Top photos of the day: Sunday, April 6, 2014

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Army vehicles roll down Michigan Avenue on April 6, 1942 as crowds line the curb for the Army Day Parade.

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

Cats are prepared to be spayed or neutered at the Washingon Human Society in Washington, DC. | Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP leads the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. | Getty Images

A young woman stands in an opening of a hedgerow of a genocide “reconciliation village” in Mybo, Rwanda. Organized by the Prison Fellowship Rwanda in 2004, this village of 285 is where those who served time in prison for genocide now live side-by-side with people who survived the killer’s 1994 rampage. One of five communities like this in Rwanda, Mbyo residents share agriculture and handicraft cooperatives and say that working together has helped with reconciliation, easing their apprehension and fostering new friendships. Rwanda is preparing to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the country’s 1994 genocide, when more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsi and moderate Hutus were slaughtered over a 100 day period. | Getty Images

The Blackhawks’ Jeremy Morrin tangles with the Blues’ Maxim Lapierre at the United Center. | Getty Images

Rahul Gandhi, leader of India’s ruling Congress Party, is embraced by a supporter at a rally in New Delhi, India. India will vote in a nine phase election from April 7-May 12. | Getty Images

National Police officers clash with anti-government demonstrators in Caracas. The Government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday rejected the statements of Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo, who said that “the climate of reconciliation has been broken” in Venezuela as the wave of opposition protests continues in the South American country. | Getty Images

David Drysdale of Scotland practices on the driving range prior to the final round of the NH Collection Open held at La Reserva de Sotogrande Club de Golf in Cadiz, Spain. | Getty Images

Krista Garner, right, drinks a beer using a funnel as Chris Nickolson looks on as they wait out a rain delayed start to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. | AP Photo

A street artist dressed as a clown performs for money outside Lisbon’s Politeama Theatre. | AP Photo

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