Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey elephants Bunny, Susie and Minnie line up for a hot dog bun eating contest July 2, 2010 in Coney Island, New York. (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus Eliminating Elephant Acts

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show’s iconic elephants from its performances by 2018.

03/05/2015

Aftermath of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus accident in Providence, R.I., May 4, 2014. (credit: Alexander Wood via CBS 2)

Circus Comes To Hartford Following Accident That Injured 9

The “human chandelier” stunt, in which performers hang by their hair from a suspended apparatus, won’t be performed. Eight acrobats and a ground worker were injured in an accident Sunday.

05/08/2014

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey clowns (file/credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Auditioners Hope To Run Away With The Circus At Clown College Auditions

Forty decidedly silly souls serious about cutting it as a clown did their best to impress circus brass in the hopes of getting a coveted opening on Monday.

03/17/2014

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus comes to Barclays Center (credit: CBS 2)

Circus Comes To Town At Barclays Center

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus made its stop at Barclays Center in Brooklyn for two days of high-flying fun.

03/31/2013