Seal pups enjoy the water in a pool at the common seal station in Friedrichskoog near the North Sea, northern Germany. The pups were abandoned by their mother. They will grow up here before being released back into their natural habitat.
The Annual Meeting of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, took place Monday in Boston, with the Board of Directors encouraging a dialogue with church members.
A three-year-old boy holds a flower to give to US Senator John McCain before his visit to an HIV/AIDS hospice, founded by a member of National League for Democracy (NLD) party, in Yangon, Myanmar. McCain is in the country on an official visit to strengthen bilateral relations and is expected to meet pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Starr of the New York Army National Guard stands at attention as taps is played during a memorial service at the New York Division of Military and Naval Affairs in Latham, NY. The service remembered the 32 members of the New York Army National Guard and one member of the New York Naval Militia who have died on active duty since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Extended travel – going way beyond the family vacation – is part of a post 9/11, post Eat Pray Love effect. Families sell the house, pull the kids from school and go – looking for more togetherness, an escape from stress, and, a global education.
Children of migrant workers dance outside containers used as classrooms during an after-school program initiated by Compassion for Migrant Children in Beijing.
President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron participate in a joint news conference at Lancaster House in London on May 25.
Mohammad Alishan, a performer from India's eastern state of Jharkhand, performs a stunt as he drives a car on the walls of a 'Well of Death' at a fair in Srinagar.