Photos of the day - December 17, 2012
Published: December 17, 2012 09:26PM
Updated: December 17, 2012 09:25PM
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Newtown Police Officer Maryhelen McCarthy places flowers at a makeshift memorial outside St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. On Friday, a gunman allegedly killed his mother at their home and then opened fire inside the Sandy Hook Elementary School, killing 26 people, including 20 children. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
A collection of some of the best photos from throughout the world. December 17, 2012