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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Disaster on the seas

Prosecutors blame the captain of a fishing boat for causing the deaths of hundreds of migrants locked below deck when the vessel capsized in the Mediterranean.

Boston Marathon

Tens of thousands of runners brave cold rain for the 119th running of the Boston Marathon.

Flashback: BP oil spill

Five years have passed since the largest oil spill in U.S. history.

On the road with Hillary

Hillary Clinton hits the road in a low-key campaign rollout.

Humanitarian crisis in Yemen

Scarce food, water and fuel have raised fears of a humanitarian disaster in Yemen.

California's dwindling pastures

Ranchers and farmers want free-roaming elk fenced in so their livestock do not have to compete for grass amidst the drought.

Air strikes on Yemen

Saudi Arabia and Arab allies bomb Houthi militia targets across Yemen.

A perilous journey

The deadly Mediterranean crossing for African migrants.

ACM Awards ceremony

Highlights from the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards show.

ACM Awards red carpet

On the red carpet of the Academy of Country Music Awards.

REUTERS/Handout/Vladimir Pirogov

Soviet veterans of World War Two

As the world marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, Reuters photographers capture portraits of Red Army veterans.  Full Coverage 

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China's online hostesses

In China's online hostessing world, men can find virtual company and women can find riches.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Memories of Lincoln

April 15th marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Bedrooms of the remembered

Nearly a year after the Sewol ferry disaster, many of the grieving parents have left their lost children's bedrooms intact, unable to put away mementos and items of daily use.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Racing back to health

The Veliefendi horse hospital in Istanbul is the biggest and the most state-of-the-art facility in Turkey.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A lonely death

In rapidly ageing Japan, more people are dying alone and unnoticed. Looser family bonds play a role in older people’s isolation.   Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Thomas Peter

It's raining cats

An army of feral cats rules a remote fishing island in southern Japan, outnumbering humans six to one.  Full Coverage