Nearly 1,300 cadet candidates reported to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on Monday morning to begin six weeks of training to prepare them for the rigors of military life. Roughly 22 percent of the class is female, while a third of the cadets are minorities.
People participate in yoga classes in Times Square to celebrate the summer solstice in New York City on June 20, 2016. Thousands of yogis participated in eight classes during the 14th annual Solstice in Times Square: Mind Over Madness Yoga a free, daylong outdoor yoga event.
Out of this world is what this selection of space-related images from 2016 are. From Curiosity selfies to zinnia flowers grown in space and SpaceX successfully landing its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship at sea, this year's imagery is stellar.
Thousands came out during the Muhammad Ali Jenazah prayer service at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky., on June 9, 2016. The Louisville native and legendary boxer died at the age of 74 on Saturday, June 4th 2016.
American, British and Canadian invasion forces landed in Northwestern France on June 6, 1944, established beachheads in Normandy, and by evening had "gotten over the first five or six hurdles" in the greatest amphibious assault of all time.
From Memorial Day remembrances to hanging upside down outside a helicopter to climbing a lard- covered obelisk, U.S. military troops faced a number of challenges in May. Here are some highlights in pictures.
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