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Top photos of the day: Monday, April 7, 2014

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White Sox President Bill Veeck, who guided the Sox to the pennant in 1959, surveys his Comiskey Park turf prior to the preseason City Series against the Cubs on April 7, 1961.

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

The Yankees’ Derek Jeter leads his team on to the field for his final home opener at Yankee Stadium. | Getty Images

A Chinese relative of passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 takes part in a prayer service at the Metro Park Hotel in Beijing. | Getty Images

President Barack Obama visits with students in a 10th grade Microbiology class at Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Maryland. | Getty Images

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, walks from his car as safety crew members arrive after crashing early in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. | Getty Images

Ushers carry a screaming and emotionally distraught woman out of Amahoro Stadium during the 20th anniversary commemoration of the 1994 genocide in Kigali, Rwanda. Thousands of Rwandans and global leaders, past and present, joined together at the stadium to remember the country’s 1994 genocide, when more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsi and moderate Hutus were slaughtered over a 100 day period. | Getty Images

Patrons are evacuated from the course after play was suspended due to weather during a practice round prior to the start of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. | Getty Images

A model walks the runway at the Desert Designs show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at Carriageworks in Sydney, Australia. | Getty Images