Seattle Seahawks fans celebrate in Seattle after watching their team win the Super Bowl. The Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII.
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Members of the American Outlaws, a Team USA fan group, cheer for the team. Team USA played the team from South Korea on Saturday afternoon at the StubHub Center and won the game by a score to 2-0.
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A cyclist makes his way up the Hudson River Greenway as heavy snow falls in New York.
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Athletes take part in a training session ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center, Mountain Cluster in Sochi, Russia.
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A women breaks off a small piece from the giant icicles on a rock in central Tbilisi, Georgia.
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Iranian youths play with snow in the Tochal mountain, just north of Tehran. The heaviest snowstorm in five decades has blanketed provinces in northern Iran, cutting power supplies and trapping villagers, Iranian media reported.
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Children exit a building after an alleged air strike by Syrian government forces on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. Al-Qaeda has disavowed the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), whose members have been locked in deadly clashes with Syrian rebels, according to a statement posted on jihadist websites.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammed Al-Khatieb / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
French forces grab a man looting a mosque before chasing him away in the Miskin district of Bangui, Central African Republic. Fighting between Muslim Seleka militias and Christian anti-Balaka factions continues as French and African Union forces struggle to contain the bloodshed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jerome Delay / Associated PressLink
A pedestrian passes a pile of garbage strewn around trash cans outside a store in Naples, Italy.
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A young girl yogi performs a yoga squat with her hands at her heart center during a yoga class led by Kenneth Qamata (not pictured) outside his studio as part of the Township Yogi Project in Inanda Township, Durban, South Africa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kim Ludbrook / EPALink
People visit a war memorial for Turkish soldiers at Cape Helles near Canakkale, Turkey. The landing at Cape Helles was part of the Gallipoli campaign, a World War I campaign that took place in the Ottoman Empire, and whose purpose was to overtake the Ottoman forts that controlled the passage of the Dardanelles straits.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bulent Kilic / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Taiwan people release sky lanterns during the annual Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival in Pingxi, northern Taiwan. Taiwan and foreign tourists released about 10,000 sky lanterns into the sky to pray for peace and happiness.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Chang / EPALink
Newly graduated Thai students from Rangsit University pose for a photographer next to a group of riot policemen guarding a road near the office of the permanent secretary for defense during a rally by anti-government protesters in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai protesters vowed Monday to stage larger rallies in central Bangkok and push ahead their efforts to nullify the results of elections.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wason Wanichakorn / Associated PressLink
A visitor conducts an electronic orchestra in the virtual concert hall Effektorium at Museum Mendelssohn-Haus in Leipzig, Germany. The museum will reopen after renovations and rebuilding on the 250th birthday of composer Felix Mendelssohn.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jan Woitas / EPALink
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A short article in the Aug. 11, 2006, Los Angeles Times reported on the origins of the 1965 riots in Los Angeles' Watts neighborhood:
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Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, with a photo memorializing New York City Firefighter Robert James Crawford, who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11,... View Post»