From Animals in the News, one of 32 photos. In this May 29, 2014, photo, self-taught horse trainer Martin Tata kisses his horse Milonga as he performs a demonstration for The Associated Press on a ranch in San Antonio de Areco, Argentina. There is no whip in sight, no shouting or loud jabs. Not even a firm hand on the reins. And yet Martin Tatta somehow persuades his beloved Milonga to join him in acrobatic feats, from handstands to other poses that even the most understanding horses rarely display. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
From The Final Trip Home of Pfc. Aaron Toppen, one of 33 photos. Jack Winter holds a picture of his nephew Aaron Toppen as family and friends gather to grieve at Toppen’s mother’s home on June 10, 2014 in Mokena, Illinois. Soldiers arrived at the home the night before to inform Pam Toppen that her 19-year-old son Aaron was one of five U.S and one Afghan soldiers killed in what is believed to be a friendly-fire incident during a firefight in Zabul Province. Afghanistan, on June 9, 2014. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
From World War I in Photos: A Century Later, one of 45 photos. Tree limbs surround the World War One Canadian Memorial, also known as the ‘Brooding Soldier’ in St. Julien, Belgium on March 7, 2014. The statue is a memorial to the Canadian troops who died in the first gas attacks of the First World War in 1915. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Today’s entry is part 10 of a 10-part series on World War I.
From Photos of the Week: 6/21-6/27, one of 35 photos. Georgie Oxley relaxes in a hammock at Worthy Farm in Pilton on the first day of the 2014 Glastonbury Festival on June 25, 2014 in Glastonbury, England. Gates opened at the Somerset dairy farm that plays host to one of the largest music festivals in the world. Tickets to the event, which is now in its 44th year, sold out in minutes even before any of the headline acts had been confirmed. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
From NASA’s New Orion Spacecraft and Space Launch System, one of 35 photos. Three 300-pound main parachutes gently lower a mockup Orion capsule to the ground during a test at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, on December 20, 2012. The Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) is NASA’s next manned spacecraft, currently in development, with an unmanned orbital test flight scheduled for December 2014. (NASA)
From 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, Part II, one of 28 photos. Kilauea, Big Island, Hawaii. The most extreme place we put our kayakers to paddle to date. (© Alexandre Socci/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest)
From World War I in Photos: The Western Front Part II, and Armistice, one of 45 photos. A soldier of Company K, 110th Regt. Infantry (formerly 3rd and 10th Inf., Pennsylvania National Guard), just wounded, receiving first-aid treatment from a comrade. Varennes-en-Argonne, France, on September 26, 1918. (U.S. Army/U.S. National Archives)
Today’s entry is part 9 of a 10-part series on World War I, which will be posted every Sunday until June 29.
From Photos of the Week: 6/14-6/20, one of 35 photos. A giant statue of actress Marilyn Monroe, face down in dump site in Guigang, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, on June 18, 2014. The eight-meter-tall stainless steel statue, which weighs about eight tons, was made by several Chinese artists for over two years, based on the famous scene from her movie “The Seven Year Itch”. The statue was transported to the garbage collecting company early this week for unknown reasons after being showed outside a business center in the city for only 6 months, local media reported. (Reuters/China Daily)
From The 2014 World Cup, Part I, one of 36 photos. Wrapped in a Spanish national flag, a soccer fan reacts in frustration as she watches the live broadcast of the World Cup match between Spain and the Netherlands inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
From Global Coal Usage Reaches 44 Year High, one of 32 photos. A Ukrainian coal miner waits for a bus after finishing his shift at a coal mine outside Donetsk, Ukraine, on May 20, 2014. While coal consumption has dropped in Europe and North America in recent years, it has risen sharply in Asia. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
From Kim Jong Un’s Busy Year, one of 31 photos. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (front) in the conning tower of a submarine during his inspection of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) Naval Unit 167 in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on June 16, 2014. (Reuters/KCNA)
From World War I in Photos: Global Conflict, one of 45 photos. Annamese (colonial troops from French Indochina) disembarking at Camp Saint-Raphael. Over the course of the war, nearly 100,000 Indochinese were deployed in Europe, most as laborers, but several thousand also served in combat battalions. (Bibliotheque nationale de France)
Today’s entry is part 8 of a 10-part series on World War I, which will be posted every Sunday until June 29.
From Photos of the Week: 6/7-6/13, one of 35 photos. A wet owl, after a rainstorm, in a zoo in Eberswalde, Germany, on June 10, 2014. (Patrick Pleul/AFP/Getty Images)
From Iraqi Insurgents Capture Northern Cities, Move Toward Baghdad, one of 19 photos. A picture taken with a mobile phone shows an armored vehicle belonging to Iraqi security forces in flames on June 10, 2014, after hundreds of militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) launched a major assault on the security forces in Mosul, 370 km north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. Some 500,000 Iraqis have fled their homes in Iraq’s second-largest city of Mosul after Jihadist militants took control, fearing increased violence, the International Organization for Migration said. (AFP/Getty Images)
From Brazil Prepares for the World Cup, one of 40 photos. A Brazilian football fan plays with a soccer ball on a beach in Rio de Janeiro on June 8, 2014. The 2014 World Cup starts on Thursday, June 12. (Reuters/Eddie Keogh)