Emergency workers respond to the scene of an explosion that leveled two apartment buildings in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York.
Fireworks thrown by anti-government protesters explode behind riot policemen near central Taksim square in Istanbul. Turkish police fired tear gas and water cannon to push back thousands of demonstrators during a protest triggered by the death of a teenager who was wounded in street clashes last summer.
Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy arrive for the premiere of Disney's 'Muppets Most Wanted' at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California, March 11, 2014.
Yao Ming, former NBA basketball star and a delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, looks at his phone during the closing ceremony of the CPPCC in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, China.