It’s Thursday Night Football at Manhattan’s Wharf Bar. Young professionals stream through the door to watch the Baltimore Ravens vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers at this unofficial “Ravens bar,” pulling NFL jerseys out of their backpacks and putting them on over button-up shirts and ties. A banner on the wall declares, “You’re in Ravens country.” A full hour before the game starts and it’s standing room only.
This display of fan loyalty comes despite the fact that just a few days prior, a video leaked to the public showing running back — and now ex-Raven — Ray Rice knocking a woman unconscious.
With its second appearance occurring in less than a month, you may wonder whether the supermoon is really all that super. No matter — Reuters has some excellent photography of the lunar event to disabuse you of such notions.
Gallery: Is it hot in here? Or is it just the magma? An Icelandic lava field near the Vatnajokull glacier begins to erupt. Po-tay-to, po-tah-to A Venezuelan Socialist Party member amends the Lord’s Prayer, swapping out “God” for “Chavez.” Sushi, anyone? Almost two-dozen different types of fish leap back onto conservationists’ “sustainable” category, making them a suitable dinner option for seafood lovers after years of overfishing. Video: Training vets? Call in robo-pup A mechanical pooch gives veterinary students hands-on training. It’s a three-hour flight A passenger plane from New York La Guardia to West Palm Beach lands early, after two passengers get into a fight over seat reclining. This is the third tiff of its kind in a week. Gallery: Yea, it’s definitely hot in here Call it Summer’s last gasp? New York City hits 92 degrees for the first time this year — and city dwellers fight to beat the heat.
Triathlons draw more middle-aged athletes looking for a new challenge.
Ferguson, Missouri police officers will now wear body cameras, after the shooting of an unarmed black teenager sparked outrage.
Hurricane Marie draws massive waves – and aquatic thrill-seekers.
A small Minnesota town denies a Muslim group the right to open a religious center. The Justice Department sues them.