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The week in 33 photos

Published 6:18 AM ET, Fri April 4, 2014
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The shadow of a Royal New Zealand Air Force plane can be seen on low-level clouds as the plane flies over the southern Indian Ocean on Monday, March 31. Authorities are combing thousands of square miles looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared March 8. Rob Griffith/Pool/Reuters/Landov
Ralph Jones helps provide shelter for Brooke Odenius, right, Klarissa Calviste and their baby daughters during a moment of silence in Darrington, Washington, on Saturday, March 29. A week earlier, a massive landslide crossed the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River and caused at least 30 deaths. Mike Kane for CNN
The parents of Kelly Erin Ruddy hold up pictures of their daughter and her car Wednesday, April 2, while General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies in Washington on the faulty ignition switch that has been linked to 13 deaths. Ruddy was killed in 2010 when she lost control of her 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt. Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Kim Kardashian has her hair pulled by a baby elephant as she takes a selfie in Thailand on Monday, March 31. Brian Prahl/Splash News
Colors fill the night sky in this photo of the Rosette Nebula. The photo was taken from a Michigan garden by astronomy enthusiast Terry Hancock. TERRY HANCOCK/HotSpot/Landov
Luci Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy Hamlin, wait to get back to their home in Fort Hood, Texas, after a shooting at the U.S. Army post on Wednesday, April 2. Spc. Ivan Lopez, a 34-year-old Iraq war veteran, opened fire Wednesday, killing three people and injuring 16 others before killing himself, authorities said. Deborah Cannon/Austin American-Statesman/MCT/Sipa USA
A rugby fan adjusts his latex mask at the Hong Kong Sevens tournament on Saturday, March 29. PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images
Marines from the United States and South Korea participate in a joint training exercise in Pohang, South Korea, on Monday, March 31. JEON HEON-KYUN/EPA/Landov
A local walks by the "Soldier and Sailor" memorial in Sevastopol, Crimea, on Sunday, March 30. The sculpture is 131 feet tall. YANNIS BEHRAKIS/Reuters/Landov
Actress Angelina Jolie reacts at the Srebrenica Genocide Memorial after laying a wreath there Friday, March 28, in Potocari, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Over a period of five days in July 1995, about 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed in the town of Srebrenica by the Bosnian Serb army. DADO RUVIC/Reuters/Landov
Supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah arrive to attend an election rally in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, on Friday, March 28. AHMAD MASOOD/Reuters/Landov
An employee of the Bodet company carries a clock Wednesday, March 26, at a plant in Trementines, France. JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II -- accompanied by Prince Philip, left -- meets Pope Francis for the first time on Thursday, April 3, at the Vatican. Oli Scarff/Getty Images
People in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh stand next to debris from a plane that crashed Friday, March 28. Five people from the Indian Air Force were killed in the crash, which took part during a routine training mission, authorities said. STRINGER/INDIA/Reuters/Landov
People in Athens, Greece, clash with riot police Tuesday, April 1, during a protest against the Eurogroup and Ecofin meetings. ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU/EPA/Landov
A clown checks her makeup in a hotel hallway on Wednesday, March 26, before competing at the World Clown Association's annual convention in Northbrook, Illinois. Jim Young/Reuters/Landov
A military police officer stands guard at Complexo da Mare, one of the largest favela complexes in Rio de Janeiro, on Sunday, March 30. The Brazilian government has deployed federal forces to violence-plagued slums ahead of the FIFA World Cup, which starts in June. Mario Tama/Getty Images
Divers check the bow of the Baltic Breeze, a vehicle carrier that was damaged from a collision with a fishing boat near Vigo, Spain, on Tuesday, April 1. MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images
A woman cries while in a trance during a Melasti ceremony Friday, March 28, in Bali, Indonesia. The Melasti ritual is held annually ahead of the Nyepi Day of Silence, a ceremony intended to cleanse and purify the souls of its Balinese Hindu participants. Agung Parameswara/Getty Images
A Yorkshire terrier gets prepared for a competition during a pedigree dog exhibition in Schoenfeld, Germany, on Sunday, March 30. RALF HIRSCHBERGER/AFP/Getty Images
Immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa sit on the top of a fence at the Spanish-Moroccan border as they try to enter Spain on Thursday, April 3. Juan Rios/Neupic/EPA/Landov
Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry stands during the Pledge of Allegiance at a ceremony held Wednesday, April 2, at the Capitol in Olympia, Washington. The ceremony honored Petry and other Medal of Honor recipients from Washington state. Petry lost his hand in 2008 when he was throwing an enemy grenade away from his fellow soldiers during combat in Afghanistan. Ted S. Warren/AP
An Israeli border policeman detains a Palestinian protester during clashes in Jerusalem on Saturday, March 29. AMIR COHEN/Reuters/Landov
Tryon, a rescue dog muddied from looking for victims of the Washington landslide, stands with his handler Sunday, March 30. Rick Wilking/Reuters/Landov
A young couple kisses during the kissing festival known as Omed-Omedan on Tuesday, April 1, in Bali, Indonesia. The festival is held annually, one day after Balinese Hindus celebrate the Nyepi Day of Silence. Agung Parameswara/Getty Images
Firefighters from across the country take part in the funeral services for Boston firefighter Edward J. Walsh Jr. on Wednesday, April 2, in Watertown, Massachusetts. Walsh was one of two firefighters, along with Michael Kennedy, who died battling a nine-alarm fire in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood on March 26. John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe/Getty Images
A Taiwanese volunteer cries as she prays for the passengers of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Tuesday, April 1, in Beijing. KIM KYUNG-HOON/Reuters/Landov
Supporters of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy react in an Alexandria, Egypt, courtroom after two of their fellow supporters were sentenced to death on Saturday, March 29. All of the supporters have been charged in connection with violence that broke out in Alexandria last year. STRINGER/Reuters/Landov
Members of the Indonesian Navy march in a parade Sunday, March 30, in Batam, Indonesia. Yuli Seperi/Getty Images
People are removed from their shelter after a tsunami alarm in Antofagasta, Chile. A magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of northern Chile on Tuesday, April 1, triggering small landslides, generating a tsunami and prompting evacuations in coastal areas. STRINGER/Reuters/Landov
Demonstrators clash with police during an anti-government protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Sunday, March 30. MIGUEL GUTIERREZ/EPA/Landov
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie reacts to a question during a news conference in Trenton, New Jersey, on Friday, March 28. Christie announced that David Samson, the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, had resigned. The resignation is the latest fallout from the George Washington Bridge lane closures that snarled traffic on the New Jersey side and led to allegations of political retribution. Christie repeatedly cited a report he commissioned that cleared him of any role in the traffic jams. EDUARDO MUNOZ/Reuters/Landov
Supporters of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan turn on their cell phones as they celebrate election victory in Ankara, Turkey, on Monday, March 31. Erdogan's ruling party appeared to be heading for a clear victory in local elections. See last week in 32 photos UMIT BEKTAS/Reuters/Landov