Poet and author Maya Angelou died May 28, 2014 at the age of 86. Angelou was born in St. Louis, Mo., in 1926, and published her first book in 1969. The book was her famed autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, and she would go on to write six more autobiographies during her lifetime. Her most recent, Mom & Me & Mom, was published in 2013.
Land Rover reveals its Discovery Vision Concept vehicle at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City on April 14, 2014. Land Rover has revealed a long-term global partnership with Richard Branson's pioneering commercial spaceline, Virgin Galactic.
Thousands of Chinese performers, government and business representatives, security and tourists take part in the annual Tomb Sweeping memorial ceremony for China's Yellow Emperor outside of Xian in Huangling County, Shaanxi Province, on April 5, 2014.
The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America placed 1,892 flags on the National Mall to represent the 1,892 veterans and service members who have committed suicide this year, in Washington, D.C., on March 27, 2014
The 39th annual National Odor-Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contest at Ripley's 'Believe It or Not' in New York City on March 25, 2014. The Rotten Sneaker Contest began in 1974 as a promotion created by a Montpelier Vermont sporting goods owner.
Jews celebrate the feast of Purim in Mea Shearim in Jerusalem, Israel, March 17, 2014. The Purim holiday commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the book of Esther.
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