Thousands of participants take part in one of four mass yoga classes in Times Square to mark the summer solstice.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFPLink
A woman and child walk across a giant puzzle of German painter Albrecht Duerer's "Self Portrait in Fur Coat" in front of the State Historical Museum near the Red Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI ILNITSKY / EPALink
Gentoo penguins mark the first anniversary of the opening of their Antarctic-themed enclosure at the Sea Life Aquarium. A big ice cake made of frozen fish and a bubble machine added to the festivities.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jonathan Short / Associated PressLink
Four little dogs catch a ride in a baby stroller on hot and sunny day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lilli Strauss / dapdLink
Seven suspected Taliban insurgents in this town west of Kabul are arrested and explosive materials are confiscated by Afghan intelligence security forces.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hoshang Hashimi / Associated PressLink
A toddy tapper crosses a rope between two coconut trees to collect sap to make palm wine, or toddy as it is locally known. Toddy is a popular local beverage made by fermenting the sap collected from coconut trees.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISHARA S.KODIKARA / AFPLink
A firefighter flees intense heat from a fire at a housing settlement.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VANGELIS BOUGIOTIS / ANA-MPALink
An Iraqi man looks at a fire inside a store after a car bomb exploded, killing two and wounding a judge and nine others.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARWAN IBRAHIM / AFPLink
Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi holds her honorary degree at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, where she once studied.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPALink
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for his child sexual abuse trial.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gene J. Puskar / Associated PressLink
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In Thursday's Pictures in the News:
— The Silver fire rages in Riverside County.
Every weekend of summer, thousands of picnickers and gold prospectors unload vehicles haphazardly parked along a two-lane road overlooking the East Fork of the San Gabriel... View Post»
By Robert Gauthier Business is brisk at the Big Moo ice cream parlor in Sylvan Lake, Canada. With their cones melting, vacationers stroll along Lakeshore Drive as... View Post»