A riot policeman is splattered with iced coffee outside the Greek Parliament during a protest in Athens on Thursday. Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through Greece's capital after lawmakers approved drastic cuts need to secure international rescue loans worth 110 billion euros ($140 billion). Evi Zoupanou/AP
A pattern of oil is seen in the waters of Chandeleur Sound, La., on Thursday. Alex Brandon/AP
A bird used by a Chinese street performer (not shown) holds a yuan as it prepares to drop it into a piggy bank in Beijing on Thursday. Muhammed Muheisen/AP
Ana Ivanovic of Serbia celebrates after winning her match against Nadia Petrova of Russia at the Rome Masters Tennis Tournament on Thursday. Giampiero Sposito/Reuters
Dogs are seen tied up outside a polling station in Camserney, Scotland, on Thursday as Britain held elections. Russel Cheyne/Reuters
US Army Lt. Jon Lessman flips over a mud wall while walking through vinyards on patrol in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Thursday. Julie Jacobson/AP
A US Army explosive ordnance disposal robot is seen during an explosion of an improvised explosive device in Mainjui village near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on Thursday. Yannis Behrakis/Reuters
The new Orion crew capsule is catapulted into the air on Thursday at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., during a test of the Orion's launch-abort system, which will move astronauts and the capsule to safety in case of a problem on the launch pad, such as a fire, or during a problem during the climb to orbit. The Orion capsule was originally designed to take astronauts back to the moon. But President Obama in February killed NASA's $100 billion plans to return to the moon, redirecting the money for new rocket technology research. Craig Fritz/AP
The Joe Griffin arrives at the site of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and sinking in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday. The ship is carrying the containment vessel, which will be used to try to contain the oil spilling from the wellhead. The sheen of the oil on the water can be seen here as well. Gerald Herbert/AP
People celebrate with fire crackers after the sentencing of Pakistani Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks. Kasab was sentenced to death by an Indian court on Thursday. Rajanish Kakade/AP
A security guard looks for his belongings inside a burnt security vehicle after clashes with local Nagas in Mao, in the Indian state of Nagaland on Thursday. Police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of people who tried to remove barricades put up by authorities to prevent a Naga separatist leader from entering Manipur State in India's northeast, officials said. Anupam Nath/AP
Road crews survey the damage to Tucker Road in Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday. Flood waters from White's Creek raced through the neighborhood during last weekend's storms, destroying roads and dozens of homes. M. Spencer Green/AP
A young Palestinian woman paints graffiti on a wall in Gaza City on Thursday. Hatem Moussa/AP
Pink bicycles are seen in Schalkwijk, Netherlands. Several cities in the Netherlands put pink art works on display in celebration of the arrival of the Giro d'Italia, an international cycling event. Michael Kooren/Reuters
Rep. Will Hurd of Texas brings to Washington rare hands-on expertise from the front lines of American spycraft and information security. Now, as cybersecurity issues heat up, Hurd wants to be a liaison between the intelligence community, tech sector, and lawmakers.
He was an undercover CIA officer in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Then, after nine years as a spy, Will Hurd turned to defending against virtual attacks in the private sector. As a civilian, he helped build a tech firm that supported major financial services and manufacturing companies to defend their networks against hackers.