A six-month-old female polar bear cub cools off in her pool at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Russia’s Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk on Thursday.
Catholic faithful from Belarus and neighboring countries carry candles during an annual religious festival marking the miracle-working icon known as the Mother of God of Budslav in the Belarus village of Budslav on Friday.
Tara, a 2-month-old Asian palm civet cub, sits on the shoulder of a Royev Ruchei Zoo employee in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on Monday. Zoo employees are hand-feeding two cubs, Tara and Tona, after their mother gave birth to them in April this year and refused to nurse them.
A law enforcement investigator enters a home at 39 Waverley Avenue, in Watertown, Mass., on Thursday. Federal agents arrested two people and are searching locations in Massachusetts and New York in connection with the failed Times Square car bomb, federal authorities said.
President Obama addresses the 1,200 graduates of Hampton University, a historically black university, at the school's Armstrong Stadium in Hampton, Va., Sunday.
People dressed as comic characters sing and dance during the opening of the Festival of Humor called Yumorina in the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Odessa, April 1. The Fools' Day Festival lasts for two days and is an official holiday in Odessa.
A member of the winter and ice swimming club 'Seehunde Berlin,' or Berlin Seals, takes a dip in the frozen Oranke lake in Berlin, Germany, on Dec. 25. Every Christmas, club members meet for a swim at the lake.
A worker pulls himself through a bed of 'Wishing Spheres' in Singapore on Jan. 4. People wrote their wishes for 2010 on the spheres, which were illuminated in the marina as part of the city-state's New Year's celebrations.
An Israeli Arab boy dressed up as Santa Claus sits in a cardboard box during a Christmas parade through the town of Nazareth on Christmas Eve, Thursday.
Gold turtles and toads are displayed at a jewelery shop in Seoul, South Korea, on April 21. Gold prices hit record highs for a fifth session and silver rallied to its strongest since 1980 as the dollar slid to a three-year low against a basket of major currencies and oil prices rallied.