This aerial photo taken Monday, March 24, 2014 shows the massive mudslide that killed at least eight people Saturday and left dozens missing, near Arlington, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Photos: A week of top AP photos

This week's collection includes an aerial photo of the deadly mudslide near Arlington, Washington and a surfer leaving the beach.…
This Wednesday, March 26, 2014 photograph shows the new Mars Inc. production facility near Topeka, Kan. It's the company's first new North American production facility in 35 years. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Photos: Mars Inc. opens new plant

Candy giant Mars Inc.is opening its first new plant in 35 years in Topeka, Kan. to churn out millions of chocolate bars and other sweets every day.…
In this photo taken April 9, 1989 file photo, a local fisherman inspects a dead California gray whale on the northern shore of Latouche Island, Alaska.  The whale was found over the weekend in the oil-contaminated waters of Prince William Sound. Wildlife experts later determined that the whale had died before the Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred on March 24.  Nearly 25 years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill off the coast of Alaska, some damage heals, some effects linger in Prince William Sound. (AP Photo/John Gaps III, File)

Photos: Exxon Valdez oil spill

Exxon Valdez oil tanker tanker hit a reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska, on March 24, 1989, spilling more than 10 million gallons of crude oil.…
Brian Anderson, left,  and Coby Young search through the wreckage of a home belonging to the Kuntz family Sunday, March 23, 2014, near Oso, Wash. The entire Kuntz family was at a baseball game Saturday morning when a fatal mudslide swept through the area. The family returned Sunday to search through what remained. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

Photos: Washington mudslide

Searchers continue looking for survivors of a deadly mudslide in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle.…
FILE - In this March 19, 2006 file photo, the Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., center, sits in prayer at his Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. Phelps, the founder of the Kansas church known for anti-gay protests and pickets at military funerals, died Thursday, March 20, 2014. He was 84. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Photos: Anti-gay pastor Fred Phelps Sr dies

The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who drew international condemnation for outrageous and hate-filled protests has died.…
A member of a pro-Russian self-defense force takes down a Ukrainian Navy flag, left, as another raises the Russian flag at the Ukrainian Navy headquarters in Sevastopol, Crimea on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Lubimov)

Photos: A week of Top AP photos

This week's collection includes a member of a pro-Russian self-defense force taking down a Ukrainian Navy flag as another raises the Russian flag at the Ukrainian Navy headquarters…
Hotel security officers guard at an entrance door of a hotel room set aside for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, in Beijing, China Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Photos: A week of top AP Photos

This week's collection includes security officers guarding the door of a hotel room in Beijing that was set aside for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing plane.…
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Photos: Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact with air traffic control early Saturday morning, March 8, 2014 on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.…