Robert Peraza, who lost his son Robert David Peraza in 9/11, pauses at his sonís name at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial.
A whirpool forms off the Japanese coast after the tsunami on March 11.
This sightseeing boat, Hama Yuri, was pulled 1300 feet from the coast and somehow balanced itself on a two story house during the tsunami in Japan.
Members of the national security team receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House on May 1.
Two lights from the former site of the World Trade Centers shine for the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
A protester gets sprayed in the face with pepper spray at an Occupy Portland protest.
A monstrous dust storm (Haboob) roared through Phoenix, Arizona in July.
Christians protect Muslims during prayer in Cairo, Egypt.
A University of California Davis police officer pepper-sprays students during their sit-in at an "Occupy UCD" demonstration in Davis, California.
Australian Scott Jones kisses his Canadian girlfriend Alex Thomas after she was knocked to the ground by a police officer's riot shield in Vancouver, British Columbia. Canadians rioted after the Vancouver Canucks lost the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins.
US gay service members march in a gay pride parade for the first time ever.
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