Pallbearers dressed as 7-year-old Sebastian Gerena's favorite superheroes carry his casket during his funeral Mass in Philadelphia. The pallbearers are relatives, friends and staff at Families Forward, the West Philadelphia shelter where Gerena lived. Gerena, who had a rare heart defect, died after collapsing in his south Philadelphia elementary school classroom last week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / Philadelphia Daily NewsLink
The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with a Soyuz TMA-13M vehicle carrying a new crew to the International Space Station lifts off at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, in a time-exposure photo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / APLink
Pakistani activists of Jamat-ud-Dawa take part in a rally in Islamabad on the anniversary of the country's first nuclear detonation. The day is celebrated as a national day in Pakistan in commemoration of Chagai, when Pakistan detonated six nuclear devices in response to India's five detonations of Pokhran-II.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images / AFPLink
The Thunderbirds fly over as cadets toss their hats at the end of the Air Force Academy graduation in Colorado Springs, Colo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / The GazetteLink
San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval blows a bubble while waiting for a play against the Chicago Cubs during the fourth inning of their MLB game at AT&T Park in San Francisco.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA / EPALink
Black smoke rises from a 998-ton oil tanker off the coast of Hyogo prefecture, around 280 miles west of Tokyo. Japan's coast guard was rushing to deal with the explosion and subsequent fire aboard the tanker.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Japan coast guard / AFPLink
A fire department vehicle is half sunken in a road that collapsed after heavy overnight rainstorms in Glucholazy, Poland.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA / PAPLink
A pro-Russian gunman walks by coffins of those killed in fighting with Ukrainian troops for control of the city's airport at a morgue in Donetsk, Ukraine.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / Associated PressLink
Policewomen in riot gear take a break from standing guard to prevent protesters from rallying against the coup at the Victory Monument in Bangkok, Thailand.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA / EPALink
About 100 people gathered near the San Ysidro border crossing to show support for Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, who is being held in a Mexican jail on weapons charges. Tahmooressi, who did two tours of duty in Afghanistan, missed the last U.S. exit off the 5 Freeway and ended up in Mexico on April 1. Border agents arrested him after finding a shotgun, handgun and rifle in his truck. The guns are legal in the U.S., but not in Mexico. He was in San Diego to get treatment for PTSD.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Los Angeles Times / Los Angeles TimesLink
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