A tow truck removes the crashed Mercedes-Benz E350 that Ronni Chasen, 64, a longtime Hollywood publicist, was driving when she was shot and killed early Tuesday morning.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Riverside police officers carry the casket of slain officer Ryan Bonaminio in a procession to the Riverside National Cemetery.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles TimesLink
A man walks past a shuttered store near O'Connell Street in the city center. Ireland came under intense pressure Tuesday to request aid over its debt in what the European Council's president called a "survival crisis" for the European Union.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CATHAL MCNAUGHTON / REUTERSLink
A young girl in costume peers cautiously past a wall during the badminton competition at the 16th Asian Games.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BOBBY YIP / REUTERSLink
A man take a swim in a pool at one of the city's luxury hotels. The Sri Lankan government is aiming for $2 billion annually in tourism revenue by 2016, up from $350 million last year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / REUTERSLink
A dancer of the Complexions Contemporary Ballet prepares for a dress rehearsal of "Moon Over Jupiter" before opening night at the Joyce Theater.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Muslim pilgrims in Mina throw pebbles at pillars during Jamarat, the symbolic ritual stoning of Satan on the third day of the hajj, as Muslims worldwide made animal sacrifices to mark the festival of Eid al-Adha.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUSTAFA OZER / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Muslim pilgrims form a procession during the annual hajj.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAHAD SHADEED / REUTERSLink
NATO troops from Georgia take a nap while waiting for a flight at Camp Bastion in southern Helmand province.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FINBARR O'REILLY / REUTERSLink
A couple take in the view of St. Paul's Cathedral from the rooftop terrace of the just-opened One New Change building, designed by French architect Jean Nouvel to be one of the largest shopping centers in central London.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ian Gavan / Getty ImagesLink
British police officers stand guard outside Clarence House shortly after the announced engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oli Scarff / Getty ImagesLink
People relax at the end of the day along El Malecon, Havana's seafront boulevard.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ENRIQUE DE LA OSA / REUTERSLink
Passengers sit on top of an overcrowded train as it heads for Mymensingh from Dhaka, where millions of residents are traveling home from the capital city to celebrate the Eid al-Adha holiday on Wednesday. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, which marks the end of the hajj, by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son on God's command.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW BIRAJ / ReutersLink
Two Yemeni sisters dressed as angels hold hands while walking in an alley of the old city on the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or Feast of the Sacrifice.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated PressLink
Members of Muhammadiyah, Indonesia's second-largest Muslim organization, attend morning prayers for Eid al- Adha at a temporary shelter. Thousands of villagers returned to ash-covered homes along the slopes of Indonesia's most volatile volcano Monday after the government said some areas well away from the fiery crater appeared out of danger from another eruption.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
Bangladeshi passengers sit on the roof and sides of an overcrowded train while others wait on the roof of a train station platform as they try to reach their homes to celebrate Eid al-Adha.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pavel Rahman / Associated PressLink
Indian rescue workers break concrete to search for bodies amid debris after a four-story apartment building collapsed. Dozens of residents were killed and scores injured when the 15-year-old building housing about 200 people collapsed late Monday night, police reports said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated PressLink
An Indian woman reacts to the death of a relative who was killed in the collapse of a four-story apartment building. Dozens of residents were killed and scores injured when the building collapsed late Monday night, police reports said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated PressLink
German anatomist Gunther von Hagens is silhouetted against a horizontal slice section of an elephant during an exhibition preview at the Natural History Museum. "Koerperwelten der Tiere" (Body Worlds of Animals), an exhibition of Von Hagens' polymer-preserved animals, opens Wednesday and runs until March 17.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HEINZ-PETER BADER / ReutersLink
A candle is placed among others as people gather for a candlelight vigil for Zahra Baker. The disabled Australian-born girl, who would have turned 11 today, moved to North Carolina with her father two years ago. Her dismembered remains were discovered more than a month after she was reported missing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Evan Morgan / Townsville BulletinLink
A Greenpeace diver swims in a reef in the Gulf of Mexico. According to the organization, it has discovered evidence that high concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are causing damage to Gulf of Mexico ecosystems.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUIS SANDOVAL / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A traffic sign is frosted near the German-Austrian border. Meteorologists forecast cool and rainy weather for southwestern Bavaria.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
People walk on a street beneath black and white dresses, part of an urban art exhibition called "Columpios," commemorating the death of 42 women between November 2009 and September. In 1999 the U.N. General Assembly designated Nov. 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURI CORTEZ / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Protesters clash with police during a rally in front of parliament. Ukrainian small- and medium-sized enterprise owners protested tax reform being debated by the parliament.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A view of penguins clad in Santa Claus costumes at South Korea's largest amusement park, Everland.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEON HEON-KYUN / EPALink
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