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The Week in Pictures: April 18 - 25
Aftershocks rock China, terror gives way to relief in Boston, the Midwest gets submerged, a bee zeroes in on a sunflower and more.
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A time of terror
A police officer evacuates a shoeless man holding a child as members of law enforcement conduct a search for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, Friday, April 19, 2013, in Watertown, Mass. The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer and hurled explosives at police in a car chase and gun battle overnight that left one of them dead and his brother on the loose, authorities said Friday as thousands of officers swarmed the streets in a manhunt that all but paralyzed the Boston area. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)— Matt Rourke / AP
In this aerial photo, law enforcement and rescue personnel search the damage to an apartment complex from the explosion of the West Fertilizer plant on Thursday, April 18, 2013, in West, Texas. A massive explosion at the plant killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160, officials said overnight. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Smiley N. Pool)— Smiley N. Pool / Houston Chronicle
TOPSHOTS This photo taken on April 21, 2013 shows people covering their mouths and noses to avoid dust while rocks fall down from mountains on their way home to the city of Ya'an, southwest China's Sichuan province. Clogged roads, debris and landslides impeded rescuers on April 22 as they battled to find survivors of a powerful earthquake in mountainous southwest China that has left at least 188 dead. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images— Str / AFP
Making a beeline
A bee flies in front of a sunflower planted at the gates of the University of the Philippines (UP) in Manila on April 21, 2013. The sunflowers were planted early February for them to reach full maturity just in time for the University's graduation ceremonies. AFP PHOTO/NOEL C ELISNOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images— Noel Celis / AFP
Rescue amid the rubble
TOPSHOTS Bangladeshi garment workers help evacuate a survivor using lengths of textile as a slide to evacuate from the rubble after an eight-storey building collapsed in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, on April 24, 2013. At least 15 people were killed and many more feared dead when an eight-storey building housing a market and garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh on Wednesday, officials said. AFP PHOTO/Munir uz ZAMANMUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images— Munir Uz Zaman / AFP
A tragic discovery
A victim's body lies amid rubble at the site of a building that collapsed Wednesday in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh,Thursday, April 25, 2013. By Thursday, the death toll reached at least 194 people as rescuers continued to search for injured and missing, after a huge section of an eight-story building that housed several garment factories splintered into a pile of concrete. (AP Photo/A.M.Ahad)— A.m. Ahad / AP
There they are!
North Korean soldiers and civilians stand on a foot bridge to look at goldfish in a moat as they tour the grounds of Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, the mausoleum where the bodies of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il lie embalmed, in Pyongyang on Thursday, April 25, 2013. North Korea on Thursday marked the 81st anniversary of the founding of its military, which began as an anti-Japanese militia and now has an estimated 1.2-million troops. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)— David Guttenfelder / AP
A woman carries a girl from their home as a SWAT team searching for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings enters the building in Watertown, Mass., Friday, April 19, 2013. Two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer, injured a transit officer in a firefight and threw explosive devices at police during their getaway attempt in a long night of violence that left one of them dead and another still at large Friday, authorities said as the manhunt intensified for a young man described as a dangerous terrorist. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)— Charles Krupa / AP
Joy at capture
A police officer and a woman react to news of the arrest of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, Friday, April 19, 2013, in Boston. Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured in Watertown, Mass. The 19-year-old college student wanted in the bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and accomplice dead. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)— Julio Cortez / AP
Detroit Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader, left, and Vancouver Canucks' Keith Ballard fight during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Saturday, April 20, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)— Darryl Dyck / The Canadian Press
Fighting a flood
Joe Biggerstaff wades away from his mother's Konkle Dr. home on the Grand River north of downtown Grand Rapids, Mich. Sunday, April 21, 2013. (Chris Clark | MLive.com)— Chris Clark / MLive.com
Finding a cause
Investigators stand amid the aftermath of a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in the town of West, near Waco, Texas April 18, 2013. Rescuers worked in cold rain on Thursday to find survivors amid the rubble of houses destroyed in the fiery explosion at the plant filled with hazardous chemical tanks. The death toll in West, Texas ranged from five to 15 people and was likely to change as rescuers went from house to house along the burned-out streets after the West Fertilizer Co. blew up on Wednesday night, said Sgt. William Patrick Swanton of the police department in nearby Waco. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT AGRICULTURE TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)— Adrees Latif / X90022
Afghan boys study at a makeshift school in the village of Budyali, Nengarhar Province, Afghanistan, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Providing education to Afghan boys and girls was a priority after the collapse of the Taliban, who refused to educate girls. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)— Anja Niedringhaus / AP
Remembering a military disaster
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 25: Members of the Albert Battery shoot a volley of fire during the ANZAC dawn service at Currumbin Surf Life Saving Club on April 25, 2013 in Gold Coast, Australia. Veterans, dignitaries and members of the public today marked the 98th anniversary of ANZAC (Australia New Zealand Army Corps) Day, April 25, 1915 when allied Australian and New Zealand First World War forces landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula. Commemoration events are held across both countries in remembrance of those who fought and died in all wars. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)— Chris Hyde / Getty Images AsiaPac
A moment of silence in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing is observed on Boylston Street near the race finish line, exactly one week after the tragedy, Monday, April 22, 2013, in Boston, Mass. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)— Robert F. Bukaty / AP