A Los Angeles County sheriff's investigator examines a bus that was struck by a tow truck that, authorities said, ran a red light Wednesday morning at Broadway and 5th Street in downtown L.A., killing the bus driver, Olivia Gamboa, 47. The tow truck then hit a 7-Eleven, injuring a clerk and destroying the store's front. The tow truck driver was hospitalized in serious condition.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
Dodgers rookie right fielder Yasiel Puig lies on the ground holding his face after getting hit by a pitch thrown by Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Ian Kennedy in the sixth inning at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles TimesLink
Family friends Hilda and Jose Luis Reynoso pray with Barbara Winslow, right, before the memorial service at Church of the Foothills in Sylmar for Gabriel Fernandez, 8, a Palmdale boy who was allegedly tortured and beaten to death by his mother and her boyfriend,
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles TimesLink
A group of teens take pictures of themselves in Grand Central Terminal, like thousands of other visitors do each day. The terminal turns 100 years old this year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles TimesLink
Octavio Padilla directs workers below as they prepare Caltech's Beckman Auditorium for Friday's commencement ceremonies.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles TimesLink
Villagers are thrown to the ground as an oxcart overturns during a ceremony meant to drive away evil spirits and make it rain as the rice-planting season gets underway in Cambodia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heng Sinith / Associated PressLink
A 23-foot-long brushed aluminum skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex made by French sculptor and painter Philippe Pasqua, stands at the pier of riverboat company Bateaux-Mouches in Paris, with the Eiffel Tower in the background.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Claire Lebertre / AFPLink
Children scurry away as the Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander, center, background, and Queen Maxima approach during a visit to Roosendaal in Brabant province. The royal couple are visiting all 12 Dutch provinces to give people a chance to meet the newly crowned king and his queen.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robin Utrecht / AFPLink
Youngsters enjoy a soaking from a big wave hitting the shoreline during high tide in the Arabian Sea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Divyakant Solanki / EPALink
Chris and Christine Walker watch smoke billow from the Black Forest fire raging near Colorado Springs. Three Colorado wildfires have together burned dozens of homes and led to the evacuation of more than 7,000 residents and nearly 1,000 inmates at a medium-security prison.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bryan Oller / Associated PressLink
Fishermen rely on 100% manpower to pull in a net on Silver Beach in Beihai.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ed Jones / AFPLink
Anti-goverment protestors unfurl the Turkish national flag in Gezi Park on Thursday after a large clean-up operation removed all evidence of unrest, including stray tear gas canisters, banners denouncing Prime Minster Recep Tayyip Erdogan.and makeshift barricades. Demonstrators retreated after a night of running battles with riot police as Erdogan moved to break up mass demonstrations against his Islamic-rooted government.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ozan Kose / AFPLink
Police arrest a student member of the Telangana Joint Action Committee, whose march to demand Telangana statehood was broken up..
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Noah Seelam / AFPLink
Firefighters work to rescue trapped passengers from a commuter train involved in an accident in which on train slammed into another that was stopped on the tracks between stations on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. A railroad official said there were fatalities from the accident, but did not say how many.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Natacha Pisarenko / Associated PressLink
Groundskeepers push water from the sixth fairway after a morning rainstorm interrupted the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julio Cortez / Associated PressLink
Visitors with umbrellas take photos in the iris garden at the Meiji Shrine. About 3,500 irises at the garden attract visitors and add color to the just-underway rainy season.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kimimasa Mayama / EPALink
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