A monsoon lightning storm strikes over the Mandalay Bay Resorts and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Monsoon storms are forecast for the rest of the week in Nevada and neighbouring Arizona.
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An antique car drives down Main street during a July Fourth parade in the village of Barnstable, Massachusetts. Barnstable, which is located on Cape Cod in Massachusetts and was first settled in 1639, is celebrating its 375th anniversary
A man crosses the flooded Highway 64 as wind pushes water over the road as Hurricane Arthur passes through Nags Head, North Carolina on Friday morning
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Wyatt Smith of Rexburg, Idaho, slides in the dirt as he pulls down a steer in a time of 4.3 seconds during the steer wrestling competition at Greeley Stampede Arena in Colorado
A protester dressed as a copy of the Bible joins groups demonstrating outside the US Supreme Court in Washington. The court on Monday ruled that business owners could object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that requires closely held companies to provide health insurance that covers birth control
US marines prepare to manoeuvre their AAVs (Amphibious Assault Vehicles) following the joint US-Philippines naval exercise, dubbed Co-operation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT), on Monday, at the Naval Education and Training Center at San Antonio township, Zambales province, in northwestern Philippines
An anti-US protester dressed like the Statue of Liberty stands next to a giant mock US flag during a protest near the Malacanang palace in Manila, as US President Barack Obama‘s visit to the capital winds down. The protesters were protesting against the newly-signed defense agreement between the US and the Philippines. Read more
An activist holds a placard near the Malacañang presidential palace in Manila, during a rally opposing the Enhanced Defense Co-operation Agreement between the Philippines and US
US president Barack Obama with Japan’s emperor Akihito and empress Michiko pass an honour guard during an arrival ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo Read more
The sun rises over the Hoover Dam, a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada. The Hoover Dam was finished in 1936 and impounds Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in theUS by volume.