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Jennifer Lopez is backstage at the 87th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Neil Patrick Harris prepares to go on stage for a bit at the Oscars on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Eddie Redmayne and Cate Blanchette arrive at the 87th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Julianne Moore wins the best actress Oscar for "Still Alice."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Eddie Redmayne takes the Academy Award for best actor for his role in "The Theory of Everything."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Somalis run from an explosion during a fire that engulfed a fuel market, causing extensive property damage but no loss of life in the Hodan district of the capital Mogadishu, Somalia, on Monday. Mogadishu has a fire brigade but few firefighting vehicles in the city that is still recovering from decades of war.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Farah Abdi Warsameh / AP

A member of a Ukrainian military medical unit cries for his four comrades killed near Debaltseve during a ceremony in Artemivsk, eastern Ukraine, on Monday. Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Evgeniy Maloletka / AP

Bangladeshi rescue workers attempt to lift the wreckage of a ferry that capsized in the Padma River in Manikganj district, about 25 miles northwest of Dhaka on Monday. As many as 140 passengers were thought to be on the river ferry when it capsized Sunday afternoon after being hit by a cargo vessel in central Bangladesh. More than 50 were killed in the latest shipping mishap in the South Asian nation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: A.M. Ahad / AP

Chinese blacksmiths work a furnace as they prepare to throw molten metal against a cold stone wall to create sparks in Nuanquan, Hebei Province, on Monday in China. The throwing of ladles of molten iron against brick walls creates a shower of sparks that looks like fireworks. It has been a tradition in Nuanquan Town for over 300 years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lintao Zhang / Getty Images AsiaPac

Musicians parade during a carnival parade in Basel, Switzerland, on Monday. The traditional Basel carnival starts the Monday after Ash Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GEORGIOS KEFALAS / KEYSTONE

This photo taken on Feb. 21 with a long exposure shows lightning streaks near the crater of Mount Sinabung volcano, glowing with lava, as seen from Karo district on Indonesia's Sumatra island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUTANTA ADITYA / AFP

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In Monday’s Pictures in the News, we’re on the red carpet, inside the show and backstage at the 87th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

Artemivsk, Ukraine: Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday in eastern Ukraine, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels.

Manikganj, Bangladesh: Bangladeshi rescue workers attempt to lift the wreckage of a ferry that capsized in the Padma River. As many as 140 passengers were thought to be on the river ferry when it capsized Sunday afternoon after being hit by a cargo vessel in central Bangladesh. More than 50 were killed in the latest shipping mishap in the South Asian nation.

Basel, Switzerland: Musicians parade during the carnival parade in Basel. The traditional Basel carnival nicknamed starts the Monday after Ash Wednesday.

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