Day in PicturesLoading
  • Sacramento Kings forward Jason Thompson (34) throws his shoes into the stands following the 104-99 loss to the Phoenix Suns to close out the season at Sleep Train Arena on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. To see a gallery of images from the game, click here.
    Jose Luis Villegas | jvillegas@sacbee.com
  • RB Foresthill Bridge
    Visitors take a tour along the catwalk beneath the roadway on the Auburn-Foresthill Bridge in Auburn, Calif., on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Placer County officials celebrated the "renewal" of the Auburn-Foresthill Bridge today, following a successful retrofit and painting project for the iconic span.
    Randall Benton | rbenton@sacbee.com
  • Sports agent Leigh Steinberg taslks to law students
    Super-sports agent Leigh Steinberg speaks to UC Davis law students on Wednesday, April 15, 2014 in Davis, Calif. He is promoting his new book, Agent while on a current book tour.
    Randy Pench | rpench@sacbee.com
  • Dodgers Giants Baseball
    San Francisco Giants' Hector Sanchez, bottom center, is mobbed by teammates after driving in the game-winning run during the 12th inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in San Francisco. San Francisco won 3-2.
    Marcio Jose Sanchez | AP
  • APTOPIX South Korea Ship Sinking
    Rescue helicopters fly over a sinking South Korean passenger ferry that was carrying more than 450 passengers, mostly high school students, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, off South Korea's southern coast. Hundreds of people are missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured.
    Uncredited | AP
  • APTOPIX South Korea Ship Sinking
    South Korean coast guard officers try to rescue passengers from a ferry sinking in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured.
    AP
  • APTOPIX North Korea
    A North Korean man helps a woman fire a bow and arrow at a firing range at the Meari Shooting Gallery in Pyongyang on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
    David Guttenfelder | AP
  • APTOPIX Nigeria Explosion
    Goodness Adams, a 10-month baby, who survived Monday's bomb explosion is carried by her aunt, Grace Sabo, in an ambulance at Asokoro hospital, Abuja, to be taken to be reunited with her mother at the Wuse hospital in Abuja, Nigeria, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The baby, lost in the chaos of the bus station bomb blast in Nigeria's capital is to be reunited Wednesday with her critically wounded mother, a Nigerian newspaper reported. Goodness, is being cared for at the hospital where it was presumed her mother was among the 75 dead victims of Monday's explosion, reported The Daily Trust. But family members found the mother, Gloria Adams, in another hospital, and her aunt has arranged the reunion.
    Sunday Alamba | AP
  • APTOPIX India Train Accident
    Indian policemen stand by a train that derailed near Jagiroad Railway Station, about 90 kilometers (56 miles) east of Gauhati, India, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. According to a Northeast Frontier Railway officer, dozens of people were injured when the train jumped the tracks and derailed early Wednesday.
    Anupam Nath | AP
  • APTOPIX Ukraine
    People walk past an Ukrainian Army combat vehicle parked near a railway in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The central government has so far been unable to rein in the insurgents, who it says are being stirred up by paid operatives from Russia and have seized numerous government facilities in at least nine eastern cities to press their demands for broader autonomy and closer ties with Russia.
    Evgeniy Maloletka | AP
  • APTOPIX Vatican Pope
    Pope Francis greets 11-year-olds Livio Bastianelli, right, and Davide Maria Bianchi after inviting them on the pope-mobile during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Pope Francis has given a lift to two lucky kids during his general audience in St. Peter's Square. A particularly jovial Francis hopped off his white, open-air car Wednesday to greet a group of fifth graders from Perugia who presented him with a T-shirt from their school. Seemingly joking, Francis asked if any of them wanted to take a spin through the square. "Me! Me! Me!" they yelled. Francis picked 11-year-olds Livio Bastianelli and Davide Maria Bianchi and the two hopped aboard.
    Gregorio Borgia | AP
  • APTOPIX Germany Zoo
    Young Polar bear Anori plays with his toys in the pool of their enclosure at the Zoo in Wuppertal, Germany, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 as spring weather arrives in Germany with temperatures up to 19 degrees Celsius (66 Fahrenheit) and continuous sunshine.
    Frank Augstein | AP
  • APTOPIX Sri Lanka New Year
    Two elephant calves play at an elephant orphanage in Pinnawala, about 45 kilometers (28 miles) northeast of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The orphanage is home to 83 elephants and a major tourist attraction in Sri Lanka.
    Eranga Jayawardena | AP
  • APTOPIX Germany Zoo
    In December born male zebra Jambo, left, plays with it's mother as it is enjoying the outdoor enclosure while shown to public for the first time at the Zoo in Wuppertal, Germany, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
    Frank Augstein | AP
  • APTOPIX Argentina Tiger Triplets
    A three month old white Bengal female tiger cub looks around her enclosure at the Buenos Aires Zoo, Argentina, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Cleo, a captive Bengal white tiger at the zoo, gave birth to two females and one male white tiger cubs on Jan. 16, 2014.
    Natacha Pisarenko | AP
  • Virginia Tech Shootings
    Ross Roderick, of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, plays a portion of Echo Taps at the Virginia Tech War Memorial following a moment of silence honoring the victims of an April 16, 2007, mass shooting on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va., Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
    Matt Gentry | AP
  • UFC Quebec City Mixed Martial Arts
    Sarah Kaufman, right, of Canada, and Leslie Smith, of the United States, hit each other Wednesday, April 16, 2014, during UFC Fight Night in Quebec City. Kaufman won the mixed martial arts fight.
    Jacques Boissinot | AP
  • New LA Newspaper
    Dorothy Shumrt sits and reads the Los Angeles Register newspaper on the day of it's launch while waiting for a train at Union Station, in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Freedom Communications Inc., the company Aaron Kushner bought with other investors two years ago, launched the Los Angeles Register, Wednesday. It’s the first direct challenge on the Los Angeles Times’ home market since the Herald-Examiner folded in November 1989.
    Richard Vogel | AP
  • LIFE HEA-IRONMAN RA
    Lenox Barden, 5, gives a high five to Iron Man through a window on the fourth floor of WakeMed Children's hospital as three window washers dressed as Superheroes rappel down the side of the building Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in Raleigh, N.C. This was the second year that Batman, Iron Man and Spiderman have thrilled the children at the hospital.
    Chuck Liddy | MCT
  • WORLD NEWS VIETNAM-BIKING 4 MCT
    Wounded Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans Gabe Monreal (left) and Yancy Baer (right) bicycle through central Vietnam as part of a recent six-day, 320-mile trip to raise money for Vietnam veterans who want to return for the first time since the war, but cannot afford to make the trip. The pair say that Vietnam veterans have supported them the most during their wartime service and rehabilitation and now they want to return the favor. Along with two other veterans not pictured, they helped raise $170,000 for the cause through the San Antonio-based group Operation Comfort.
    Drew Brown | MCT
  • MLS Atlanta Soccer
    Fans cheer before a news conference announcing the city will be getting a Major League Soccer expansion team, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Atlanta. MLS announced its newest franchise, which will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable-roof stadium. The team will be owned by Arthur Blank, who also owns the NFL's Atlanta Falcons. He donned a traditional soccer scarf and was serenaded by a burgeoning fan group that calls itself "Terminus Legion," a reference to the city's former name.
    David Goldman | AP
  • EA Sports Whitecaps Soccer
    Vancouver Whitecaps' Jay DeMerit gets his picture taken at EA Sports in Burnaby, British Columbia, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Players on the MLS soccer team were at EA Sports get get their heads scanned for a soccer video game.
    JONATHAN HAYWARD | AP
  • Lost Sea Lion
    In this March 2014 photo provided by the San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge, is a sea lion pup named Hoppie who was found at Mape's Ranch near Modesto, Calif. Workers at the central California ranch could hardly believe their eyes when they spotted a sea lion pup hopping through an almond orchard, a mile from the San Joaquin River. Hoppie is now recovering at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, Calif., and is undergoing treatment for sores and getting some much-needed nourishment in hopes of returning him to the wild.
    Eric Hopson | AP
  • RB Foresthill Bridge
    The Auburn-Foresthill Bridge with its new paint job and retrofit improvements in Auburn, Calif., on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Placer County officials celebrated the "renewal" of the Auburn-Foresthill Bridge today, following a successful retrofit and painting project for the iconic span.
    Randall Benton | rbenton@sacbee.com
  • RB Foresthill Bridge
    Hanna Group Construction Management Consultant Chad Langstraat, left, and Hank White of the Foresthill Public Utilities District examine the newly renovated Auburn-Foresthill Bridge in Auburn, Calif., on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Placer County officials celebrated the "renewal" of the Auburn-Foresthill Bridge today, following a successful retrofit and painting project for the iconic span.
    Randall Benton | rbenton@sacbee.com
  • APTOPIX South Korea Ship Sinking
    Relatives wait for their missing loved ones at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters.
    Ahn Young-joon | AP
  • APTOPIX Obama
    President Barack Obama is introduced by Vice President Joe Biden as he arrives at the Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center in Oakdale, Pa., Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The visit was to promote the administration's Opportunity for All program to train the work force for careers in fields with a growing demand.
    Gene J. Puskar | AP
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