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The World In Photos: April 28, 2009

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

Kangaroos Don't Know How To Use Snuggies (PHOTO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Adorable image(s) of the day from Getty: Joeys rescued after the recent bushfires are seen at the home of carer Annie Williams on April 23, 2009 in...

Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah) Marked In Israel And Around The World (PHOTOS)

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel came to a standstill for two mournful minutes on Tuesday as air-raid sirens pierced the air in memory of the 6 million Jews murdered by the Naz...

Reading The Pictures: Obama Puts Bankers On Parade

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2009-03-29-bankerparade.jpg I'm thrilled how Obama corralled those bank CEOs on Friday for a selflessness workshop, then kicked them loose out on the driveway to face a hungry media.

Iraq War Anniversary: Sends Us Your Photos

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Shapiro

This Friday, March 20, 2009, marks the sixth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Help the Huffington Post cover the global response to this impo...

Sasha and Malia's Swing Set: Obama Surprises Daughters With Gift (PHOTOS)

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON — First daughters Malia and Sasha Obama got a big surprise after school Wednesday: a brand-new swing set. They squealed with delight...

Pentagon To Allow Photos Of Returning War Dead

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is reversing an 18-year ban on news coverage of the return of war dead, allowing photographs of flag-cover...

Saharan Cheetahs, Rare Species, Caught On Camera Trap

Telegraph | Last Updated: 12:36AM GMT 24 Feb 2009 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

There are thought to be less than 250 adult Northwest African or Saharan cheetahs, making the subspecies critically endangered, but very little is kno...

"Slumdog" Kids' Neighbors In India Watch The Oscars

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The "Slumdog Millionaire" kids who lives in the slums outside of Mumbai - Azharuddin Ismail, Rubina Ali Qureshi - were flown to Los Angeles to attend ...

Caption This Photo; Vote For Yesterday's Best; See Monday's Winner!

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Original Caption: Shannon Scheer grooms her Old English Sheepdog 'Iggy' backstage during the 133rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison ...

Bush Department of Education Can't Write

William Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Klein

Observed on a Washington, D.C. bus: this ad from the outgoing Department of Education, promoting the value of a college degree.

Reading The Pictures:

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2009-01-06-pelosi_speakergov.jpg With the country in a shambles, the media wouldn't want the Democrats getting off to a rocky start, would it?

Photos From Israel That You Won't See on the News

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ilana Teitelbaum

Israel is not media savvy -- we have installed warning systems and bomb shelters. No casualties means no photos, which means that many incidents aren't even covered by the media.


AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The World Wild Life Fund reported an early Christmas gift today with the news that more than 1,000 species have been discovered in Southeast Asia's Me...

Reading The Pictures: An Arbus-Like End To George Bush, Comforter Of Man

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2008-12-12-shaw.jpgAs the end approaches, "W" is regressing more-and-more into a familiar cocoon, seeking out the military for hearty cheer and farewell.

Kaleidoscope Sky: Nature's Beautiful Optical Illusions (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Discover Magazine has a gorgeous slideshow of the various tricks the atmosphere can play on us. Check out some sample pictures below (many more can b...

Reading The Pictures: Shaming Detroit (While Wall St. Walks)

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-12-05-shaw_auto3.jpgWhat was completely predictable, if thoroughly heavy-handed, was the way the visual media shaped "The Return Of The Auto Executives" into a classic morality play.

Reading The Pictures: It's Nice To See A Brown Girl Get Some Attention

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-11-24-newsweek_mobama.jpgI thought it was quite contradictory -- and a lost opportunity -- that Newsweek's cover was black-and-white ... and Michelle is so (bathed in) light.

Alien Planets Found: Planets Outside Our Solar System Photographed For The First Time

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Earth seems to have its first fuzzy photos of alien planets outside our solar system, images captured by two teams of astronomers. ...

Send Us Your Election Day Pix

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rebecca Shapiro

It's Election Day! What does it look like where you live? Snap shots of the lines wrapping around your city blocks, of enthusiastic volunteers, of polling places in chaos. We want to see it all -- the good, the bad and the ugly.

Witches, Werewolves, And Sarah Palin: Send In Your Halloween Pics To HuffPost

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rebecca Shapiro

Attention all you ghosts, goblins, witches and werewolves! This Friday night your haunts are likely to be joined by a whole other pack of spooky chara...

GQ Slideshow Of The Major Players In The 2008 Presidential Campaign

Men's Style | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

See GQ's great photo portfolio of "the candidates, operatives, handlers, hustlers, true believers, and warriors who brought you the most epic presiden...

Inside The Denver Pepsi Center

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rebecca Shapiro

HuffPost's OffTheBus is teaming up with USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership and the Institute for Photographic Empowerment to support...

Help Cover The Convention With Maximum Exposure

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

Show the world the power of mobilized citizens, not only to reshape politics but also to redefine journalism and press coverage of the campaign.

Democratic Convention Citizen Photo Essay: Maximum Exposure

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rebecca Shapiro

WANTED: Photos and videos taken during the Democratic National Convention by tourists, Denver residents, bloggers, superdelegates, delegates, staffers, journalists, and activists.