Obama in Asia
U.S. President Barack Obama (left) attends a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (right) at the Akasaka guesthouse in Tokyo Thursday. (Junko Kimura-Matsumoto/Jana Press/Zuma Press/MCT)
Ryan, right, and Kathy Reed are moving to Colorado so their son, Otis, can be treated for seizures with a medical form of marijuana in extract form. Here, they enjoy a happy moment with Otis at the home of Ryan's parents in Baldwin City, Kan., April 16. (Keith Myers/Kansas City Star/MCT)
Nevada range wars
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy talks with supporters outside his ranch this week. His family has been giving daily news conferences since the conflict between Bundy and the federal Bureau of Land Management began. (John M. Glionna/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Window washers Pedro Castro, 45, as Batman, and Roberto Duran, 32, as Captain America, right, entertain patient Zakk Carrier, 5, as they hang from rope lines from the roof of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital to entertain children in what has become a beloved semi-annual tradition April 15 in Chicago. (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
A cat lounges in the window inside a cat cafe in Manhattan Wednesday in New York. The pop-up cafe will be open four days and is designed to encourage adoption and let humans hang out with friendly cats. (Tina Susman/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
The Dallas Stars defeat the Anaheim Ducks, 4-2, in Game 4 of a Western Conference quarterfinal at American Airlines Center in Dallas Wednesday. The Stars' win ties the series, 2-2. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)
Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout (27) makes a diving catch on a line drive hit by the Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper to end the first inning at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., Wednesday. The Nats rallied for a 5-4 win. (Chuck Myers/MCT)
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Ana Veciana-Suarez is an award-winning columnist for The Miami Herald who writes about family, education, women's and social issues. She is the author of two books, "The Chin Kiss King" and "Birthday Parties in Heaven: Thoughts on Love, Life, Grief, and Other Matters of the Heart."
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