Hannah Belton crosses the finish line in 69 seconds to win the Liberal leg of the International Pancake Race Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2105 in Liberal, Kan. The time was good enough to earn the International crown by beating Olney’s  Emma Maitland who won Britain’s leg of the race with a time of 75 seconds. (AP Photo/Southwest Leader & Times, Earl Watt)

Photos: 2015 International Pancake Race

A teacher and middle-school cross country coach from Liberal, Kansas, won Shrove Tuesday’s International Pancake Day Race in her hometown.

Mardi Gras Pets

Photos: Mardi Gras pets

Mardi Gras isn’t just for the humans. Check out these animals who are joining in on the Mardi Gras celebrations!

Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Photos: Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Decked out in glitzy costumes and winter coats, people filled the streets of New Orleans on Tuesday for the annual Mardi Gras festivities.