Model Hannah Fraser dressed as a mermaid swims in an aquarium to promote the film 'Tears of a Mermaid' in Cannes during the 66th Cannes Film Festival. Eric Gaillard/Reuters
Women laugh as they prepare to graduate at the US Naval Academy commencement ceremony in Annapolis, Maryland. Larry Downing/Reuters
A two-month old Bengal tiger cub yawns while in its enclosure at the animal refuge La Fundacion Refugio Salvaje (Furesa) in La Libertad on the outskirts of San Salvador. The refuges takes care of animals in danger of extinction. Ulises Rodriguez/Reuters
Buddhists carry candles while encircling a large Buddha statue during Vesak Day, an annual celebration of Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death, at a temple in Nakhon Pathom province on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters
An Indian child plays in water to cool off, at a water theme park, during a hot summer afternoon in Hyderabad, India. Mahesh Kumar A./AP
Afghan police take cover during a gubattle following a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. A suicide bomber struck in the heart of the Afghan capital, sending a plume of smoke billowing over Kabul and setting up a gun battle in the second major attack in the city in little over a week, police said. Ahmad Jamshid/AP
A troop of Dark Age cavalry stunt performers in action at Traquair to promote The Hidden History of the Scottish Borders, an archaeology project looking at the Dark Ages in the Scottish Borders, during a performance. David Cheskin/AP
Commander of the British Army's 2 Signals Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Colin Vaudin, is greeted by his daughter Katherine before a parade marking completion of the unit's eight-month Afghanistan tour of duty, in York, northern England. Nigel Roddis/Reuters
An unidentified guest of the largest annual AIDS charity gala in Europe known as the Life Ball poses for photos after arrival at the Vienna International Airport, in Austria. Hans Punz/AP
Nepalese boys play at Kumgun Monastery in Lukla, Nepal. Lukla is a town in northeastern Nepal and is a popular landing spot for people visiting the Himalayas. Niranjan Shrestha/AP
Liu Lingchao carries his makeshift dwelling as he walks along a road in Shapu township of Liuzhou, China, May 21st. Five years ago, Liu decided to walk back to his hometown in Guangxi from Shenzhen, where he once worked as a migrant worker. With bamboo, plastic bags and bed sheets, Liu made himself a 'portable room' to carry with him as he walks an average of 12.5 miles everyday. Reuters
Orthodox nuns attend a service to mark the Day of St. Cyril and Methodius, founders of the Cyrillic alphabet, inside the Cathedral of the Assumption, Cathedral Square in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP
Nikko Owen walks past an open door as she works to salvage items from her uncle's home after it was almost destroyed by a tornado in Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado was the strongest in the US in nearly two years. Lucas Jackson/Reuters
Buddhist monks carry candles as they pray during Vesak Day, an annual celebration of Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death, at Wat Dhammakaya in Pathum Thani province, on the outskirts of Bangkok. Athit Perewongmetha/Reuters
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.