Being a parent is hard. Whether you're doing it for the first time or juggling a house full of kids, whether you're home all day or trying to find that elusive work-life balance, it's pretty easy to find all the ways you're falling short.
Four mother elephants are keeping their rotund babies in the shade of their bodies as they lead them across a sweet-smelling grassland under an already-hot early equatorial sun. Striding with deliberate purpose as though keeping an appointment, the mothers are nodding toward a wide wet marsh. They stop at water's edge; it's difficult to nurse while belly-deep in marsh sedges and water, so before plunging in for the morning, they fill up their youngsters. Who knew? The mothers knew.
Volunteers and local residents help clean up Baltimore after riots broke out following the funeral for Freddie Gray, who died of a severe spinal cord injury he got while in police custody. See pictures of the cleanup efforts.
Matthew Chung's parents discovered that their store was one of the ones that was destroyed during the violent protests that rocked Baltimore on April 27. A group of Chung's friends started raising money for the elderly couple to fix their neighborhood business.