President Barack Obama signs two executive orders regarding equal pay for women at an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on April 8, 2014. Obama signed the executive orders a day before the U.S. Senate debates the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Protesters march in the street near the Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility on April 8, 2014 in Broadview, Illinois. The protest was the conclusion of a two-day march from ICE's Chicago office to their Broadview detention facility to protest the Obama administration's deportation policy for illegal immigrants.
A "towed pinger locator" is readied to be deployed off the deck of Australian Defense Vessel Ocean Shield in the search for the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner missing in the Indian Ocean, about 1,000 miles off the coast of Perth, Australia. The U.S. Navy "towed pinger locator" connected to the Ocean Shield picked up signals consistent with that of the missing jetliner it was announced today April 7, 2014.
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director or the International Monetary Fund (IMF), delivers remarks on the world economy and the upcoming IMF meetings, on the campus of Johns Hopkins in Washington, D.C. on April 2, 2014.
Eleven ossuaries from the Second Temple Period were discovered in a random check on a car near Hizme, outside Jerusalem. The ossuaries contain Jewish bones and were taken from caves in Jerusalem. The thieves were on their way to sell them to an anonymous buyer in Tel Aviv. Jews used ossuaries from 100 BC until 70 AD.
Rescue efforts continue in the aftermath of mudslide that buried the town of Oso, some 55 miles north of Seattle, Washington. Some 25 bodies have been discovered with 90 missing from the tragic mudslide.
Protesters demonstrate both viewpoints as Supreme Court considers two cases brought by Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood involving religious objections to the birth control mandate in the Affordable Care Act, in Washington, D.C. on March 25, 2014.
President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to 24 veterans, three of whom still living, who fought in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. They were previously denied the prestigious honor due to their Hispanic, black or Jewish backgrounds.
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