S.W.A.T. members leave Chardon High School in Chardon, Ohio, after a gunman opened fire inside the high school's cafeteria at the start of the school Monday, killing one student and wounding four, officials said. Special Agent Vicki Anderson said Monday the shooter was taken into custody near his car about a half-mile from the high school.
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Doug Gasper, a ninth-grader at Chardon High School in Ohio, is hugged by his mother, Sandy, as they leave Maple Elementary School Monday in Chardon. Students assembled at Maple after a shooting took place at the high school. A gunman opened fire inside the high school's cafeteria at the start of the school day, killing one student and wounding four, officials said. A suspect is in custody.
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Rookie Marie-Anick Alie of Inukvik, Northwest Territories, rounds a corner near Goose Lake on the final day of the Anchorage Fur Rendezvous World Championship Sled Dog Race, in Anchorage
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily NewsLink
Young schoolboys gather around a bonfire as they celebrate an old pagan custom called "Scheibenschlagen" in Untervaz.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNO BALZARINI / EPALink
Light trails made by passing automobiles are seen in front of the Colosseum in Rome. Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti is implementing a $26.9-billion package of spending cuts and tax increases to eliminate the budget deficit and tame the nation's 1.9-trillion-euro debt.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alessia Pierdomenico / BloombergLink
A Myanmar fishmonger arranges fish at her market stall in Myitkyina. The World Bank said last week that it was encouraged by Myanmar's new openness and wanted to support economic reforms but cautioned that the long-isolated state had to pay back arrears.
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People walk at sunrise at the United Nations building in Geneva.
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A model displays a creation as part of the Giorgio Armani Fall-Winter 2012-2013 show during the women's fashion week in Milan, Italy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIUSEPPE CACACE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Israeli soldiers fire their rifles during clashes with Palestinian stone throwers demonstrating in the West Bank neighborhood of Al-Ram, adjacent to Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem. The clashes erupted after a Palestinian wounded by Israeli army gunfire at Al-Ram died in a hospital.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABBAS MOMANI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Supporters of Yuri Lutsenko, former Ukrainian Interior Ministry and jailed former PM Yulia Tymoshenko's top ally, rally outside the Pecherskiy District Court in Kiev.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Efrem Lukatsky / Associated PressLink
A female presidential bodyguard demonstrates her martial arts skills during a drill against terrorism in preparation for the Nuclear Security Summit at the South Korean presidential house in Seoul. Top leaders from more than 50 nations and international organizations are expected to attend the summit, set for March 26-27 in Seoul, to discuss how to make the world safe without nuclear weapons.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kim Byung-man / Associated PressLink
Kelly Slater competes in the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast surfing competition in Gold Coast, Australia,
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirstin Scholtz / Associated PressLink
An Indian shepherd directs a flock of sheep homewards in Allahabad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated PressLink
A young Indian girl places a candle as her relatives pray at their residence in Ahmedabad. Hundreds of survivors of deadly religious riots gathered in western India on Monday to mark the 10th anniversary of the country's worst sectarian violence in recent years, as rights activists blasted the local government for delaying justice. On Feb. 27, 2002, a train fire in Gujarat state killed 60 Hindu pilgrims. Muslims were blamed for the fire and weeks of rioting followed. More than 1,000 people, almost all Muslim, were killed as Hindu mobs rampaged through towns and villages.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ajit Solanki / Associated PressLink
People carry a totem pole during a procession to the Seattle Center from Pier 57 in Seattle. The 33-foot tall totem pole was erected in honor of slain Native American woodcarver John T. Williams. Williams was shot and killed by a Seattle Police officer in 2010. The shooting was later ruled unjustified.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joshua Truijllo / Associated PressLink
Indian Dongaria Kondh tribals dance as they hold traditional tools and weapons during the annual festival of Niyam Raja in Lanjigarh at the sacred Niyamgiri Hill.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Biswaranjan Rout / Associated PressLink
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