A Santa Ana police officer walks by a deceased body at the McFadden Avenue off-ramp from the southbound 55 Freeway. At least four people are dead after a shooting spree stretching from Ladera Ranch into Tustin and Orange.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Yemeni soldiers and firefighters work to extinguish fire at the site of a plane crash in Sanaa, Yemen. A Yemeni official says a military plane on a training exercise crashed into a neighborhood in the country's capital, Sanaa, killing and injuring scores of people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hani Mohammed / Associated PressLink
The father of South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, Henke, right, reacts as relatives comfort each other after Oscar Pistorius' bail hearing was adjourned at the Magistrate Court in Pretoria. Pistorius is battling to secure bail as he appeared on charges of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFPLink
Jordanian soldiers help Syrian refugees disembark from a vehicle after crossing the border from Syria into Jordan, near Mafraq. Jordan says it is hosting about 350 Syrian refugees, including more than 90,000 at Zaatari desert refugee camp, near the border with Syria. The country provides free health and education services for more than 200,000 United Nations-registered Syrian refugees, according to officials.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KHALIL MAZRAAWI / AFPLink
An Israeli border policeman fires with anti-riot ammunition toward Palestinian demonstrators, not pictured, during a protest to support Palestinian prisoners, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Majdi Mohammed / Associated PressLink
A man walks along an old city wall after heavy snow in Nanjing, eastern China's Jiangsu province.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DONG JL / FeatureChinaLink
Cyclists ride along a snow-covered road in Hangzhou, China.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Getty Images / Getty ImagesLink
Poland's Karolina Eriemen, left, Canadian Kelsey Serwa, Swiss Jorinde Mueller and Canadian Marielle Thompson jump during the Ski Cross final race at the Snowboarding and Free Style World Cup Test Event at the Snowboard and Free Style Center in Rosa Khutor near the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFPLink
Indian laborers remove petioles of red chilies at Shertha village, on the outskirts of Ahmadabad, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ajit Solanki / Associated PressLink
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