Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, today opened up the 2016 Republican National Convention at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena. The four-day gathering will culminate with Donald Trump formally accepting the Republican Party's nomination for President.
Workers prep the balloons, install backdrops and make last minute adjustments as Cleveland gets ready to host the Republican National Convention, running from July 18-21. Stephen Colbert, host of the The Late Show on CBS, showed up early to record segments for his popular show.
Swedish golfer Henrik Stenson holds the claret jug after overcoming American Phil Mickelson at the 145th Open Golf Championship in Troon, Scotland July 17, 2016. Stenson won the Open by three strokes and a score of twenty under par.
Jennifer Lopez, Jessie J and Rachel Zoe attend the premiere of the motion picture sci-fi comedy "Ice Age: Collision Course" at the Zanuck Theater on the 20th Century Fox Studios lot in Los Angeles on July 16, 2016.
Thousands flood the streets of Istanbul and pray for the dead as they rally in support of the government following a failed coup on July 16, 2016. Turkish authorities said they had regained control of the country after thwarting a military coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that claimed more than 250 lives.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence appeared in public together at the New York Hilton on July 16, 2016, for the first time since Trump announced Pence as his running mate.
Flowers, candles and teddy bears line the Promenade des Anglais as people mourn the tragic loss of life in Nice, France, on July 16, 2016. More than 80 people were killed and many more injured when a truck mowed down a crowd of revelers attending the Bastille Day fireworks.
After cancelling today's press conference in response to the overnight attack in Nice, France, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump took to his favored platform, Twitter, to make his VP announcement. "I am pleased to announce that I have chosen Governor Mike Pence as my Vice Presidential running mate."
Vice President Joe Biden dropped in and spoke with sailors aboard the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) on July 14, 2016, off the coast of Hawaii. The Stennis is currently taking part in RIMPAC, the world’s largest international maritime exercise.
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-VA, took the stage with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va., on July 14, 2016. Kaine is reportedly on the shortlist of individuals Clinton is considering for her running mate.
France displays its military strength as Paris commemorates the Storming of the Bastille on French National Day, when French revolutionaries stormed a Paris prison on July 14, 1789, two days after fighting began in the French Revolution. In the end, France dumped its monarchy and created the republic which exists today.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses the crowd after former rival Bernie Sanders announced his endorsement of Clinton during a rally at Portsmouth High School in Portsmouth, N.H. on July 12, 2016.
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