A man prepares to jump from a fifth-floor window of a 13-story government building that caught fire Thursday. Five people were reported to be have died in falls, while others were rescued by helicopter from the roof of the building. The fate of the man pictured was not known.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: K.M. Chaudary / Associated PressLink
A Pakistani army helicopter rescues a man from a burning government building.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIF ALI / AFPLink
Indian paramilitary personnel stand solemnly as the body of a young boy found in the mud from a deadly landslide is placed on a stretcher for removal. Another person was killed in the landslide and the death toll from violent weather in the area in the last five days rose to seven.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images / AFPLink
Sin Park, left, and son Jeff Park remove debris after a cement truck crashed into their home in Garden Grove on Wednesday. The Parks were uninjured. The truck had hit another car first on Brookhurst Street. The truck driver was taken to the hospital; the other driver was unhurt.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
Ariel Castro averts his eyes as he appears in Cleveland Municipal Court alongside defense attorney Kathleen DeMetz for arraignment on four counts of kidnapping and three counts of rape after three women missing for about a decade and one of their young daughters were found alive at his home earlier in the week. His bail was set at $8 million.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tony Dejak / Associated PressLink
Caltrans district director Michael Miles bows his head at a ceremony honoring 32 fallen workers from the district at the District 7 Workers Memorial.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Russian soldiers march in a Victory Day parade on Red Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ivan Sekretarev / Associated PressLink
Queen Elizabeth II, in full royal regalia, and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, arrive for the state opening of Parliament at the House of Lords on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PoolLink
Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier reacts after striking out in the ninth inning of the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to Arizona at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
The Ducks' Kyle Palmieri collides with Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard in the third period of their NHL playoff game Wednesday night at Honda Center in Anaheim. The Ducks won in overtime, 3-2, to take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Roger Federer of Switzerland serves to begin a point against Kei Nishikori of Japan at the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament. The 14th-seeded Nishikori stunned the defending champion Federer, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2, in the third-round match.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jasper Juinen / Getty Images EuropeLink
Diana Pineda of Colombia tucks into a somersault during the women's 3-meter springboard preliminaries at the AT&T USA Diving Grand Prix.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Bello / Getty ImagesLink
Lava spews at night from the very active Tungurahua volcano.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARLOS CAMPANA / AFPLink
A drop of sunlight peeks over the horizon as daybreak arrives in the South Pacific in an image taken by astronauts aboard the Earth-orbiting International Space Station.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images / AFPLink
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