The fiery aftermath of a head-on collision between a FedEx truck and a bus full of Los Angeles-area high school students on Interstate 5 in Orland, Calif. The death toll from the crash stood at 10.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeremy Lockett / J. Lockett PhotographyLink
Candles for the victims of the bus crash were placed near the scene as authorities investigate in Orland, Calif.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TimesLink
"Reflection Field" by Phillip K. Smith is an art installation at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles TimesLink
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti gets a hug from Councilman Tom LaBonge after delivering his first State of the City address at the Wallis Annenberg Building at the California Science Center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles TimesLink
Spectators at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., are up with the sun.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David J. Phillip / Associated PressLink
Ryan Moore shoots out of a bunker during the first round of the Masters in Augusta, Ga.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive in Austin, Texas.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Charlotte Bonnet is on her way to winning the women's 100-meter breaststroke during the French swimming championships in Chartres, France.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAMIEN MEYER / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem took part in a protest against compulsory military service.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Pro-Russian activists warm themselves near a fire in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GENYA SAVILOV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A rescue worker leaves the Skochinsky mine in Donetsk, Ukraine. Several people were killed in a gas explosion at a coal mine in eastern Ukraine on Friday, officials said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrey Basevich / Associated PressLink
People listen to Rahul Gandhi, vice president of India's ruling Congress party, during an election rally in Doda, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Channi Anand / Associated PressLink
Students learn to swim like mermaids at Manila Ocean Park in Manila.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RITCHIE B. TONGO / EPALink
Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia makes a difficult return during the OUE Singapore Open badminton tournament in Singapore.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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