Palestinian children fill plastic bottles and jerry cans with drinking water from a public spigot in Rafah refugee camp, in the southern Gaza Strip, on July 17, 2012. Palestinians suffer from a severe lack of potable water. UPI/Ismael Mohamad
First lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks during a campaign ceremony the Barbara Goleman High School, Miami Lakes, Florida on July 10, 2012. The first lady spoke about what is at stake in this election for Floridians. UPI/Gary I Rothstein.
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.
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.
Exiled Tibetan Buddhist His Holiness The Dalai Lama gives a talk examining the relationship between heart and mind during "Dalai Lama: Real Change Happens In The Heart" at The Royal Albert Hall in London on June 19, 2012. UPI/Paul Treadway
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