U.S. Army Capt. Tejdeep Singh Rattan, wearing a turban, stands with other graduates as they sing "The Army Goes Rolling Along" during a U.S. Army officer basic training graduation ceremony at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio on Monday.
Inmates sit in crowded conditions at California State Prison in Los Angeles. Like many California prisons, L.A. County jails are releasing prisoners early — before serving their entire sentences — because of budget constraints.
In April 2008, Qiao Ming picks out 2007 tax forms at the Illinois Department of Revenue in Springfield. Some people prefer to do their own taxes, while others take comfort in using a professional.