A shaven-headed young boy yawns while attending a volunteer activity in Seoul, South Korea. He is among ten children who entered a temple to have an experience of monks' life for three weeks, called Little Buddha Camp. Lee Jin-man/AP
Chinese inventor Tao Xiangli modifies the circuits of his self-made robot at his house in Beijing. Tao, 37, spent about 150,000 yuan (USD 24,407) and more than 11 months to build the robot out of recycled scrap metals and electric wires that he bought from a second-hand market. Suzie Wong/Reuters
US President Barack Obama checks to see if he still needs the umbrella held by a US Marine to protect him from the rain during a joint news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington DC. Jason Reed/Reuters
Mayor Michael Nutter speaks with Anna Henderson, 113, as the pair pose for photographs during the 13th Annual Mayor’s Centenarian Celebration at the union hall in Philadelphia. The city established the event in 2001 to mark the anniversary of the completion of the historic century-old City Hall. Matt Rourke/AP
An Arum Lily flowers in a Johannesburg garden as Autumn heads for Winter in the southern hemisphere. Denis Farrell/AP
A boy watches jellyfish swim in a large tank at the Vancouver Aquarium in Vancouver, British Columbia. The tank contains around 2,000 spotted jellyfish and is part of a major display of 15 various species from around the world. Andy Clark/Reuters
A sparrow watches its mate enter a nesting box at the Scarborough Marsh in Scarborough, Maine. Robert F. Bukaty/AP
Crushed autos sit amid the rubble as emergency personnel continue search efforts to locate people in that are unaccounted for in the destroyed Rancho Brazos neighborhood of Granbury, Texas. Ten tornadoes touched down in several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens injured and hundreds homeless. Paul Moseley/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram/AP
People look inside the 1:10 scale model of the Great Synagogue of Warsaw and its surroundings, displayed near the place where the building stood, in Warsaw, Poland. 70 years ago, May 16, 1943, the synagogue was demolished by German Nazi troops. Alik Keplicz/AP
French fashion designer and former model Ines de la Fressange poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the screening of the film 'Jeune & Jolie' (Young & Beautiful) in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes. Olivier Anrigo/Reuters
Internally displaced Rohingya gather outside a window, right, to receive rice at a school where they took refuge in Sittwe, northwestern Rakhine State, Myanmar. Members of the displaced Rohingya minority started to evacuate for safer shelters ahead of the arrival of Cyclone Mahasen. Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP
A langur baby looks out resting in the lap of its mother at the Khandagiri cave hills in the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar, India. Biswaranjan Rout/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.