PLATYPUS: A platypus baby, or 'puggle,' is held before being transferred back to its burrow after emerging for the first time at Sydney's Taronga Zoo in 2006.
Switzerland's Roger Federer hits a return to Austria's Jurgen Melzer (not shown) at the 2010 Wimbledon tennis championships in London, June 28.
Wimbledon tennis action is on a break today. Tennis at Wimbledon will start up again Monday after a wild week one.
An official investigation has been launched after a report alleging Sudan war crimes by Swedish firm Lundin Petroleum. The Swedish foreign minister was on Lundin's board at the time under investigation.
Roger Federer, Marcos Daniel, and five other men in this year's 128-player Wimbledon draw are fathers.
An infrared mosaic image from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer shows the Heart and Soul nebulae located some 6,000 light-years from Earth. the Heart and Soul nebulae form a vast star-forming complex that makes up part of the Perseus spiral arm of our Milky Way galaxy. The nebula to the left is the Heart, designated IC 1805 and named after its resemblance to a human heart. To the right is the Soul nebula, also known as the Embryo nebula, IC 1848 or W5. Also visible near the bottom of this image are two galaxies, Maffei 1 and Maffei 2.
Three-year-old Jackson Hazlett of Portland, Ore., hugs his father after the two were reunited on April 21 at the Chiles Center at the University of Portland. His father, Sgt. Ryan Hazlett, was serving in Iraq, and returned home with 2,700 other Oregon Army National Guard soldiers after 10 months away.
Climate change may cause the Alps to see more heat waves, floods and avalanches, making the famous peaks more dangerous for mountaineers and skiers.
Israel's Gaza flotilla raid prompted a response in Turkey that rattled some Europeans. Turkey has been rebuffed in its efforts to join the European Union for years, and is now forging a more independent international course.
Comet McNaught 2009 R1 is pictured in the night sky over Jauerling, Austria, on June 9. The green shimmering comet can be seen with the naked eye under ideal conditions and might become as bright as Ursa Major within June.