The space shuttle Endeavour lifts off from Kennedy Space Center on a 14-day mission to the International Space Station.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Raoux / Associated PressLink
A pedestrian passes a newsstand with papers carrying coverage of the U.S. arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, on attempted-rape charges.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Antoine Antoniol / BloombergLink
A woman throws a ball against members of the Left Bloc party dressed as pins during a protest against the International Monetary Fund and its proposed bailout of Portugal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francisco Seco / Associated PressLink
An anti-government protester wearing a glove with colors of the Palestinian flag flashes the victory sign during a demonstration to demand the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khaled Abdullah / ReutersLink
Activists with painted faces check a phone during a protest calling for an end to U.S. support of the current regime.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nodar Tskhvirashvili / ReutersLink
Riot police fire tear gas at Kurdish protesters.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OSMAN ORSAL / ReutersLink
Forensic workers move one of the 28 bodies found decapitated on a farm near the Mexican border to a mobile morgue.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHAN ORDONEZ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Cast member and photographer Peter Lindbergh poses with actress Charlotte Rampling during a photocall for the film "The Look" at the Cannes Film Festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VINCENT KESSLER / ReutersLink
A farmer smokes hash before working in a field of young marijuana plants in the mountainous upper Panjshir region. The farmer has been growing cannabis for three years and says he has seen prices triple since 2008.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paula Bronstein / Getty ImagesLink
Lady Gaga poses for photographers in the offices of the Metro newspaper, where she guest-edited an edition.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAUL HACKETT / ReutersLink
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