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Officials wearing tactical gear stand near an armored vehicle as they search an apartment building for one of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julio Cortez / Associated Press

Police search an apartment complex during the search for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DOMINICK REUTER / EPA

A Los Angeles County Sheriff bomb squad member carries an empty backback from a McDonalds restaurant near the campus of Cal State L.A. An employee became suspicious of a young man who set down the pack inside the restaurant. Earlier in the day about 25,000 students and faculty were evacuated from the university after a pair of bomb threats were phoned in.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

As the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival ramps up, people who got their credentials head to the roofs of their vehicles in celebration.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Ixil indigenous people, survivors of Guatemalan civil war, demonstrate outside the Supreme Court. Guatemalan judge Carol Patricia Flores announced that she is dropping the genocide trial against former Guatemalan dictator and retired Gen. Jose Efrain Rios Montt due to a pending appeal in Guatemala City. The development will delay public deliberations over events that have divided the country for 30 years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHAN ORDONEZ / AFP / Getty Images

This new Hubble image, captured and released by the ESA-NASA Hubble Heritage to celebrate the telescope's 23rd year in orbit, shows part of the sky in the constellation of Orion (The Hunter). Rising like a giant seahorse from turbulent waves of dust and gas is the Horsehead Nebula, otherwise known as Barnard 33. This image shows the region in infrared light, which has longer wavelengths than visible light and can pierce through the dusty material that usually obscures the nebula's inner regions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty Images

A supporter of the movement la Manif Pour Tous, which opposes gay marriage, waves a French flag during a demonstration in Paris. Riot police stand nearby. The final vote on France's landmark bill allowing gay marriage has been fast-tracked to next week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP / Getty Images

Members of British forces' Household Cavalry participate in a changing of the guard ceremony at the Mall in central London, where the London Marathon finish line will be on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lefteris Pitarakis / Associated Press

Eric the newborn Rothschild giraffe stands in front of mom, Lotti, during its introduction to the public at the Tierpark zoo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Markus Schreiber / Associated Press

The swirl of activity in the night sky is generated by an extremely long exposure. Stars appear to be circuling the Pole - or North - Star.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gyorgy Varga / EPA

A girl dressed as Hindu goddess Kali prepares to take part in a religious procession.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RAMINDER PAL SINGH / EPA

Firefighters work to put out a fire as white phosphorus explodes after a violent collision. One of the drivers was killed in the accident; the other got out before the explosion.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty Images

Surf boat competitors practice prior to the start of Day 3 of the 2013 Australian National Surf Lifesaving Titles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Roberts / Getty Images

Tulips blossom at Emirgan Park, where the 8th Istanbul Tulip Festival will be held until the end of the April. Twenty million tulips have been planted for the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OZAN KOSE / AFP / Getty Images

A Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket, carrying a Bion-M satellite, rises at a launch pad in Baikonur cosmodrome. While in orbit, Bion-M, part of Russia's space program, is to conduct fundamental and applied research in space biology, physiology and biotechnology, RIA-Novosti news agency reported.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty Images

A bride dances at a party in Cairo. Egypt's economy has been hard-hit by the two years of turmoil that followed the ouster of longtime President Hosni Mubarak. Half of the country's 85 million people live at or below the poverty line of $2 a day and rely on government subsidies of wheat and fuel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eman Helal / Associated Press

Kolin Marzolf wades through flooded Abrigador Trail in Comstock Park. Marzolf, who lives in a raised home on the road that is known for flooding, said he is "kind of" concerned about this flood. "I got all my important stuff out, except for my brother's car," he said. A broad swath of the Midwest has experienced heavy spring rains.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CORY MORSE / The Grand Rapids Press

French Formula One driver Jean-Eric Vergne and his Scuderia Toro Rosso car are pushed back to the pit during the first practice session at the Sakhir circuit. The 2013 Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SRDJAN SUKI / EPA

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Pictures in the News | April 19, 2013

Photo essay | Education in wartime Syria

MADAYA, Syria (AP) — Clutching his books close to his chest, 12-year-old Abdo al-Fikri eagerly walked into a classroom last month in Madaya, an opposition-held village in...   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | April 19, 2013

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By Henry Chu VATICAN CITY -- Before crowned heads, government leaders and masses of the faithful, Pope Francis formally took office Tuesday as head of the Roman Catholic...   View Post»

   

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Pictures in the News | September 10, 2012

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Italy, where employees of the world's leading producer of primary aluminum, Alcoa, shout slogans as they take part in a demonstration...   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | April 19, 2013

W. Parker Lyon and his Pony Express Museum

W. Parker Lyon, former mayor of Fresno, moved to San Marino in 1913. His collection of California memorabilia quickly outgrew a small building at the rear of his home. A Jan....   View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 19, 2013

Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Boston, where an extensive manhunt for a suspect linked to the Boston Marathon bombings was underway Friday morning after a night of terror and violence left another suspect dead, one police officer killed and one wounded. More Photos

In Guatemala, survivors of Guatemalan civil war  demonstrate outside the Supreme Court. A  judge announced that she is dropping the genocide trial against former Guatemalan dictator and retired Gen. Jose Efrain Rios Montt due to a pending appeal in Guatemala City.  The development will delay public deliberations over events that have divided the country for 30 years.

A new Hubble image, captured and released by ESA-NASA Hubble Heritage to celebrate the telescope’s 23rd year in orbit, shows part of the sky in the constellation of Orion. Rising like a giant seahorse from turbulent waves of dust and gas is the Horsehead Nebula, otherwise known as Barnard 33.

Elsewhere, a supporter of La Manif Pour Tous,  which opposes gay marriage, waves a French flag during a demonstration in Paris; members of British forces’ Household Cavalry participate in a changing of the guard ceremony at the Mall in central London, where the London Marathon finish line will be on Sunday; and firefighters work to put out a fire as white phosphorus explodes after a violent highway collision in China.

Add stops in Germany, Turkey, Australia and Michigan to round out the report.

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