Mardi Gras reveler Mike Turpin, whose night still isn't over, reacts as a front loader collects beads and other debris left behind by revelers on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans early Ash Wednesday.
Rain falls on oil sheen floating on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico near the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil well leak.
President-elect Donald Trump steps out to the portico to be sworn in as 45th President of the United States during his Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
Children play basketball at a playground near blighted row houses in Baltimore.
A graduating U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman marches into the Academy's graduation and commissioning ceremony in Annapolis, Md.
U.S. Navy Lieutenant Junior Grade Molly Hanna hangs her coat during the U.S. Naval Academy's annual Ship Selection Night in Annapolis, Md.
Kristy Fogden, right, of New Zealand, hands her friend Dave Shaw a guitar as they stand on a sand dune at dusk at White Sands National Monument, N.M.
Hounds wander in a field as huntsman Geoff Hyde, top center, and members of the Elkridge-Harford Hunt Club prepare for a fox hunt in Monkton, Md.
A billboard shows a depiction of the American flag alongside a highway at dusk in North Port, Fla.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles as he speaks at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
A protester carries a flag in downtown Cleveland ahead of the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Erricka Bridgeford spreads sage as she performs a ceremony near the scene of a murder in Baltimore. Bridgeford leads near-daily ceremonies at murder scenes across the city.
A churchgoer holds a rosary during an Ash Wednesday mass in Baltimore.
Vice President Joe Biden rests his hand on a flag-draped casket containing the remains of his son, former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, during a visitation in Dover, Del. Beau Biden died of brain cancer at age 46.
A woman walks past an office building as snow falls in Baltimore.
U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted into a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., on the third day of his court martial.
A U.S. Marine Corps carry team loads a transfer case containing the remains of Staff Sgt. Christopher A. Slutman into a vehicle at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Slutman, of Newark, Del., was among three American service members killed by a roadside bomb on Monday, April 8, 2019, near Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.
A spectator takes a staircase at Pimlico Race Course ahead of the Preakness Stakes horse race in Baltimore.