Several tom turkeys ruffle their feathers and fan their tails to attract the attention of hens gathered near a home in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Kathy Plonka/The Spokesman-Review/AP
A Palestinian throws a stone towards Israeli forces (not pictured) during riots after the death of Maysara Abu Hamdiyeh in Israeli jail, in the West Bank city of Hebron. Bernat Armangue/AP
Warren Baxter from Oakville Ontario cheers for the Toronto Blue Jays as they play the Cleveland Indians in the second inning of their opening day MLB American League baseball game in Toronto, April 2. Fred Thornhill/Reuters
An Eurasian Eagle Owl sits in its enclosure in Munich's Hellabrunn zoo. Frank Leonhardt/AP
Bob Paulson checks on the damage to his rented truck following a hail storm in Hitchcock, Texas. Thousands of people in the Houston and Galveston areas lost electricity in overnight storms that dropped hail the size of baseballs and broke windows. No injuries were reported. Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle/AP
Stock prices displayed on an electronic board are reflected on raindrops on the window of the board outside a brokerage in Tokyo. Yuya Shino/Reuters
Men speak on mobile phones in front of a Sony showroom in the Ginza shopping district of Tokyo. Shizuo Kambayashi/AP
A high-speed ferry is docked during a 24-hour strike held by dock workers unions in the port of Piraeus, near Athens. Thanassis Stavrakis/AP
Kashmiri school children walk through a tulip garden on the outskirts of Srinagar, India. Kashmir is known for its mountains, lakes, forests, and moderate weather. Mukhtar Khan/AP
Rickshaw drivers and food vendors wait for customers in central Yangon. Security has been tightened in parts of Myanmar's biggest city and former capital Yangon after a fire killed 13 boys in a dormitory of an Islamic school. Damir Sagolj/Reuters
An indigenous woman of the Ixchil region stands with her face covered as she testifies in the trial against the former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt in the Supreme Court of Justice in Guatemala City. The former head of state was recently ordered to face trial by a judge who found sufficient evidence linking him to the killing of more than 1,700 indigenous people. Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters
Indians bathe at the River Ganges in Allahabad, India. Allahabad, on the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna is one of Hinduism's holiest sites. Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP
In a statement marking the fifth anniversary of Gross's detention earlier this month, Obama hinted that his release could lead to a thaw in relations with Cuba. Many are watching to see if this could lead to an end of the decades-long US economic embargo.
American Alan Gross has been released from a Cuban prison after five years, as part of an agreement that also includes the release of three Cubans jailed in the United States, senior U.S. officials said Wednesday.