The LAPD investigates an officer-involved shooting in which a man was wounded in the Echo Park neighborhood. No officers were injured in the shooting, which happened while officers were responding to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
Police officers stand in front of a dental surgery office in southern France after a female dentist was shot dead by a 71-year-old patient, who was killed during the police intervention.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFPLink
People throw flour at each other as they celebrate the annual custom of Flour War. The origins of the custom are unclear.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIS MESSINIS / AFPLink
Pope Francis blesses a little girl in the crowd from the popemobile during his inauguration Mass at St. Peter's Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VINCENZO PINTO / AFPLink
Cardinals take their place during Pope Francis' grandiose inauguration Mass.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFPLink
Lightning streaks across the sky behind the Young Meadows Presbyterian Church. Strong storms moved across much of Alabama on Monday, bringing hail, high winds and heavy rainfall.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave Martin / Associated PressLink
A man walks through the Tiergarten park after fresh snow falls.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Markus Schreiber / Associated PressLink
An Indian man walks past burning piles of garbage set afire Monday at the end of the Maha Kumbh Mela festival at the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated PressLink
A Nepalese Buddhist woman feeds pigeons near the Boudhanath Stupa. A Tibetan monk self-immolated last month in the premise of this stupa, an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated PressLink
Firefighters work at the scene Monday where a plane crashed the day before near the South Bend Regional Airport. The plane damaged homes and caused injuries.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Raymond / Associated PressLink
Horsemen take part in the traditional Central Asian sport of Kok-Boru, goat dragging, as part of Navruz celebrations, which mark the beginning of spring.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: IGOR KOVALENKO / EPALink
Dominican Republic's Moises Sierra goes into the stands to catch a fly ball hit by Netherlands' Andruw Jones in the first inning of the championship round of the World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MONICA M. DAVEY / EPALink
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