(CNN)To most people in the Northern Hemisphere, May Day conjures images of brightly colored twirling ribbons and promises of warm days ahead. That's not the whole story, though: May Day is also a day of protests and riots that traces its modern roots back to a world-changing explosion in Chicago.
ESPN is an American-based global cable and satellite television channel that focuses on sports-related programming including live and pre-taped event telecasts, sports highlight and talk shows, and other original programming. This article details the development of ESPN from its founding in 1978, and its history since the channel's launch on September 7, 1979.
Eight circus acrobats hurt after Rhode Island rigging collapse - “ Eight circus acrobats were hospitalized on Monday, with two in critical condition, a day after the rigging they were hanging from collapsed during a performance in Providence, Rhode Island, badly injuring the performers and shocking the audience.
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