President Barack Obama discusses the issues with the Veterans Administration in the Brady Press Room at the White House in Washington, DC on May 21, 2014. Obama said any misconduct within the VA will be punished.
The premiere of the sci-fi motion picture "Godzilla" at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on May 8, 2014. Storyline: The world's most famous monster is pitted against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw returns to blank the Washington Nationals at Nationals Stadium in Washington, DC on May 6, 2014. The reigning Cy Young winner started his first game after getting hurt after his start in Australia to open the Major League Baseball season. Kershaw pitched seven scoreless innings as the Dodgers beat the Nationals 8-3.
The Met Gala Red Carpet at the Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of Charles James: Beyond Fashion and the new Anna Wintour Costume Center at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on May 5, 2014.
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