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Stories with subject: Parades
  • NYC St. Patrick's parade organizers choose 2nd LGBT group 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 6:34 pm

    NEW YORK - Organizers have chosen a second LGBT group to march in New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade next year.

  • Nineveh 85-year-old named parade grand marshal 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 5:05 am

    NINEVEH, Indiana - The steady stream of vehicles heads north out of Nineveh a little after 7?a.m. each day.

  • Hacking, China's maritime claims overshadow Xi's US visit story has photos
    Updated: Sep-20-15 2:31 am

    BEIJING - As Chinese President Xi Jinping makes his first state visit to Washington this week, the outlook for relations is decidedly murkier than when he hosted President Barack Obama at their last summit less than a year ago.

  • Rio Olympics Tourist's delight: Samba to Copa to Maracana 
    Updated: Sep-18-15 4:14 am

    RIO DE JANEIRO - Visitors to the Rio Olympics will be able to see most of city's famed landmarks without roaming far from the venues.

  • With a rocket's red glare? N. Korea gears up for major fete story has photos
    Updated: Sep-16-15 10:41 pm

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - China just put on a big military parade, a few months after Russia did the same. But there's no country more adept at putting on elaborate, massive displays of state power than North Korea, the undisputed goose-stepping capital of the world, and next month, Pyongyang will stage what is likely to be its biggest celebration in years.

  • French train heroes: Foiling attack gives new view on 9/11 
    Updated: Sep-11-15 9:26 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - Three Americans who stopped a gunman on a Paris-bound passenger train talked about the significance of 9/11 on Friday at a festive parade hosted by their California hometown and in an interview to air on national television.

  • NYPD to change policing method for pre-dawn West Indian fest 
    Updated: Sep-09-15 10:07 pm

    NEW YORK - New York City's police commissioner says there will be changes to the way officers police a pre-dawn party before the annual West Indian Day Parade.

  • 1 dead, Cuomo aide shot during West Indian Day festivities 
    Updated: Sep-08-15 8:44 am

    NEW YORK - The West Indian Day Parade, a rollicking, colorful celebration of Caribbean culture, music, style and food, rolled through New York City's streets Monday but, once again, was marred by pre-dawn violence that left one man dead and an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo in critical condition.

  • Small farewell party transforms into huge gay celebration story has photos
    Updated: Sep-05-15 6:20 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - What started as a small costume party held to bid farewell to a friend has blossomed into a huge annual celebration of gay culture that's headed into its 44th year.

  • 2 papal parades, more passes available after ticket outcry 
    Updated: Sep-04-15 8:37 am

    PHILADELPHIA - After an outcry over plans to keep most of Pope Francis' audience at his biggest Philadelphia events several blocks away, organizers Thursday announced the pontiff will parade through downtown twice and said they would set aside 30,000 tickets for the public to get a closer view.