A screen grab from a dashboard camera captures an instant before Wednesday's crash of a TransAsia turboprop plane. The plane clipped a taxi and an elevated motorway before diving into the Keelung River outside Taiwan's capital, Taipei. Reports say 58 people were aboard; at least 26 are dead.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TVBS TAIWAN / AFPLink
Emergency personnel try to extract passengers from a commercial plane after it crashed in Taipei, Taiwan, on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Santana / APLink
Firefighters douse flames after a Metro-North Railroad commuter train hit a vehicle on the tracks in Valhalla, N.Y., on Tuesday evening.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Becerra Jr. / The Journal NewsLink
Rescuers in Taguig, south of Manila, search the site of a condominium under construction, where a floor collapsed Wednesday morning.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RITCHIE B. TONGO / EPALink
The U.S. has seen similar snow-blanketed scenes in Chicago and Boston. But this Wednesday image comes from northern Spain, where Burguete and other towns have been hit by snowstorms.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VILLAR LOPEZ / EFELink
Supporters gather for a campaign rally ahead of Saturday elections in New Delhi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsering Topgyal / APLink
A flock of starlings forms a feathery cloud near Rahat in southern Israel on Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPALink
Hindu devotees take a boat ride during a festival in Allahabad, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / EPALink
The moon looms beyond a parish church near Regensburg in southern Germany on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARMIN WEIGEL / DPALink
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