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Elvis fans participate in the 2013 L.A. Marathon through the streets of Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For the Times

Eventual men's winner Erick Mose, left in green shoes, running with the men's elite group in Chinatown during the 2013 L.A. Marathon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

A runner passes through a sea of used cups during the 2013 L.A. Marathon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

College students throw a computer monitor off a balcony during a protest inside Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Manila, following the apparent suicide of Kirstel Tejada, a first-year student at the University of the Philippines who was forced to stop her studies due to financial hardship.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP / Getty Images

Activists burn school chairs and tables during a protest inside the Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Manila. Student activists will start a week-long mourning period for Tejada with a "black protest" against what they call are unjust tuition policies. Tejada was not able to pay her tuition last year, and last week was found dead in an apparent suicide.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP / Getty Images

A protestor with his child holds a banner outside of parliament during a crucial meeting in the capital of Nicosia. Cyprus' president is briefing lawmakers ahead of a crucial parliamentary vote on a controversial levy on bank deposits that the cash-strapped country's creditors have demanded in exchange for a $13 billion rescue package.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Petros Karadjias / Associated Press

The aurora borealis brightens up the sky at twilight between the towns of Are and Ostersund in Sweden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND / AFP / Getty Images

People look at a giant Easter egg as they gather at the Easter Market in Vienna.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER KLEIN / AFP / Getty Images

An office assistant of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party is seen at the party headquarters during a nationwide strike in Dhaka.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUNIR UZ ZAMAN / AFP / Getty Images

A Somali woman reacts near the site of a car bomb in central Mogadishu. At least eight people were killed by a car bomb in central Mogadishu in one of the bloodiest attacks in the war-ravaged capital in recent months, police said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB / AFP / Getty Images

Pakistani policemen examine a damaged office following a suicide attack on a court complex in Peshawar. Four people were killed when a suicide bomber posing as a legal clerk blew himself up and his companion opened fire.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: A. MAJEED / AFP / Getty Images

Members of the Seton Hill University women's lacrosse team attend a memorial mass in St. Joseph Chapel on the school's Greensburg campus. Women's lacrosse coach Kristina Quigley and the tour bus driver were killed when their tour bus carrying three coaches and members of the lacrosse team crashed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gene J. Puskar / Associated Press

An Indian farmer holds onto his stick as he participates in a protest near the Indian Parliament to protest against the government procuring land for setting up industry and not providing enough subsidies to farmers along with several other grievances.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Saurabh Das / Associated Press

Riders in the annual ABSA Cape Epic mountain bike stage race compete in Stage 1 of the seven-day stage race near Citrusdal, South Africa. The race is considered the "Tour de France of mountain biking" and sees 1,200 riders take on 698 kilometers of racing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM LUDBROOK / EPA

Spring has arrived in Indian-administered Kashmir, which marks a thawing of the lean season for tourism in the Himalayan region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA / AFP / Getty Images

The LAPD investigates an officer-involved shooting in which a man was wounded in the Echo Park neighborhood. No officers were injured in the shooting, which happened while officers were responding to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Police officers stand in front of a dental surgery office in southern France after a female dentist was shot dead by a 71-year-old patient, who was killed during the police intervention.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFP

People throw flour at each other as they celebrate the annual custom of Flour War. The origins of the custom are unclear.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Pope Francis blesses a little girl in the crowd from the popemobile during his inauguration Mass at St. Peter's Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VINCENZO PINTO / AFP

Cardinals take their place during Pope Francis' grandiose inauguration Mass.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP

Lightning streaks across the sky behind the Young Meadows Presbyterian Church. Strong storms moved across much of Alabama on Monday, bringing hail, high winds and heavy rainfall.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave Martin / Associated Press

A man walks through the Tiergarten park after fresh snow falls.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Markus Schreiber / Associated Press

An Indian man walks past burning piles of garbage set afire Monday at the end of the Maha Kumbh Mela festival at the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

A Nepalese Buddhist woman feeds pigeons near the Boudhanath Stupa. A Tibetan monk self-immolated last month in the premise of this stupa, an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated Press

Firefighters work at the scene Monday where a plane crashed the day before near the South Bend Regional Airport. The plane damaged homes and caused injuries.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Raymond / Associated Press

Horsemen take part in the traditional Central Asian sport of Kok-Boru, goat dragging, as part of Navruz celebrations, which mark the beginning of spring.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: IGOR KOVALENKO / EPA

Dominican Republic's Moises Sierra goes into the stands to catch a fly ball hit by Netherlands' Andruw Jones in the first inning of the championship round of the World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MONICA M. DAVEY / EPA

Tourists and visitors to Mission San Juan Capistrano stop to take pictures of the historic bells during the celebration of St. Joseph's Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Joggers run along a trail through Double Peak Park, where ceanothus -- California lilac -- bushes are in full bloom.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

A honeybee sucks nectar from a wildflower in Mushager Village near Amman, Jordan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAMAL NASRALLAH / EPA

Daniel Larsen, with his wife Christina by his side, leaves a federal courthouse after being freed by a judge who found him innocent of carrying a concealed knife during a 1998 bar fight. The California Innocence Project helped with Larsen's appeals.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Israeli President Shimon Peres and President Obama join schoolchildren during a joint appearance.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sebastian Scheiner / Associated Press

An Israeli soldier scuffles with two Palestinian activists, one wearing a mask of President Obama and the other a mask of the Rev. Martin Luther King, during a protest against Obama's visit to the region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABED AL HASHLAMOUN / EPA

Demonstrators display "No" signs on their hands during a protest outside the parliament against a plan to tax bank deposits.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Simon Dawson / Bloomberg

An Iraqi man standing on the wreckage of an old Iraqi tank destroyed during the 2003 US-led invasion in Karbala. Ten years since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein’s regime, Iraq continues to suffer from violence and political crises.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALAA AL-SHEMAREE / EPA

Czech rider Jaroslav Kulhavy leads the peloton during Stage 3 of the annual ABSA Cape Epic mountain bike stage near Tulbagh, South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM LUDBROOK / EPA

Torben Garlin of the C. Bechstein piano makers company tunes the Golden Grand Piano prior to its official presentation in Berlin. The piano manufacture is celebrating their 160th anniversary.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Markus Schreiber / Associated Press

An Indian laborer sifts colored powder, known as "gulal," to be used during the forthcoming Hindu spring festival of Holi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIPTENDU DUTTA / AFP / Getty Images

An Indian puppeteer performs with his puppets on the eve of World Puppetry Day in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta. World Puppetry Day celebrates puppet shows as a traditional art form.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPA

Mourners gather for a funeral at the rural stronghold of Khmer Rouge co-founder Ieng Sary, who died while on trial for genocide and war crimes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TANG CHHIN SOTHY / AFP / Getty Images

A man walks in a city park. Beijing and the northern China has been experiencing its coldest winter in more than 30 years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFP / Getty Images

A man is arrested after getting into an altercation on downtown Los Angeles' St. Vincent Court. Los Angeles police officers Brian Indreland and Steve Saletros, right, of the Central Division helped with the arrest.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

Fans and Ducks teammates celebrate goal by Bobby Ryan in the third period as the Ducks beat the NHL-leading Chicago Blackhawks, 4-2, on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Cyrus Afghahi jumps over a fire pit at Corona del Mar State Beach as part of the celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year, a tradition celebrated here for decades. Some say they have been coming to the area for up to 30 years, continuing a tradition they celebrated as children in Iran.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Miles Campbell holds a place in line for a friend in front of the new houses advertised in the "low $1,200,000's" at Woodbridge Pacific's Seaglass/Capri development in Huntington Beach. About 17 families are camping in front of the sales office to be assured of a place on a first-come-first-served waiting list.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Two helicopters belonging to the German federal police crashed on the field at Olympic Stadium in Berlin during an exercise while approaching for landing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hannibal Hanschke / DPA

Rescue workers help occupants of one of two German federal police helicopters that crashed on a field at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin during an exercise.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hannibal Hanschke / DPA

Myanmar residents walk past destroyed houses as black smoke rises from burning buildings in riot-hit Meiktila in the central part of the country.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SOE THAN WIN / AFP

Hundreds of Afghans wait to see the holy flag at the Kart-e Sakhi mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan in celebration of Nowruz, the first day of the year on the Persian calendar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anja Niedringhaus / Associated Press

Afghan boys play on a swing near the Sakhi shrine, the center of the Afghanistan new year celebrations, in Kabul during Nowruz festivities. Nowruz, one of the biggest festivals of the war-scarred nation, marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the year in the Persian calendar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MASSOUD HOSSAINI / AFP

U.S. soldiers from the 438th Medical Unit wait to board a plane on their way home from Afghanistan at the U.S. transit center Manas, outside Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO / AFP

A man on a bike pulls a child through the snow in Berlin. Temperatures in the German capital were around the freezing point.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAY NIETFELD / DPA

From left, France's Lorelei Schmitt, Canada's Maelle Ricker, Switzerland's Simona Meiler, Italy's Michela Moioli, Canada's Dominique Maltais and France's Nelly Moenne Loccoz compete during the women's snowboard cross final race at the Snowboard and FreeStyle World Cup Super finals at the Sierra Nevada ski resort near Granada, Spain. Maltais won the race.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAVIER SORIANO / AFP

Maria Kalet, 6, lies buried in the sand at Agua Dulce beach in Lima, Peru. While Lima's elite spends its summer weekends in gated beach enclaves south of the Peruvian capital, the working class jams by the thousands on a single municipal beach of grayish-brown sands and gentle waves.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rodrigo Abd / Associated Press

A student throws paint bombs at riot police during a protest demanding a better and free education and an alternative university reform.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GUILLERMO LEGARIA / AFP

Indian youths dance and cool off at the Jal Vihar water park on World Water Day, which calls for international attention on the preservation of the world's drinking water resources.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOAH SEELAM / AFP

Cars go through a tunnel of blooming cherry blossoms.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Koji Sasahara / Associated Press

Hindu men and a boy from Nandgaon sit on the floor during prayers at the Ladali or Radha temple before the procession for the Lathmar Holy festival, the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna. During Lathmar Holi the women of Barsana beat the men from Nandgaon, the hometown of Krishna, with wooden sticks in response to their teasing as they depart the town.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated Press

This picture taken Thursday shows a man walking in a damaged factory after a serious storm and heavy wind hit south China's Guangdong province. South China was warned to prepare for more heavy rain and hailstorms as five provinces continue to repair damage caused by severe weather, which resulted in the deaths of at least 24 people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP

Caltrans engineers, geologists, and workers monitor a landslide that closed the northbound lanes of Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades reported Thursday about 4:15 a.m. The northbound lanes between Sunset Boulevard and Temescal Canyon Road were closed, forcing commuters to take alternative routes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

A view of the San Francisco skyline and former warden's house from the former chapel at Alcatraz Island on Thursday. The National Park Service marked the 50th anniversary of the closure of the notorious Alcatraz federal penitentiary with an exhibit of newly discovered photos by Los Angeles freelance photographer Leigh Wiener of the prison's final day in 1963. Alcatraz was first a fort and later became an Army disciplinary barracks before being taken over by the Bureau of Prisons in 1934.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images North America

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