A Tibetan Buddhist monk plays a wind instrument during a prayer session at a monastery in Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday, May 28, 2009.
Cry Of Victory
U.S. player Serena Williams reacts after winning a point against Spain's Virginia Ruano Pascual during their second round match at the Roland Garros stadium during the French Open in Paris on Thursday May 28, 2009.
Letter From Lincoln
An original hand-written letter by President Abraham Lincoln is returned to its original bound volume at the National Archives in Washington, Thursday, May 28, 2009, after being donated by by Lawrence M. Cutler, a private collector from Scottsdale, Ariz.
On The Stacks
A shopper watches Japanese author Haruki Murakami's new book titled "1Q84," which can be read as "1984" in Japanese, at a bookstore in Tokyo on Thursday, May 28, 2009. It's the author's first novel in five years.
On The Flip Side
A formation of aircrafts performs during a celebration of Croatian Armed Forces Day in Karlovac, Croatia, Thursday, May 28, 2009. The country was accepted into NATO earlier this year.
Joined In Prayer
Villagers offer prayers near the body of a victim of Cyclone Aila, unseen, during a funeral service in Nil Dumoor, Bangladesh, Thursday, May 28, 2009. Heavy rains caused deadly mudslides and slowed rescue efforts Wednesday after Cyclone Aila pounded eastern India and Bangladesh, killing at least 191 people.
...With a Paddle
Participants compete at the Dragon Boat races in Hong Kong on Thursday, May 28, 2009, to mark the Dragon Boat Festival. The annual festival commemorates Chinese poet-statesman Qu Yuan, who according to legend drowned himself in the Miluo River in central Hunana province some 2,000 years ago, to protest government corruption.
Dancers in the World Roma Festival perform at the Old Town square in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, May 28, 2009.