With a portrait of George Washington seen in the background, President Barack Obama makes comments on higher education in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 24, 2009.
An Israeli man hangs Israeli flags at a junction in preparation for Independence Day in Tel Aviv, Friday, April 24, 2009. Israel will mark the 61st anniversary of the founding of the state in 1948 on Wednesday.
Leaders of Pakistani religious party Jamat-i-Islami, seen behind party flags, are seen during a rally in Peshawar, Pakistan on Friday, April 24, 2009, to condemn U.S. drone attacks on alleged militant and Taliban hideouts in Pakistani border areas along Afghanistan.
The Long And Short Of It
An emu chick is seen walking next to its father's legs in the Berlin Zoo in Berlin, Germany, Friday, April 24, 2009. The emu hatched on April 14, 2009.
Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during free practice ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sahkir, Bahrain, Friday, April 24, 2009. The Formula One race will be held on Sunday, April 26.
Residents survey the damage to their home caused by the wildfire in the Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Friday, April 24, 2009.
Red Square Rehearsal
Russian soldiers shout parade greetings in Alabino, outside Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 24, 2009 during a rehearsal of a military parade. Victory military parade will take place at Moscow's Red Square on May 9.
New York Stock Exchanger
Specialist Gregg Maloney, right, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, April 24, 2009.