Photo Digest: Week of April 20, 2014 in Pictures

In case you missed it: Instant history at the Boston Marathon, a robot challenges the President to a soccer game, and more stories and photos of the week.

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Instant history at the Boston Marathon

Instant history at the Boston MarathonJared Wickerham/Getty Images
Meb Keflezighi of the United States crossed the finish line at the 118th Boston Marathon on April 21, becoming the first American winner since 1983.

They're on a roll!

They're on a roll!Win McNamee/Getty Images
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama held the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on April 21. Thousands of children attended the event, which dates back to 1876.

Apple gives the Earth a hug.

Apple gives the Earth a hug.John Moore/Getty Images
Apple announced on April 22—Earth Day—that it will offer free recycling for used products like old iPhones. At least 120 Apple stores are powered by renewable energy.

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Oldest baseball stadium in the National League celebrates 100.

Oldest baseball stadium in the National League celebrates 100.Scott Olson/Getty Images
Wrigley Field, home to the Chicago Cubs, turned 100 years old on April 23. Fun fact: It didn't have stadium lights until 1988. More: 9 baseball moments that changed the game forever »

It came to soccer.

It came to soccer.Eric Thayer/Getty Images
During a visit to Japan on April 23, President Barack Obama met Honda's famous humanoid ASIMO robot. According to, it playfully kicked a soccer ball to the impressed POTUS.

Will Shakespeare, 450 years young.

Will Shakespeare, 450 years young.John Moore/Getty Images
"No legacy is so rich as honesty." Fans celebrated William Shakespeare's 450th birthday by decorating a canvas in New York City on April 23.

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Royals plant one on Australia.

Royals plant one on Australia.Chris Jackson/Getty Images
On April 24, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and husband Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, helped children plant trees at the National Arboretum in Canberra, Australia. This is their first trip overseas with their baby son, Prince George of Cambridge.

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