Laker Kobe Bryant watches the game slip away during the team's 109-95 loss to the Clippers on Sunday afternoon at Staples Center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TimesLink
Performer Amelia Rudolph walks down the side of the Broad Art Center at UCLA in "Man Walking Down the Side of a Building" (1970) as part of Trisha Brown's dance programs at Royce Hall in UCLA on Friday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles TimesLink
Bob Manner watches the waves break on Venice Beach in Venice as beautiful weather blankets the Southland.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles TimesLink
A customer stands and watches the news on television screens in a John Lewis Plc department store following the death of former premier Margaret Thatcher in London. Thatcher, known as the "Iron Lady" for her uncompromising style, died Monday at 87.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Simon DawsonLink
Forensic officers inspect a security van after it was raided by gunmen on the highway near Turate, Italy. Robbers may have escaped with as much as 10 million euros' (about $13 million) worth of loot, according to initial reports, in a paramilitary-style raid on two armored security vans near Milan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MATTEO BAZZI / ANSALink
Smoke rises from burned cars after a huge explosion shook the Sabaa Bahrat Square in Damascus, Syria, after a car bomb rocked a busy residential and commercial district in central Damascus, killing more than a dozen.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOPD / SANALink
The driver of a tractor-trailer is stuck inside the cab of her truck, which is dangling from the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge Tunnel on Interstate 664. Emergency personnel rescued the driver, who was uninjured. Virginia State Police say the tractor-trailer went out of control and struck the bridge.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / Virginia State PoliceLink
Turkish gendarmerie and riot police fire water cannon and tear gas as they clash with hundreds of protesters trying to enter a courthouse in Silivri near Istanbul where prosecutors are scheduled to deliver their final arguments in the case against 275 people accused of plotting to overturn the Islamic-leaning government.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OZAN KOSE / AFPLink
Participants covered with Israeli flags attend the "March of the Living" at the site of former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz, in Oswiecim, Poland. People from all over the world are taking part in the annual Holocaust commemoration to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JACEK BEDNARCZYK / PAPLink
Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh volunteers march as they mark the upcoming Vikram Samvat, the beginning of a new year in the Hindu calendar, which begins Thursday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated PressLink
A pedestrian stops to take a picture of the cherry blossoms in bloom at the Tidal Basin in Washington D.C.. The 2013 National Cherry Blossom Festival is underway with blossoms expected to reach peak bloom this week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MICHAEL REYNOLDS / EPALink
Baby turtles make their way into the ocean upon their release during a campaign to save sea turtles on Lampuuk beach. Sea turtles in Indonesia have long suffered from poaching for their meat, fat, shells and eggs.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heri Juanda / Associated PressLink
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