Voodoo pilgrims bathe in a waterfall believed to have purifying powers during an annual pilgrimage in Saut d' Eau, Haiti, Saturday July 16, 2011. The annual pilgrimage to Saut d' Eau venerates the site where believers say the Virgin Mary, whom many here revere as the goddess of love, Ezili Danto, once appeared. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Comparatively speaking, the last 24 hours have been pretty slow. Even so, there were almost 1,800 pictures input into our Merlin archive system since Saturday at around two o’clock. There are pictures from religious festivals, weddings, war, protests, golf tournaments, soccer games and fights to name just a few. Here are a few pictures from the last 24 hours. Click here to see more images or click here to see all of our photo galleries.
Cathy Reilly performs during the Chevy Bricktown Banjo Bash near Sheridan Avenue and Oklahoma Avenue in Oklahoma City, Saturday, July 16, 2011. The event was part of the annual convention of the Fretted Instrument Guild of America. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
U.S Marine Cpl. Devin Cross, 22, of Richmond Ind., with Delta Company 1st Tank Battalion out of Twentynine Palms, Calif., waits to board a helicopter home as his company wraps up their deployment Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Combat Out Post Shir Ghazay in Helmand province, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Brian Viloria, of Waipahu, Hawaii, right, lands a punch against WBO flyweight title holder Julio Cesar Miranda, of Mexico, in the 3rd round, Saturday, July 16, 2011, in Honolulu. Viloria defeated Miranda after 12 rounds. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)