Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to child care workers during a visit to the Center For New Horizons Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Chicago.
Friday, May 22, 2015
President Bill Clinton and first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton talk during the White House Conference on Philanthropy in the East Room of the White House in Washington. As first lady in the final year of the Clinton administration, Hillary Rodham Clinton approved the unveiling of a White House plan to push for tax breaks for private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time that the William J. Clinton Foundation was soliciting donations for her husband’s presidential library, recently-released Clinton-era documents show.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
People arrested during the motorcycle gang related shooting at the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Top row from left; Jonathan Lopez, Richard Luther, Michael Lynch, Sandra Lynch, Eleazar Martinez and Tom Mendez. Middle row from left; Marshall Mitchell, Diego Obledo, Danny Oehlert, Larry Pina, Jerry Pollard and Jimmy Pond. Bottom row from left; Clayton Reed, Rolando Reyes, Sergio Reyes, Kyle Smith, Jimmy Spencer and Blake Taylor. (McLennan County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Monday, May 18, 2015
Plain clothes police officers accompany Chinese nationals accused of illegal mining out of a courtroom, following a hearing in Accra, Ghana, Monday May 18, 2015. Authorities say 10 Chinese nationals accused of illegal mining in Ghana now face firearms charges in court. Justice Francis Obiri on Monday granted the subjects $12,000 bail each and adjourned the case until a hearing later this month. Each of the defendants is accused of illegal firearms possession, and they pleaded not guilty to the charges through an interpreter in court
Cindy Lee Garcia, one of the actresses in "Innocence of Muslims," right, and attorney M. Cris Armenta hold a news conference in Los Angeles asking a judge to issue an injunction demanding a 14-minute trailer for the film be pulled from YouTube. A federal appeals court on Monday, May 18, 2015 overturned an order for YouTube to take down the anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors.
An archival document made available by the Chatham County Probate Court, Ga., showing the appraised dollar value of slaves owner by Ann S. Norton, the mother-in-law of Benjamin L. Cole. Cole is the great-great-great-grandfather of actor Ben Affleck. After Norton died in 1858, Cole was tasked with holding her slaves in trust for his three sons until they reached adulthood. Cole served as local sheriff during the Civil War and public records show he and his wife owned at least one slave of their own. Evidence that Cole owned slaves drove Affleck to ask PBS and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates to remove his relative from a TV program exploring Affleck's family tree. (AP)
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Pilgrims hold a banner as they wait for Pope Francis's arrival to celebrate a canonization ceremony of four new saints in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, May 17, 2015. Among them are Arab nuns Sts. Mariam Bawardy and Marie Alphonsine Ghattas, who lived in what was Ottoman-ruled Palestine in the 19th century. They are the first from the region to receive sainthood since the early days of Christianity and are the first Arabic-speaking Catholic saints. (AP Photo)
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Demonstrators opposed to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in office rebuild a barricade after it was dismantled by soldiers in the Nyakabiga neighborhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, Saturday, May 16, 2015. According to presidential spokesman, Gervais Abayeho, President Pierre Nkurunziza returned to the capital on Friday although he did not appear in public, and thanked his security forces for crushing an attempted military coup, while calling for an immediate halt to protests in Burundi.
From left, Martin Richard, 8, Krystle Campbell, 29, and Lingzi Lu, a Boston University graduate student. Richard, Campbell and Lu were killed in the two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013. On Friday, May 15, 2015, a jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death by lethal injection for the 2013 terror attack. (Family Photos via AP)
Friday, May 15, 2015
Bangladeshi migrants walk toward a temporary shelter upon arrival at Kuala Langsa Port in Langsa, Aceh province, Indonesia, Friday, May 15, 2015. Hundreds of Bangladeshi and ethnic Rohingya migrants have landed on the shores of Indonesia and Thailand after being adrift at sea for weeks, authorities said Friday. They are among the few who have successfully sneaked past a wall of resistance mounted by Southeast Asian countries who have made it clear the boat people are not welcome. (AP Photo)