A magnitude 6.1 aftershock struck near Port-au-Prince on Wednesday morning. With so many buildings damaged by the major Haiti earthquake last week, there are concerns about danger. But there's a world of difference between today's quake and the 7.0 earthquake that did so much damage last week.
A young girl is dressed as the Hindu Goddess Sarawati, or the goddess of knowledge, as other girls hot earthen pots during a celebration on the eve of Basant Panchami, the festival of spring, at a school in Amritsar, India, on Tuesday.
Old comments by rapper Kanye West about Hurricane Katrina are being dredged up in a debate on how race plays into the coverage of natural disasters, including the 7.0 earthquake in Haiti last week.
The US military has held off on doing airdrops of food and water to victims of the Haiti earthquake, fearing they could set off riots. But it now has troops in place to secure airdrop zones.
Viewed from a US Navy helicopter, Haitians in a destroyed Port-au-Prince neighborhood take refuge in a tent camp on a public square.
Residents of the former colonial town of Léogâne say the outside world has neglected them in the scramble to help Haiti's beleaguered capital, Port-au-Prince. A view from the epicenter of last week's 7.0 earthquake.
In the wake of last week's magnitude-7.0 earthquake that leveled Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, thousands of parents across this city are struggling to put on a brave face for the sake their children.
US aid efforts for the Haiti earthquake appear to be speeding up. By midweek, a total of 5,000 US military personnel will be in the country, with about 5,000 more on ships offshore.