardeners and is now hosting events and music as part of the Chelsea Fringe 2013.
The National Health Action Party joined by co-founder Dr Clive Peedell took part in the demonstration in London to fight the sell off of NHS services. Addressing the large crowd Dr Peedell called for an end to the goverments privatisation policy.
British artist, Mitch Griffiths who rose to prominence in 1994 after being commissioned by boxer Chris Eubank and who went on to paint stars including Keira Knightley and Ray Winstone, presented new work inspired by nationhood.
The 20 year old Danish singer Emmelie de Forest was celebrated in the Tivoli Gardens (Copenhagen) after winning the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö yesterday. Not an eye was dry when she repeated her winning performance of "Only Teardrops".
One-Voice to Stop Corruption Together is initiated to raise people voice for stopping corruption through legal resistance of CSOs organization, community people, civic groups and the government itself in a locally approved innovative methodology.
Jonny Wilkinson of Toulon has been named ERC European Player of the Year 2013. The prestigious award crowns an outstanding season for the out-half who led the French club to a dramatic Heineken Cup final victory over Clermont Auvergne at the Aviva.
The 23rd Asian Festival returned back to Dallas Texas to entertain thousands who gathered to enjoy the live cultural performances. Vendros, food booths, and food trucks showcased unique products and delecious Asian food to the public
A new "white tide" returns today to go through the main streets of the capital to demand, as every third Sunday of the month, the public health defense against the plans of outsourcing the management of hospitals and health centers in Madrid.
A light aircraft crashed on approach to Carnarfon Airport around. A woman whose caravan is next to the crash site said she heard a loud bang and then a baby crying in the wreckage. A man died and two others critically injured after the crash.
From Russia, the Choir, Orchestra and Ensemble of the Red Army returned to Mexico after five years of absence. More than 80 artists on stage, musicians, dancers and acrobats enliven this show that makes a tour of the Russian musical tradition.
Yellow Alien is a newcomer to the Indie music scene in Italy. Created by Jaghead, a musician and award-winning photographer, it represents a new concept for music along the lines of the open source and crowdsourcing movements online.
Although Auvergne was favored to win over Toulon and loss, Ireland welcomed over 70,000 fans to Dublin with numerous events and a three day pre and post match party in Merrion Square netting Ireland over 33 million in revenue.
Wounded veterans from the USA and Denmark joined forces to race in the 2013 Copenhagen marathon. The US "Team Semper Fi" race in about 15 marathons each year. Both teams use sports as a means to overcome physical and mental injuries from battle.
Thousands of citizens have engaged in a 'White Tide' in Madrid in response to the Government non-recognizing of the public consultation held in many centers and hospitals last week about the Public Health Service privatization approval.
Supporters of MQM stage a demonstration against PTI chairman Imran Khan's statement in which he has held MQM leader Altaf Hussain directly responsible for murder of PTI women wing leader Zahra Shahid in Karachi, Hyderabad, Pakistan.
Members of Thailand women’s national football team arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka to take part in the AFC Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers which will be held at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.