Shaquille O'Neal, left, enjoys a warm moment with Jack Nicholson during a ceremony retiring the number worn by the former Lakers center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Deputy Sgt. Brian Sims talks to the parents of missing hiker Kyndall Jack.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
Panorama High wrestler Diana Oliva, one of the team captains, listens to boy band One Direction before a match.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The TimesLink
A young girl wears a T-shirt in memory of 13-year-old Angela Sandoval during a candlelight vigil at Eastmont Intermediate School. Sandoval was one of five people killed in a Nevada crash in which authorities say an 18-year-old suspected drunk driver slammed into the back of the family's van.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / For The TimesLink
Paul Regish of East Hartford, Conn., holds signs as gun rights advocates enter the legislative office building at the Capitol.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Krupa / Associated PressLink
Jeralean Talley shows the wear and tear that living for 113 years have had on her hands.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kimberly P. Mitchell / Detroit Free PressLink
A trainee holds a box with goslings at the Eskilden GmbH poultry farm in eastern Germany. The company plans to breed 200,000 goslings this year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIRK HUNGER / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
An aerial view of Mt. Everest, center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Burmese workers clear debris inside a burned mosque. The fire killed at least 13 children.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paula Bronstein / Getty ImagesLink
Joggers run before the sunrise underneath leafless trees along the banks of Alster Lake.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRISTIAN CHARISIUS / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A Palestinian takes cover during clashes near an Israeli military prison. Protests broke after a Palestinian prisoner died of cancer.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Majdi Mohammed / Associated PressLink
Palestinian demonstrators, protesting the death of prisoner Maysara abu Hamdieh, clash with Israeli soldiers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABED AL HASHLAMOUN / EPALink
Victims of land mines practice using prosthetic limbs.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: S. SABAWOON / EPALink
An Afghan displays fragments of mines.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SHAH MARAI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Kashmiri schoolchildren walk at a tulip garden.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mukhtar Khan / Associated PressLink
Bathing in the River Ganges.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated PressLink
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