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  • Woman shoes from the 1980's as visitors look at the display of nearly 75 shoes the Center for Sacramento History presents from its Prized Collections Vault for the "Inside the Vault Textile Tours: Fabulous Footwear," on Thursday April 24, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. The Center for Sacramento History display boots and other historic or fancy footwear dating from the 1860s to the 1980s. View a gallery.
    Paul Kitagaki Jr. | pkitagaki@sacbee.com
  • APTOPIX Bangladesh Building Collapse Anniversary
    Relatives of victims mourn as they gather at the spot on the anniversary of last yearÕs garment factory building collapse in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, April 24, 2014. More than 1,100 people were killed when the illegally constructed, 8-storey building collapsed on April 24, 2013, in a heap along with thousands of workers in the five garment factories in the building.
    A.M. Ahad | AP
  • Congresswoman Shot-Courthouse
    Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords walks with her spokesperson, Pia Carusone, before the dedication ceremony of the John M. Roll U.S. Courthouse in Yuma, at the Pivot Point Conference Center, across the street from the courthouse, on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Roll was among six people who died in front of the Tucson grocery store after stopping by to greet Giffords.
    David Wallace | AP
  • APTOPIX Brazil Rio Violence
    Relatives and friends of Douglas Rafael da Silva Pereira react around his coffin during his burial in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, April 24, 2014. A protest followed the burial of Douglas Pereira, whose shooting death sparked clashes Tuesday night between police and residents of the Pavao-Pavaozinho slum.
    Felipe Dana | AP
  • APTOPIX Afghanistan Victims
    Jan Schuitema, wife of Dr. Jerry Umanos, pauses as she talks about her husband's work in Afghanistan during an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Chicago. Umanos, an American pediatrician who was killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire Thursday at a Kabul hospital, was dedicated to helping poor children, volunteering in Afghanistan to train young doctors and periodically returning to Chicago to work in a Christian clinic on the city's southwest side.
    Charles Rex Arbogast | AP
  • Maxie Eno, left, who has been working at the West Sacramento Post Office for the past 20 years chants "Security of the mail must prevail," on Thursday April 24, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif., while protesting outside of Staples.
    RenŽe C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • Myers & Sons Construction
    Construction crews bring in rebar in preparation to repave the surface of the eastbound W-X freeway on Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif.
    Randy Pench | rpench@sacbee.com
  • Otter Pups
    Four Asian small-clawed otter pups, born in January, join their family to play, tumble and tussle at their public debut Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Wash.
    Jordan Stead | AP
  • APTOPIX Vatican Albania
    Pope Francis is silhouetted as he leaves after his meeting with Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama and his wife Linda, at the Vatican, Thursday, April 24, 2014.
    Alessandra Tarantino | AP
  • APTOPIX Germany Exhibition
    A man watches a reprint of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa at the exhibition "The appearance of beauty" in the Gasometer in Oberhausen, Germany, Thursday, April 24, 2014.
    Martin Meissner | AP
  • APTOPIX India Elections
    An Indian woman leaves after casting her vote in a village near Sawai Madhopur, in the Indian state of Rajasthan,Thursday, April 24, 2014. With 814 million eligible voters, India is voting in phases over six weeks. Results are expected May 16.
    Manish Swarup | AP
  • APTOPIX Germany Zoo
    Baby gorilla Jengo play's with the hand of female adult gorilla Kumili at the zoo in Leipzig, Germany, Thursday, April 24, 2014. The baby gorilla Jengo was born on Dec. 2, 2013.
    Jens Meyer | AP
  • APTOPIX Ukraine
    Black smoke billows from burning tires at a checkpoint following an attack by Ukrainian troops outside Slovyansk, Ukraine, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Ukrainian government troops moved against pro-Russia forces in the east of the country on Thursday and killed at least two of them in clashes at checkpoints manned by the insurgents, the government and insurgents said. Russian President Vladimir Putin decried what he described as a "punitive operation."
    Mika Velikovskiy | AP
  • APTOPIX Royals Indians Baseball
    Cleveland Indians' Asdrubal Cabrera, left, is tagged out at the plate by Kansas City Royals catcher Brett Hayes in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Cleveland. The call was upheld after a crew challenge.
    Mark Duncan | AP
  • APTOPIX Reds Pirates Baseball
    Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker (18) scores ahead of the tag by Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco during the first inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh Thursday, April 24, 2014. Walker scored from third on a single by Pirates Pedro Alvarez.
    Gene J. Puskar | AP
  • APTOPIX Postal Worker Protest
    Postal workers and and their supporters demonstrate outside of a U.S. Postal Service facility Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Philadelphia. Last year, Staples office supply stores began providing postal services under a pilot program that now includes some 80 stores. The American Postal Workers Union objects because the program replaces well-paid union workers with low-wage nonunion workers.
    Matt Rourke | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Palestinians Daily Life
    A Palestinian farmer harvests wheat on a farm near the West Bank city of Jenin, early Thursday, April 24, 2014. Hundreds of Palestinian workers depend on the wheat harvest as a source of income in the face of rising unemployment.
    Mohammed Ballas | AP
  • APTOPIX Japan Obama Asia
    President Barack Obama and ASIMO, an acronym for Advanced Step in Innovative MObility, bow to each other during a youth science event at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, known as the Miraikan, in Tokyo, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Showing solidarity with Japan, Obama affirmed Thursday that the U.S. would be obligated to defend Tokyo in a confrontation with Beijing over a set of disputed islands, but urged all sides to resolve the long-running dispute peacefully.
    Carolyn Kaster | AP
  • APTOPIX Italy Pope Canonizations
    Pope Francis arrives outside at SantÕ Ignazio church to celebrate a mass of thanksgiving for the Canonization of St. Jose de Anchieta, a Spanish Jesuit Missionary to Brazil, in Rome Thursday, April 24, 2014.
    Gregorio Borgia | AP
  • APTOPIX Arena Grand Prix Swimming
    Caitlin Leverenz competes in the 200-meter breaststroke during the Arena Grand Prix Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Mesa, Ariz.
    Matt York | AP
  • Bee Shortage Ohio
    In this photo taken on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, Barry Conrad inspects his honey bees at his Canal Winchester, Ohio, honey farm. Ohio beekeepers have suffered significant damage to their bees due to weather and other factors.
    Eric Albrecht | AP
  • APTOPIX Venezuela Crisis Talks
    A sculpture decorated with newspaper clippings is on display near the site where anti-government student protesters are camping out in Bolivar square in the Chacao municipality of Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, April 24, 2014. The opposition is resuming talks with President Nicolas Maduro's government on Thursday, aimed at defusing the nation's political crisis. It's the fourth face-to-face meeting this month and expected to focus on calls by the opposition for amnesty for jailed activists.
    Fernando Llano | AP
  • APTOPIX Portugal Soccer Europa League
    A young fan runs onto the pitch and approaches Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon at the end of the Europa League semifinal, first leg, soccer match between Benfica and Juventus Thursday, April 24 2014, at Benfica's Luz stadium in Lisbon. Benfica won 2-1.
    Armando Franca | AP
  • Centenarian-High School Diploma
    Mildred Principe, center, is joined by her great niece Michelle Bookhammer, left, and school principal George Bullis as she cuts a ribbon to dedicate a Hayward High School hallway that will be renamed in her honor in Hayward, Calif., Wednesday, April 23, 2014. A 100-year-old Northern California woman is getting her high school diploma some eight decades after she dropped out. Hayward High School in the San Francisco Bay Area awarded Mildred Principe her diploma during a ceremony at the school on Wednesday that included a limousine ride, orchestra music and a cake in her honor.
    Paul Chinn | AP
  • Bat Protections Midwest
    This file photo provided by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources shows a northern long-eared bat, which the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes to add to the federal endangered species list. The agency is scheduled to make a decision by October but officials in four states are requesting a delay.
    AP
  • 6th Annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards - Show
    From left, Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless, Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top, and Joan Jett perform at the 6th Annual Revolver Golden Gods Award Show at Club Nokia on April 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
    Paul A. Hebert | Paul A. Hebert/ Invision/ AP
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