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  • Swinging Skirts Golf
    A Taiwanese artist's sculpture entitled "Running Rabbit" is installed for the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic golf tournament near the 18th hole of the Lake Merced Golf Club, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Daly City, Calif. The event, which begins next week, marks the return of the LPGA to the San Francisco Bay area for the first time in four years. The event is the first LPGA event in the U.S. led by a Taiwanese organization. The tournament will feature art pieces located near 10 tees on the course.
    Eric Risberg | AP
  • Italy Pope Good Friday
    Pope Francis leaves at the end of the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) torchlight procession in Rome, Friday, April 18, 2014. Pope Francis presided over a torch-lit Way of the Cross procession at the Colosseum marking Good Friday in Rome. The pope's resolve to focus the Catholic church's attention on those who suffer was reflected in meditations read aloud to commemorate Jesus' crucifixion.
    Alessandra Tarantino | AP
  • APTOPIX Navy Homecoming
    Christy Brugger greets her husband Lt. Mike Brugger as the "Ragin' Bulls" of VFA-37 return to Oceana Naval Air Station in Virginia Beach, Va., on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Deployed as part of Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, the squadron participated in Operation Enduring Freedom and several multinational exercises in support of maritime security operations.
    Steve Earley | AP
  • Guatemala Holy Week Photo Gallery
    A man dressed as a Roman soldier rides on a horse during a procession of La Merced church as part of Holy Week celebrations in Antigua Guatemala, Friday, April 18, 2014. This colonial Central American town begins to resemble Biblical Jerusalem with dozens of processions that recreate the final days of Jesus Christ on Earth. Escorting Jesus, hundreds of costumed Roman soldiers roam the streets on foot and on horseback.
    Moises Castillo | AP
  • Washington Daily Life
    Asparagus is packed for shipment and sale April 17, 2014 at Imperial's Garden in Wapato, Wash. The asparagus harvest this year in the Yakima Valley has started about a week earlier than usual.
    Gordon King | AP
    Nikki Stinson and her son, Montana, tidy up boots and clothing used by volunteers helping those affected by the recent devastating mudslide. The family's home has become a stopover point for family and friends volunteering to help.
  • APTOPIX Greece Holy Week
    A Greek Orthodox priest wraps an icon of the body of Jesus with a sheet during a Good Friday reenactment of Christ being taken down from the crucifix, at the Penteli Monastery, near Athens, on Friday, April 18, 2014. More than 250 million Orthodox Christians worldwide will celebrate Easter this year on Sunday, April 20.
    Kostas Tsironis | AP
  • Salt-Lake-Comic-Con
    Heidi Mason as "Catwoman," and Winter Thayne as "Princess Peach," get their Dr. Who on as they join thousands of fiction fans from near and far gathered at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, Friday, April 18, 2014, for day two of Salt Lake Comic Con's FanX.
    Francisco Kjolseth | AP
  • APTOPIX South Korea Ship Sinking
    Students hold papers with candles as they pray for the safe return of their friends aboard the sunken ferry Sewol at Danwon High School in Ansan, south of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014. Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead in the waters off the country's southern coast, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives.
    Uncredited | AP
  • Recalls This Week
    This undated image provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows hanging glass star lanterns from Pier 1 Imports that are being recalled because their solder welds can melt and pose a fire hazard.
  • APTOPIX Mideast Iran Army Day
    Wearing ghilli suits, Iranian army troops march in a parade as one of them hold up his weapon, marking National Army Day in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini just outside Tehran, Iran, Friday, April 18, 2014. Ahead of the parade Iran's President Hassan Rouhani underscored his moderate policies and outreach to the West in a speech.
    Vahid Salemi | AP
  • Potato Gun Experiment
    In an Wednesday, April 16, 2014 photo, Eric Smith, left, a student in an Industrial and Facilities Maintenance class at Dixie Applied Technology College (DXATC), fires a potato cannon he built for the class while his instructor, Lee Devine, holds the barrel steady on the old St. George Airport runway. There was a competition to see who could make the vegetables fly the farthest at the south end of the old runway. Students majoring in industrial facilities maintenance are studying what's called fluid power, which includes hydraulic, pneumatic, pump and valve system science.
    Jud Burkett | AP
  • APTOPIX Mexico Earthquake
    A parked car suffered damage when a adobe wall collapsed on it after a strong earthquake shook Chilpancingo, Mexico, Friday morning, April 18, 2014. A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico but there were no early reports of major damage or casualties.
    Alejandrino González | AP
  • Mideast Egypt Daily Life
    Traffic passes by a lit-up venue with a concert going on in Cairo, Egypt, on Friday, April 18, 2014. It's a weekend of holidays in Egypt, as Christians will celebrate Easter this Sunday. On Monday, Egyptians will celebrate Sham el-Nessim, or "smelling the breeze." That's a holiday marking the beginning of spring.
    Jon Gambrell | AP
  • APTOPIX India Good Friday
    A Christian devotee enacts the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday in Gauhati, India, Friday, April 18, 2014. Christians all over the world are marking Good Friday, the day when Jesus Christ was crucified.
    Anupam Nath | AP
  • Earp Auction
    This undated photo provided by Olson Communications shows a Colt .45 revolver believed to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone, Ariz. The gun sold at an auction of of numerous items related to Earp and his family Thursday, April 17, 2014 for $225,000 in Scotsdale, Az.
    Josh Skalniak | AP
  • APTOPIX Germany Good Friday
    A dog sleeps on the ground during a church service at the peak of a coal mine dump in Bottrop, Germany, on Good Friday, April 18, 2014. 15 stations marked by religious and coal mining motives are passed by hundreds of faithful in a traditional procession to the top of the former coal mining dump.
    Martin Meissner | AP
  • APTOPIX Holy Week Good Friday
    Jesus Christ, portrayed by Rodrigo Campos reenacts the Passion of Christ, with other parishioners of San Bernard Catholic Church, during a Good Friday procession to commemorate the Stations of the Cross in Riverdale Md. on Friday, April 18, 2014.
    Jose Luis Magana | AP
  • APTOPIX Britain Easter Pilgrimage
    Pilgrims walk with crosses as the Northern Cross pilgrimage makes its final leg of the journey to Holy Island, in Berwick Upon Tweed, England, Friday, April 18, 2014. For more than 30 years, groups of pilgrims celebrate Easter by crossing the tidal causeway during the annual Christian cross carrying pilgrimage to Holy Island , the pilgrims walk around 100 miles through Northumberland and the Scottish Borders during Holy Week.
    Scott Heppell | AP
  • APTOPIX Boston Marathon Bombing MIT Officer
    A police officer pauses by a memorial stone and cross prior to a one-year remembrance ceremony for Massachusetts Institute of Technology Officer Sean Collier on campus in Cambridge, Mass., Friday, April 18, 2014. Authorities say Collier was slain by the suspects of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
    Elise Amendola | AP
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