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A woman holds a program as she leaves the funeral of Christina-Taylor Green at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Tucson residents line Shannon Road holding roses and candles as Christina-Taylor Green's funeral procession arrives at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Lori Culberson, a member of the Angel Project, stands along the route leading to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church for the funeral of 9-year-old Christina-Taylor Green.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Becker / Getty Images

The Stone of Hope, a sculpture depicting the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., is seen behind scaffolding and mesh at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial site, under construction in Washington.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MICHAEL REYNOLDS / European Pressphoto Agency

With sailors at the rails aboard the aircraft carrier Enterprise, family and friends wave goodbye as the ship departs from Naval Station Norfolk.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eric S. Garst / U.S. Navy via Getty Images

Lithuanians carry a 200-meter-long national flag as they march during a celebration of the 20th Defenders of Freedom Day in Vilnius.


Premature and sick babies are taken care of in the neonatal unit at the Isaie Jeanty maternity hospital, operated by Doctors Without Borders.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mario Tama / Getty Images

Motorcycle competitors arrive at the checkpoint for the start of the 11th stage of the third South American edition of the Dakar Rally from Chilecito to San Juan.


Revelers in colorful masks perform in a carnival procession through the town of Vevchani. The event is 1,400 years old and is held every year on the eve of the feast of Saint Basil, which also marks the beginning of the New Year according to the Julian calendar, observed by the Macedonian Orthodox Church.


A baby anteater (Myemecophaga tridactyla), born in captivity on Jan. 6, rides atop its mother's back at the city's Santa Fe Zoo.


Cattle take a stroll across a snowy field at a farm in Pennsylvania.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jacqueline Larma / Associated Press

A snowman awaits the inevitable on a Boston park bench a day after a heavy snowstorm hit the area.


A man paddles his surfboard down a street flooded by the swollen Brisbane River, which peaked at 14.6 feet. Portions of Brisbane and several suburbs have been hit by flooding that has claimed the lives of at least 12 people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bradley Kanaris / Getty Images

Residents try to save possessions from a blaze in a commercial district. According to witnesses, the fire spread rapidly due to drought in the region, threatening the city's historic center.


An eruption of Mt. Etna is captured in a photo by Italy's National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology. Experts said the Siclian volcano was calming after an extensive flow of lava.


Firefighters examine a capsized tanker loaded with 2,400 tons of sulfuric acid on the Rhine River. Officials said it appears that none of the acid had escaped, but it was not known what caused the accident.


A man examines the damage mudslides and flooding did to his house after heavy rains hit three towns near Rio de Janeiro, killing at least 356 people.


Jordanian supporters cheer for their team before an AFC Asian Cup Qatar soccer match between Jordan and Saudi Arabia.


A child sleeps at a fruit stall at a market.


A Saudi fan takes video of her team before their AFC Asian Cup Qatar match against Jordan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hassan Ammar / Associated Press

A man flies a kite made of 110 paper lanterns for the Hindu festival of Makar Sankranti, which marks the start of spring.


African gray parrots rescued from an illegal trader are seen at the Uganda Wildlife Education Center.


A woman prays on the Bay of Bengal during Ganga Sagar Fair, the annual gathering of Hindu pilgrims during Makar Sankranti in which they take a dip in the sacred waters of Ganga River before it empties into the bay.


A woman admires a series of sculptures installed in Victoria Tower Gardens. The installation is called "Nuestros Silencios" (Our Silences) and is the work of Mexican artist Rivelino.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oli Scarff / Getty Images

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