April 29, 2011
Firefighters searched one splintered pile after another for survivors in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Thursday, combing the remains of houses and neighborhoods pulverized by the nation's deadliest tornado outbreak in almost four decades.
Britain's Prince William drives his wife, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, in his father Prince Charles' Aston Martin Volante sports car covered with bunting on their way to Clarence House after their wedding in nearby Westminster Abbey, in London on Friday.
Mackenzie, 5, from New Mexico, waves a British flag bearing a picture of Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, as she watches a live broadcast of the royal wedding in London's Hyde Park on Friday.
Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, departs Westminster Abbey after her marriage to Britain's Prince William, as they make their way to Buckingham Palace along the procession route in London on Friday.
Guests watch the royal wedding between Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton broadcast live on a screen during a party hosted by the British Ambassador to Israel Matthew Gould in Tel Aviv on Friday.
Members of the public gather along the Mall and around the Queen Victoria Memorial as they await Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, to appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace following their wedding at Westminster Abbey, London, on Friday.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip leave Westminster Abbey following the wedding of Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge on Friday. They make their way along the procession route to Buckingham Palace, London.
Britain's Prince William, center left, and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, center right, Britain's Prince Harry, are accompanied by William's best man, back left, and maid of honor Philippa Middleton, back right, during their wedding service at Westminster Abbey in London, on Friday.
Prince William places the ring on the hand of Kate Middleton, at Westminster Abbey during their wedding service at Westminster Abbey, central London, on Friday.
Members of the public wave British flags in Hyde Park, as they watch a live broadcast of the royal wedding between Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton, London, on Friday.
Students gather to watch the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on a large screen, in the grounds of St Andrews University, St Andrews, Scotland on Friday. The couple first met while studying at the university.
Nick Brown of North Kansas City High School rolls his stand-up bass through Lowry Mall before his performance in Loeb Hall for the Missouri State High School Activities Association Music Festival on Friday.
Britain's Prince William kisses his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the Royal Wedding in London on Friday.
Workers conduct operations near holes that have been drilled the Bird's Point levee in northern Mississippi County, Mo., on Wednesday. The Army Corps of Engineers is considering a plan to use explosives in a series of holes in the levee, which holds back the Mississippi River, and flood 132,000 acres of sparely populated farm land to relieve pressure from the rising river. By breaching the levee the Army Corps are attempting to lower river levels on the levee in the more heavily populated Cairo, Illinois. The holes in the levee are where explosives would be placed to intentionally breach the levee.
Birds Point levee runs along the Mississippi River outside of Wyatt on Thursday.
A parking lot — awash in floodwater days prior — is now only pockmarked with puddles in Poplar Bluff on Thursday.
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge stand outside of Westminster Abbey after their Royal Wedding in London Friday.
April 28, 2011
Leaving their neighbor’s house, Joe Jones and his wife, Cheryl Jones, wade toward the high ground of the train tracks after helping load possessions into a moving truck in Morehouse on Thursday. Friends, family and neighbors all volunteered to help, even if their own houses were underwater.
The Thebes Public Works Building is submerged by flood waters from the Mississippi River on Thursday in Thebes, Ill. Southern Illinois cities bore up under the prospect of worse flooding along the Ohio and Mississippi rivers Thursday while state officials activated more National Guard troops and ordered 1 million sandbags.
A soldier with the 1140th Engineers Battalion watches as other members of his battalion finish stacking sandbags in Morehouse on Thursday.