School children line up to look through a telescope the rare transit of Mercury across the sun in Lucknow. NASA says the event occurs only about 13 times a century.
A woman tries on a gold earring at a jewelry shop in Ahmadabad. Monday marks the Hindu festival Akshay Tritiya, the birthday of Lord Parasurama who is the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, which is considered auspicious for buying gold among other things.
Russian cadets march during the Victory Day military parade marking 71 years after the victory in WWII in Red Square in Moscow, Russia.
A model displays "The Unique Pink", the largest Fancy Vivid Pink pear shaped diamond ever offered at an auction, during a Sotheby's press preview in Geneva, Switzerland.
A woman smokes a marijuana joint during the "Marijuana March"on Ipanema beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
A woman dressed as Joan of Arc sits on a horse during a demonstration commemorating Saint Joan of Arc organized by the fundamentalist Catholic-nationalist Civitas institute in Paris, France.
Visitors to Point State Park are silhouetted against a fountain at the confluence of the Monongahela, Allegheny, and Ohio rivers in downtown Pittsburgh.
Gail Kercheval of Winchester, Va. attends a Kentucky Derby hat party hosted by the Alpha Omega 2060 Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International in Winchester, Va.
Tampa Bay Rays' Chris Archer, top, douses Curt Casali after they defeated the Los Angeles Angels in a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif.
James Hahn, right, gets a kiss from his wife Stephanie and their daughter Kailee, center, watches after winning the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C.
Girls trying to beat the heat with ice candies in Agra.
Yamahas MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo of Spain celebrates on the podium of the French Grand Prixs race, in Le Mans, western France.
A dead sea lion lies on the shore, as a truck belonging to the Center for Studies and Conservation of Cultural Heritage NGO, drives by at Mar Brava beach in Chiloe Island, Chile.
KKR cheerleaders during an IPL T-20 match aganist Gujarat Lions at Eden Garden in Kolkata.