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The moon starts to block the sun during a solar eclipse over a statue of the Duomo gothic cathedral in Milan, Italy. The rare solar event darkened parts of Europe on Friday and won't be repeated for more than a decade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luca Bruno / Associated Press

Bryce Alford, right, and his Bruins teammates celebrate their victory over SMU.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

A woman cries at a public memorial for Charly Leundeu Keunang, who was killed during a struggle with police on Los Angeles' skid row.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

A large U.S. flag is the centerpiece of an exhibition of works by William Pope.L at the MOCA Geffen Contemporary in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Strawberries ripen in shadehouses and open fields in Colonet, Mexico. Farmworkers are striking for higher wages.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

A mix of snow and rain falls as a commuter walks on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press

Freddy Nock walks on a tightrope above the Swiss Alps in Graubuenden, Switzerland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIAN EHRENZELLER / EPA

The Mont Saint Michel is pictured by night in Le Mont Saint Michel, France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Vincent / Associated Press

A horse waits to make an appearance at Equitana, an equestrian sports world fair, in Essen, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Martin Meissner / Associated Press

At least 30 people were killed and dozens more injured when a train derailed in Bachhrawan, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

A vendor carry's colorful plastic water pots on his bicycle to sell to households in Bangalore, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP/Getty Images

A Mah Meri tribesman wears a traditional mask to perform a dance during the Ari Muyang festival in Sungai Bumbun, Malaysia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AZHAR RAHIM / EPA

Fishermen prepare for an early morning catch at the banks of Narmada river in Dewas, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAJNEEV GUPTA / EPA

A member of the Tunisian security forces stands guard as journalists gather at the visitors entrance of the National Bardo Museum in Tunis in the aftermath of an attack on foreign tourists.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FETHI BELAID / AFP/Getty Images

A unidentified relative of a victim of the attack, center, is escorted at the morgue of the Charles Nicolle hospital in Tunis. Authorities said 23 people were killed after an attack on a major museum in the Tunisian capital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michel Euler / Associated Press

Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. takes 1st place and wins the overall Super G World Cup globe during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Finals Women's Super G in Meribel, France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alain Grosclaude / Getty Images

Juan Rios and Victor Ortega of Colombia dives in the Men's 10-meter synchro platform final during Day One of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2015 at the Hamdan Sports Complex in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francois Nel / Getty Images

Cyclists compete during the 111-kilometer Stage Four of the Absa Cape Epic mountain bike team stage race in Worcester, South Africa. The multi-stage race sees 1,200 cyclists riding in pairs over 700 kilometers and climbing more than 16,000 meters, twice the height of Mt. Everest, over eight days of racing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPA

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Simon Despres, right, shoves Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown hard in front of the goal in the second period at the Honda Center in Anaheim. He was called for high-sticking.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

A local representative of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard walks toward the body of a polar bear that attacked the tent of a Czech tourist, who suffered minor injuries.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arild Lyssand / Associated Press

Protesters hold up placards outside a branch of Italian fashion label Dolce and Gabbana in central London to demonstrate against comments made by the designers regarding same-sex couples bringing up children and the use of in vitro fertilization.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEON NEAL / AFP/Getty Images

Time exposure of the Villarrica volcano from Pucon, some 800 kilometers south of Santiago, Chile, showing no visible signs of activity.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARTIN BERNETTI / AFP/Getty Images

Indians climb a building to help students cheat on an examination in Hajipur, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar. Even with police presence, parents and relatives scale the wall to pass notes to students.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Press Trust of India (PTI)

Tibetan monks dressed as demons attend the Beating Ghost festival at the Yonghe Temple, also known as the Lama Temple, in Beijing. The Beating Ghost festival is an important ritual of Tibetan Buddhism and is believed to expel evil spirits and shake off troubles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WANG ZHAO / AFP/Getty Images

A father and son on a makeshift boat made from styrofoam paddle through a garbage-filled river as they collect plastic bottles that they can sell in junk shops in Manila. They earn $3 a day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP/Getty Images

A woman looks on among the ruins of her home on the remote southwest coast of Tanna Island, Vanuatu. The Vanuatu islands were the hardest hit when Tropical Cyclone Pam began ripping through the South Pacific.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVE HUNT / EPA

Fireworks illuminate the sky over spectators during the "The Night of Fire" of the Fallas Festival in Valencia, Spain. The festival is celebrated in the Valencia region commemorate St. Joseph, the patron saint of carpenters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAI FOERSTERLING / EPA

A young girl is silhouetted by the setting sun at dusk as she plays in Sieversdorf, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / EPA

A member of the so-called Blockupy alliance dressed as a clown tries to provoke a police officer outside the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, as groups representing social movements, activists, workers, trade unions and political parties protest austerity measures and the authority of the bank as its new headquarters are inaugurated.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNE DEDERT / DPA

A pretzel vendor in Frankfurt, Germany, goes where the customers are as opponents of austerity measures and the European Central Bank's authority gather to protest at the opening of the bank's new headquarters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNE DEDERT / DPA

An Afghan honor guard takes part in graduation ceremonies for newly appointed officers at the National Military Academy in Kabul.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WAKIL KOHSAR / AFP

The Northern Lights, or Aurora borealis, glow in the skies over Lietzen, Germany, farther south than they are usually seen, after a solar storm sent a giant cloud of electrically charged particles through the Earth's atmosphere.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / DPA

Colombian cyclist Nairo Quintana celebrates as he crosses the finish line of the snowy fifth stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico race in San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUK BENIES / AFP

A man walks through a cloud of smoke produced by a fireworks display during the Fallas Festival in Valencia, Spain, which celebrates St. Joseph, the patron of carpenters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAI FOERSTERLING / EFE

An ambulance crew moves a victim from the scene of a deadly drive-by shooting outside a market in Stockton. Seven people were shot, three fatally,

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Clifford Oto / The Record

Tunisian security officers take up positions on the street after gunmen opened fire at Tunis' Bardo Museum in an attack that left at least 21 people dead, including many tourists.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMED MESSARA / EPA

A St. Patrick's Day parade makes its way through the center of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Morrison / Associated Press

A girl awaits the start of a St. Patrick's Day parade in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Morrison / Associated Press

In Jerusalem, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man casts his ballot as Israelis vote in a close-fought election pitting the center left against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP/Getty Images

In Maumee, Ohio, on Monday, officials survey damage to Riverside Cemetery after chunks of river ice pushed into low-lying areas, damaging fences, kiosks and other structures.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave Zapotosky / The Blade

Los Angeles Police Dept. Chief Charlie Beck testifies Monday in the civil trial of a lawsuit filed by George Diego and Allan Corrales against the city of Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Family, friends and classmates hold a candlelight prayer vigil Monday for 17-year-old Medard Kowalski in Fairview Township, Pa. Kowalski has been missing on the Susquehanna River since Dec. 1.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Pynes / Associated Press

A young woman on a school excursion kneels Tuesday at a marker commemorating Anne Frank and her sister Margot on the site of the former Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Lohheide, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gallup / Getty Images

Activists dressed like zombies shout the slogans 'We like Russian TV, we like Putin' during their Tuesday performance in front of Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev. Protesters want a ban on Russian shows that they claim spread Russian propaganda on Ukrainian television.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY DOLZHENKO / EPA

A human skull is seen during excavation at the Bedlam burial ground in London. Archaeologists have begun digging up some 3,000 historic skeletons, including those of plague victims, from a burial ground that will become a new train station.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP/Getty Images

A pregnant elephant cow takes a bath in the swimming pool of the elephant temple at the zoo in Leipzig, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAN WOITAS / EPA

Residents clean up their homes in Vanuatu's capital, Port Vila, after Cyclone Pam ripped through the island nation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEREMY PIPER / AFP/Getty Images

Robby De Bock of Belgium leads a pack of cyclists through a forest during the 92-kilometer Stage 2 of the Absa Cape Epic mountain bike team stage race in Elgin, South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPA

Los Angeles Marathon runners revel under a cold spray of water at the water station at mile marker 16, in Beverly Hills on Sunday. More than 26,000 runners from all 50 states and more than 55 countries participated.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

Two Los Angeles police officers were wounded by gunfire Sunday near the intersection of 65th Street and Broadway in the Florence neighborhood just before 6 p.m., Sgt. Cory Meisner said. Both have minor injuries.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Police use a water cannon to disperse protesters led by the opposition Congress party in New Delhi on Monday. Police charged demonstrators rallying in the Indian capital against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's land reforms, which they say will harm the country's millions of farmers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MONEY SHARMA / AFP

A member of Iraqi secruity forces, left, guards 31 suspected Islamic State members at the Iraqi Intelligence service's headquarters in Baghdad on Monday. Iraq said it had arrested 31 members of the jihadist group who were responsible for planning and carrying out 52 attacks in Baghdad, adding that the arrests were conducted in coordination with the security forces and the judiciary.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALI AL-SAADI / AFP

A young boy plays with a ball as his mother searches through the ruins of their family home on Monday in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Cyclone Pam hit South Pacific islands on Saturday with high winds, huge ocean swells and flash flooding and has caused severe damage. Aid agencies say it could be one of the worst disasters ever to hit the region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave Hunt / Getty Images AsiaPac

People bring flowers to the eternal flame at the memorial of the heroic defense of Sevastopol (1941-1942) as Crimeans mark the year anniversary of the referendum that resulted in the annexation of the territory by Russia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexander Aksakov / Getty Images Europe

The statue of Christ the Redeemer is illuminated in green to celebrate the upcoming St. Patrick's Day, atop Corcovado hill in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP

Models display creations by Thai designer Pim Sukhahuta during the Sretsis 2015-16 autumn/winter collection in Tokyo on Sunday for the opening of Tokyo Fashion Week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO / AFP

Jockey Nico de Boinville and Rolling Star fall during the Coral Cup at the Cheltenham Festival last week in England.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nick Potts / PA

Dominique Maltais of Canada, blue bib; Nelly Moenne of France, red bib; Michela Moioli of Italy, green bib; Daniela Gerber of Switzerland, yellow bib; Belle Brockhoff of Australia, white bib; and Chloe Trespeuch of France, black bib, in action during the women's World Cup Snowboard Cross final race, in Veysonnaz, Switzerland, on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAXIME SCHMID / KEYSTONE

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Tunis, Tunisia: Tunisian security forces stand guard as journalists gather at the visitors entrance of the National Bardo Museum in the aftermath of an attack on foreign tourists. The extremist group Islamic State claimed responsibility Thursday for the attack on the museum in Tunisia’s capital that killed 23 people and injured scores of others, including many foreign tourists. Read story

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Jerusalem: An Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jewish man casts his ballot as Israelis vote in a close-fought election pitting the center left against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Colonet, Mexico: Strawberries ripen in shadehouses and open fields, where striking farmworkers have left the valuable crop that was destined for U.S. markets to rot unless their demands for a higher minimum wage are met.

Beverly Hills: Marathon runners revel in a cold spray of water at mile-marker 16 during the 30th annual L.A. Marathon.

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