President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and members of the administration greet visitors from around the world and hold awards ceremonies and other events at the White House and around Washington, D.C.
Archaeologists discovered antiquities ranging from puppets to pottery during a dig by the Israeli Antiquities Authority in Caesarea, Israel, on April 26, 2017. Workers are also excavating a temple that was constructed in the first century by King Herod in honor of Augustus Caesar. The dig, which is sponsored by The Edmond de Rothschild Foundation, is aimed at transforming the area into an international tourist destination. The Rothschild Foundation is investing more than $27 million into the dig.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump host the Easter Egg Roll at the White House on April 17, 2017. Their son, Barron, was also in attendance. The event is a White House tradition that dates to 1878.
Pope Francis delivers the "Urbi et Orbi" - his speech "to the city and the world" - during Easter Mass on April 16, 2017 in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. Tens of thousands filled the square for the yearly message.
Christians gathered in Jerusalem on April 14, 2017 to commemorate Good Friday, the day of Jesus Christ's crucifixion. They walked the Via Dolorosa, or the "Way of Sorrow," which is the path Jesus is believed to have walked while carrying his cross to Calvary.
Argentinian artist Adrian Villar Rojas' installation for The Roof Garden Commission at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, titled "The Theater of Disappearance," is unveiled on April 13, 2017 in New York City. The exhibition runs through October 29.
The Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center are transformed in celebration of Easter with a 12-foot tall Easter bunny topiary, a giant Easter egg made of daisies and thousands of white Easter lilies on April 13, 2017 in New York City. Photos by John Angelillo/UPI
The New York Auto Show, held every year since 1900, runs in New York City from April 14 through April 23, with press preview days on April 12 and 13. Automakers often use the preview days to debut both new and concept vehicles for the media. About 1 millions visitors are expected to attend the show.
The United States' new "first family" plays big roles in President Donald Trump's administration and his business. Daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, are advisers. They have three children. Sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump are trustees of the Trump Organization. Donald Jr. and his wife, Vanessa, have five children. Eric Trump and his wife, Lara, are expecting their first child. Tiffany Trump, only child of Donald Trump and Marla Maples, is an aspiring model and singer. The president's youngest son, Barron, lives with his mom, first lady Melania Trump, in New York.
Christians commemorated Jesus' arrival into Jerusalem during the annual Palm Sunday Procession on the Mt. of Olives overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem on April 9, 2017. Followers of Jesus carry palm fronds during the processional to represent the branches the crowd laid in front of Jesus as he rode into the city days before he was crucified.
On September 11, 2001, al-Qaida terrorists hijacked and flew American Airlines Flight 77 into the Pentagon, killing 189 people -- 125 in the building and 59 on board the flight, along with the five terrorists. On March 31, 2017, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released never-before-seen photos of the attacks to its online archive.
First Lady Melania Trump honored 13 women from around the globe who have shown leadership and courage, especially when it comes to women's rights with the International Women of Courage Award during a ceremony at the State Department in Washington on March 29, 2017.
A Greek restoration team has completed a historic renovation of the Edicule, the shrine believed to be the cave where Jesus was buried and rose to heaven in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. The $4 million project, which took nearly a year to complete, was unveiled on March 21, 2017.
Ancient Byzantine era artifacts, unearthed last June in a village west of Jerusalem, are on display by the Israel Antiquities Authority in Beit Shemesh. The items offer a window to life in Holy Land during the time of Jesus, a period during the first centuries AD, as Christianity first began to spread.
New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade has been a yearly tradition since 1762. This year's parade features nearly 200,000 participants traveling the parade route from 44th Street and 5th Avenue up to 79th Street.
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