A year after the Gaza War, the residents of Israel's southern communities near the Gaza border have become accustomed to living with concrete walls and bomb shelters to protect against rockets and mortars fired from Hamas ruled Gaza.
Muslim Uygurs and Kazakhs go about daily life during Ramadan in what many consider the Muslim capital of China, Urumqi, the capital of China's predominantly Muslim and restive Xinjiang Province, on June 27, 2015.
"Forever Remembered" honors the fallen astronauts from space shuttle missions STS 51-L, Shuttle "Challenger" and STS 107, Shuttle "Columbia". Remnants of each vehicle are exhibited for viewing as are personal items of the individual astronaut who perished in each of the orbiters.
President Barack Obama's daughters Malia and Sasha Obama were 11- and 8-years-old, respectively when their father took office in 2009. The girls have grown up the spotlight and were featured in Time magazine's "25 Most Influential Teens of 2014." Here's a gallery featuring UPI's best photos of the Obama siblings during their time as first daughters.
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