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Post-Sandy, Macy's Thanksgiving parade is balm for the N.Y. soul

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

When Sandy slammed the East Coast, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons, floats and costumes were spared from the devastation. And Thursday morning, New Yorkers' mood elevated along with the traditional helium-filled balloons as the parade kicked off, just as it had for more than eight decades.


Train Collides With Veterans Parade in Texas, at Least Two Dead

At least two people were killed on Thursday when a train crashed into a veterans parade float in West Texas, according to an organizer of the event.


Fireworks, parades, 62 hot dogs: US celebrates 4th

Fireworks, parades, 62 hot dogs: US celebrates 4th

The U.S. marked the 235th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence with parades, fireworks, barbecues - plus presidential campaigning, a White House birthday and competitive eating....


Love Parade permanently canceled after 19 killed in panic

The death toll rose to 19 on Sunday and police said that 342 had been injured in a panicked crush of partygoers in an overcrowded tunnel that served as the sole entrance to a German festival billed as the world's largest techno music party.

Senh: Whenever there's a super huge crowd, it's scary, especially during parties in a confined area. Whenever something happens, there's really no escape.


China to display missiles that could hit American ships

The 60th anniversary parade will showcase military technology, most of which was made in China.


Thousands swarm into L.A. for Lakers parade

Thousands swarm into L.A. for Lakers parade

Thousands of fans poured into the Coliseum early Wednesday to celebrate the Los Angeles Lakers’ 15th NBA title with a parade and rally that the financially troubled city either badly needs or can’t afford, depending on who you ask.


Man who tried to attack Dutch royals dies

The man who drove his car into a crowd of parade spectators and killed six people died of his injuries Friday, leaving unresolved the mystery of why he tried to attack the Dutch royal family.


Car kills four after hitting Dutch royal parade

A car plowed into a parade that included Queen Beatrix and the Dutch royal family on Thursday, killing four people and injuring 13, Dutch officials said.


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