White House workers roll a mat that U.S. President Barack Obama walked on after returning to Washington on Wednesday, May 4.
Mary Hansen, a schoolteacher in Quantico, Virginia, takes the White House stage with other honorees on Tuesday, May 3. Hansen was named teacher of the year by the federal agency that oversees schools on military bases.
Comedian Jon Stewart, left, shakes hands with another former late-night host, David Letterman, at an event in Maryland on Thursday, May 5. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama were also on hand to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Joining Forces initiative, which helps military families.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton talks to steelworkers in Ashland, Kentucky, on Monday, May 2.