WorldViews: Mardi Gras

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 02/24/2012

At Mardi Gras parade, autistic girl jeered by drunken reveler

An all-female night parade planned a special event today in the girl’s honor.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:57 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Mardi Gras, autism, Krewe of Muses, New Orleans

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Fat Tuesday, Koran burning and Damascus revolt: Morning links

Koran burning, Fat Tuesday and Damascus revolt.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:31 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Morning links, Mardi Gras, Carnaval, Koran, Yemen, Syria, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Google Street View

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Mardi Gras is coming — along with a mountain of mess

Environmental groups who want to clean up the festival have some work to do.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:04 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, New Orleans, Mardi Gras, environment