On March 23, volunteer Cara Bround holds a ten-day-old Sykes Monkey being cared for at the Colobus Trust Rescue Center near Mombasa after its mother was electrocuted. According to the Trust, the population of Sykes Monkeys have gone down from 800 three years ago to 600. Joseph Okanga/Reuters
Ian Poulter of England plays with his one-year-old daughter, Lilly Mai, on the practice green before the start of the second day of the Tavistock Cup Golf Tournament in Windermere, Fla., on March 23. Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP
A saltwater volitan lionfish displays its venomous spines at Ben Franklin and Neptune's Cellar in Amherst, Ohio. The store offers more than 50 species of fresh and saltwater fish as well as other pet supplies. Nate Parsons/The Morning Journal/AP
A footprint is seen on a dried-up reservoir in the drought-hit Luoping County in Yunnan province, China, on March 23. State media have said forecasters see no sign of the severe drought across southwest China abating. More than 50 million people have been affected. Bruce Li/Reuters
A 25-foot tall replica of the Egyptian god Anubis with a suitcase at his feet passes n front of the Statue of Liberty while taking a tour of the New York City waterways on Tuesday. The statue was traveling to announce the upcoming exhibit 'Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs,' which starts on April 23 at the Discovery Times Square Exposition. Seth Wenig/AP
A protesting firefighter shouts slogans in front of riot police outside Parliament during a demonstration against the Greek government's austerity measures in Athens, Greece, on Tuesday. Some 500 firefighters took part in the peaceful march, protesting cuts to their salaries under measures intended to save the debt-ridden country some 4.8 billion euros ($6.5 billion) this year. Petros Giannakouris/AP
Afghan boys gesture at a military all-terrain vehicle as US Marines patrol around northern Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 23. Asmaa Waguih/Reuters
People look at a tractor-trailer burned by members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (FARC) in Dagua, Colombia, on March 23. Seven tractor-trailers were burned, authorities said. Jaime Saldarriaga/Reuters
A woman holds burning candles as she stands in front of Google China's headquarters in Beijing, China, on March 23. Google Inc. stopped censoring the Internet for China by shifting its search engine off the mainland Monday, but said it will maintain other operations in the country. Jason Lee/Reuters
A young boy plays beside a mural depicting a petrol bomber in Bogside, Northern Ireland, on March 23. The Saville report into Bloody Sunday may not be published until after the general election, local media reported. Cathal McNaughton/Reuters
Ludo Lovey of Switzerland jumps over a cliff during the Xtreme men's ski freeride contest on the Bec des Rosses mountain in Verbier on March 23. Denis Balibouse/Reuters
Arcelor Mittal steel workers dressed in their protective work suits demonstrate in Marseille, France, on March 23. French trains, schools and public services were hit on Tuesday by protests over pensions and wages, with unions looking to capitalize on a hefty defeat for President Nicolas Sarkozy at weekend regional elections. Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters
Ramiro Ortiz carries his child outside his home during the daily two-hour blackout in Maracaibo, Venezuela, on Tuesday. Power outages for the past two months in the city have not only generated unease in the community and losses in productivity, but have also led to an increase in criminal activity carried out during the blackouts, Maracaibo Mayor's office said. Isaac Urrutia/Reuters
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden smile in the East Room of the White House in Washington, on Tuesday before Obama signed the healthcare reform bill. Charles Dharapak/AP
The government intends to combine three separate regions of Sanjiangyuan to create China’s first national park, setting aside an area the size of Pennsylvania. China is also working to set up a series of other trial national parks around the country.
More than 2,700 miles before the Mekong River drains into the South China Sea, before it winds past the ancient Khmer temple of Vat Phou and the poppy fields of the Golden Triangle, it begins on the Tibetan Plateau in western China. Tibetan Buddhists believe the spiritual source of the river is an alpine lake called Zaxiqiwa. Scientists have argued for decades over the river’s geographical origin. Not one of them doubts that it trickles down from a glacier high in the serrated mountains. The question is which one.