Here are some of the outstanding photos of the past week, in the U.S. and around the world.
Four young pilot whales that survived a stranding on a central Florida beach have been moved to SeaWorld Orlando.
Photographer Roger Minkow sent back these snapshots from this year's weeklong celebration of radical self-expression and eclectic artwork that drew tens of thousands of people from around the world to Nevada's Black Rock Desert.
Browse through some of the past week's outstanding photos.
Umbrellas, British royalty and physicist Stephen Hawking were all on view at the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Paralympics in London Wednesday night.
Take a look back at the most infamous political scandals in American history.
On June 6, 1944, during World War II, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, on "D-Day," beginning the liberation of German-occupied western Europe. Communities around the world are honoring the memory of those brave men, 68 years later
Over 870,000 photos from an archive that exceeds 2.2 million images have been scanned and made available online, for the first time giving a global audience a view of a rich collection that documents New York City life.