Fans try to catch a foul ball on opening day Monday at Dodger Stadium, where a sellout crowd watched the Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants at the renovated ballpark.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For the TimesLink
Dodger fans take pictures Monday during the national anthem at opening day at Dodger Stadium.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The TimesLink
Noah Moss, 3, of Maui plays on a grassy knoll as a plane prepares to land Monday on the north runway at Los Angeles International Airport. Mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti now says he will vote against a $750-million expansion proposal to push the north runway 260 feet closer to Westchester and Playa del Rey. His decision comes just days after Garcetti received the endorsement of the Alliance for a Regional Solution to Airport Congestion, an advocacy group that has been fighting the runway expansion plan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles TimesLink
California Highway Patrol officers and L.A. County coroner officials survey the burned vehicle in which two people were killed Monday. The car rear-ended a big rig and then was struck by another car before bursting into flames on the westbound lanes of the 118 Freeway near White Oak Avenue.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Friends and classmates of 13-year-old Angela Sandoval hold a candlelight vigil Monday at Eastmont Intermediate School. Sandoval was one of five people killed Saturday morning in a crash in Nevada. Authorities say 18-year-old suspected drunk driver Jean Soriano slammed his Dodger Durango into the back of the family's Chevy Astro van.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles TimesLink
An aircraft sits on its nose after making an emergency landing next to a house. Both of the people in the aircraft were only slightly injured.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANGELIKA WARMUTH / DPALink
Student members of the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islam political party beat a police officer Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRINGER / AFPLink
Palestinian demonstrators throw stones toward Israeli troops during clashes after the death of a Palestinian prisoner. The Palestinian leadership blamed Israel for the death of Maisara Abu Hamdiyeh, a long-term prisoner with cancer.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCO LONGARI / AFPLink
A man on crutches walks past as Nepalese students and police clash after a group of students interrupted vehicle movement demanding their educational rights.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Narendra Shrestha / EPALink
Fulham's Swiss defender Philippe Senderon heads the ball during the English Premier League football match with Queens Park Rangers at Craven Cottage.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFPLink
Indian men search for coins and gold in the polluted waters of the Ganga river at Sangam after the Kumbh Mela festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFPLink
This NASA image captured by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station shows the sun getting ready to set into the horizon of southwestern Australia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRIS HADFIELD / AFPLink
Manhattan is seen from One World Observatory, on the 100th floor of One World Trade Center, at the Ground Zero site. The observatory, which is situated more than 1,250 feet over Lower Manhattan, will open to the public in 2015.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Spencer Platt / Getty Images North AmericaLink
A road sign stands alone Monday in a flooded street. Spain has suffered its wettest March since 1947, according to the Spanish meteorological agency.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CESAR MANSO / AFPLink
Children play basketball Monday at a park near blighted row houses.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick Semansky / Associated PressLink
A Palestinian teacher leads class. A law banning co-ed schooling in the Gaza Strip has taken effect, education minister for Hamas said Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAHMUD HAMS / AFPLink
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