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Blue Angels rehearse for Florida air show
Updated May 08, 2021 with 19 photos
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform a rehearsal flyover May 6, 2021, ahead of the Fort Lauderdale Air Show this weekend in Florida. The squadron headlines the event May 8-9 along the coast, which also includes stunt flights and other demonstrations. Photos by Gary I Rothstein
This week in Major League Baseball
Updated May 07, 2021 with 22 photos
Here's a look at moments in Major League Baseball for the week of May 3, 2021.
Olympic torch relay underway in Japan
Updated May 06, 2021 with 20 photos
Ahead of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, originally scheduled for last summer, the torch relay began its 121-day journey across Japan in Fukushima on March 25, 2021. Here's a look at the relay as it progresses.
George Clooney turns 60: a look back
Updated May 06, 2021 with 36 photos
Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor George Clooney, who most recently starred in Netflix's film "The Midnight Sky," turns 60 on May 6, 2021. Here's a look back at his life through the years.
Israeli archeologists discover rare ancient oil lamp
Updated May 05, 2021 with 7 photos
The Israel Antiquities Authority said Wednesday that archaeologists recently found a rare, ancient bronze oil lamp in the City of David National Park in Israel. Here's a look at the discovery. Photos by Debbie Hill
Preview: Sotheby's Impressionist and modern art auction
Updated May 05, 2021 with 10 photos
Art pieces ranging from Claude Monet to Jean-Michel Basquiat are up for auction at Sotheby's evening auctions of Impressionist, as well as modern and contemporary art. Here's a look at the pieces on display. Photos by UPI photographer John Angelillo.
Preview: Christie's '20th and 21st Century Art' auctions
Updated May 05, 2021 with 9 photos
Christie's New York auction house is set to auction off notable art from the 20th and 21st centuries on May 11, 2021, including a rare Jean-Michel Basquiat painting, "In This Case." Here's a preview of the pieces that will be on auction. Photos by UPI photographer John Angelillo.
Scenes from COVID-19 surge in India
Updated May 04, 2021 with 17 photos
With over half of the world's total cases, the coronavirus pandemic continues to escalate in India. As of May 4, 2021, the United States banned most travelers from India, which has been plagued by an oxygen shortage amid the crisis. Here's a look at the situation in the second-most populous country in the world with 1.4 billion residents.
May the 4th: A look at 'Star Wars' culture through the years
Updated May 04, 2021 with 46 photos
May 4th is the unofficial holiday established by "Star Wars" fans to celebrate the culture established by the landmark films -- based on the popular quote, "May the force be with you." Since the first movie in 1977, the "Star Wars" stories have evolved into sequels, prequels and series. The latest, "Star Wars: The Bad Batch" is streaming on Disney+.
Mother's Day: Celebrity moms with their children
Updated May 04, 2021 with 40 photos
In honor of Mother's Day, May 9, 2021, here's a look at some celebrity moms who brought the kids along for a walk on the red carpet over the past few years -- before the COVID-19 pandemic halted live events.
Notable deaths of 2021
Updated May 03, 2021 with 42 photos
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, Rapper DMX, Prince Philip, authors Beverly Cleary and Larry McMurtry, singer Mary Wilson, actors Helen McCrory, Jessica Walter, Christopher Plummer, Hal Holbrook, Dustin Diamond, Cicely Tyson and Cloris Leachman, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, heavyweight boxer Leon Spinks, middleweight boxer "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler, broadcaster Larry King, baseball legend Hank Aaron, Joanne Rogers, widow of TV icon Mr. Rogers, Magician Siegfried Fischbacher, and actress Tanya Roberts are among the famous people who have died in 2021.
NASA, SpaceX complete historic first mission to space station
Updated May 03, 2021 with 18 photos
NASA and SpaceX completed a historic mission on May 2, 2021, with the return of four astronauts from the International Space Station. The Crew-1 mission marked the first time four people flew in a space capsule and was only the second crewed launch for SpaceX and NASA's commercial crew program.
Highlights of the 2021 Kentucky Derby
Updated May 03, 2021 with 38 photos
Some fans were allowed to come to Churchill Downs on May 1, 2021, for the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby where Medina Spirit won. Last year's event was postponed till the fall and eventually ran before an audience of mostly horse owners and trainers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But this year was a more traditional experience in Louisville, Ky.
Scenes from stampede at religious event in northern Israel
Updated April 30, 2021 with 9 photos
At least 45 worshipers were killed April 30, 2021, and many were injured when a stampede erupted during an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish celebration in northern Israel, authorities said.
President Joe Biden's first speech to Congress
Updated April 29, 2021 with 22 photos
President Joe Biden made his first speech to a joint session of Congress on April 29, 2021, spelling out an ambitious domestic agenda that aims to help America compete against other nations. For the first time, two women sat on the dais behind the president in the House chamber -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Kamala Harris.
A look back at Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding
Updated April 29, 2021 with 29 photos
Prince William and Kate Middleton, duchess of Cambridge, were married on April 29, 2011, at Westminster Abbey in London. Here's a look back at their royal wedding.
A look back at astronaut Michael Collins' historic career
Updated April 28, 2021 with 24 photos
American astronaut Michael Collins, pilot of the Apollo 11 mission that landed man on the moon for the first time, died April 28, 2021, at age 90. Collins remained in lunar orbit while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon in 1969. Collins flew on the three-day Gemini 10 mission in 1966, during which he set a world altitude record and became the nation's third person to complete a spacewalk.
This week in Major League Baseball
Updated April 28, 2021 with 14 photos
Here's a look at moments in Major League Baseball for the week of April 25 2021.
The Kentucky Derby through the years
Updated April 27, 2021 with 55 photos
Known for mint juleps, bold fashion and wagering, the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., is the longest-running sporting event in the United States, first held in 1875. After being postponed a few months with limited attendance in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Derby is back on for May 1, 2021. Here's a look back through the history of the event.
Scenes from the great outdoors around the world
Updated April 27, 2021 with 59 photos
From frigid snowstorms to steamy, hot summer days, UPI photographers have captured scenes of natural beauty and people spending time outdoors all over the world. Here's a selection.
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