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Runners head out during the start of the 115th Boston Marathon.


Firefighters survey the aftermath of a bus accident that killed the driver and injured 16 others.


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 Press

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 / Reuters

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.


A Libyan rebel celebrates in relief after crossing a street that has been at the center of clashes with fighters loyal of Moammar Kadafi.


Homes lay in ruin after a tornado hit the area on Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Craft / The Fayetteville Observer

A tame deer takes a piece of an apple from a picnic table at the deer park in Landsberg am Lech.


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.


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 Press

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.


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We’re off and running to begin Monday’s Pictures in the News feature with the start of the 115th Boston Marathon.

Elsewhere, firefighters look at the wreckage after a bus went off the road in Prague, killing the driver and injuring 16 passengers; a wounded anti-government protester reacts as doctors check him at a field hospital in Yemen; and a Libyan rebel celebrates after crossing a street that has been at the center of  heavy clashes with fighters loyal to Moammar Kadafi.

An aerial shot from Fayetteville, N.C., shows the damage from a tornado that hit the area on Saturday. In Germany, a deer helps himself to some food on a picnic table, and in France, the Marineland aquatic park shows off a killer whale born last month.

1 Comment

  1. April 18, 2011, 8:49 pm

    It's one thing to read an article about whats going on and get a bunch of statistics, but to actually see what is going on in the world is truly magical

    By: bee

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