Residents wear surgical masks while riding the subway in Mexico City, Monday, April 27, 2009. Mexico's government is trying to stem the spread of a deadly strain of swine flu as a new work week begins by urging people to stay home Monday if they have any symptoms of the virus believed to have killed more than 140 people.
Bird Of Honor
A pigeon walks pass a guard of honor standing at attention in Vienna during the commemoration ceremonies for the 64th anniversary of the rebuilding of the Republic of Austria in Vienna, on Monday, April 27, 2009.
Deflated balloons hang over the grille of a Pontiac car in Toronto, Canada on Monday, April 27, 2009. General Motors says it will cut 21,000 U.S. factory jobs by next year and phase out its storied Pontiac brand as part of a major restructuring effort needed to get more government aid.
Here Come The Grooms
Denny Schrock, left, and Patrick Phillips, right, stand in line outside the Polk County Recorders office while waiting to apply for a marriage license, Monday, April 27, 2009, in Des Moines, Iowa. Same-sex couples in Iowa began applying for marriage license on Monday after a state Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay unions took effect.
A Bangladeshi laborer sweats as he unloads coal from a boat in the hot sun in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, April 27, 2009. Hundreds of people have been affected by a heat wave that has been sweeping the country for over a week according to news repots.
Remembering The Fallen
Israeli women hide their faces in prayer books as they react, during the Memorial Day ceremony at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest site, in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, April 27, 2009. Israel paused as air raid sirens wailed Monday evening, marking the beginning of the nation's annual Memorial Day for fallen soldiers, and leaders warned that the Jewish state still faces threats to its existence.
Back In The Saddle
Kentucky Derby hopeful Pioneerof the Nile, with exercise rider Joe Stiner in the saddle, works out on the track at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Monday, April 27, 2009.
An Apple A Day...
Mengala, Budapest Zoo's 13 year-old orangutan, eats an apple in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, April 27, 2009.