Rebecca Soni swims in the women's 200 breaststroke final at the Austin (Texas) Grand Prix swim meet in January. She won a gold medal in the event at the 2008 Olympics and hopes to repeat this summer in London.
Bernice Acosta and other yoga enthusiasts practice in New York's Times Square at an event marking the 2011 summer solstice. Some Hindus say such events have little to do with yoga's spiritual roots.
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Occupy L.A. activists rally outside the Bank of America Plaza in Los Angeles in February. The Occupy protests around the country have inspired two working groups that are attempting to reform the banking system and create an alternative bank.