President Barack Obama, accompanied by former Deputy Labor Secretary Ed Montgomery, makes remarks on the American Automotive Industry, Monday, March 30, 2009, in the Grand Foyer of the White House in Washington. Montgomery will lead assistance efforts to cities and towns that depend on the auto industry.
Credit: AP Photo/Gerald Herbert
Swap On Hold
Palestinian women hold portraits of relatives held in Israeli jails, during a protest calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, March 30, 2009. A prisoner swap deal with Hamas is all but impossible before Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert leaves office this week and will have to wait for the new government to be sworn in, a top aide to the Israeli leader said Sunday.
Credit: AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen
Pakistani police arrest one of the alleged gunmen at the compound of a police training school on the outskirts of Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, March 30, 2009. A group of gunmen attacked a police academy and rampaged through it for hours Monday, throwing grenades, seizing hostages and killing at least 11 officers before being overpowered by Pakistani security forces in armored vehicles and helicopters.
Credit: AP Photo/K.M.Chaudary
Mars' seasonal cap of carbon dioxide ice has eroded many beautiful terrains as it sublimates (goes directly from ice to vapor) in the Martian spring. The HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter took this image, showing troughs that form a starburst pattern. They are believed to be formed by gas flowing beneath the seasonal ice to openings where the gas escapes, carrying along dust from the surface below.
Credit: NASA/JPL-CalTech/U. of Arizona
High Water Mark
Ice clings to a tree marking the height that Red River flood waters reached in Oxbow, N.D., Monday, March 30, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
A local resident looks in a trailer that is on its side in Clay Township, Pa. on Monday morning, March 30, 2009. This area west of Ephrata, Pa. was hit by strong winds from a storm that swept through the area Sunday evening.
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Ryan Butts, administrator of the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital, examines the throat of a sick loggerhead sea turtle at the hospital Monday, March 30, 2009, in Marathon, Fla. Ironically, the ill turtle swam to the hospital's boat basin on its own and was rescued by staff. Butts said that that was a first in the 25-year history of the hospital.
Credit: AP/Florida Keys News Bur., Bob Care
Kim Jackson, center left, and Juanita Crawford arrange stuffed animals in a makeshift memorial for the victims of a fatal fire in Philadelphia, Monday, March 30, 2009. Fire officials say 8-year-old Kaira Cooper, her mother Linda Cooper and grandmother Jacqueline Cooper died shortly after midnight Monday in the North Philadelphia fire.