A gun battle in San Bernardino County between murder suspects and law enforcement officers after a high-speed chase Thursday left one suspect dead, one wounded and an officer hospitalized. The shootout concluded a pursuit that had begun a short time earlier when San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies responded to reports of shots fired in Yucca Valley.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles TimesLink
WWII veteran Ernesto Pacheco Doulon, 99, left, Korean War veteran Robert E. Lee Cox, center, and Vietnam veteran Robert H. Allen salute at a ceremony Thursday at Las Palmas Senior Citizen Center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles TimesLink
Youngsters watch police investigate after three people were reportedly killed at an apartment building in Harbor Gateway. A fourth victim survived after fleeing the scene.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles TimesLink
A woman named Reshma is rescued alive from the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building 17 days after it pancaked just outside the capital of Bangladesh. More than 1,000 bodies have been pulled from the wreckage of the illegally constructed structure that housed five garment factories.
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Pakistani boys run after a truck that was distributing election flags during a political rally in Lahore on the last day that election campaigns. On Saturday some 86 million registered voters will go to the polls. Pakistan's general elections will mark the first democratic transition of power in the country's 66-year existence.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFPLink
Dwight Dumais hits the water as he competes in the preliminary round of the men's 3-meter springboard event at the USA Diving Grand Prix in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wilfredo Lee / Associated PressLink
Abu Dhabi Racing's Emirati driver Mohammed al-Sahlawi and his Irish co-driver Allan Harryman veer off a cliff during the first stage of the Jordan Rally, round three of the FIA Middle East Rally Championship, in Sweimeh near the Dead Sea. The drivers escaped unhurt.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images / AFPLink
The Artemis Racing AC72 catamaran, an America's Cup entry from Sweden, is capsized in San Francisco Bay. Andrew "Bart" Simpson, an Olympic gold medalist from Great Britain, died after the capsized boat's platform trapped him underwater for about 15 minutes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Noah Berger / Associated PressLink
The sky lights up over a wind energy park during a thunderstorm near Jacobsdorf, eastern Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick Pleul / DPALink
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