Rebekah Brooks resigned Friday as the chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's News International. Murdoch defended Rebekah Brooks as the British tabloid phone hacking scandal has unfolded.
Children of migrant workers dance outside containers used as classrooms during an after-school program initiated by Compassion for Migrant Children in Beijing.
Guy Fawkes Day 2010 gives Brits occasion to burn in effigy the revolutionary who attempted to violently restore Catholicism in 1605. But some see him as a symbol for dramatic change in government.
UNITED KINGDOM AND 15 COMMONWEALTHS: Queen Elizabeth II has reigned since 1952, when her father died. She has four children and eight grandchildren. The heir apparent is her son Charles, Prince of Wales. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are seen at the House of Lords during the State Opening of Parliament in Westminster in London on May 25.