Joyce Murtha and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, and her grandsons Paul and Thomas participate in a tree planting ceremony of an American Red Oak in honor of Congressman John Murtha, who passed away in February of 2010, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on June 16, 2011.
Six volunteers from the organization Food Not Bombs were arrested for sharing free meals with the hungry in Orlando, Florida at Lake Eola Park on Wednesday, June 15th.
The city of Orlando has made more than twenty arrests since the group began sharing in the downtown public park. In 2006 an ordinance was issued by Mayor Buddy Dyer criminalizing the distribution of food to more than 24 people at a time in a public park without a permit. The city currently allows two permits per park, per year.
A look at all 50 Miss USA contestants as they walk the runway in swimsuit competition in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 12, 2011. The 2011 MISS USA Pageant will air LIVE on NBC June 19 from in Las Vegas. UPI/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization
Tim Thomas completed a sensational season with his fourth shutout of the playoffs Wednesday and Boston won the Stanley Cup by downing Vancouver 4-0. Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand both scored twice, with Bergeron delivering the backbreaking goal late in the second period.
A look at all 50 Miss USA contestants as they walk the runway in the Rain Cosmetics Fashion Show at the Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 12, 2011. The 2011 MISS USA Pageant will air LIVE on NBC June 19 from in Las Vegas. UPI/Darren Decker/Miss Universe Organization
the CNN sponsored debate in Manchester, New Hampshire featured former Senator from Pennsylvania Rick Santorum, Minnesota representitive Michele Bachmann, Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Texas Congressman Ron Paul, Former Governor of Minnesota, Tim Pawlenty and Herman Cain of Georgia.
Country Music's biggest stars including Taylor Swift, Trace Adkins, Big and Rich, and Miranda Lambert, gather together to perform at the 40th CMA Music Festival on June 12, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Congressman West takes part in a SCUBA dive, conducting an Underwater Ceremonial American Flag Tribute. The Congressman, an avid SCUBA diver, was also on hand to celebrate "Learn to Dive" month, while diving with US veterans and members of the Diveheart Group.
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