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A full moon rises behind a roller coaster stranded in the ocean after Casino Pier was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MICHAEL REYNOLDS / EPA

Rescuers in Lushan unload relief supplies for tens of thousands of survivors of China's devastating quake living in makeshift tents or on the streets.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

Visitors walk on a broken mirror on the floor of an installation by Italian artist Alfredo Pirri, which is being displayed in the once-secret bunker built to shelter Yugoslavia's leaders from a nuclear war. For three months, the bunker will become one of the world's quirkiest contemporary art galleries.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Amel Emric / Associated Press

A passenger plane prepares to land at the local airport.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Rumpenhorst / Associated Press

Family members of Sal Castro release doves at the conclusion of a funeral Mass for the former teacher at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Castro was one of the leaders of the 1968 Chicano student walkouts, a protest for better schools that is considered the start of the Chicano movement.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Cal State Northridge senior Laura Sandoval snaps a photo of a wall students painted with their names as part of a campus event for Earth Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Tobias Dustin Summers, accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old Northridge girl, talks to attorney Andrea Lemberg in a San Fernando courtroom. His arraignment was delayed until May 2.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

Media members view a 3,350-year-old wooden staircase in a salt mine. Experts want to relocate the ancient staircase in order to preserve it and make it more accessible for visitors.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BARBARA GINDL / EPA

Demonstrators gather in Parliament Square to urge British officials to accept EU proposals suspending the use of bee-killing pesticides.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is welcomed by a student with a traditional Maori greeting during a visit to Papakura High School.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Phil Walter / Getty Images

A worker hangs lanterns.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ED JONES / AFP/Getty Images

Fenerbahce players celebrate after scoring during a UEFA Europa League semifinal soccer match against Benfica at Sukru Saracoglu Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP/Getty Images

An honor guard places flowers at a memorial to victims of the Chernobyl disaster, marking the 27th anniversary of the catastrophic nuclear accident in Ukraine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VIKTOR DRACHEV / AFP/Getty Images

FC Basel supporters cheer under a giant banner during a UEFA Europa League semifinal soccer match against Chelsea at St. Jakob Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP/Getty Images

A woman rides her bicycle past blooming cherry trees.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Federico Gambarini / Associated Press

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama stand with former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush and their wives, Barbara Bush and Laura Bush, respectively, during a prayer at the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library on the campus of Southern Methodist University.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Dharapak / Associated Press

The George W. Bush presidential library, featuring more than 70 million pages of paper records, 43,000 artifacts, 200 million emails and 4 million digital photographs, will be opened to the public May 1.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images

Tobias Dustin Summers is escorted by Los Angeles police officers shortly after arriving in the United States from Mexico. Summers is suspected of kidnapping and assaulting a 10-year-old Northridge girl. He was captured at a rehabilitation center south of Tijuana.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fox 5 San Diego

Dusk falls upon Avalon Bay, as seen from the Inn on Mt. Ada on Catalina Island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

A visitor views a garden display called Modo-Repose by PWP Garden Design at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show, which attracts thousands of horticulturalists to see its show gardens and floral displays.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty Images

A room called "Le Nuage," or The Cloud, designed by French art distributor Zébra3/Buy-Sellf. Le Nuage has four single beds and can be rented for a night or more.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIERRE VERDY / AFP / Getty Images

An Afghan worker extracts bunches of freshly dyed wool that will eventually be used by carpet weavers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FARSHAD USYAN / AFP / Getty Images

A protester wearing a mask of British Finance Minister George Osborne demonstrates outside Barclays AGM. Britain has narrowly avoided a triple-dip recession with better-than-expected 0.3% GDP growth.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPA

Students at the University of South China light candles to pray for quake victims. A powerful magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck the steep hills of China's southwestern Sichuan province last week, leaving at least 196 people dead and more than 12,200 injured.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ChinaFotoPress / Getty Images

Police officers detain a Greenpeace activist wearing a polar bear costume outside the office of Norwegian oil and gas group Statoil after a staged show against Statoil's planned drilling in the Arctic.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURI KADOBNOV / AFP / Getty Images

Bangladeshi volunteers and rescue workers at the scene of a building collapse.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUNIR UZ ZAMAN / AFP / Getty Images

A Bangladeshi rescuer looking for survivors emerges from beneath a concrete slab of a building that collapsed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: A.M. Ahad / Associated Press

Fires ignited by a series of at least seven explosions aboard two fuel barges on the Mobile River burn themselves out.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John David Mercer / Associated Press

An Indian Hindu devotee dressed as a monkey participates in a religious procession during Hanuman Jayanti, a celebration of the birth of Hindu monkey god Hanuman.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsering Topgyal / Associated Press

A man walks through the ancient monuments at the Temple of Luxor. Egypt ranked last in terms of security and safety on the World Economic Forum's 2013 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shawn Baldwin / Bloomberg

White tiger cubs play around in their enclosure at Tobu Zoo Park. Four cubs, three males and one female, were born at the zoo, marking its first-ever cubs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIYOSHI OTA / EPA

Two people embrace in front of a memorial to MIT police Officer Sean Collier, who was killed during a confrontation with the suspects in the bombings at Boston Marathon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUSTIN LANE / EPA

Pedestrians walk past the spot where the first bomb detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Boylston Street. Traffic was allowed to flow all the way down Boylston on Wednesday morning for the first time since two explosions on April 15.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Dwyer / Associated Press

Armenian Americans along with friends and supporters hold a candlelight vigil in memory of those who died in the Armenian genocide at Glendale Civic Auditorium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A carnation is placed between lists of names during a demonstration marking the 98th anniversary of the massacre and deportation of Ottoman Armenians during World War I.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OZAN KOSE / AFP / Getty Images

Police clash with protesters at the annual rally to protest the mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey nearly a century ago.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nikolas Giakoumidis / Associated Press

New Cal State Chancellor Timothy P. White break dances at the Cal State Dominguez Hills campus, the latest stop on his first-year tour of all 23 universities. So far he's made a big impression by approaching students to hear their stories and familiarizing himself with the larger campus community.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

Angels Howie Kendrick celebrates his game-winning home run against the Texas Rangers in the 11th inning at Angel Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Rescue workers and people look for survivors after an eight-story building housing several garment factories collapsed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: A.M. Ahad / Associated Press

Relatives mourn a victim at the site where an eight-story building housing several garment factories collapsed. The building collapsed near Bangladesh's capital Wednesday morning, killing dozens of people and trapping many more in the rubble.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: A.M. Ahad / AFP / Getty Images

Syrian rebel fighters stand amid sandbags in a damaged section of the Umayyad Mosque complex.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP / Getty Images

Apartment towers and the International Commerce Centre are seen through a work of art entitled "Poetic Cosmos of the Breath" by Argentine artist Tomas Saraceno, which is part of the 'Inflation!' exhibition curated by Mobile M+.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vincent Yu / Associated Press

An inflatable sculpture of a pig called 'House of Treasures' by Chinese contemporary artist Cao Fei on display as part of the 'Inflation!' exhibition curated by Mobile M+.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jessica Hromas / Getty Images

Professor Paul Anderson, director of Digital Design Studio, attends the unveiling of a 3D visualization of a human head and neck. Designed by Glasgow School of Arts Digital Design Studio, the visualization will improve medical and dental training.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

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 Times

Window cleaners work on the glass pyramid of the Louvre museum in Paris.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jacques Brinon / Associated Press

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 Press

At an exhibit of living butterflies, a White Morpho butterfly from South America alights on fruit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL MIHAILESCU / AFP / Getty Images

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 / EPA

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 / EPA

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 / EPA

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: AFP

Lantern-holding Buddhists celebrate the upcoming birthday of Buddha.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / Associated Press

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 Images

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 Images

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 Press

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 / EPA

Fishing inspectors speak with a poaching suspect, left, on the Pripyat River.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VIKTOR DRACHEV / AFP / Getty Images

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 Images

People run during aftershocks to avoid falling rocks in southwest China's Sichuan province. Clogged roads, debris and landslides impeded rescuers as they battled to find survivors of a powerful earthquake.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty Images

Residents walk toward a grave with offerings in southwest China's Sichuan province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty Images

Rescuers tend to an injured victim.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty Images

A sign reading 'R.I.P. Krystle Campbell In Our Heart Forever,' is seen in Medford Square, where Campbell's funeral was to be held later in the morning. Campbell was one of three people killed in the Boston Marathon bombing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CJ GUNTHER / EPA

Amy Laura Hall hoola-hoops holding her parasol during an Earth Day Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bernard Thomas / The Herald-Sun

A boy searches for a ball in a canal that is choked by non-biodegradable garbage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rafiq Maqbool / Associated Press

A firefighter heads toward a brush fire in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

The sun sets on the third and final day of the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Music fans cool off at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Walshy Fire, of the musical project called Major Lazer, gets into a ball and runs across the crowd during Lazer's show at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Participants arrive in Venice Beach during CicLAvia, a bicycling event.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For the Times

Fans "roll" the poisoned oak trees at Toomer's Corner one final time following Auburn's spring college football game at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave Martin / Associated Press

Members of the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery prepare to fire a 41-gun royal salute in Green Park to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 87th birthday, which was Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oli Scarff / Getty Images

"Donald," a work by artist Joyce Pensato, is shown during the media preview of the exhibition "Empire State. New York Art Now" at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP / Getty Images

A passenger walks through the Frankfurt airport during a strike by Lufthansa ground personnel that forced the airline to cancel approximately 1,700 flights.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ralph Orlowski / Getty Images

Residents use boats to move between their flooded houses near St. Petersburg. About 500 houses in the region were reported to be flooded.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANATOLY MALTSEV / EPA

People walk through a tulip field in full bloom at the Tanto Tulip Festival. Hundreds of thousands of tulips in 300 varieties are displayed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Buddhika Weerasinghe / Getty Images

Police officers outside Parliament detain a protester during a demonstration over how authorities handle sex crimes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manish Swarup / Associated Press

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism.

President Obama and all four living ex-presidents were on hand in Texas this week for the dedication of George W. Bush’s presidential library on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas. The library, featuring more than 70 million pages of paper records, 43,000 artifacts, 200 million emails and 4 million digital photographs, will be opened to the public May 1.

A memorial was held this week in Massachusetts for MIT police officer Sean Collier, who was killed during a confrontation in Cambridge with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

Dramatic images come this week from China, where people ran to avoid falling rocks during aftershocks after a magnitude 6.6 quake jolted the Sichuan province, clogging roads and causing landslides that impeded rescuers as they searched for survivors.

Images from Earth Day include a boy searching for a ball in a garbage-choked Mumbai canal, and a woman holding a parasol while hoola-hooping at an Earth Day Festival in North Carolina.

An honor guard lays flowers at the Chernobyl victims’ memorial in Belarus. Friday was the 27th anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, at the Chernobyl nuclear pant in Ukraine.

Elsewhere, a 3,350-year-old prehistorical wooden staircase in a salt mine is shown to the media in Austria; kidnapping suspect Tobias Dustin Summers is escorted by Los Angeles police shortly after arriving in the United States from Mexico; students of the University of South China light candles to pray for quake victims in China; Bangladeshi volunteers and rescue workers continue to look for survivors of a building collapse just outside Dhaka, the capital; a series of explosions ignites fires aboard two fuel barges on the Mobile River in Alabama; and white tiger cubs, three males and one female, make their debut at the Tobu Zoo Park in Japan.

Add stops in Egypt, Syria, England, France, Romania and Switzerland to round out the report.

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