Top photos of the day: Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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From the archives:

Judge Charles E. Freeman swears in Harold Washington as Chicago’s 42nd mayor on April 29, 1983. | Sun-Times file photo

A selection of some of the best photographs from around the world:

Tom Kim vapes, or smokes an electronic cigarette, at Henley Vaporium in New York City. A new law that goes into effect today in New York and Chicago subjects eletronic cigarettes to the same regulations as tobacco. | Getty Images

A sheep peers from behind another sheep during a protest by shepherds outside local government offices in Potsdam, Germany. The shepherds are demanding more support from the Brandenburg state as they claim rising costs, especially for leasing grazing land, are pushing many of them towards bankruptcy. According to them the number of full time shepherds in Brandenburg has dropped from over 200 ten years ago to 77 today as few young people see a future in the traditional profession. | Getty Images

Anti-U.S. protestors clash with riot police using water cannon near the U.S. embassy in Manila, Philippines. U.S. President Barack Obama wrapped up his four-nation Southeast Asian State visit, highlighted by security agreements with Japan, Malaysia and the Philippines. The United States and the Philippines signed a ten-year agreement providing large numbers of U.S. troops with greater access to military bases in the Philippines as well as the rotational deployment of US air and sea assets in the country. | Getty Images

Relatives of a passenger of the sunken ferry Sewol weep as they pay tribute to the victims at Ansan city’s official memorial altar at the Hwarang Recreation Park in Ansan, South Korea. No survivors have been found since 174 passengers and crew were rescued on the day of the incident, April 16. | Getty Images

Scott Black (from left), Holly Boatner and Paul Flatt salvage what they can from the building where they work after it was destroyed by a tornado in Tupelo, Mississippi. A deadly tornado ripped through the area Monday, after deadly storms moved through the south spawning tornadoes that have left more than a dozen dead. | Getty Images

A lamb investigates a sculpture by Richard Deacon entitled ‘Associate’ as part of the exhibition ‘Body & Void: Echoes of Moore in Contemporary Art’ at The Henry Moore Foundation in Much Hadham, England. The exhibition is the first time that contemporary artists have been shown at The Henry Moore Foundation, where Moore lived and worked until his death in 1986. Works by 18 leading contemporary artists are exhibited alongside Henry Moore’s sculptures. | Getty Images

Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, receives flowers from local children at the Royal Dockyard Chapel during an official visit in Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom. This year sees the 200th anniversary of the town of Pembroke Dock. The Royal Dockyard Chapel has undergone a restoration project to become the base for Pembroke Dock’s Heritage Centre which celebrates 200 years of a unique naval and military community. | Getty Images

Performance artist Matthias Sperling performs the live installation ‘To Hand’ in the exhibition ‘Body & Void: Echoes of Moore in Contemporary Art’ at The Henry Moore Foundation in Much Hadham, England. | Getty Images

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