ConnecticutNelba Marquez Greene (right), her husband Jimmy Green, and her mother Elba Marquez, grieve over the loss of their daughter Ana Grace Marquez Green (in photo) at the launch of the Sandy Hook Promise in Newtown, Conn., Jan. 14, 2013.
DelawareU.S. Army soldiers carry the flag-draped transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Army Sgt. David J. Chambers, during a dignified transfer at Dover Air Force Base, Jan. 19, 2013.
International Space StationCanadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield, Expedition 34 flight engineer, watches a water bubble float freely between him and the camera, showing his image refracted, in the Unity node of the International Space Station, Jan. 21, 2013.
GreeceRiot police push protesters during clashes outside the Labour Ministry in Athens, Jan. 30, 2013.
RussiaA meteorite contrail is seen in this frame grab made from a dashboard camera video, in the Chelyabinsk region of Russia, Feb. 15, 2013.
MaineA woman digs out her car after it was blocked by drifting snow during a blizzard, in Portland, Maine, Feb. 9, 2013.
JapanJapanese men wear loincloths as they splash about in freezing cold water during Naked Festival in Okayama, Japan, Feb. 16, 2013.
South Africa"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius awaits the start of court proceedings in the Pretoria Magistrates Court, after being charged with shooting to death his girlfriend, 30-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp, Feb. 19, 2013.
New JerseyA worker cleans debris from the Fun Town Pier that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy, in Seaside Heights, N.J., Feb. 19, 2013.
SyriaDisplaced Syrian children are reflected in a puddle as they walk through an olive tree field near the Azaz camp for displaced people, north of Aleppo province, Syria, Feb. 21, 2013.
SyriaA Syrian man reacts while standing on the rubble of his house while others look for survivors and bodies in the Tariq al-Bab district of the northern city of Aleppo, Feb. 23, 2013.
Vatican CityPope Benedict XVI waves to the faithful during his final general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Feb. 27, 2013.
South AfricaPeople react inside a cloud of paint powder during the Holi One Color Festival held in Cape Town, South Africa, March 2, 2013.
VirginiaLesleigh Coyer, 25, of Saginaw, Michigan, lies down in front of the grave of her brother, Ryan Coyer, who served with the U.S. Army in both Iraq and Afghanistan, at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, March 11, 2013. Coyer died of complications from an injury sustained in Afghanistan.
ArizonaSister Martin Therese, center, of St. Mary's High School in Phoenix, cheers with sisters and their teachers while they watch a live telecast of Pope Francis, March 13, 2013.
IndiaThe mother of Ram Singh, the man accused of driving the bus on which a 23-year-old student was gang raped in December 2012, cries as she speaks to journalists outside the family's home in New Delhi, India, March 11, 2013.
JapanJapan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shouts "banzai" as he raises his hands with members of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party during the annual party convention in Tokyo, March 17, 2013.
VirginiaA wreath of flowers circles Iraq war veteran Marine Corporal Carlos J. Melendez's headstone on the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the war in Iraq, at Arlington National Cemetery, March 19, 2013.
IsraelPresident Obama pauses after laying a wreath during his visit to the Hall of Remembrance at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Israel, March 22, 2013.
SpainPenitents walk the streets during the Holy Week procession of the Cofradia Jesus Yacente, in Zamora, Spain, March 29, 2013.
Northern IrelandFarmer Donald O'Reilly searches for sheep or lambs trapped in a snow drift, as weakened animals that had just been rescued rest nearby, in the Aughafatten area of County Antrim, Northern Ireland, March 26, 2013.
AfghanistanAn Afghan army soldier stands guard in the destroyed courthouse in Farah, western Afghanistan, April 4, 2013.
EnglandChristie's scientific specialist James Hyslop poses for photographs with a sub-fossilized pre-17th century Elephant Bird egg at the auction house's premises in London, March 27, 2013.
IndiaIndian villagers from Nandgaon wait for the arrival of villagers from Barsana to play Lathmar Holi at the Nandagram temple famous for Lord Krishna and his brother Balram, in Nandgaon, India, March 22, 2013.
New YorkPeople relax along the East River in lower Manhattan during warm weather in New York, N.Y., April 9, 2013.
AfghanistanThe lifeless bodies of Afghan children lay on the ground before their funeral ceremony, after a NATO airstrike killed several Afghan civilians, including ten children, during a fierce gun battle with Taliban militants in Shultan, Shigal district, Kunar, eastern Afghanistan, April 7, 2013.
JapanChocolate, a miniature dachshund, receives acupuncture therapy to help with lumbar disk herniation, at the Marina Street Okada animal hospital in Tokyo Japan, April 12, 2013.
MassachusettsAn injured woman is tended to at the site of the Boston Marathon Bombing, in Boston, April 15, 2013.
North KoreaNorth Korean children practice a musical performance at Mangyongdae Children's Palace in Pyongyang, April 18, 2013.
SpainA Collado Ruiz ranch fighting bull is lit by a ray of sun during a bullfight at Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, April 21, 2013.
West BankMembers of the Samaritan sect take part in a traditional pilgrimage marking the holiday of Passover atop Mount Gerizim near the West Bank city of Nablus, April 30, 2013.
BangladeshThe hand of a garment worker is seen among the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building in Savar, outside Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 30, 2013.
IllinoisSan Diego Padres' Everth Cabrera breaks his bat as he hits a ground ball during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago, May 1, 2013.
PakistanA man falls from a high floor of a burning building in central Lahore, May 9, 2013.
BurmaRoma Hattu, a Rohingya Muslim woman who is nine months pregnant and is displaced by violence, grimaces while experiencing labor pains on the bare floor of a former rubber factory now serving as her family's shelter near Sittwe, Burma, April 28, 2013.
MarylandOxbow, with an exercise rider aboard, gallops at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, May 17, 2013.
MexicoA cloud of ash belches out of Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano, some 55 kilometers from Mexico City, as seen from Paso de Cortes, in the Mexican central state of Puebla, May 20, 2013.
New YorkFormer U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner greets voters and residents in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, May 23, 2013.
Teachers carry children away from Briarwood Elementary School after a tornado destroyed the building, in south Oklahoma City, May 20, 2013.