Tornadoes spawned by a powerful storm system that moved through part of the Midwest on Tuesday and Wednesday has killed at least three people, including two in Illinois. The National Weather Service said Wednesday that survey teams would catalogue damage and determine the number of tornadoes that touched down in Illinois. (Courtesy of Jason Marquis, Nikki Ellerbrock and WFLD via AP)
"Moonlight" - not, as it turned out, "La La Land" - won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset and an unprecedented fiasco Sunday night. "Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins called it "an imperfect way for us to get the perfect result." (Courtesy of Associated Press and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)
Video footage from a D.C. police officer's body camera records the rescue of a man from a burning car Monday night, Feb. 20, 2017. Officers worked as a team and entered the smoke-filled car to pull the injured driver to safety. (Courtesy of DC Metro Police)
Video released Tuesday shows a plane piloted by "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" star Harrison Ford mistakenly flying low over an airliner that was taxiing at John Wayne Airport in Orange County. In it, an American Airlines 737 is taxiing slowly. Ford was supposed to land on a runway that runs parallel to the taxiway. (John Wayne Airport via Associated Press)
A massive sinkhole in the Studio City section of Los Angeles swallowed two vehicles as Southern California wrestled with a huge weekend Pacific storm. Authorities say the severe weather has left at least two people dead. (Associated Press/Feb. 18, 2017)
In a video taken from the driver’s cab of the train, a dirt biker jumps for his life as the high-speed V/Line train approaches near Melbourne, Australia. V/Line released the video in a call for the community to play it safe near rail lines.