Competitive eating champion Joey Chestnut won his sixth consecutive title, while Sonya "Black Widow" Thomas set a new record for the women's contest by eating 45 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes at Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest in New York.
Egypt's Islamist president-elect Mohamed Morsi addresses tens of thousands of Egyptians in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square on June 29, 2012. Morsi paid tribute to Egypt's Muslims and Christians alike and symbolically swore himself in as the country's first elected civilian president. UPI/Ahmed Jomaa
Heavy overnight thunderstorms devastated the Washington metro area, June 30, 2012. The death toll from the widespread, violent thunderstorms that ripped through at least seven states Friday night rose to at least 14 in Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Kentucky and Washington.
Thousands of union members and labor activists participate in a march and rally in the Chinatown section of Los Angeles on June 30, 2012. Protesters rallied at the site of a Walmart Neighborhood Market on the edge of Chinatown, scheduled to open in 2013. The protest was being billed as the largest anti-Walmart demonstration since the company opened its first store in 1962. UPI/Jim Ruymen
Over 8,000 unearthed terracotta warriors stand in formation in a massive underground tomb (Pit 1) built for Emperor Qinshihuang's protection in his afterlife just 100 miles north-west of Xi'an, one of the oldest cities in China and the capital of Shaanxi Province on June 28, 2012. The Museum of the Terracotta Army has been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
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