Atlanta goes for a rare sports title in MLS Cup final

Football 12/07/18, 17:04

A city that has known plenty of sporting heartbreak is one win from a championship.It sure has been a while.Atlanta hasn't won a major professional title since the Braves captured the 1995 World Series . A 2-year-old soccer team has a chance to end the drought when Atlanta United hosts ...

Romania celebrates 100th birthday amid rule of law concerns

Europe 12/01/18, 09:18

Thousands turned out Saturday to celebrate 100 years since Romania became a modern-day state, amid concerns about rule of law and the state of democracy.Romanians waving the country's flag attended huge military parades Saturday in Bucharest and Alba Iulia, the Transylvanian city that symbolizes Romania's 1918 reunification. Crowds braved temperatures ...

Mayor leans toward missing Kid Rock-led parade after remarks

Entertainment 11/30/18, 16:51

A Kid Rock interview on Fox & Friends has roiled Nashville's Christmas parade.The city's mayor might be a no-show at the parade if the singer serves as grand marshal.A spokesman for Mayor David Briley says Kid Rock's comments about "The View" host Joy Behar were "hateful" and he's leaning against ...

Update: Cold no bar at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

U.S. 11/22/18, 08:41

The Latest on Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade (all times local):8:40 a.m.Bystanders are braving the cold with blankets and sleeping bags to make sure they see the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.They're lined up Thursday along the parade route despite the frigid temperatures.Crowds gather to see giant character ...

Diana Ross to headline frigid Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

New York 11/22/18, 01:20

Diana Ross might be singing "Stop! In The Name of Gloves" by the time she's done performing at New York City's super chilly Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which forecasters say could be the coldest ever.John Legend, Martina McBride and the Muppets from "Sesame Street" are also slated to perform in ...

31 floats, 1 parade and 2 Lindas from a North Carolina town

New York 11/22/18, 00:05

Linda Smith, 69, and Linda Dodson, 70, couldn't hold back their excitement when they learned they would escort the Mount Rushmore's American Pride float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City this year.Dodson is no stranger to the Big Apple, and Smith used to live in Queens ...

Winds threaten to wreak havoc on NYC’s Thanksgiving parade

New York 11/21/18, 14:06

Bundle up, Spongebob.New York City's big Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place amid frigid cold and strong winds that could potentially ground the giant character balloons, which have caused mishaps and injuries in the past when gusts have blown them off course.The police department is monitoring wind gauges along ...

Veterans Day marked across Texas with parades, ceremonies

Texas 11/11/18, 18:06

Communities across Texas are hosting parades and appreciation ceremonies for Veterans Day.Houston held a celebration Sunday outside City Hall that included a health fair. A patriotic-theme parade was also part of Veterans Day activities in Houston.The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War and other reenactors fire off a ...

NYC parade honors veterans, marks 100 years since end of WWI

New York 11/11/18, 16:20

Marching bands played patriotic songs and onlookers waved American flags as the annual Veterans Day Parade made its way through New York City on Sunday.The parade honored those who have served as well as those currently in military service, and also commemorated the 100th anniversary of the end of World ...

Russia marks anniversary of 1941 military parade

World 11/07/18, 09:24

Thousands of troops in World War II uniform have marched across Moscow's Red Square in a re-enactment of a historic wartime parade.Russian soldiers dressed in Red Army World War II uniforms march during the Nov. 7 parade in Red Square, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The event marked ...

Diana Ross, John Legend set for Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

New York 11/01/18, 05:05

Diana Ross, John Legend, Bad Bunny, Kane Brown and Ella Mai will be among the stars celebrating at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.Macy's said Thursday that Martina McBride, Pentatonix, Rita Ora, Sugarland and Anika Noni Rose also will participate in the 92nd annual parade on Nov. 22.The ...

Update: Confetti and cheers as Boston celebrates Red Sox

Baseball 10/31/18, 11:30

The Latest on the Red Sox parade in Boston celebrating the team's World Series win (all times local):11:30 a.m.Confetti cannons are booming in Boston as huge crowds cheer the Red Sox and their World Series title.Bits of red, white and blue paper are raining down on fans who have been ...

Duck boats roll in Boston for Red Sox victory parade

Baseball 10/31/18, 11:20

Sports fans grown accustomed to the success of their beloved teams lined the streets in the hundreds of thousands on Wednesday to salute the Boston Red Sox on their fourth championship in the last 15 years.The parade, beginning at venerable Fenway Park, was to wind along several major downtown streets. ...

Thousands gather for Fantasy Fest in Key West

Florida 10/29/18, 13:28

The Florida Keys' annual "Fantasy Fest" celebrations are winding down after 10 days of revelry. Roughly 60,000 people gathered Saturday night in the island city of Key West for the "Fantasy Fest" parade. (Oct. 29)Source: The Associated Press

Red Sox fans celebrate latest title; parade to follow

Baseball 10/29/18, 08:37

Boston is celebrating another world championship. Boston police cadets place crowd-control barriers on streets around Fenway Park, in Boston, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, as the Boston Red Sox play the Los Angeles Dodgers in a World Series baseball game, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series ...

10-day ‘Fantasy Fest’ winds down in the Florida Keys

Florida 10/28/18, 11:23

The Florida Keys' annual "Fantasy Fest" celebrations are winding down after 10 days of revelry.Roughly 60,000 people gathered Saturday night in the island city of Key West for a flamboyant parade.In this Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Virginia Wark peddles her Monopoly board ...

Greek, Italian presidents attend WW II commemoration parade

Europe 10/28/18, 09:55

Italy's President Sergio Mattarella has attended Greece's annual military parade commemorating Greece's entry into World War II — against Italy.People holding Greek flags watch a military parade at the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Greece, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. The parade is held to celebrate Greece's refusal to align itself ...

Chaka Khan named 2019 Rose Parade grand marshal

Football 10/17/18, 09:26

Chaka Khan has been named grand marshal of the 2019 Rose Parade, which will feature the theme, "The Melody of Life."Tournament of Roses President Gerald Freeny announced the selection Wednesday. He saluted the Grammy Award-winning singer's efforts as an activist and praised her gourmet dark chocolates.She sells her own line ...

Spain celebrates national day with royal and military pomp

Europe 10/12/18, 06:35

A royal parade and military fanfare are taking place in Madrid on Spain's National Day, an annual public holiday that provides a cue for nationwide displays of pomp and patriotism.King Felipe VI, wearing military uniform, and Queen Letizia were driven Friday in a Rolls Royce down one of the capital's ...

2018 Audubon Days comes to a close in downtown Mayville

Football 10/08/18, 09:20

The 32nd annual Audubon Days finished up Sunday afternoon in Mayville, the third year the festival was held downtown.Though the weather wasn’t quite the 72 and sunny the radio announcer joking put it — that was last year, one woman said — Main Street and Foster Park still filled with ...

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