Yvette Campbell, left, joins others singing the Negro National Anthem "Lift Every Voice and Sing" as the National Reparations Day Committee hosts ``A Day of Demand National Reparations Day,'' at Tragniew Park in Compton.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
A llama seeks shelter next to an abandoned school bus at Cox Farms as a winter storm hit the Washington, D.C., area.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Win McNamee / Getty ImagesLink
Johnny Connell, 5, takes a dive into the snow while his twin sisters, Christine and Sammy, 3, and mother Megan Connell play in the yard across from their home.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adam Cairns / The Columbus DispatchLink
Volunteers wait for Aaron Peck to pull into the checkpoint during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily NewsLink
Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro, in the yellow, blue and red jacket, accompanies the funeral cortege of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on its way to the Military Academy in Caracas.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GERALDO CASO / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Nicaraguan supporters of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez attend a ceremony in his honor in Revolution Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Supporters of the late President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela cry outside of the military hospital where he died at age 58.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ariana Cubillos / Associated PressLink
Supporters of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez shout slogans during a homage gathering.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Ochoa de Olza / Associated PressLink
At Pier 92 and 94, a woman looks at a painting during the press preview at the 2013 Armory Show, one of the world's top art events featuring the most influential artworks of the 20th and 21st centuries.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFPLink
Ramon Figuoroa, right, of Puerto Rico plays a tambourine as Jasmine Cruz of Fort Myers, Fla., hoists the Puerto Rico flag during the eighth inning of an exhibition baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and Puerto Rico.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Goldman / Associated PressLink
Members of the San Antonio Living History Assn. fire muskets in a predawn ceremony to remember the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and those who fell on both sides.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eric Gay / Associated PressLink
A man finishes shoveling his driveway during a snow storm in the suburbs of Chicago.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian Hill / Daily HeraldLink
U.S. Capitol Police officer Alex Rys' hat is dusted with snow as he patrols on Capitol Hill in Washington. A late-winter storm was expected to cover the Mid-Atlantic region after dropping almost a foot of snow across the the West and Midwest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesLink
A morning commuter watches the snow begin to fall in Washington.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: J. David Ake / Associated PressLink
Los Angeles mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti speaks to his supporters during election night at the Avalon in Los Angeles. Garcetti will face rival Wendy Greuel in a May run-off election.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Los Angeles mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel celebrates with husband, Dan Schramm, and son, Joseph, during an election night gathering in downtown Los Angeles. Greuel will face rival Eric Garcetti in a May run-off election.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
A hazardous materials worker cleans spots of blood after a poll worker was shot and wounded today during a domestic dispute outside the school auditorium being used as a polling place before running back inside for cover at 92nd Street Elementary in Watts.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For the TimesLink
Beverly Hills based gourmet bakery Sprinkles Cupcakes opened its downtown store at FIGat7th, with $1,000 in gift certificates hidden inside cupcakes throughout the day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
Lava erupts at the New Sud-Est crater of Mt. Etna's volcano, near Catania, in Sicily in southern Italy. It was the volcano's seventh eruption this year and reportedly did not pose any threats to the nearby airport or inhabited areas.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Salvatore Allegra / Associated PressLink
Dragon boat athletes practice on the Maschsee in Hanover, Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An man faces riot police during clashes beetween protesters and security forces in Port Said, Egypt.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khalil Hamra / Associated PressLink
Security forces in Kenya stand guard as the nation waits for the final vote count after Monday's presidential election.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL IRUNGU / EPALink
Supporters of Mido Macia hold a memorial service in Daveyton, South Africa, for a Mozambican man who died in South African police custody after being dragged behind a police van.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER JOE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A student at Anand Vihar College takes part in an intercollegiate bridal show competition in Bhopal, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJEEV GUPTA / EPALink
Police guard a suspected Filipino guerrilla outside a village in Semporna, Malaysia. Malaysian security forces on Wednesday battled a group of Filipino intruders in the rugged terrain of Borneo after they escaped a military assault with fighter jets and mortar fire on their hideout.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
Supporters of the self-proclaimed Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram hold a torchlight parade near a mosque in Manila as neighboring Malaysia expanded its hunt for armed Filipino invaders tied to Kiram..
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAY DIRECTO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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