McLaren driver Jenson Button of Britain sits in the car during a practice session at Valencia street circuit in Valencia, Spain, on Friday. Europe's Formula One Grand Prix will take place on June 27. Fernando Hernandez/AP
A visitor looks at the object "Morsealphabet" (Morse Alphabet) during artist Brigitte Kowanz's "Now I see" exhibition at MUMOK museum of modern arts in Vienna on Friday. Lisi Niesner/Reuters
A soccer fan attends a public screening of the World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Portugal on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. Bruno Domingos/Reuters
South Korean Navy warships parade off the southeastern coast near Busan, South Korea, to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean War on Friday. Jo Jung-hoo/Yonhap/AP
Fans of the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson, light candles around posters of him to mark the first anniversary of his death on Friday in Jammu, India. Channi Anand/AP
A defaced picture of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Donald Tsang is left outside Hong Kong's Legislative Council on Friday. Hong Kong passed a controversial political reform package, getting opposition lawmakers to back electoral changes that could pave the way for universal suffrage in 2017 as promised by Beijing. Tyrone Siu/Reuters
Joao Victor holds a Brazilian flag as he walks up a hill in front of his house prior to the South Africa 2010 World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Portugal, in a neighborhood on the outskirts of Brasilia, on Friday. Eraldo Peres/AP
Afghan villagers listen to 2nd Lt. Matthew Bennet (not shown) with U.S. C Troop 1-71 CAV during a night patrol in the village of Gorgan, Afghanistan, on Friday. Denis Sinyakov/Reuters
A statue of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin is dismantled at his hometown of Gori, Georgia, on Friday. Authorities in Georgia tore down a monument to Soviet dictator Josef Stalin to make way for a memorial to the victims in the Russian-Georgian war of 2008. Gor Region Administration/AP
Kyrgyz soldiers fill their ballot papers at a polling station as early voting is held for Sunday's referendum in the southern Kyrgyz city of Osh, Kyrgyzstan, on Friday. Sergei Grits/AP
Iraqis protest electricity shortages in the Shiite city of Kufa, Iraq, on Friday. Iraq's acting electricity minister urged the country to cut down on air conditioning and said there is no "magic wand" to end the country's power outages, which have led to violent protests as temperatures climb to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Alaa al-Marjani/AP
A fan holds up a Brazilian flag before the World Cup 2010 soccer game between Brazil and Portugal at the Dona Marta slum in Rio de Janeiro, on Friday. Silvia Izquierdo/AP
Caution tape surrounds a downed wall at a hotel in the aftermath of a storm in Philadelphia, Penn., on Friday. Philadelphia-based utility, Peco, reports more than 100,000 customers were without power Monday morning. Spokesman Ben Armstrong says service won't be restored in some areas until the weekend because of extensive damage. Matt Rourke/AP
Swimmer Michael Phelps trains in Paris on Friday ahead of the Paris Open Swimming Championship, which will take place over the weekend. Thibault Camus/AP
While President Xi Jinping’s foreign-policy initiatives have made headlines abroad, one of his most ambitious domestic priorities is entering the final stretch: the race to build a 'moderately prosperous society.'
Before the pigs arrived, Yu Anhen and her husband eked out a living as subsistence farmers in the remote mountains of Guizhou, one of China’s poorest provinces. Then, two months ago, a government official came to them with an offer of 5,000 yuan ($735) to buy three piglets. Ms. Yu eagerly said yes. She saw it as an opportunity to ease her family’s finances and help pay for her son’s college tuition.