Skeletons call to mind loved ones who have departed. (Source: WECT)
Some individuals choose to paint their faces for Day of the Dead celebrations. (Source: WECT)
Altars like this one greet the souls of loved ones upon their return from the dead. (Source: WECT)
Millions in the U.S. and across the world will spend Thursday celebrating the Day of the Dead - a unique celebration of the afterlife.More >> Millions in the U.S. and across the world will spend Thursday celebrating the Day of the Dead - a unique celebration of the afterlife.More >>
Russian President Vladimir Putin has opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi against the backdrop of his country's military action in Crimea.More >> With a solitary Ukrainian athlete taking part in the opening ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi on Friday against the backdrop of his country's military action in Crimea.More >> Kenya's president has announced that he and his entire cabinet will take pay cuts as part of austerity measures to reduce his government's rising wage bill.More >> Kenya's president has announced that he and his entire cabinet will take pay cuts as part of austerity measures to reduce his government's rising wage bill.More >> A Paris court has convicted three young men who tried unsuccessfully to travel to Syria to join militant fighters.More >> Three young men were convicted and handed prison sentences Friday for trying to travel to Syria, a magnet for foreign fighters, even though they never left France.More >> Residents of a Muslim neighborhood in Central African Republic say three people were killed while trying to escape the country's sectarian violence.More >> Mahamat Nour and his two friends knew they had to flee the capital of Central African Republic, where mobs decapitate Muslims in the streets and mutilate their corpses.More >> Crimea would be welcome as an equal part of Russia if the region votes to leave Ukraine in an upcoming referendum, the speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament said Friday.More >> Russia rallied support Friday for a Crimean bid to secede from Ukraine, with a leader of Russia's parliament assuring her Crimean counterpart that the region would be welcomed as "an absolutely equal subject of the...More >>
(RNN) – With the majority of ballots counted and the question of who will be the next president put to rest, only Florida remains undecided as vote tallies continued into Wednesday. With 97 percent reported,More >> The state of Florida has finished its tally, and its 29 electoral votes went to President Barack Obama. Not that it mattered.
(RNN) – Obama took on a variety of issues during his first term in the Oval Office, and he pledged to continue his plan of economic recovery in the next four years. His campaign rode the theme of "Change"More >> "This is a time of great challenges for America, and I pray the president will be successful in guiding our nation," said Mitt Romney in his concession speech.More >>