A Syrian rebel fighter covers his ears as an ally fires a weapon during an offensive near Idlib, Syria, on Sunday, May 17.
Four clouded leopard cubs are held Sunday, May 17, at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington. The smallest of the cubs weighs just 11.11 ounces -- about the same as a box of corn flakes.
Officer Chris Armel of the Athens-Clarke County Police Department holds an American flag while the Pledge of Allegiance is recited Friday, May 15, at the Georgia Republican Convention in Athens, Georgia.
Plebes from the U.S. Naval Academy climb the Herndon Monument in Annapolis, Maryland, on Monday, May 18. It's an annual tradition for the first-year students to climb the monument to retrieve the Plebian Sailor's hat on top and replace it with an officer's hat.
Dancers take part in the "Musee de la Danse," choreographed by Boris Charmatz, at the Tate Modern art gallery in London on Saturday, May 16.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry holds 8-month-old Andrew Belz as he poses for photos with the children of U.S. troops and U.S. Embassy personnel in Seoul, South Korea, on Monday, May 18.
An Indonesian Navy ship blows up a foreign fishing vessel near Bitung, Indonesia, on Wednesday, May 20. According to media reports, Indonesia has sunk dozens of foreign boats across the country as part of an ongoing push to stop illegal fishing in its waters.
Students squeeze into a car in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, as they try to break a Guinness World Record on Saturday, May 16. Organizers of the event say they surpassed the record of 40 people.
A police officer and a firefighter help a child from an apartment building fire in Baku, Azerbaijan, on Tuesday, May 19. Officials said at least 16 people died and more than 50 were injured in the 16-story building.
A visitor touches the Uniroyal Giant Tire in Allen Park, Michigan, on Wednesday, May 20. The 80-foot tire has stood alongside Interstate 94 since 1965, a year after it debuted at the New York World's Fair.
Laborers work at a brick factory in Bhaktapur, Nepal, on Tuesday, May 19. Nepal is facing an acute brick crisis after some 40 million houses -- and 80% of the country's brick kilns -- were damaged in two recent earthquakes.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Ensign Robert Huntley McConnel strike a pose Wednesday, May 20, after McConnel received his diploma and commission at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. Obama was the commencement speaker at the graduation ceremony.
A helicopter flies overhead as lava flows out of the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Sunday, May 17. The volcano is on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean.
A kite surfer sails in the Mediterranean Sea as cows rest on the shore Tuesday, May 19, in Ulcinj, Montenegro.
Actresses Rooney Mara, left, and Cate Blanchett, right, jokingly put their hands on the backside of "Carol" director Todd Haynes while they pose for photos Sunday, May 17, during the Cannes Film Festival in France.
The remains of a bus are seen after a deadly crash in Xianyang, China, on Friday, May 15. At least 35 people were killed when the bus carrying 46 people plunged into a ravine, according to the Xinhua News Agency.
Visitors brave the rain during a tour of the new, expanded locks on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal on Sunday, May 17.
A koala feeds on eucalyptus leaves at the Singapore Zoo on Wednesday, May 20.
Singer Geri Halliwell, a former member of the Spice Girls, waves Friday, May 15, after marrying Christian Horner in Woburn, England. Horner is principal of the Red Bull Formula One racing team.
Men in New Delhi seek shelter from a storm as they print pictures for tourists near the war memorial India Gate on Tuesday, May 19.
Vacationers are seen on cabin balconies of the Quantum of the Seas cruise ship while it was docked in Piraeus, Greece, on Monday, May 18.
A woman waits for the start of the Preakness horse race Saturday, May 16, in Baltimore.
Actor Chris Evans, in full Captain America costume, is seen on the set of the franchise's new sequel Friday, May 15, in Atlanta.
A dancer in Sao Paulo, Brazil, performs on a glass ceiling Saturday, May 16, during "Claraboia (Skylight)," a creation by choreographer and dancer Morena Nascimento.
An elderly woman in Bucharest, Romania, walks in front of downtown shops on Wednesday, May 20.
Riot police detain men during a land eviction in Lima, Peru, on Tuesday, May 19. Hundreds of people squatted on land that, according to the Ministry of Culture, is an archaeological site.
Rapper Kanye West performs Sunday, May 17, at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.