Greg Egertson, left, and James Boline participate in the 2013 Los Angeles Pride Parade. The annual celebration represents the largest gathering of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Southern California.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Susannah Kay / Los Angeles TimesLink
A young man walks away from the closed library on the Santa Monica College campus. Balloons and flowers were left as a memorial to the victims who lost their lives in a shooting rampage Friday that left six people dead, including the gunman.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles TimesLink
A fire burns in Hathaway Canyon, a few miles from the "World's Biggest Dinosaurs" exhibit in Cabazon.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles TimesLink
A video grab shows former CIA employee Edward Snowden in Hong Kong. He revealed himself as the source of documents outlining a massive effort by the U.S. national security agency to track cellphone calls and monitor the email and Internet traffic of virtually all Americans.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Glenn Greenwald/Laura Poitras / The Guardian newspaperLink
A view of Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour as seen from the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEX HOFFORD / EPALink
U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning, right, charged with leaking classified documents to the WikiLeaks website, arrives at the courtroom for the fourth day of his court-martial at Fort Meade, Md.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETE MAROVICH / EPALink
Soldiers from the Honourable Artillery Company collect blank casings following a royal gun salute to celebrate the 92nd birthday of Britain's Prince Philip at the Tower of London in central London.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW COWIE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A beaten demonstrator is helped by other protesters after being confronted by riot police on Kizilay square in Ankara. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told supporters his patience "has a limit" as he went on the offensive against mass protests to his Islamic-rooted government's decade-long rule.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCO LONGARI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A journalist looks at a newspaper outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria, one of the clinics where former South African President Nelson Mandela could be hospitalized as a result of recurring lung infection. Mandela remains in serious but stable condition as he receives intensive care for a recurrent lung infection.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER JOE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon, center, lays down a flower wreath in the Hall of Remembrance in the Yad Vashem in Jerusalem to honor the 6 million Jews who perished at the hands of the Nazis during the Holocaust in World War II.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPALink
An Afghan security official inspects the scene after a gunbattle with Taliban militants who had targeted Kabul International Airport adjacent to a NATO compound in Kabul. Seven Taliban insurgents were killed in the early morning during a battle with troops.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: S. SABAWOON / EPALink
A man sleeps on a cot in a flooded lane during monsoon rains in Mumbai.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rafiq Maqbool / Associated PressLink
Criminal Investigation Department officers investigate the crime spot where a 20-year-old girl was dragged into a walled compound, raped by at least six people and murdered at Barasat, several miles north of Calcutta.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPALink
Young Nepalese priests perform morning rituals at the Budhanilkantha temple, Katmandu. Budhanilkantha is believed to be an incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated PressLink
Smoke rises as a 27-year-old hotel building is demolished in Qingdao. China's industrial output expanded at a slightly slower pace in May while big-ticket investment growth eased in the latest signs of weakness in the world's second-largest economy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty ImagesLink
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