Fellow motor officers serving as pallbearers roll the coffin of LAPD Officer Chris Cortijo into the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Cortijo, a nearly 27-year veteran of the force, died after his motorcycle was rear-ended by another vehicle in Sun Valley.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Ski season comes to a close in Nendaz, in southwest Switzerland. As part of the festivities, skiers are invited to zip down a water slide and try to glide across a pool embedded in snow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAXIME SCHMID / KEYSTONELink
Easter is celebrated in Cargese, on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica. At the Greek Orthodox St. Spyridon church, ceremonies are punctuated by canticles and gunshots.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PASCAL POCHARD CASABIANCA / AFPLink
Rita Jeptoo of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the women's elite division of the Boston Marathon on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFPLink
In Manchester, England, defender Craig Dawson of West Bromwich Albion is unsuccessful in his attempt to stop Manchester City's first goal during an English Premier League football match on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW YATES / AFPLink
Expansion of a major thoroughfare in Manila has led to the eviction of about 500 families who have squatted on the land. Members of a demolition team tear down houses on Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPALink
The sun sets Tuesday as searchers and divers look for bodies of passengers believed to have been trapped in the sunken ferry Sewol near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea,
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahn Young-joon / Associated PressLink
A vendor pushes a vegetable cart through a market in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FARSHAD USYAN / AFPLink
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