Steve Proo cheers during a rally outside City Hall in San Francisco after a judge overturned the same-sex marriage ban.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Katie Jacobson, 25, kisses her fiancee, Andrea Lambert, 33, at West Hollywood Park during a rally following a judge's ruling overturning California's Proposition 8, which had banned same-sex marriages.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: John W. Adkisson / Los Angeles TimesLink
Young people hold candles in front of the A-bomb dome to commemorate the victims of the nuclear bomb attack on Hiroshima during World War II, Hiroshima, Japan. Tomorrow marks the the 65th anniversary of the atomic bombing of 1945.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPALink
Lek Jaitam dyes batches of silk thread to be used in hand-woven items in Bangkok.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sakchai Lalit / Associated PressLink
Melis Oner and Tugce Tanis of Turkey perform in the women's synchronized swimming duet technical routine preliminaries at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Laszlo Balogh / ReutersLink
An Italian couple eats lunch while Steve Black of Australia dives past their balcony in the lead-up to Round 4 of the 2010 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Polignano a Mare.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dean Treml / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A flood victim passes by an overturned passenger bus as he flees a flooded area of Tank, a town in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan. More than 1,500 people across Pakistan have been killed and hundreds of thousands stranded due to flash floods triggered by monsoon rains.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Saood Rehman / EPALink
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Pictures in the News | Aug. 5, 2010
We serve up an eclectic mix in today’s Pictures in the News feature. From high emotions on California’s ban on same-sex marriages being ruled unconstitutional to the somber mood of a vigil in front of the A-bomb dome commemorating the victims in Hiroshima, Japan, during World War II. Sprinkle in wining and diving in Italy, a silk shop in Bangkok and synchronized swimming in Budapest, and you have a glimpse of today’s world.
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