Heather Davidson and Julie Berger, both of Shelbyville, Ind., join hundreds of others up outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., as the high court hears arguments in cases involving same-sex marriage.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesLink
Wyatt Tan, left, and Mark Nomadiou, both of New York City, kiss in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. before the start of a court hearing on the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Kaster / Associated PressLink
Jessica Christensen, left, celebrates with others, during a candlelight vigil held by supporters of same sex marriage in front of the Ronald Reagan Federal Building in Santa Ana.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles TimesLink
Maritza Amaya poses for photographer Matthew Hunter as a group of L.A. County employees picks up trash along the Santa Monica shoreline as part of Cesar Chavez Week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar enters the Los Angeles Art of Living Center on Tuesday as part of Nonviolence: No Higher Calling, a movement intended to generate 1 billion acts of nonviolence.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles TimesLink
Indian revelers cover each other with colored powder during Holi festival celebrations in Guwahati. Holi, the festival of colors, is a popular Hindu spring festival observed in India and Nepal at the end of winter season on the last full moon day of the lunar month.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BIJU BORO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Indian revelers spray a man on a motorbike with colored water during Holi festival celebrations in Allahabad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A large candle burns near faithful who wait to visit the Tomb of Christ inside the rotunda in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem's Old City during Holy Week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM HOLLANDER / EPALink
An allotment garden is decorated with Easter eggs and figurines in Luebeck.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AXEL HEIMKEN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Pope Francis waves to the crowd from an open-air jeep, ahead of his first weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Franco Origlia / Getty ImagesLink
A man walks in front of a stretch of the Berlin Wall near a recently torn-down segment at the so-called East Side Gallery. A property developer removed more of the Berlin Wall in a surprise dawn move amid bitter protests over the dismantling of the Cold War division, to make way for a residential development along the banks of the Spree River.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN MACDOUGALL / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Indonesians wade through a flooded street in Bandung. Heavy rain triggered floods in the area Wednesday, submerging hundreds of houses and forcing residents to flee.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
A model gets ready backstage before the MGPIN Make-up Styling Collection on the fourth day of Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Feng Li / Getty ImagesLink
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