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A horse makes its way to the track for a morning workout at Churchill Downs. The 139th Kentucky Derby will be run Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charlie Riedel / Associated Press

Former members of the South Vietnamese military march into a ceremony held at the Boat People Monument inside Westminster Memorial Park to mark the April 30, 1975, fall of Saigon to the communist north. The week of April 30 is known among Vietnamese now living in the United States as Black April.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp is tended to by trainer Greg Harrel with manager Don Mattingy looking on after being hit by a pitch -- grazed on the nose -- in the fourth inning at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

The Oakland Athletics celebrate a game-winning two-run home run by Brandon Moss during the 19th inning of a baseball game against the Angels in Oakland. Oakland won 10-8 in 19 innings.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press

An official from the New York City Medical Examiner's Office prepares to enter a site in Lower Manhattan where New York police said that they have found a fragment of one of two airplanes that slammed into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. The fragment was found April 27 and the medical examiner will be searching for possible human remains before the part of the plane is removed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STAN HONDA / AFP / Getty Images

New Dutch King Willem-Alexander kisses his mother, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix, as they appear on the balcony of the Royal Palace before a cheering orange crowd on the Dam Square in Amsterdam. Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands in an official act on Tuesday signed her abdication to leave the Dutch throne to her son Prince Willem-Alexander, who became the new king of the Netherlands the same day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RVD / JEROEN VAN DER MEYDE / HO / EPA

People, some of them wearing orange inflatable crowns, celebrate on the Dam Square on the occasion of the investiture of the country's new king in Amsterdam.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CATRINUS VAN DER VEEN / AFP / Getty Images

A traffic sign warns of polar bears in Longyearbyen, on the island of Spitsbergen, the northernmost part of Norway.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FREDERIK LJONE HOLST / AFP / Getty Images

A "live sculpture" tries to attract the attention of passing pedestrians during a warm spring day in Kiev.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP / Getty Images

Visitors stand in an installation that is part of the project "Weltenschoepfer" (World Creators) in a museum in Leipzig.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hendrik Schmidt / Associated Press

A priest of the ancient Samaritan community, wrapped in a prayer shawl, holds up a Torah scroll during the pilgrimage for the holy day of Passover at the religion's holiest site on the top of Mount Gerizim near the West Bank town of Nablus. According to tradition, the Samaritans are descendants of Jews who were not deported when the Assyrians conquered Israel in the 8th century B.C. Of the small community of close to 700 people, half live in a village at Mount Gerizim, and the rest in the city of Holon near Tel Aviv.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ariel Schalit / Associated Press

Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian man during clashes with Jewish settlers near Yitzhar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nasser Ishtayeh / Associated Press

An injured man receives medical aid at the site of an explosion in the al-Marjeh area in the center of Damascus. According to media reports, the blast took place near the old building of the Interior Ministry. Thirteen people were killed and more than 70 injured.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA

Workers leave for their lunch break in a building that houses garment factories in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The government has decided to constitute a panel to identify garment factories in the country at risk of collapse.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff Holt / Bloomberg

Chinese girls dressed to look like Chinese Red Army soldiers pose for photos on Tiananmen Square on the eve of May Day in Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ng Han Guan / Associated Press

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Tuesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Kentucky, where a horse makes its way to the track for a morning workout at Churchill Downs in Louisville. The 139th Kentucky Derby will be run Saturday.

Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands in an official act Tuesday signed her abdication to leave the Dutch throne to her son Prince Willem-Alexander, who became the new king of the Netherlands.

Elsewhere, former members of the South Vietnamese military march into a ceremony in California to mark the April 30, 1975, fall of Saigon to the communist north; an official from the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office prepares to enter a site in Lower Manhattan where New York police said that they have found a fragment of one of two  airplanes that slammed into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001; and the Oakland Athletics celebrate a game-winning two-run home run by Brandon Moss during the 19th inning of a baseball game against the Angels in Oakland.

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