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Students from Salida Del Sol Elementary School are evacuated to the cafeteria by police officers after three schools went on lockdown in Yuma, Ariz. The unconfirmed report of a person with a gun initially prompted the lockdowns.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Craig Fry / The Yuma Sun

Gary McHugh Jr. lifts a giant Ray Lewis head over the crowd gathered on the field for the Ravens' Super Bowl celebration at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kim Hairston / B582696690Z.1

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy during the Super Bowl XLVII victory parade at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick Smith / Getty Images North America

Daredevil French climber Alain Robert, known as the French Spiderman, climbs the Habana Libre hotel. Robert climbed the 22 floors of the hotel in 28 minutes. Robert has climbed more than 100 of the world's tallest buildings, including the 2,716-foot Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Sears Tower in Chicago and the 88-story Jin Mao Building in Shanghai.


An Indian commuter looks out from a bus window while traveling during a heavy downpour. Heavy rains lashed the Indian capital, bringing down the mercury and throwing normal life out of gear.


Hindu devotees walk through a dust storm at the Sangam after taking a holy dip at the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati during the Maha Kumbh festival.


People walk in the snow.


A hawker looks out for customers from a quiet section of the Great Wall of China near Beijing. China is preparing to welcome the lunar new year, or spring festival, which falls on Sunday.


A Palestinian child cries after his family house was demolished by the municipality in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina. The municipality says the building was constructed without proper permits and that its structure was not sound. The 33-member family says it was waiting to receive permits.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bernat Armangue / Associated Press

Rex, the world's first "bionic man," during a photo shoot at the Science Museum. The $1-million humanoid has a distinctly human shape and boasts prosthetic limbs, a functional artificial blood circulatory system complete with artificial blood, as well as an artificial pancreas, kidney, spleen and trachea.


Detroit Pistons guard Will Bynum climbs atop New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony as he goes up for a shot during the second half of an NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kathy Willens / Associated Press

Boston College's Steven Whitney, top, and Harvard's Kyle Criscuolo go airborne as they collide during the first period of a Beanpot hockey tournament game.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Krupa / Associated Press

Lindsey Vonn is airlifted after crashing on the women's super-G course at the Alpine skiing world championship.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luca Bruno / Associated Press

An image from the NASA Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's north polar hexagon in the sun's light now that spring has come to the northern hemisphere. Many smaller storms dot the north polar region and Saturn's signature rings, which appear to disappear on account of Saturn's shadow, put in an appearance in the background.


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