Palestinians shout slogans to support Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, calling him "Abo Mazen," his name locally known, ahead of his meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama next week, while holding a rally in the West Bank town of Tubas on Sunday, March 16, 2014. The pictures at center and far right is Abbas and late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, center right. (AP Photo/Mohammed Ballas)
In this Jan 27 photo, flourishing poppy fields spread through hills at Nampatka village, Northern Shan State, Myanmar. Infantry army base and several police posts overlook waves of white and pink poppies in full bloom on both sides of the dusty road leading to Nampakta, blanketing the sloping valleys and jagged peaks as far as the eye can see. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
National Edition News cover for March 17, 2014 - Crimeans vote for secession on watch of Russian troops: Pro-Russian people celebrate in Lenin Square, in Simferopol, Ukraine, Sunday, March 16, 2014. Polls have closed in Crimea's contentious referendum on seceding from Ukraine and seeking annexation by Russia. The vote, unrecognized both by the Ukrainian government and the West, was held Sunday as Russian flags fluttered in the breeze and retirees grew weepy at the thought of reuniting with Russia. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
People lined city streets Saturday for the 14th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Kalamazoo, Mich. More than 50 local organizations and businesses took part in the parade, which was led by 2014 Grand Marshal Judy Sarkozy.