Darren McKenzie Taylor rallies with a fellow Occupy LA protestor as he dangles from ropes tied to a traffic signal pole over the shut-down lanes of the west-bound Santa Monica Blvd. at the intersection of Ave. of the Stars in Century City.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
Pedestrians stroll with their umbrellas on the Huntington Beach Pier under a light drizzle before sunrise.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
A man rides a bicycle on a snowy day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VICTORIA BONN-MEUSER / DPALink
A swimmer heads toward a red algae bloom Tuesday at Clovelly Beach. The algae bloom along vast stretches of Australia's southeastern coastline has resulted in beach closures.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WILLIAM WEST / AFPLink
Supporters of Brazil's Sao Paulo cheer for their team during the 2012 Copa Sudamericana semifinal football match Wednesday against Chile's Universidad Catolica at Morumbi Stadium.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NELSON ALMEIDA / AFPLink
Manchester United's English forward Wayne Rooney, right, falls as he vies with West Ham United's New Zealand defender Winston Reid, left, during the English Premier League football match.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFPLink
A lengthy time exposure photo, taken Wednesday, of the traditional Christmas Fair during heavy rain in front of the Mariendom (Cathedral of Mary), left, and St. Severi's Church.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JENS MEYER / Associated PressLink
Protesting villagers who blocked a road with rocks and wood eat a meal Wednesday while guarding their position at Letpadaung mine. Hundreds of Buddhist monks and villagers say they will stay until the project is halted.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gemunu Amarasinghe / Associated PressLink
A full moon rises Wednesday near the Empire State Building, as seen from Hoboken, N.J.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julio Cortez / Associated PressLink
Indian tourists walk past an archway at the historic Taj Mahal on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFPLink
Giant panda Kai Kai, one of two from China, sits in his enclosure Wednesday during the grand opening of the Giant Panda Forest exhibit at the River Safari.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated PressLink
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