President Obama awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room at the White House in Washington on May 29, 2012. The Medal of Freedom is our Nation's highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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
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