Audiences are increasingly turning to comedy to ease the recession blues.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will be in New York on Tuesday. The British monarch is set to address the UN for the second time in her 57-year reign.
Tropical Storm Alex is now Hurricane Alex. Tropical Storm Alex became a hurricane shortly before 10 p.m. and is now churning up the waters toward Mexico and Texas
A lion yawns at a nature reserve on the outskirts of Pretoria, South Africa, on Tuesday.
Queen Elizabeth II, wearing a yellow hat and a raincoat over her yellow suit, was officially welcomed to Halifax, Nova Scotia, by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Lyon & Turnbull auctioneers' assistants Kerry Wallace (l.) and Victoria Crake pose for photographers while wearing Darth Vader helmets created by artists, during a photocall in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Thursday. The two helmets designed by street artists Niagara and Eelus and will go on display at Lyon & Turnbull on Friday and are from a collection of 100 from The Vader Project which are to be auctioned in Philadelphia on July 10.
Queen Elizabeth II, wearing a white dress with a blue coat and hat, greeted onlookers and met former champions such as Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova before meeting the tennis tournament's top seeds.
UCLA center fielder Beau Amaral tries in vain to reach a three-run triple ball hit by TCU's Taylor Featherston in the seventh inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., on Monday evening.
If you give your canine a human name, will you sound ridiculous? Will your dog care?
Britain's Prince William carries his newborn son, the Prince of Cambridge, into public view for the first time July 23, 2013, outside St. Mary's Hospital in London. Royal officials say Britain's new prince has been named George Alexander Louis.