Actor Jim Caviezel, best known for his portrayal of Jesus Christ in the 2004 film, "The Passion of the Christ," reigns as Bacchus XLIX, as he, and thousands more turned out on Sunday, February 26, 2017, to celebrate Mardi Gras. The Krewe of Bacchus has been rolling on the traditional New Orleans Uptown Mardi Gras route since 1969.
President and Melania Trump host the annual Governors' Dinner in the East Room of the White House on February 26, 2017, in Washington, DC. Part of the National Governors Association's annual meeting in the nation's capital, the black tie dinner and ball is the first formal event the Trumps will host at the White House since moving in last month.
It took 17 tries but Kurt Busch finally claimed his first Daytona 500 on Sunday, taking the lead from Kyle Larson on the final lap of the 2017 season-opener for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Daytona International Speedway.
President Donald Trump visited the Smithsonian Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., on February 21, 2017. Along with Dr. Ben Carson and Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President Trump pledged to fight for freedom for all Americans
Conditions have always been bleak for the 2 million people living in the crowded seaside territory of Gaza between Egypt and Israel, but the number of unemployed laborers there has now grown to 250,000, pushing the poverty level to 60 percent.
Attendees take in the sights at the at 114th American International Toy Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on February 19, 2017. This is largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, bringing together more than 1,000 exhibiting manufacturers, distributors, importers and sales agents from around the globe to showcase their toy and entertainment products.
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