A vintage plane flown by Harrison Ford sits on a fairway of Penmar Golf Course in Venice where it came to rest when Ford made an emergency landing shortly after taking off from nearby Santa Monica Municipal Airport. Ford, who was alone in the plane, was hospitalized with moderate injuries.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
The U.S. Marine Corps Memorial and the Washington Monument in the distance are framed by trees at sunrise in Arlington, Va., after a winter storm blanketed the Washington, D.C., area with several inches of snow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: J. David Ake / Associated PressLink
Demonstrators march in streets of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to protest the government of President Michel Martelly and to demand lower fuel prices.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A handler leads a Great Dane around the show ring -- though it looks like it may be the other way around -- on the second day of the Crufts Dog Show in Birmingham, England. Crufts is one of the biggest dog shows in the the world, with thousands of canines competing for the coveted title of best in show.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLI SCARFF / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish children walk in the streets of Jerusalem dressed for Purim celebrations. The festival commemorates the rescue of Jews from genocide in ancient Persia recorded in the biblical book of Esther.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sebastian Scheiner / Associated PressLink
Joburg Ballet senior soloist Kitty Phetla performs for an audience of schoolchildren as part of a dance awareness program in Johannesburg, South Africa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An Indian woman's face is smeared with colored powder during celebrations of the Holi festival in the Sivasagar, India. Holi, the festival of colors, is a riotous celebration of the coming of spring and falls on the day after full moon annually in March.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Myanmar Buddhist monks hold fans as sunshades during a protest march by students and monks in Letpadan, Myanmar. Students have been protesting for months over a controversial education bill that they say is undemocratic and have been joined by ordinary people and monks in their march, which began in the central city of Mandalay in January.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YE AUNG THU / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A young girl stands among cattle at dawn at a traditional cattle camp at the town of Nyal, an administrative hub in South Sudan's Unity state.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TONY KARUMBA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Misao Okawa, recognized as the world's oldest living person by Guinness World Records, has a bite of cake, aided by a nursing home staff member, during her 117th birthday celebration in Osaka, Japan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
A man walks past a mural depicting the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 at Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Sunday is the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of the plane while it was en route from Kulala Lumpur to Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAZRY ISMAIL / EPALink
The mummified remains of two men, believed to be mountain climbers who died in an avalanche decades ago, are partially exposed on the side of Pico de Orizaba, Mexico's highest mountain. The team of mountaineers who discovered the head and hand sticking above the snow thought they had found one body, but excavation showed that the head belonged to one corpse and the hand to another.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Israel Angel Mijangos / EPALink
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