Edition:
United States
Pictures | Thu Mar 27, 2014 | 8:05am EDT

Editor's choice

<p>Riot police officers scuffle with visually-impaired protesters, threatening to set themselves on fire during a protest against a hiring freeze in the public sector, blocking a main street in Rabat, Morocco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal</p>

Riot police officers scuffle with visually-impaired protesters, threatening to set themselves on fire during a protest against a hiring freeze in the public sector, blocking a main street in Rabat, Morocco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal more

Riot police officers scuffle with visually-impaired protesters, threatening to set themselves on fire during a protest against a hiring freeze in the public sector, blocking a main street in Rabat, Morocco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Close
1 / 20
<p>Residents react as policemen take position during an operation in the Mare slums complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes</p>

Residents react as policemen take position during an operation in the Mare slums complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Residents react as policemen take position during an operation in the Mare slums complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Close
2 / 20
<p>People gather in front of a branch of Rural Commercial Bank of Huanghai in Yancheng, Jiangsu province, China March 26, 2014. A Chinese county official appealed for calm among bank depositors in the eastern city of Yancheng as lines formed outside the branches of two small banks rumored to be in financial trouble. REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

People gather in front of a branch of Rural Commercial Bank of Huanghai in Yancheng, Jiangsu province, China March 26, 2014. A Chinese county official appealed for calm among bank depositors in the eastern city of Yancheng as lines formed outside the...more

People gather in front of a branch of Rural Commercial Bank of Huanghai in Yancheng, Jiangsu province, China March 26, 2014. A Chinese county official appealed for calm among bank depositors in the eastern city of Yancheng as lines formed outside the branches of two small banks rumored to be in financial trouble. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Close
3 / 20
<p>Amateur wrestler 'Meteorito' poses for a picture as he sits in the stands of the Arena Obreros in Saltillo, Mexico March 23, 2014. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril</p>

Amateur wrestler 'Meteorito' poses for a picture as he sits in the stands of the Arena Obreros in Saltillo, Mexico March 23, 2014. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

Amateur wrestler 'Meteorito' poses for a picture as he sits in the stands of the Arena Obreros in Saltillo, Mexico March 23, 2014. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

Close
4 / 20
<p>A special forces police officer fires rubber bullets as a protester raises his hand during a demonstration at the front of Cairo University, Egypt March 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh</p>

A special forces police officer fires rubber bullets as a protester raises his hand during a demonstration at the front of Cairo University, Egypt March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A special forces police officer fires rubber bullets as a protester raises his hand during a demonstration at the front of Cairo University, Egypt March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Close
5 / 20
<p>Members of Saudi special forces aim their guns during a training session in Darma, west of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser</p>

Members of Saudi special forces aim their guns during a training session in Darma, west of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

Members of Saudi special forces aim their guns during a training session in Darma, west of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

Close
6 / 20
<p>An injured man is helped out of an ambulance after what activists said was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Al-Atareb, Aleppo countryside, Syria March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Abdalghne Karoof</p>

An injured man is helped out of an ambulance after what activists said was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Al-Atareb, Aleppo countryside, Syria March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Abdalghne Karoof

An injured man is helped out of an ambulance after what activists said was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Al-Atareb, Aleppo countryside, Syria March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Abdalghne Karoof

Close
7 / 20
<p>Girls make a selection from the Cupcake "ATM" at Sprinkles Cupcake Bakery at New York's Upper East Side in Manhattan, March 26, 2014. .   REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

Girls make a selection from the Cupcake "ATM" at Sprinkles Cupcake Bakery at New York's Upper East Side in Manhattan, March 26, 2014. . REUTERS/Mike Segar

Girls make a selection from the Cupcake "ATM" at Sprinkles Cupcake Bakery at New York's Upper East Side in Manhattan, March 26, 2014. . REUTERS/Mike Segar

Close
8 / 20
<p>An A380 Airbus flies during the International Air and Space Fair at the international airport of Santiago, Chile March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado</p>

An A380 Airbus flies during the International Air and Space Fair at the international airport of Santiago, Chile March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

An A380 Airbus flies during the International Air and Space Fair at the international airport of Santiago, Chile March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Close
9 / 20
<p>Russia's Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov compete during the pairs short program at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, north of Tokyo, March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino</p>

Russia's Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov compete during the pairs short program at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, north of Tokyo, March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Russia's Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov compete during the pairs short program at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, north of Tokyo, March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Close
10 / 20
<p>Workers search the debris that flowed across Highway 530 in the mudslide near Oso, Washington as rescue efforts continue March 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking</p>

Workers search the debris that flowed across Highway 530 in the mudslide near Oso, Washington as rescue efforts continue March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Workers search the debris that flowed across Highway 530 in the mudslide near Oso, Washington as rescue efforts continue March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Close
11 / 20
<p>Traders watch as a mascot dressed as a character from "Candy Crush Saga" walks the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

Traders watch as a mascot dressed as a character from "Candy Crush Saga" walks the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Traders watch as a mascot dressed as a character from "Candy Crush Saga" walks the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Close
12 / 20
<p>A girl smiles as she walks after visiting the Sakhi shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra</p>

A girl smiles as she walks after visiting the Sakhi shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A girl smiles as she walks after visiting the Sakhi shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Close
13 / 20
<p>German shoemaker Georg Wessels helps Win Zaw Oo, who according to his medical team, at 7.5 ft, is Myanmar's tallest man, in Yangon March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Minzayar</p>

German shoemaker Georg Wessels helps Win Zaw Oo, who according to his medical team, at 7.5 ft, is Myanmar's tallest man, in Yangon March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Minzayar

German shoemaker Georg Wessels helps Win Zaw Oo, who according to his medical team, at 7.5 ft, is Myanmar's tallest man, in Yangon March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Minzayar

Close
14 / 20
<p>A family member of one of the deceased 46 navy sailors on the sunken naval ship Cheonan touches her son's portrait while crying after an event marking the fourth anniversary of the incident at the National Cemetery of South Korea in Daejeon, March 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji</p>

A family member of one of the deceased 46 navy sailors on the sunken naval ship Cheonan touches her son's portrait while crying after an event marking the fourth anniversary of the incident at the National Cemetery of South Korea in Daejeon, March...more

A family member of one of the deceased 46 navy sailors on the sunken naval ship Cheonan touches her son's portrait while crying after an event marking the fourth anniversary of the incident at the National Cemetery of South Korea in Daejeon, March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Close
15 / 20
<p>China's President Xi Jinping and France's President Francois Hollande attend a ceremony in the courtyard of the Invalides in Paris, March 26, 2014.   REUTERS/Ian Langsdon/Pool</p>

China's President Xi Jinping and France's President Francois Hollande attend a ceremony in the courtyard of the Invalides in Paris, March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ian Langsdon/Pool

China's President Xi Jinping and France's President Francois Hollande attend a ceremony in the courtyard of the Invalides in Paris, March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ian Langsdon/Pool

Close
16 / 20
<p>A model presents a creation from Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology and  Shih Chien University Emerging Design Collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Lee</p>

A model presents a creation from Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology and Shih Chien University Emerging Design Collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A model presents a creation from Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology and Shih Chien University Emerging Design Collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Close
17 / 20
<p>A masked student who is supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted President Mohamed Mursi throws a Molotov cocktail at riot police and residents during clashes outside Cairo University March 26, 2014.   REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh</p>

A masked student who is supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted President Mohamed Mursi throws a Molotov cocktail at riot police and residents during clashes outside Cairo University March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A masked student who is supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted President Mohamed Mursi throws a Molotov cocktail at riot police and residents during clashes outside Cairo University March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Close
18 / 20
<p>Mayor Rob Ford laughs as he takes part in a Toronto Mayoral election debate with candidates Olivia Chow and David Soknacki in Toronto, Canada March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch</p>

Mayor Rob Ford laughs as he takes part in a Toronto Mayoral election debate with candidates Olivia Chow and David Soknacki in Toronto, Canada March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Mayor Rob Ford laughs as he takes part in a Toronto Mayoral election debate with candidates Olivia Chow and David Soknacki in Toronto, Canada March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Close
19 / 20
<p>Smoke rises from chimneys of a thermal power plant near Shanghai March 26, 2014.    REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

Smoke rises from chimneys of a thermal power plant near Shanghai March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Smoke rises from chimneys of a thermal power plant near Shanghai March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Close
20 / 20

Next Slideshows

Editor's choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Mar 26 2014

Editor's choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Mar 25 2014

Editor's choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Mar 24 2014

Editor's choice

Our best photos from the last 24 hours.

Mar 23 2014

MORE IN PICTURES

First 100 days of Trump

First 100 days of Trump

Major moments from the first days of the Trump administration.

Republicans pull healthcare bill

Republicans pull healthcare bill

President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul Obamacare, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.

Sunken South Korean ferry raised

Sunken South Korean ferry raised

The Sewol ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing 304 people, most of them children on a school trip, slowly emerges from a gray sea.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos of the week.

The scramble for healthcare bill votes

The scramble for healthcare bill votes

GOP lawmakers struggle to overcome differences as a dramatic vote on healthcare looms.

Flashback: Egypt's Arab Spring

Flashback: Egypt's Arab Spring

A look back at the Egypt uprising that led to the overthrow of president Mubarak in 2011. Mubarak, the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring protests that swept the region, was freed after six years in detention.

Highlights from Tokyo Fashion Week

Highlights from Tokyo Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from Tokyo.

Iraqi forces edge further into Mosul

Iraqi forces edge further into Mosul

Iraqi forces enter Mosul's Old City as Islamic State militants put up fierce resistance from the close-packed houses and narrow streets.

Mourning for London

Mourning for London

The world grieves after a deadly attack near parliament in London.

Newer Slideshows Older Slideshows

Trending Collections

Pictures