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Anti-government protesters shout slogans during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hani Mohammed / Associated Press

A soldier from an honor guard yawns before the official welcoming ceremony for Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann at the Great Hall of the People.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID GRAY / Reuters

South Korean citizens stage an acrobatic show about 100 feet above a public park to herald the start of a spring festival. The show, called "Rainbow Drops," involves 48 volunteers and a giant crane.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM JAE-HWAN / AFP

Steam rises off a horse as it gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charlie Riedel / Associated Press

A 3-month-old bear cub looks at ostriches at a zoo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIL SEMYONOV / AFP

An Afghan child flies a kite on top of the ruins of a building wrecked by war.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANAN VATSYAYANA / AFP

Anti-government protesters throw a fellow protester in the air during a rally to demand the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMED JADALLAH / Reuters

Pregnant women show off their painted bellies as part of a campaign to raise awareness about high mortality rates for pregnant women in the developing world. In Belgium, campaign organizers say, a woman runs a 1 in 7,800 chance of dying from pregnancy-related issues, but the chances are 1 in 7 in the developing world.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ERIC LALMAND / BELGA

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Pictures in the News | May 5, 2011

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Pictures in the News | May 5, 2011

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Farrier shoes horses for 35 years in Southern California

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Pictures in the News | May 5, 2011

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Pictures in the News | May 5, 2011

Today’s first batch of images in our Pictures in the News gallery includes expressive shots from Beijing, where an honor guard member shows his sleepiness; Yemen, where protesters show their anger about their president;  and Brussels, where women raise awareness about the high mortality rate for pregnant women in the developing world.  This just a sample of the photos. More will be added later.

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