Two women kiss in front of an anti-gay/lesbian protest.
A man in Melbourne rescues a woman’s Shih Tzu that was blown in to the harbor from high winds.
A Russian war veteran kneels beside the tank he spent WWII in.
A blind dog is led by his companion.
John Unger swims with his 19 year old dog ‘Shep’ to sooth the dog’s severe arthritis until he falls asleep in his arms.
PoW Horace Greasley defiantly confronts Heinrich Himmler during an inspection of the camp he was confined in. Greasley also famously escaped from the camp and snuck back in more than 200 times to meet in secret with a local German girl he had fallen in love with.
Pele and British captain Bobby Moore trade jerseys in 1970 as a sign of mutual respect during a World Cup that had been marred by racism.
A North Korean man waves his hand as a South Korean relative weeps, following a luncheon meeting during inter-Korean temporary family reunions at Mount Kumgang resort October 31, 2010. Four hundred and thirty-six South Koreans were allowed to spend three days in North Korea to meet their 97 North Korean relatives, whom they had been separated from since the 1950-53 war.
Earthrise: A photo taken by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission in 1968.
Retired Philadelphia Police Captain Ray Lewis is arrested for participating in the Occupy Wall Street protests in 2011.
“La Jeune Fille a la Fleur,” a photograph by Marc Riboud, shows the young pacifist Jane Rose Kasmir planting a flower on the bayonets of guards at the Pentagon during a protest against the Vietnam War on October 21, 1967. The photograph would eventually become the symbol of the flower power movement.
Harold Whittles hears for the first time ever after a doctor places an earpiece in his left ear.
A villager in Cuttack City, India rescues a litter of kittens during a flood.
A soldier reads his daughter a bedtime story over a webcam while deployed.
Robert Peraza pauses at his son’s name on the 9/11 Memorial during the tenth anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center.