Tunisa President Beji Caid Essebsi and U.S. President Barack Obama meet at the White House on May 21, 2015 to discuss "a range of issues pertaining to the continued consolidation of Tunisia's democracy, U.S.-Tunisian security cooperation, and Tunisia's efforts to advance important economic reforms."
Workers gather buckets of oil along Refugio Beach as efforts continue to remove the oil that has spilled an estimated 100,000 gallons off the Santa Barbara County coast in Goleta, California on May 20, 2015.
President Barack Obama spoke on efforts of the Camden County Police Department to build trust between their Department and the community. Camden was recently designated as a “Promise Zone,” which leverages federal grants to increase economic opportunity, reduce crime and improve public health, among other priorities identified by the community.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a three-day visit to China as the two countries seek to boost economic ties. The leaders of the world's two most populous countries are expected to sign deals worth billions of dollars, despite continuing territorial disputes.
Palestinians rally to mark the 67th anniversary of the "Nakba" on May 15, 2015 near the border with Israel, east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. "Nakba" means in Arabic "catastrophe" in reference to the birth of the state of Israel 67-years-ago in British-mandate Palestine, which led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians who either fled or were driven out of their homes during the 1948 war over Israel's creation.
At least six people were killed and over 140 people hurt after an Amtrak train, carrying 238 passengers and five crew members derailed and rolled onto its side in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia on May 12.
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