Inmates at the California Rehabilitation Center perform.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford can't stop a shot by Justin Williams of the Kings during the first period of Game 3 at Staples Center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Kent Williams stands next to a 1,323.5 pound mako shark hauled in off Huntington Beach.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles TimesLink
Holly Solberg looks through the debris of her mother's home destroyed by the Powerhouse fire. Holly and her five siblings were raised in the house that her parents, Dorothy and Howard Solberg, moved into 44 years ago.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Fred Jingles, 17, left, has a little fun with one of the well-wishers after his adoption proceedings in Pasadena Juvenile Court.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Jacaranda trees canopy Myrtle Street in Santa Ana.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles TimesLink
A man flashes a victory sign during a demonstration.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCO LONGARI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Brad Pitt accomodates fans at the German premiere of "World War Z."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gallup / Getty ImagesLink
A man walks through the flooding. Cities in Germany and the Czech Republic were scrambling to stave off potential disaster as a flood wave headed north.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RADEK MICA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
An aerial view shows flooded streets.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MICHAL CIZEK / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
People wait for the reopening of the Komsomolskaya metro station. Thousands of commuters were evacuated from the Moscow metro after a high-voltage electric cable caught fire, filling station platforms with smoke at the height of the rush hour.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
An Indian ragpicker drinks water during a break from work at a garbage dump near Deepor Beel wildlife sanctuary.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anupam Nath / Associated PressLink
A South Korean man visits the gravestone of his father, Yoo Yun-jong, who died during the 1950-1953 Korean War, at the National Cemetery.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated PressLink
A fisherman working on Chaohu Lake, which is filled with cyanobacteria. As temperature rises, cyanobacteria spreads, hurting the water quality and sending out strong odors.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty ImagesLink
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