New close-up images of a region near Pluto's equator revealed a giant surprise: a range of youthful mountains. The New Horizons spacecraft was launched in 2006 and traveled 3 billion miles to the dwarf planet.
An Asian elephant swims in a pool Monday, July 13, at Fuji Safari Park in Susono, Japan. The park built the new facility to show visitors that elephants can indeed swim.
Clouds of ash fill the sky after the Colima volcano erupted near the town of Comala, Mexico, on Friday, July 10.
A worker examines a tranquilized Sumatran orangutan at a rehabilitation center in Kuta Mbelin, Indonesia, on Friday, July 10. The animal was set to be released into the wild. Most of the orangutans at the center were rescued from palm-oil plantations or homes where they were kept as pets.
People camp next to their cars during a major traffic jam on Switzerland's A2 motorway, between Erstfeld and Goschenen, on Friday, July 10.
A model loses her shoes during a show at Berlin Fashion Week on Friday, July 10.
People in New York participate in the inaugural Disability Pride Parade on Sunday, July 12. The parade's grand marshal was former U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, the Iowa Democrat who 25 years ago sponsored the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Migrants from Pakistan disembark on the Greek island of Kos after rowing a dinghy from the Turkish coast on Monday, July 13. Tens of thousands of migrants have arrived in Greece so far this year, overwhelming local authorities, aid groups say.
A 12-year-old girl enjoys jumping on a trampoline in Katlehong, South Africa, on Monday, July 13.
Miss Oklahoma, Olivia Jordan, reacts after winning the Miss USA beauty pageant Sunday, July 12, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Robbie Taylor stares at the swollen creek that destroyed the trailer he shared with his girlfriend, Markita Trent, in Flat Gap, Kentucky, on Tuesday, July 14. Flash floods in the area destroyed homes and vehicles, and some local residents were reported missing.
A rickshaw is pulled through a flooded road after heavy rainfall in Mathura, India, on Friday, July 10.
A giant figure -- carried on a porter's shoulders -- dances during a parade Tuesday, July 14, at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain.
A vendor in Herat, Afghanistan, prepares sweets Wednesday, July 15, for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr celebrations. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month.
A woman in Ashmuji, India, is comforted by her relatives during the funeral of her father, a retired police officer who was fatally shot on Tuesday, July 14.
A truck and a police kiosk were victims of a street cave-in Tuesday, July 13, in China's Dingyuan County. Three people were injured, according to local media.
Hotel heiress Nicky Hilton prepares to go to her wedding Friday, July 10, in London. She married banking heir James Rothschild.