Elizabeth Dwyer, bottom right, of Overland Park, Kansas, and others take photos during a reenactment of Pickett’s Charge, the so-called high-water mark of the Confederacy and a military disaster.
Some 8,000 Civil War reenactors and enthusiasts flocked to southern Pennsylvania in late June to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, a turning point in the Civil War.
The Union Army fires its rifles in a reenactment of Pickett’s Charge on the final day of the three-day event, which commemorated the war’s bloodiest battle (50,000 casualties).
Emotions ran high on the court and in the stands throughout the 2013 Wimbledon Championships that culminated in Britain’s taking the men’s singles title for the first time in 77 years.
Fans of Britain’s Andy Murray celebrate during the exhausting three-hour final round on July 7 in London. Claiming the men’s singles championship (his first), Murray defeated Novak Djokovic in a grueling contest.
Two teenage girls were killed and 180 passengers were injured when an Asiana Airlines plane out of South Korea crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6.
The inexperienced pilot reportedly realized too late that the plane was descending too quickly. He tried but failed to abort the landing seconds before the crash.
The San Fermin Running of the Bulls never fails to produce great pictures of bulls and runners, or mozos, dashing through the historic heart of Pamplona in northern Spain.
An angry fighting cow jumps over a huddle of revelers at the San Fermin Running of the Bulls Festival in Pamplona. The festival, scheduled to run through July 14, is not for the faint of heart.
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