Water gushes from a main break in the 300 block of North Vista Street near Beverly Boulevard in the Fairfax district.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
A fire breaks out Monday atop the International Business Center's eastern Federation Tower, which is to be Europe's tallest skyscraper when completed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrey RudakovLink
A SWAT team from the Oakland Police Department leaves the scene of a shooting at Oikos University that left seven dead.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Reyes / San Jose Mercury NewsLink
From left, Kansas forward Kevin Young, forward Thomas Robinson and guard Tyshawn Taylor after their 67-59 loss to Kentucky in the NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Humphrey / Associated PressLink
A rescued pit bull catches drops of water from a volunteer at the Philippine Animal Welfare Society. Dozens of pit bulls rescued from a dogfighting ring will be put down starting Tuesday because there are no facilities to rehabilitate them, an activist said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated PressLink
An Indochinese tiger cub drinks water at a new enclosure at the Tierpark zoo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Markus Schreiber / Associated PressLink
A ladybug spreads her wings as she flutters from grass blade to grass blade at Rooks Park on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEFF HORNER / WALLA WALLA UNION-BULLETINLink
Young polar bear Anori, born Jan. 4, explores his zoo enclosure.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVER BERG / DPALink
A German soldier wearing a headlamp eats during a mission Monday. Germany is the third-largest supplier of troops to the 130,000-strong NATO-led International Security Assistance Force.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFPLink
A nighttime scene dated March 28 is captured by the International Space Station Expedition 30 crew from an altitude of about 240 miles over the eastern North Atlantic, showing Aurora Borealis.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASALink
A woman leaves offerings in honor of her ancestors ahead of the Qingming festival, or tomb sweeping day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK / EPALink
Tourists take a break as they are seen through traditional Tibetan prayer flags at the Dazhao Temple, one of the city's oldest temples of Tibetan Buddhism.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Zhang Fan / XinhuaLink
A woman sorts fish to sell in a market on the banks of the River Brahmaputra. Fishery is the means of livelihood for hundreds of thousands who live along the banks.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anupam Nath / Associated PressLink
Supertrees, which serve as vertical gardens, stand tall in the almost-completed Gardens by the Bay, part of the city-state's efforts to bring and nurture greenery in the area.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated PressLink
A vendor is silhouetted against the sunset as he releases bubbles from a toy gun to attract customers at Lake View Park.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anjum Naveed / Associated PressLink
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