A student is hit by a jet of water sprayed by riot police during a protest against the government to demand changes in the public state education system, in Santiago, Chile.
A shepherd boy is silhouetted in Qunu, a rural village where former South African President Nelson Mandela grew up.
Lisa Dazols (R) and Jenny Chang celebrate after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on California's Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act, outside the city hall in San Francisco, California. The U.S. Supreme Court handed a significant victory to gay rights advocates by recognizing that married gay men and women are eligible for federal benefits and paving the way for same-sex marriage in California.
Members of the gallery cheer and chant as the Texas Senate tries to bring an abortion bill to a vote as time expires in Austin, Texas, USA. Amid the deafening roar of abortion rights supporters, Texas Republicans huddled around the Senate podium to pass new abortion restrictions, but whether the vote was cast before or after midnight deadline is in dispute.