U.S. skier Julia Mancuso reacts at the end of the women's Alpine skiing super combined event at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Charles Hamelin of Canada celebrates with girlfriend Marianne St-Gelais after winning gold in the men's 1,500-meter in the short track competition at the Sochi Olympic Games in Russia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOW HWEE YOUNG / EPALink
Spring, a Shetland Sheepdog, watches the competition with his leader, Robin Berry, far right, at the Masters Agility Championship at the Westminster Dog Show.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles TimesLink
Steve Taggart of the California Highway Patrol takes measurements of what remains of a Ford Freestyle, a Ford Explorer and a Chevy Camaro after an accident on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar. Six people died in the crash.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles TimesLink
Orange County sheriff's search-and-rescue team members look for evidence after a man and woman were found dead and a juvenile found injured inside a home in San Juan Capistrano.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
Rough waves pound the pier at the Douro River mouth in Porto, Portugal. The Portuguese weather institute put the entire coast of Portugal on red alert as rough seas and gale force winds from Storm Stephanie moved in.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paulo Duarte / APLink
A baby gorilla is held by its mother at Cabarceno Nature Park in Cantabria, Spain.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ESTEBAN COBO / EPALink
A member of the opposition plays a piano on barricades in front of riot police in central Kiev. Ukraine has been rocked by nearly three months of anti-government protests sparked by President Viktor Yanukovich's refusal to sign a wide-ranging trade agreement with the European Union.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Efrem Lukatsky / Associated PressLink
A girl and her dog get around by canoe amidst floodwaters in Datchet, Berkshire, southwest of London. Thousands of homes along the Thames River are being threatened by rising floodwaters.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPALink
A rebel fighter carries his rifle down some stairs inside a building in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. The fighting in Syria has claimed more than 136,000 lives and driven millions from their homes, many of whom have fled to neighboring Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq, raising fears of a regional spillover of the conflict.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAHMUD ABDEL RAHMAN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Kenyan gays and lesbians and their supporters wear masks to preserve their anonymity as they stage a rare protest against Uganda's increasingly tough stance against homosexuality outside the Uganda High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya. Homosexuality has been criminalized in Uganda where lawmakers recently passed a bill that prescribes life imprisonment for "aggravated" homosexual acts.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Curtis / Associated PressLink
A parishioner cries while praying inside the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia. A man employed as a private security guard opened fire Sunday in the cathedral on Russia's Sakhalin Island, killing a nun and a parishioner and wounding six others, investigators said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergei Krasnoukhov / Associated PressLink
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