Andrej Tavzelj, right, of Slovenia vies for the puck with Robert Dietrich of Germany during a Ice Hockey World Championship match. Germany won 3-2 after penalty shootout.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER HUDEC / EPALink
A car-theft suspect is held by LAPD officers after a lengthy pursuit through several communities.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles TimesLink
Riot police confront members of the Basij militia protesting at an AFC Champions League soccer match between Iran's Persepolis and Saudi Arabia's Al-Ittihad. The protest was against Saudi policies on Bahrain.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEHROUZ MEHRI / AFPLink
Libyans enjoy a day on a beach.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darko Bandic / Associated PressLink
A rebel fighter armed with a rocket-propelled grenade launcher controls an intersection.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YANNIS BEHRAKIS / ReutersLink
A man walks in a park during a snowfall.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ReutersLink
People gather at the former main square of their village on Radunitsa, or the Day of Rejoicing, a holiday in the Eastern Orthodox Church dedicated to remembering the dead. Every year, those who left the village after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster gather to visit relatives' graves and to meet former friends and neighboors.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILY FEDOSENKO / ReutersLink
Utility workers erect new power poles in Pratt City, Ala., replacing those destroyed by recent tornadoes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Butch Dill / Associated PressLink
An explosion lights up the night sky as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers blows an 11,000-foot hole in the Birds Point Levee. Officials hope breaching the levee will allow water to fill the floodway, lowering flood levels upstream at Cairo, Ill., and other communities.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID CARSON / St. Louis Post-DispatchLink
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