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The space shuttle Enterprise passes lower Manhattan and the under-construction One World Trade Center as it makes the final leg of its journey by barge to its new home on the flight deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. NASA ended its shuttle program last year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Richard Drew / Associated Press

French President Francois Hollande meets with World War II veterans during a ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of France at a cemetery in western France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Vincent / Pool

Afghan villagers gather at a house destroyed in an apparent NATO raid in Logar province, south of Kabul. Afghan officials and residents say a predawn NATO airstrike aimed at militants in eastern Afghanistan killed civilians celebrating a wedding, including women and children.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ihsanullah Majroh / Associated Press

U.S. Marine Sgt. Michelle Hill, left, and Cpl. Reagan Odhner unload their M4 rifles after a patrol with Afghanistan National Army soldiers in Helmand Province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adek Berry / AFP

A man runs on to a bridge that spans an overflowing canal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP

A Syrian boy walks next to the rubble of a house destroyed during a military operation by the Syrian pro-Assad army.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Hindu holy men use special cardboard eclipse glasses as they watch the rare transit of Venus on the banks of the Ganges River.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

A bird comes in to land atop one of the domes of the landmark Taj Mahal as Venus, top left, begins to pass in front of the sun.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated Press

A horse and exercise rider leave the track after a morning workout at Belmont Park ahead of this weekend's Belmont Stakes race.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Bello / Getty Images

Rafael Nadal of Spain kicks up some clay in shoes bearing the number "6," marking his six previous victories at the French Open, in his quarterfinal match against compatriot Nicolas Almagro.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christophe Ena / Associated Press

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Pictures in the News | June 6, 2012

In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News: The space shuttle Enterprise passes lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center as it makes the final leg of its journey by barge to its new  home on the flight deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum; French President Francois Hollande shakes hands with WWII veterans during a ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of France (more photos); A bird comes in to land atop one of the domes of the landmark Taj Mahal as Venus (more archive photos), top left, begins to pass in front of the sun, as visible from Agra, India; A close-up shot of tennis player Rafael Nadal’s shoe shows clays flying off and the number six marking his six previous victories at the French Open. And there’s more.

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