Heather Shuford kisses her husband, Capt. Robert Shuford, goodbye Monday as their son, Aden, 6, clings to his father's arm at Camp Lejeune. Shuford was deploying with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN ALTHOUSE / The Daily NewsLink
Deputy M. McCullough carries a lost child back to her mother during a rally Monday for slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin. The Sanford Police Department's decision not to arrest the man accused of killing the 17-year-old in February has created a public outcry for justice.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRIAN BLANCO / EPALink
People relax along the Seine river, where temperatures reached 69 degrees Fahrenheit.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jacques Brinon / Associated PressLink
A couple walk through an unexpected heavy snowfall.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFPLink
A tear gas canister fired by Indonesian police officers explodes in the air during a protest against the government's plan to raise fuel prices by about 33% to avoid a budget deficit.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dita Alangkara / Associated PressLink
Spanish Civil Guards carry away evidence after the arrest of a suspected Al Qaeda member identified only as M. H. A. Spanish police have accused him of sharing videos on the Internet that encouraged "terrorist acts."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSE JORDAN / AFPLink
Turkey's Sila Saygi falls in the ladies free skating preliminary round during the World Figure Skating Championships.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VALERY HACHE / AFPLink
Japanese challenger Yota Sato lands a right to Thai defending champion Suriyan Sor Rungvisai during the fourth round of their WBC super flyweight boxing title fight at Korakuen Hall. Sato won the crown with a unanimous decision.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kyodo NewsLink
Chemical tracers are released from five rockets launched from NASA's Wallops Island test flight facility. The tracers form white clouds that allow scientists and the public to visualize upper level jet stream winds.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / NASALink
Visitors are silhouetted against a laser light frame art installation created by China's Li Hui, which is being displayed as part of the iLight Marina along the waterfront of Marina Bay.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated PressLink
A man walks beside a heavy fire engulfing the deep seaport Myanmar International Terminals Thilawa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YE AUNG THU / AFPLink
A waxing crescent moon is seen in the night sky Monday. Sometimes called a young moon, a waxing crescent moon is always seen in the west after sunset.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFPLink
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