A sign outside of a local store, A Stitch in Time, welcomes home Capt. Richard Phillips to Underhill, Vt., Friday, April 17, 2009. Phillips, 53, who was freed from his ordeal with Somali pirates on Easter Sunday, was expected to arrive on a chartered jet before being whisked to his home, where the white picket fence in front was festooned with homemade signs, ribbons and bows.
McLaren Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain leaves pit lane during the second practice session for the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China, Friday April 17, 2009. The Chinese Grand Prix will be held at the circuit on Sunday April 19.
All The President's Men
President Barack Obama arrives for the 5th Summit of the Americas in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Friday, April 17, 2009.
Tulips are covered with ice and snow in Denver on Friday, April 17, 2009, as a spring storm sweeps over the intermountain West. Forecasters predict that the storm could leave up to 20 inches of snow in the Denver metropolitan area and even more in the neighboring foothills before moving out on the eastern plains on Saturday.
Female Buddhist nuns gather at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar, Friday, April 17, 2009, during New Year celebrations.
Call To Prayer
Iraqi Shiites attend Friday prayers in the courtyard of the Kufa Mosque in Kufa, 100 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday April 17, 2009.
Up, Up And Away
Space shuttle Endeavour stands ready after arriving at Pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Friday, April 17, 2009. Endeavour is scheduled to launch June 13 and will deliver the exposed facility of Japan's Kibo laboratory to the International Space Station.
In Full Bloom
In full blossom stand an avenue of trees in Freiburg, southern Germany, on Friday, April 17, 2009. Temperatures are declining and it is lightly raining.