A man is arrested after getting into an altercation on downtown Los Angeles' St. Vincent Court. Los Angeles police officers Brian Indreland and Steve Saletros, right, of the Central Division helped with the arrest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles TimesLink
Fans and Ducks teammates celebrate goal by Bobby Ryan in the third period as the Ducks beat the NHL-leading Chicago Blackhawks, 4-2, on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
Cyrus Afghahi jumps over a fire pit at Corona del Mar State Beach as part of the celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year, a tradition celebrated here for decades. Some say they have been coming to the area for up to 30 years, continuing a tradition they celebrated as children in Iran.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles TimesLink
Miles Campbell holds a place in line for a friend in front of the new houses advertised in the "low $1,200,000's" at Woodbridge Pacific's Seaglass/Capri development in Huntington Beach. About 17 families are camping in front of the sales office to be assured of a place on a first-come-first-served waiting list.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Two helicopters belonging to the German federal police crashed on the field at Olympic Stadium in Berlin during an exercise while approaching for landing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hannibal Hanschke / DPALink
Rescue workers help occupants of one of two German federal police helicopters that crashed on a field at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin during an exercise.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hannibal Hanschke / DPALink
Myanmar residents walk past destroyed houses as black smoke rises from burning buildings in riot-hit Meiktila in the central part of the country.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SOE THAN WIN / AFPLink
Hundreds of Afghans wait to see the holy flag at the Kart-e Sakhi mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan in celebration of Nowruz, the first day of the year on the Persian calendar.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anja Niedringhaus / Associated PressLink
Afghan boys play on a swing near the Sakhi shrine, the center of the Afghanistan new year celebrations, in Kabul during Nowruz festivities. Nowruz, one of the biggest festivals of the war-scarred nation, marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the year in the Persian calendar.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MASSOUD HOSSAINI / AFPLink
U.S. soldiers from the 438th Medical Unit wait to board a plane on their way home from Afghanistan at the U.S. transit center Manas, outside Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO / AFPLink
A man on a bike pulls a child through the snow in Berlin. Temperatures in the German capital were around the freezing point.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAY NIETFELD / DPALink
From left, France's Lorelei Schmitt, Canada's Maelle Ricker, Switzerland's Simona Meiler, Italy's Michela Moioli, Canada's Dominique Maltais and France's Nelly Moenne Loccoz compete during the women's snowboard cross final race at the Snowboard and FreeStyle World Cup Super finals at the Sierra Nevada ski resort near Granada, Spain. Maltais won the race.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAVIER SORIANO / AFPLink
Maria Kalet, 6, lies buried in the sand at Agua Dulce beach in Lima, Peru. While Lima's elite spends its summer weekends in gated beach enclaves south of the Peruvian capital, the working class jams by the thousands on a single municipal beach of grayish-brown sands and gentle waves.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rodrigo Abd / Associated PressLink
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