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The Daily Need

Photo: Putting on her best face

A woman paints masks at a mask factory in Brazil. Rio de Janeiro's Carnival celebration begins today, with 756,000 visitors expected to attend the five-day event. Photo: AP/Felipe Dana

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    Reunited after the explosions
    An unidentified Boston Marathon runner, center, is reunited with loved ones near Copley Square.
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    Obama boards the Rosa Parks bus
    President Barack Obama sits on the famed Rosa Parks bus at the Henry Ford Museum.
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    Puppet theater
    After disappointing results in the Mississippi and Alabama primaries this week, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich vowed that his campaign would continue.