United States Naval Academy graduates throw their hats at the conclusion of their May 24 commencement and commission ceremony, which was attended by President Obama.
Alex Burgess gets emotional while visiting the Arlington National Cemetery gravesite of an old friend who was killed in Iraq. On the same day, May 27, President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns, paying tribute to military veterans past and present who have served and sacrificed their lives for their country.
Jaqi Castro, Angelica Morris-Smith and Cetoria Petties walk through a tornado-ravaged neighborhood of Moore, Okla., on May 27, handing out supplies to residents and volunteers. A twister touched down May 20 in the Oklahoma City suburb, killing 24 people and leaving behind extensive damage to homes and businesses.
Children watch a polar bear named Inuka through the glass of a giant tank at the Singapore Zoo on May 29. The zoo is celebrating the moving of Inuka, the first polar bear born at the zoo, into a new enclosure.
A Bahraini girl is carried by her mother during the May 28 funeral of 26-year-old Sayed Omran Sayed Hameed, who died after developing respiratory complications that his relatives claim were due to the inhalation of poisonous tear gas that riot police used during a protest earlier in the month.
Children run away after several large explosions rocked a busy area in the center of Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 24.
A wounded Afghan policeman is carried away from the site of one of the Kabul explosions. The Taliban later claimed responsibility for the attacks.
An opposition supporter masks his face as protesters clash with police May 25 in Lome, the capital of Togo. A number of protests organised by "Let's Save Togo," a coalition of opposition and activist groups have taken place in the small west African nation in recent months.
The sun sets along 42nd Street in Manhattan on May 29 during an annual phenomenon known as "Manhattanhenge," when the sun aligns perfectly with the city's transit grid.
Sea Cadet Andrew Culp, 13, cleans a war memorial during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Mount Soledad Veteran's Memorial in La Jolla, Calif., on May 27. The ceremony honored Glen A. Doherty and Trone Woods, Navy SEALs who were killed during the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012.
Rescue workers break away bits of a sewer pipe to remove a newborn boy found alive after tumbling into a toilet in the eastern city of Jinhua on May 28. The baby's unwed mother gave birth to him in a bathroom in an apartment building. The incident provoked online outrage, but local police later said it was an accident.
With the Taj Mahal as a backdrop, boys play cricket May 28 on the banks of India's Yamuna River. Completed in 1643, the Taj Mahal is a mausoleum built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who is buried there alongside Jahan.