Fans react after Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul, with 0.1 seconds left, makes the go-ahead shot against the Memphis Grizzlies in the first-round NBA Playoffs at the Staples Center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Window cleaners work on the glass pyramid of the Louvre museum in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jacques Brinon / Associated PressLink
Almost 100 years after they were killed in action in the First World War, British soldiers Lt. John Harold Pritchard and Pvt. Christopher Douglas Elphick are re-interred with full military honors in a private ceremony. A poppy wreath and Lt. Pritchard's sword are handed to Prince Michael of Kent, center right, during a ceremony in northern France. The soldiers were killed during a German offensive near Bullecourt, on the Hindenburg Line, in the early hours of May 15, 1917.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Virginia Mayo / Associated PressLink
At an exhibit of living butterflies, a White Morpho butterfly from South America alights on fruit.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL MIHAILESCU / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Outside Peru's embassy, demonstrators wear gas masks as they call for an end to the expansion of the Camisea gas project in Peru's Amazon rain forest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPALink
A newsstand copy of Time magazine displays the cover photo of Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai, who at 15 was shot and injured by Taliban militants because of her support for education and self-determination for women. She is named in Time's list of the world's 100 most influential people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BILAWAL ARBAB / EPALink
Earthquake-triggered landslides and fallen rocks have blocked vital supply routes to remote towns and villages in this mountainous area of southwest China. Residents receive rice rations at a distribution point. Saturday's quake, which Chinese authorities said had a preliminary magnitude of 7, killed at least 188 people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOW HWEE YOUNG / EPALink
In Ya'an, the supply shortage after Saturday's earthquake in southwest China prompts residents to take to the street with banners saying "I am cold and hungry."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFPLink
Lantern-holding Buddhists celebrate the upcoming birthday of Buddha.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / Associated PressLink
Patrick Kane is fitted with the new Touch Bionics prosthetic hand, which has a powered thumb rotation along with multiple grip patterns that enables users to perform daily activities easier than with previous prostheses.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty ImagesLink
Children use a metal beam as a playground slide. The Philippines has failed to make headway in cutting poverty, with more than one in four citizens deemed poor despite the country's economic growth, according to census figures released Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
The public in India is making its feelings known about rape and molestation. A torchlight procession denounces the rape of a 5-year-old girl.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manish Swarup / Associated PressLink
Visitors walk pass a installation during "The South East Asian Writers Awards Exhibition - 35th Anniversary" at the Bangkok Art and Culture Center
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARONG SANGNAK / EPALink
Fishing inspectors speak with a poaching suspect, left, on the Pripyat River.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VIKTOR DRACHEV / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
The sun rises on oak trees that will be cut down at Toomer's Corner. Auburn University decided to remove the dying oaks, which were poisoned by a rival fan shortly after the 2010 Iron Bowl.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Chang / Getty ImagesLink
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