Firefighters rush an injured comrade to an ambulance after he was pulled from a burning building in the Back Bay area of Boston on Wednesday. Two firefighters died battling the nine-alarm blaze.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jim Davis / Boston GlobeLink
Flames burst from a window of a four-story brownstone as firefighters move in Wednesday in the Back Bay area of Boston. Two firefighters died and several people were injured in the fast-moving fire.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nicolaus Czarnecki / METRO BostonLink
Blustery winds raise a blanket of dust over a hillside wind farm near Palm Springs.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
Ventura County sheriff's deputies move in to investigate a report of gunshots at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza hotel Thursday morning in Westlake Village.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
A supporter of Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is tossed into the air during a campaign rally in Jalalabad. Afghanistan will choose from eight candidates when it votes on a new president April 5.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOORULLAH SHIRZADA / AFPLink
A woman touches a towering Transformer model in Jinan in east China's Shandong province. A group of farmers in China has taken up the unusual hobby of building the models out of second-hand car parts, some as tall as 12 meters high.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFPLink
Members of Myanmar's military march in formation during Armed Forces Day celebrations in the nation's capital, Naypyidaw.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YE AUNG THU / AFPLink
Colleen Ryan and Jeff Hensley, both Navy veterans of the Iraq war, comfort each other as they help set up 1,892 American flags on the National Mall in Washington as part of a suicide prevention campaign. The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America installed the flags to represent the 1,892 veterans and service members who have taken their lives this year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEWEL SAMAD / AFPLink
Flanked by Swiss Guards, President Obama walks with Pope Francis for a private audience at the Vatican on Thursday. Obama was in Rome as part of a European trip that took him to the Netherlands and Belgium. Obama was to meet with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi after his visit to the Vatican. His itinerary also included a tour of the Colosseum and talks with U.S. diplomats and U.N. officials.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CLAUDIO PERI / ANSALink
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