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A student peers from a school bus on its way to Newtown Middle School as classes resumed Tuesday in Newton in the wake of Friday's shooting that killed 20 children. Sandy Hook Elementary School, the site of the shooting remained closed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

A bird lover feeds doves in front of the Blue Mosque.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAURIZIO GAMBARINI / DPA

Sheep graze in a field as a winter mist envelopes the Cheshire countryside.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty Images Europe

Foreign visitors walk through Manger Square in Bethlehem, where a decorated Christmas tree and the Church of the Nativity, the traditionally accepted birthplace of Jesus Christ, are illuminated.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM HOLLANDER / EPA

A Qatari fighter jet, trailing decorative smoke, soars over skyscrapers during the Gulf emirate's National Day celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARIM JAAFAR / AFP

Filipino Catholics gather outside the Senate building in Pasay City to protest the passage of a reproductive health law that would allow government funding for contraceptives. The Catholic Church, which approves only natural forms of birth control, strongly opposed the bill. The Philippines is Asia's largest Catholic country.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPA

Afghan schoolboys walk past a commando force standing guard at the Goshti district of Nangarhar province, bordering Pakistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SHAH MARAI / AFP

Queen Elizabeth II, flanked by Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, right, are joined by members of the Cabinet for a group portrait at No 10 Downing Street, the prime minister's residence. The queen sat in on a Cabinet meeting Tuesday, the first such visit by a sitting British monarch in more than a century, to mark her diamond jubilee. Historically, monarchs regularly led Cabinet meetings, but the last one to exercise their right to attend was Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth's great-great grandmother, who died in 1901. Elizabeth, 86, received a gift from the Cabinet to celebrate her 60 years on the throne.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEREMY SELWYN / Pool

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