News at a glance: Photos from April 18, 2011

April 18, 2011

Today I was struck by the photo of photos recovered after the Japan tsunami hanging on clotheslines, each held by a colorful clothespin. In a tragedy of such massive scale, it's incredible the care given in salvaging such delicate pieces of paper.

Check out the captions on each photo for a quick primer on what happened around the world today. Or just view the photos as a mosaic.