Runners head out during the start of the 115th Boston Marathon.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Getty ImagesLink
Firefighters survey the aftermath of a bus accident that killed the driver and injured 16 others.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ReutersLink
A wounded anti-government protester, who was injured in clashes with Yemeni security forces, reacts as doctors check him at a field hospital.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated PressLink
Protesters flash the victory sign through holes in a Yemeni national flag during a demonstration to demand the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khaled Abdullah / ReutersLink
A demonstrator uses slingshot during a demonstration against the arrest of opposition leader Kizza Besigye, who was charged with engaging in riotous behavior and inciting violence during protests over rising food and fuel prices.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAMES AKENA / ReutersLink
A Libyan rebel celebrates in relief after crossing a street that has been at the center of clashes with fighters loyal of Moammar Kadafi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ODD ANDERSEN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Homes lay in ruin after a tornado hit the area on Saturday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Craft / The Fayetteville ObserverLink
A tame deer takes a piece of an apple from a picnic table at the deer park in Landsberg am Lech.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy burns leaven bread ahead of Passover, which commemorates the flight of the Israelites from biblical Egypt. As described in the Book of Exodus, they did not have time to prepare leavened bread before leaving for the promised land.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIR ELIAS / ReutersLink
Killer whale Wikie, 10 years old, jumps with her baby, a female born one month ago at the Marineland aquatic park. The baby was born by artificial insemination using sperm from a killer whale at SeaWorld in San Diego.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lionel Cironneau / Associated PressLink
A woman walks past a giant picture of Russian gas masks at an outdoor exhibition entitled "Chernobyl, 25 Years After" by Swiss photojournalist Guillaume Briquet.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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