President Barack Obama announces Federal Appeals Court Judge Sonia Sotomayor, right, as his nominee for the Supreme Court, Tuesday May 26, 2009, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
Controversey In California
Same-sex marriage advocate Niko Salas waves a rainbow flag during a protest in Los Angeles, Tuesday, May 26, 2009. The California Supreme Court upheld a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday, but it also decided that the estimated 18,000 gay couples who tied the knot before the law took effect will stay wed.
Rain Rolling In
A fish seller cleans and washes his containers after a day's sale on the banks of the river Brahmaputra as monsoon clouds hover in Gauhati, India, Tuesday, May 26, 2009.
Two To Tango
Dancers from the Edmundo Tango dance company apply makeup as they stand by a painting of Argentina's Carlos Gardel in preparation for the beginning of the second tango festival in Havana, Tuesday, May 26, 2009. Gardel is considered world's most famous tango singer and composer.
All Wrapped Up
A displaced Pakistani boy from the Swat valley sleeps under a mosquito net outside his tent at the Jalozai refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, May 26, 2009. Pakistan must immediately lift a curfew in the Swat Valley and airlift food, water and medicine to residents trapped by battles between the military and the Taliban or risk a humanitarian catastrophe, Human Rights Watch warned Tuesday.
Standing At Attention
Georgian soldiers stand with national flags during a memorial ceremony honoring soldiers killed in last August's war with Russia, in Tbilisi, Georgia, Tuesday, May 26, 2009, as Georgia celebrates the Independence Day. Across town, about 60,000 people filled the national stadium to press their demand that President Mikhail Saakashvili steps down over his failure to avert the war.
Ultra Orthodox Jewish men harvest wheat ahead of the Shavuot holiday in a field outside Mevo Horon, Israel, Tuesday, May 26, 2009. The Jewish holiday of Shavuot, commemorating Moses receiving the Ten Commandments and also a harvest holiday, begins on Thursday at sundown.
Flamingos interact as temperatures rise to 84 degrees Fahrenheit in the zoological garden in Dresden, Germany, Tuesday, May 26, 2009.
Lights Down Under
"Luminous" by Brian Eno is projected onto the Sydney Opera House as part of the Vivid Festival in Sydney on Tuesday, May 26, 2009. The international light and music festival will run from May 26 to June 14.