Mardi Gras season is well underway in the Big Easy and all over the southern U.S. Mardi Gras is February 21, 2012.
Millions party at Carnival in Brazil
A true American hero: the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of his groundbreaking space flight.
Showered in confetti and flanked by sequined samba queens, Rio's mayor symbolically relinquished control of the city to its rotund Carnival king on Friday to kick off the five-day festivities, a time of joyous excess when the streets fill with roving percussion bands and throngs of dancing, drinking revelers.
"The Help" collected three prizes at the NAACP Image Awards, including top actress honors for Viola Davis, the supporting actress prize for Octavia Spencer and outstanding motion picture. The ceremony Friday at the Shrine Auditorium, which honored diversity in the arts, was punctuated by moving tributes to Whitney Houston, the ...
Stars stroll down the red carpet at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, in Los Angeles.
2012 Fashion Week kicks off in Britain
See what crazy situations these animals get themselves into.
The stars of NASCAR met with the media Wednesday in advance of the Daytona 500.
The world's top designers showed off their hottest new lines this week in New York. The more 'exotic' outfits had heads turning and jaws dropping.
Six little pigs have found a new friend at a German animal sanctuary in a maternal French bulldog named Baby.
Meet Malachy, the Pekingese, winner of best in show at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show.
At least 350 people are believed dead after a fire swept through a Honduran prison.
In what's becoming and SF tradition on Valentines Day, the 2012 Valentines Day Pillow Fight went on with hundreds going at each other.