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.
United Press International is a leading provider of news, photos and information to millions of readers around the globe via UPI.com and its licensing services.
With a history of reliable reporting dating back to 1907, today's UPI is a credible source for the most important stories of the day, continually updated - a one-stop site for U.S. and world news, as well as entertainment, trends, science, health and stunning photography. UPI also provides insightful reports on key topics of geopolitical importance, including energy and security.