The amfAR Cinema Against AIDS 2012 gala at the Hotel du Cap in Antibes, France on May 24, 2012. The event, held each year during the Annual Cannes Film Festival, raises funds for AIDS research. UPI/David Silpa
All across the United States, Americans honor the fallen on Memorial Day, from the president's traditional annual remembrance at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery to a beach memorial in Santa Monica, Calif.
Elaborate dolls on display as part of the "Happily Ever After" exhibit by artist and director Alejandro Jodorowsky during the second annual "Rise of the Dolls Festival," under the direction of Jaime Lorca, in the amphitheater of the Museum of Fine Arts in Santiago, Chile on May 24, 2012. (UPI/Sebastian Padilla)
Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, arrive at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Canada on May 21, 2012. The British royal couple is on a four-day tour of Canada as part of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. UPI/Christine Chew
I'll Have Another (L), ridden by Mario Gutierrez, edges out Bodemeister, ridden by Mike Smith, to win the 137th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland on May 19, 2012. I'll Have Another won the Preakness and has a chance to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978 if the horse wins the Belmont Stakes on June 9, 2012.
The eclipse was seen by millions of viewers from China and Japan to the Western USA as the earth's rotation positioned the Far East and USA under the moon's shadow. The two hour long even reached maximum coverage, or annularity, for approximately four minutes as the sun was blocked by the moon at 6:34 PM local time.
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