A dancer performs with Ballet Folklorico Mexica during a Cinco de Mayo celebration at La Placita Olvera at El Pueblo de Los Angeles in Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles TimesLink
Clean-up crews worked the burned areas of the Springs fire as an onshore flow and high humidity, including light showers and drizzle, aided the crews putting out stubborn hot spots.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles TimesLink
Animal-rights protesters chant in front of the Farmer John facility in Vernon, protesting their slaughter of pigs.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles TimesLink
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick and Blues left winger Jaden Schwartz collide in front of the goal in the second period of their playoff game at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
A wrestler dives into the crowd during the Lucha Va Voom's Cinco de Mayan show at the Mayan Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOE KLAMAR / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Workers emerge from behind the massive drill nicknamed Harriet after it broke through on Watson Island in Miami. The emergence of the drill completed the second leg of the 13-month-old, billion dollar Miami Tunnel project, which when finished will connect the mainland to the Port of Miami.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Raedle / Getty ImagesLink
A view of the Eta Aquarid meteor shower, as a result of Earth passing through dust released by Halley's Comet, seen from Barranco de Ajuy on Fuerteventura, the Canary Islands.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARLOS DE SAA / EPALink
An Israeli soldier, left, prays inside a net tent pitched close to Merkava tanks deployed in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights near the border with Syria. U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon has appealed for restraint after Israeli air strikes on targets near Damascus, which prompted Syrian officials to warn "missiles are ready" to retaliate.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A young Turkish gypsy jumps over a fire during the celebration of the annual spring festival "Hidirellez" in southwestern Turkey.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GURCAN OZTURK / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Turkish riot police spray tear gas on protesters during a demonstration against the government and on the anniversary of the execution of Denis Gezmis, one of the founders of the People's Liberation army of Turkey in Istanbul.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OZAN KOSE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Bulgarian Orthodox pilgrims carry an icon of the Virgin Mary during an annual religious march marking the second day of Easter at the Bachkovo monastery.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
People pour water on a passerby in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, as they celebrate Clean Monday (or Wet Monday), a Ukrainian Christian tradition celebrated the first day after Orthodox Easter.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURIY DYACHYSHYN / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A team dressed as characters from The Wizard of Oz roll a wooden 'cheese' during the Stilton Village Festival cheese rolling competition in England.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty ImagesLink
Switzerland players gather around their goalkeeper Martin Gerber at the beginning to the preliminary round match Switzerland vs. Canada at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships in Stockholm.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Members of a research group prepare the remains of Russian soldiers who perished in the fights at Sinyavino's Hills during the blockade of Leningrad in World War II for a reburial ceremony outside St. Petersburg. The remains of 244 Russian soldiers, discovered by the memorial research group, will be reburied, as Russia celebrates the 68th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANATOLY MALTSEV / EPALink
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