2014 Pictures of the Year from AP

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Malala Yousafzai holds up her Liberty Medal during a ceremony at the National Constitution Center, Oct. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. The honor is given annually to an individual who displays courage and conviction while striving to secure liberty for people worldwide. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) 1 2014 Pictures of the Year from AP

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Protesters use a large slingshot to hurl a Molotov cocktail at police in central Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday Jan. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits) 2

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Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry stands with his prosthetic hand over his heart, wearing his Medal of Honor during the "Pledge of Allegiance" at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. on Wednesday, April 2, 2014,(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) 3

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Spain's Fernando Verdasco puts his fingers in his eyes as he plays Britain's Andy Murray during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Monday, June 2, 2014. (AP Photo/David Vincent) 4

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An employee of the Russian Space Training Center hangs out space suits to dry of Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, July 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko) 5

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Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television from their holding area where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center. June 18, 2014 (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) 6

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A bull jumps over revelers on the bull ring at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos) 7

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Smoke and fire from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa) 8

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Britain's Prince Charles wears a traditional Saudi uniform as he attends the traditional Saudi dancing best known as "Arda," performed during Janadriya culture festival at Der'iya in Riyadh, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Fayez Nureldine) 9

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May 28, 2014 photograph, Indian villagers gather around the bodies of two teenage sisters hanging from a tree in Katra village in Uttar Pradesh state, India. Two teenage sisters in rural India were raped and killed by attackers who hung their bodies from a mango tree, which became the scene of a silent protest by villagers angry about alleged police inaction in the case. Two of the four men arrested so far were police officers. (AP Photo/File) 10

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Israeli soldiers mourn over the grave of Sergeant Sagi Erez, an infantry soldier training to be a squad commander, during his funeral at the military cemetery in Haifa, northern Israel, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.(AP Photo/Ariel Schalit) 11

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Relatives of passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol sit near the sea at a port in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea on Sunday, April 20, 2014. Over 300 people were killed in the accident, many of them students. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) 12

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Zoe Mahan, center, pushes the trophy as her mother Kandi Mahan, left, grabs her while they pose with Hunter Mahan, husband, father and winner of The Barclays golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Paramus, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) 13

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Russia's Maria Sharapova reacts after defeating Romania's Simona Halep during their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. June 7, 2014. (AP Photo/David Vincent) 14

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Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome reacts as he gets a bath after a jog on the track at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky, May 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Garry Jones) 15

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A protester throws a Molotov cocktail onto a fire during clashes with police in central Kiev, Ukraine.Jan. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits) 16

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Nine-year-old Nowa Paye is taken to an ambulance after showing signs of the Ebola infection in the village of Freeman Reserve, about 30 miles north of Monrovia, Liberia. Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) 17

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Michael Brown Sr. yells out as the casket is lowered during the funeral service for his son Michael Brown in Normandy, Mo., Aug. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/New York Times, Richard Perry, File Pool) 18

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In this photo taken Monday, June 23, 2014, fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle down a main road at the northern city of Mosul, Iraq. (AP Photo/File) 19

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Holding American flags, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, left, bumps fists with Carlos Arredondo near the finish line of the the 118th Boston Marathon, , April 21, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) 20

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Most Reverend Gerald F. Kicanas, Bishop of Tucson, offers communion to people on the Mexican side of the international border, April 1, 2014.(AP Photo/Matt York) 21

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A fan falls out of the stands as Los Angeles Angels third baseman David Freese (6) tries for a pop foul by Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana in the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) 22

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Police arrest a man as they disperse a protest in Ferguson, Mo., Aug. 20, 2014.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) 23

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Palestinians take cover as an Israeli strike on a building causes a ball of fire and smoke to rise in the Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip,Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Hatem Ali) 24

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Palestinians carry their belongings through the heavily bombed Gaza City neighborhood of Shijaiyah, close to the Israeli border,Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa) 25

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Xavier Simeon, of Belgium, crashes during Indianapolis Moto 2 motorcycle race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Aug. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) 26

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Former first lady Nancy Reagan visits the grave site of her husband, President Ronald Reagan, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library,June 5, 2014, in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) 27

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Visitors of the Holi Festival of Colours throw special colored powders in the air in Barcelona, Spain, April 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) 28

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A flag, put up by volunteers helping search the area, stands in the ruins of a home left at the end of a deadly mudslide from the now-barren hillside seen about a mile behind, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) 29

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Oct. 2, 2014 photo, Mercy Kennedy, 9, cries as community activists approach her outside her home on 72nd SKD Boulevard in Monrovia, Liberia, a day after her mother was taken away by an ambulance to an Ebola ward. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) 30

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Switzerland's Fanny Smith, from left, Sweden's Anna Holmlund, Austria's Katrin Ofner and Canada's Kelsey Serwa compete during their ski cross race at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Feb. 21, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) 31

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Fabio Fognini of Italy bites his racket during the final match of the Buenos Aires' Copa Claro tennis Open against David Ferrer of Spain in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Feb. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano) 32

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A pro-Russian fighter holds up a toy found among the debris at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines jet near the village of Hrabove, July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) 33

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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, catches the Wanamaker Trophy from PGA of America president Ted Bishop after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club , Aug. 10, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) 34

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Briana Nash, left, helps her mother Charla Nash, apply lip balm before speaking to Connecticut legislators at a public hearing at the Legislative Office Building, March 21, 2014.(AP Photo/Jessica Hill) 35

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New York Yankee Derek Jeter jumps after hitting the game-winning single against the Baltimore Orioles in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sept. 25, 2014, in New York. The Yankees won 6-5. It was Jeter's last home game of his career at Yankee Stadium. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) 36

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Michael Phelps warms up prior to a 50-meter freestyle preliminary heat at the Arena Grand Prix swim event,April 25, 2014, in Mesa, Ariz.(AP Photo/Matt York) 37

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Riot police launch tear gas into the crowd as thousands of protesters surround the government headquarters in Hong Kong, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Wally Santana) 38

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Entertainer and Navy veteran Bill Cosby speaks during a Veterans Day ceremony, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at the The All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) 39

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Palestinians hit Israeli settlers while others try to stop them before a group of settlers were detained by Palestinian villagers in a building under construction near the West Bank village of Qusra, southeast of the city of Nablus, Jan. 7, 2014(AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh) 40

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This image posted on a militant website on Saturday, June 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, appears to show militants from the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) taking aim at captured Iraqi soldiers wearing plain clothes after taking over a base in Tikrit, Iraq. (AP Photo via militant website) 41

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Dallas Seavey gets a kiss from one of his dogs after winning the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska,March 11, 2014. (AP Photo/The Anchorage Daily News, Bob Hallinen) 42

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Seattle Seahawks' Doug Baldwin (89) runs from Denver Broncos' Champ Bailey (24) after making a reception during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) 43

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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama practices tai chi with students at Chengdu No.7 High School in Chengdu in southwest China's Sichuan province Tuesday, March 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) 44

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Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal in the Champions League final soccer match against Atletico Madrid at the Luz Stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, May 24, 2014. Real Madrid won 4-1 in extra time. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) 45

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Real's Gareth Bale steps on a chair with his new football shoes, during the presentation of the Real Madrid's new UEFA Champions League kit at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Aug. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki) 46

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Fatima, 13, weeps as she kisses her injured father, Ahmad al-Mesmar, 40, who was wounded when a deadly car bomb blew up near a gas station, in the predominantly Shiite town of Hermel, Feb. 2, 2014.(AP Photo/Hussein Malla) 47

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The body of boxer Christopher Rivera, who was shot to death on Sunday, is propped up in a fake boxing ring during his wake at the community recreation center within the public housing project where he lived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jan. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) 48

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Black smoke and fire balls rise during clashes between protesters and police in central Kiev, Ukraine, Jan. 25, 2014.(AP Photo/Sergei Grits) 49

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A woman throws a rock and a bag at riot policemen who block her way home in Huepetuhe district in Peru's Madre de Dios region in Peru, April 28, 2014. Authorities began enforcing a ban on illegal mining in the Huepetuhe district.(AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) 50

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Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Spc. Timothy Hamlin, wait for permission to re-enter the Fort Hood military base, where they live, following a shooting on the base, April 2, 2014, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/ Tamir Kalifa) 51

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Thousands of competitors are on their way from Maloya to S-Chanf in south Eastern Switzerland as they participate in the annual Engadin cross country skiing marathon on March 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone,Nicola Pitaro) 52

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A sub-Saharan migrant is helped by a Spanish Guardia Civil officer after he fainted on top of a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, April 3, 2014.(AP Photo/Santi Palacios) 53

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A Palestinian man shouts for help moments after Palestinian teen, Mohammad Abu Daher, on the ground, was shot to death by Israeli troops near the West Bank city of Ramallah, May 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed) 54

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Pope Francis and President Barack Obama smile as they meet at the Vatican Thursday, March 27, 2014.(AP Photo/Gabriel Bouys) 55

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April 15, 2014 shows Maryam Hosseinzadeh, right, and her husband Abdolghani, left, removing the noose from the neck of blindfolded Bilal who was convicted of murdering their son Abdollah in the northern city of Nour, Iran. Bilal who was convicted of killing Abdollah Hosseinzadeh, was pardoned by the victim's family moments before being executed. (AP Photo/ISNA, Arash Khamoushi) 56

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South Korean Coast Guard officers try to rescue missing passengers from a sunken ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea, April 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) 57

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People walk amongst the debris, at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Grabovo, Ukraine, July 17, 2014.(AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) 58

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Fireworks are seen over the Olympic Park during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia,Feb. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) 59

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Kansas City Royals' players celebrate in the clubhouse after winning Game 3 of baseball's AL Division Series against the Los Angeles Angels Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) 60

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This picture taken on Jan. 31, 2014, and released by the UNRWA, shows residents of the besieged Palestinian camp of Yarmouk, queuing to receive food supplies, in Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo/UNRWA) 61

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Caterham driver Kamui Kobayashi of Japan runs off the track after he crashed with Williams driver Felipe Massa of Brazil on the first lap of the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne, Australia,March 16, 2014.(AP Photo/Ross Land) 62

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Aid workers and doctors transfer Miguel Pajares, a Spanish priest who was infected with the Ebola virus while working in Liberia, from a plane to an ambulance as he leaves the Torrejon de Ardoz military airbase, near Madrid, Spain, Aug. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Spanish Defense Ministry) 63

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Protesters march in the street as lightning flashes in the distance in Ferguson, Mo. on , Aug. 20, 2014.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) 64

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Shaun White, of the United States, hits the edge of the half pipe during the men's snowboard halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics,Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) 65

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A Costa Rica soccer fan is detained by the police while another fan lies on the ground injured with a knife, after a fight broke out during the live telecast of the quarterfinal World Cup match between Costa Rica and The Netherlands, at Democracy square in San Jose, Costa Rica, July 5, 2014.(AP Photo/Esteban Felix) 66

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Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in an ice hockey match between Russian amateur players and ice hockey stars at a festival of Russia's amateur hockey organized by the Night Hockey League in the Bolshoy arena in the Olympic Park in the Black Sea resort of Sochi,Russia,May 10, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service) 67

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Kashmiri residents wade through floodwaters in Srinagar, India, Sept. 4, 2014. At least 100 villages across the Kashmir valley were flooded by overflowing lakes and rivers. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin) 68

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President Barack Obama makes a face as he reads "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak, during the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House is Washington, Monday, April 21, 2014.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) 69

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Real's coach Carlo Ancelotti, is lifted in the air, after his team won the Champions League final soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid in Lisbon, Portugal, May 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki) 70

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Pope Francis prays in front of the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest site, in Jerusalem's Old City, Monday, May 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty) 71

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Pro-Russian rebels ride atop a car to their positions not far from the Donetsk Sergey Prokofiev International Airport in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Oct. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) 72

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An anti-government protester is engulfed in flames during clashes with riot police outside Ukraine's parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky) 73

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Miles Scott, left, dressed as Batkid, throws the ceremonial first pitch next to Batman before an opening day baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Arizona Diamondbacks in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. On Nov. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, Pool) 74

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Sub-Saharan migrants scale a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, May 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios) 75

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates on the podium after winning the Spain Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, near Barcelona, Spain, May 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) 76

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Uruguay's Luis Suarez holds his teeth after running into Italy's Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder during the group D World Cup soccer match between Italy and Uruguay at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, June 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan) 77

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Palestinian medics treat a wounded girl at the emergency room of the Shifa hospital in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) 78

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Irrigation water runs along the dried-up ditch between the rice farms to provide water for the rice fields , May 1, 2014, in Richvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) 79

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An elderly Syrian Kurdish refugee woman from the Kobani area, warms up by a fire at a camp in Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border Monday, Nov. 10, 2014.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) 80

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Opposition leader and former WBC heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko, center, is attacked and sprayed with a fire extinguisher as he tries to stop the clashes between police and protesters in central Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. (AP Photo / Efrem Lukatsky) 81

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A time exposure shows the path of Marine One as it lands on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington with President Barack Obama aboard, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) 82

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Honda rider Paulo Goncalves of Portugal, right, reacts as he sees his motorcycle on fire during the fifth stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Chilecito and Tucuman in San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina, Jan. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano) 83

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Activists pay respects to protesters killed in clashes with police, in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Feb. 20, 2014.(AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov) 84

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Members of the Castellers Joves Xiquets de Valls try to complete their human tower during the 25th Human Tower Competition in Tarragona, Spain, on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti) 85

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Relatives of missing passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol cry after listening to a TV news program reporting the names of the victims found dead, at a gymnasium in Jindo, South Korea, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) 86

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, of Portugal, top, tries to score in between opposition players during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Granada at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Jan. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki) 87

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The car driven by Parker Kligerman (30) goes over cars driven by Paul Menard (27) and Ryan Truex (83) as Trevor Bayne (21) drives past during practice for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Fred Stoll) 88

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Feb. 23, 2014 photo, an Indian man moves out of the way of a leopard in the northern Indian city of Meerut, India. (AP Photo/File) 89

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Thick smoke and flames from an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition rise in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, Oct. 20, 2014.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) 90 12/06/2014 ??? Kaohsiung Taiwan R.O.C All photos were taken from San Jose Mercury News ,Internet. THE END