Pictures of the Year International judging reveals best images of the year

Friday, February 20, 2009 | 7:20 p.m. CST; updated 12:25 p.m. CST, Monday, February 23, 2009

 COLUMBIA — A hand trailing blood on a windshield, a boy in a superman suit reaching for his luggage from the metallic sheen of an airport carousel, the angelic corpse of a Haitian girl lifted by her community in the wake of Hurricane Ike.