Cristina Casas and Ruben Requena of Barcelona, Spain, kiss Saturday in New York’s Times Square to mark the 65th anniversary of VJ Day. Hundreds of couples donned sailor hats and nurse’s caps and smooched to celebrate the anniversary of the end of World War II. The couples were re-enacting the famous Life magazine photograph of a nurse being passionately kissed by a sailor at the end of the war. A 26-foot statue replicating the original photo, left, was also erected for the celebration.
Nick Watney flips his club after missing a birdie putt on the 17th hole during the third round of the PGA Championship. Watney took a three-shot lead Saturday in Sheboygan, Wis.
Albert de Vries of St. Thomas, Ontario, walks while covered with over 5 pounds of honey bees at the Clovermead Bees & Honey Bee Beard Competition on Saturday in Aylmer, Ontario, Canada.
Kashmiri protesters hit a burning government vehicle after they set it on fire during a protest Aug. 4 at Barthana neighborhood in Srinagar, India.
Kashmiris jostle to get a registration ticket Thursday at Government Hospital for Psychiatric Diseases in Srinagar, India. More than two decades of brutal warfare between largely Muslim separatist insurgents and largely Hindu Indian troops in this Himalayan region have left Kashmiris exhausted, traumatized and broken.
U.S. Army soldiers from 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, are seen Friday on board a military aircraft in Baghdad as they begin their journey home. These soldiers are part of the last brigade of combat troops that are now leaving Iraq, heading home as part of the U.S. drawdown of forces.
Japanese officials, center, stand in a group facing representatives of the Allied armed forces prior to signing the surrender agreement Sept. 2, 1945, on the deck of the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, during a ceremony marking the end of World War II.
A flood survivor wades through mud as he salvages belongings Saturday in Azakhel, near Nowshera, northwest Pakistan. A case of the deadly waterborne disease cholera has been confirmed in Pakistan’s flood-ravaged northwest, and aid workers expect there to be more, the U.N. said Saturday.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama react as their daughter Sasha gets a hole-in-one on the first hole as they play miniature golf Saturday at Pirate’s Island Golf in Panama City Beach, Fla. The Obamas are spending the weekend in Florida.
The Transocean Development Driller III, the rig responsible for drilling the main relief well at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil wellhead, is seen Saturday on the Gulf of Mexico near the coast of Louisiana.
Dalton Vesecky, 13, launches his watermelon seed under the watchful eye of seed supervisor Dave Maycock on Saturday at the Vinland Fair. Dalton won first place in his age group.
A fishing derby Saturday on the banks of Lake Henry in Clinton State Park gave young anglers a chance to catch the big ones.
Light from skylights fill the hallways in the new School of Pharmacy building on Kansas University’s West Campus. The building is being made ready to open its doors to students and faculty.