A police photographer documents the scene after a man driving a stolen LAPD cruiser smashed into a Starbucks on La Brea Avenue, officials said. The 25-year-old man was in critical condition after losing at least one leg.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles TimesLink
Tony Rodriguez carries his baby daughter Nicole as they and his wife, Jodi Clelland, leave their flooded home in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David J. Phillip / Associated PressLink
Visitors look at a 3-D installation by LG Electronics at International Radio Exhibition, one of the world's leading trade shows for consumer electronics and home appliances.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RAINERâ JENSEN / EPALink
Dolphins Diego, Doerte and Darwin observe animal keeper Melani Hochstenbach as she cleans their aquarium. The three dolphins were born within two weeks of each other at the local zoo, and are now celebrating their first birthday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLAND WEIHRAUCH / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Girls wearing traditional costumes dance in Ala-Too Square during festivities marking the country's 21st anniversary of independence from the Soviet Union.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A firefighter battles a raging wildfire. Spanish officials say about 4,000 people have been evacuated from their homes as the fire has spread rapidly through hills around the popular southern tourist city of Marbella.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergio Torres / Associated PressLink
Kenyan Muslims shout protests in front of a mosque over the killing of cleric Aboud Rogo Mohammed, accused by the U.S. and the United Nations of supporting Al Qaeda-allied militants in Somalia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAI KUROKAWA / EPALink
Aloca workers climb the gate of the building housing the Economic Development Ministry, protesting the aluminum giant's move to shut down a smelter and put hundreds of jobs at risk.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MASSIMO PERCOSSI / EPALink
A Palestinian woman attacks Israeli soldiers during clashes at a protest against the Jewish settlement of Qadomem.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALAA BADARNEH / EPALink
Indonesian Chinese people throw Chinese joss money in honor of their ancestors during the Hungry Ghost Festival. According to Chinese tradition, the seventh month in the lunar calendar is called the Ghost Month, during which ghosts and spirits are believed to visit Earth.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DEDI SAHPUTRA / EPALink
Parts of Pillnitz Castle are reflected in raindrops hanging from a branch in the castle's Lustgarten.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MATTHIASA HIEKEL / EPALink
Andreas Csonka of Hungary competes against Fabian Rignell of Sweden during the 2012 Paralympic Games table tennis competition at Excel Arena.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KERIM OKTEN / EPALink
Angolans line up at a voting station to cast their ballots in an election that could give the country's ruler for 33 years, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, another five-year term.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
Family members get off a boat after rowing through a flooded paddy on their way to a village monastery.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexander F. Yuan / Associated PressLink
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