Students, friends and family line up to sign a poster memorializing Dorsey High student Jennifer Bonilla, one of the five students killed in last week's bus crash in Orland, Calif.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles TimesLink
Anaheim Ducks center Mathieu Perreault celebrates after scoring a goal against the Dallas Stars at the Honda Center in Anaheim. The Ducks won Game 1 of the playoff series.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
A National Park Service photo of P-22, a 4-year-old male mountain lion that was recaptured in late March by Park Service biologists. The mountain lion, known to traverse the hills in and around Los Angeles' largest park, has been exposed to rat poison and is suffering from mange.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: National Park ServiceLink
A man playing the role of Jesus Christ is whipped as he carries a wooden cross as part of popular rituals in penance for one's sins on Holy Thursday in Manila, Asia's bastion of Catholicism. Although the church does not endorse such practices, they continue to be carried out by the faithful in a country that is at least 80% Catholic.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAY DIRECTO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Jewish man raises Torah scrolls during the Cohanim prayer (priest's blessing) during the Pesach (Passover) holiday at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem. Thousands of Jews make the pilgrimage to Jerusalem during the eight-day Pesach holiday, which commemorates the Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt some 3,500 years ago.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS COEX / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A woman stands by a fire she lit near a grave in the village of Copaciu, southern Romania. Part of a Holy Week tradition, Romanians visit, on Maundy Thursday, the graves of their loved ones, light fires and share food with community members in memory of the departed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andreea Alexandru / Associated PressLink
Armed pro-Russia activists block a column of Ukrainian men riding on Armored Personnel Carriers in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANATOLII STEPANOV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A girl is surrounded by tulips at Keukenhof, in Lisse, near Amsterdam. Keukenhof is a showcase for the Dutch floricultural industry, with a special emphasis on flowering bulbs.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Dejong / Associated PressLink
Visitors stroll Hadrian's Wall at Birdoswald, England. The wall was started in AD 122 on the orders of Emperor Hadrian to keep the Picts from Scotland out of England. A referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country will take place next fall.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty ImagesLink
Ali Benflis, center, opposition leader and main rival to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, speaks to the press after casting his vote in the presidential elections at a polling station in Algiers. Former Prime Minister Benflis ran against Bouteflika in 2004 but lost heavily, charging that the vote was rigged.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK BAZ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Volunteers move debris away from the area affected by a fire in Valparaiso, Chile. The Chilean government said about 2,900 houses were destroyed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARIO RUIZ / EPALink
A mother holds her sleeping child during a campaign rally by Kashmir's main pro-India opposition, the People's Democratic Party. Party patron Mufti Mohammed Syeed (unseen) addressed the rally amid tight security on the outskirts of Srinagar. Indians began voting April 7 in the world's biggest election, which is set to sweep the Hindu nationalist opposition to power at a time of low growth, anger over corruption and warnings about religious unrest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A veterinary staff member of the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program in the Sibolangit district of northern Sumatra island examines a 14-year-old male orangutan found with air gun metal pellets embedded in its body.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUTANTA ADITYA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Students at Danwon High School hold letters for classmates who are among the missing passengers of a South Korean capsized ferry, in Ansan. Rescuers worked frantically to find around 300 people -- mostly schoolchildren -- missing after a South Korean ferry capsized, with prospects of pulling survivors from the submerged vessel dimming as emotions boiled over among anguished relatives.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TRUTH LEEM / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A woman offers prayers during a candlelight vigil at Danwon High School in Ansan, South Korea, for the missing passengers of a sunken ferry.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Woohae Cho / Associated PressLink
People donate blood to mark Myanmar New Year at Shwedagon pagoda in Yangon. The day is celebrated with visits to the pagoda, donations of food, birds or fish and the paying of respects to seniors.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LYNN BO BO / EPALink
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