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Week in Pictures, June 18 - 24

This Week in Pictures: The Obamas, the Summer Solstice, and more from around the world.

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June 21: Revellers cheer as the sun breaks through the clouds during the summer solstice at Stonehenge, near Salisbury in England. The summer solstice in the northern hemisphere occurs annually on June 21; the time at which the sun is at its northernmost
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June 21: Revellers cheer as the sun breaks through the clouds during the summer solstice at Stonehenge, near Salisbury in England. The summer solstice in the northern hemisphere occurs annually on June 21; the time at which the sun is at its northernmost

June 23: A man rides his bike during a heavy rain storm in Beijing. Torrential rains in central and southern China threaten the Yangtze River basin and nearby provinces with deadly floods and mudslides. (REUTERS/David Gray)
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June 23: A man rides his bike during a heavy rain storm in Beijing. Torrential rains in central and southern China threaten the Yangtze River basin and nearby provinces with deadly floods and mudslides. (REUTERS/David Gray)

June 22: Rosanna Cambron (R), whose son Arturo is serving in the U.S. military in Iraq, cries as she watches President Obama speak. Obama announced a plan to start bringing U.S. troops home from Afghanistan in a significant first step toward ending the lo
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June 22: Rosanna Cambron (R), whose son Arturo is serving in the U.S. military in Iraq, cries as she watches President Obama speak. Obama announced a plan to start bringing U.S. troops home from Afghanistan in a significant first step toward ending the lo

June 22: President Barack Obama during an interview about Afghanistan, with Voice of America's Andre DeNesnera in the Map Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
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June 22: President Barack Obama during an interview about Afghanistan, with Voice of America's Andre DeNesnera in the Map Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

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