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A boy sprays colored foam during Holi celebrations near the Bankey Bihari temple in Vrindavan in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on March 26. Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.
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The crane vessel M/V Jascon 25 removes the bow of the minesweeper the USS Guardian on March 26 in the Sulu Sea, Philippines. The Guardian ran aground on the Tubbataha Reef on Jan. 17. The U.S. Navy and contracted salvage teams were working in cooperation with Philippine authorities to dismantle the Guardian and safely remove it from the reef while trying to limit environmental damage.
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Same-sex marriage activist Ryan Toney, 18, of Washington, D.C., stands in front of the Supreme Court on March 27. Activists on both sides of the same-sex marriage issue rallied as the court heard arguments on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.
Palestinian groom Emad al-Malalha, 21, walks with Manal Abu Shanar, 17, his Egyptian bride, inside a smuggling tunnel beneath the Gaza-Egypt border in the southern Gaza Strip on March 21. Al-Malaha, who said that his bride was not given a permit from Egyptian authorities to enter Gaza, brought her from Egypt through the tunnel to celebrate their wedding in his native land.
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Women wearing traditional mantilla dresses smoke outside a church before taking part in the Brotherhood procession of "Los Estudiantes" ("The Students") at the start of Holy Week in Oviedo, Spain, on March 24.
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A butterfly emerges from its chrysalis in the "Sensational Butterflies" exhibit at the Natural History Museum on March 25 in London, England. The tropical butterfly house is to be stationed on the museum's east lawn March 29-Sept. 15.
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A survivor stands among the ruins of the burned Ban Mae Surin refugee camp near Mae Hong Son, Thailand, on March 23. At least 42 people died in a fire the day before at the camp near the Thai-Myanmar border, local media reported. The camp is home to thousands of refugees from Myanmar.
An aerial photo shows a landslide near Coupeville, Wash., on Whidbey Island, on March 27. The slide severely damaged one home and isolated or threatened more than 30 on the island, about 50 miles north of Seattle in the Puget Sound. No one was reported injured in the slide, which happened at about 4 a.m. that day.
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A homeless man sits coated in snow early on March 25 in Washington, D.C. A messy Monday was in store for millions along the East Coast, with winter weather advisories warning of a mixture of snow and rain for Washington, Philadelphia, metropolitan New York and parts of northeast New Jersey.
A boy cries for help getting out of a puddle of mud during celebrations for El Nino Fidencio in Espinazo town, Mexico, on March 18. Thousands of pilgrims from across the Americas descend on the town between March and October to visit the tomb of Fidencio, an eerie man-child figure famed for his playful cures and folk wisdom dispensed in a shrill contralto during the 1920s and 1930s. Fidencio, who is not recognized as a saint by the Vatican, gained an early reputation for faith healing and clairvoyance and won fame throughout Mexico for his playful and unorthodox cures for a range of maladies, including cancer and lameness.
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Farmer Donald O'Reilly searches for sheep and lambs trapped in a snowdrift beside weakened animals that had just been rescued in the Aughafatten area of County Antrim, Northern Ireland, on March 26. At least 140,000 homes and businesses in Northern Ireland were left without power over the weekend following heavy snowfall that left drifts of up to 18 feet.
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Costa Rica forward Alvaro Saborio takes a shot on goal against the United States during the second half of a World Cup qualifier soccer match in Commerce City, Colo., on March 22. The United States won 1-0.
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Mater Dei players including Stanley Johnson, center, celebrate after defeating Archbishop Mitty 50-45 in the CIF Boys Open Division State Basketball Championship game in Sacramento, Calif., on March 23, 2013.
People rowing boats in Chidorigafuchi moat enjoy a night view of cherry trees in full bloom in Tokyo, Japan, on March 22.
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Rebels of the Seleka coalition arrest a man, who was wearing military fatigues and claiming to belong to the Seleka movement, suspected of looting in Bangui, Central African Republic, on March 26. CAR strongman Michel Djotodia was set to unveil a new government that day after declaring he would rule by decree following the latest coup in the notoriously unstable nation. Looters were on the rampage in the capital Bangui after Djotodia's Seleka rebel coalition seized control in a weekend assault that forced President Francois Bozize into exile and was condemned by the international community.
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Siders zip down the Super Slide at the Sydney Royal Easter Show on March 22 in Sydney, Australia. Organizers were expecting more than 900,000 visitors to the agricultural event, the largest of its kind in Australia. It is the 190th edition of the show, held annually since 1823.