Parades

In this Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, file photo, a child dressed as Black Pete waits for the arrival of Sinterklaas, in Dokkum, northern Netherlands. As many Dutch children eagerly anticipate the arrival of their country's version of Santa Claus this weekend, opponents and supporters of his controversial helper Black Pete are gearing up for protests. Black Pete is often played by white people with their faces daubed in dark makeup. Supporters see him as a traditional children's character, while opponents decry him as a racist stereotype. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
November 16, 2018 - 11:41 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — As Dutch children anticipate the arrival of their country's version of Santa Claus this weekend, critics and fans of his helper, Black Pete, are gearing up for protests that have become another fixture of the festive season in the Netherlands. White people often daub...
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November 11, 2018 - 2:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Marching bands played patriotic songs and onlookers waved American flags as the annual Veterans Day Parade made its way through New York City. Marchers accompanied by floats made their way up Manhattan's Fifth Avenue on Sunday. Among those in the parade was a group carrying a giant...
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This combination photo shows Diana Ross at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Nov. 19, 2017, left, and John Legend at Caruso's Palisades Village opening gala in Los Angeles on Sept. 20, 2018. Ross and Legend will be among the stars celebrating at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Nov. 22. (AP Photo)
November 01, 2018 - 5:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — 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...
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FILE- In this Oct. 31, 2017 file photo, a reveler gets his picture taken by a friend in front of heavily armed police during the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade in New York. The NYPD says thousands of uniformed and plainclothes officers will patrol the 2018 parade in Greenwich Village. They'll be joined by counterterrorism units, police dogs and helicopters. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)
October 31, 2018 - 7:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Halloween security a year after a deadly truck attack in New York City (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Throngs of costumed revelers kicked off New York City's big Halloween parade amid tight security after last year's holiday was marred by a deadly truck attack. The NYPD...
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FILE- In this Oct. 31, 2017 file photo, a reveler gets his picture taken by a friend in front of heavily armed police during the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade in New York. The NYPD says thousands of uniformed and plainclothes officers will patrol the 2018 parade in Greenwich Village. They'll be joined by counterterrorism units, police dogs and helicopters. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)
October 31, 2018 - 6:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Halloween security a year after a deadly truck attack in New York City (all times local): 6:30 p.m. New York City officials are taking heat for botching a ceremony meant to honor victims of last year's deadly truck attack. A last-minute invitation to one victim's...
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Boston Red Sox fans line the parade route, waiting to celebrate the team's World Series championship over the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
October 31, 2018 - 12:34 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Confetti cannons boomed and huge crowds of fans accustomed to the success of their beloved sports franchises cheered wildly as duck boats ferried the Boston Red Sox on a parade through city streets to mark the team's fourth World Series championship in the past 15 years. The parade...
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FILE- In this Oct. 31, 2017 file photo, a reveler gets his picture taken by a friend in front of heavily armed police during the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade in New York. The NYPD says thousands of uniformed and plainclothes officers will patrol the 2018 parade in Greenwich Village. They'll be joined by counterterrorism units, police dogs and helicopters. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)
October 31, 2018 - 10:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A jittery New York will celebrate Halloween on Wednesday and the city's police department will be out in force as precaution, a year after the holiday was marred by a deadly truck attack. Thousands of uniformed and plainclothes officers will be on hand for the city's big Halloween...
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Mourners carry flag-draped caskets during a mass funeral for victims of Saturday's terror attack on a military parade, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in the sweltering heat. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
September 25, 2018 - 7:03 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian media outlet close to the country's hard-line Revolutionary Guard published a video Tuesday threatening the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates with missile attacks, further raising regional tensions after a weekend militant attack on a military...
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Tracee Ellis Ross arrives at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
September 18, 2018 - 1:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — There were princess looks and stars pretty in pink, liquid metallics and a contingent in red for TV's big night at the Emmy Awards. Claire Foy in custom Calvin Klein by Appointment, Jessica Biel in ruffly Ralph & Russo and Scarlett Johansson in Balmain represented in white...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong hits a line drive to right field for a two run RBI double during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
September 17, 2018 - 11:36 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Kolten Wong hit the first of four St. Louis homers, Miles Mikolas won his third straight start and the Cardinals beat the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves 11-6 on Monday night to give their playoff push another boost. St. Louis has 35 victories since the All-Star break, most in the...
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