An LAPD officer investigates the scene of a single-vehicle accident in Hancock Park, where a motorist was killed when his vehicle crashed into a tree and caught fire Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Laura Rossi pushes her son Alexander, 3, to the playground area in the newly opened South Spring Park on Spring Street in downtown Los Angeles. The park, about an acre in size, replaces an asphalt parking lot.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles TimesLink
TV presenter and conservationist Anneka Tanaka-Svenska wears a hat designed by Louis Mariette during the first day of Royal Ascot The five-day meeting is one of the highlights of the horse racing calendar. Horse racing has been held at the famous Berkshire course since 1711 and tradition is a hallmark of the meeting. Top hats and tails remain compulsory in parts of the course while a procession of horse-drawn carriages brings the queen to the course.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADRIAN DENNIS / AFPLink
Even mannequins need protection from the rain.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rafiq Maqbool / Associated PressLink
A girl arranges dolls used to teach cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the a floor in a public call in Lingen where an attempt to set a new record of 600 students performing CPR simultaneously was planned Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRISO GENTSCH / DPALink
A rainbow appears over the Chicago skyline after a brief rain shower Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Eisen / Associated PressLink
Hot air balloons fly across the Qiongzhou Strait during the H1 China Hot Air Balloon Challenge on Tusday. Fifteen balloons flew over the strait in 2 1/2 hours and succeeded in landing on Leizhou Peninsula in Hai'an.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFPLink
A protester is drenched with pepper spray by a military police officer as rallies again a bus fare hike and police violence continued in Brazil, raising questions about the country's ability to provide security during big events like the current Confederations Cup soccer tournament and a visit by Pope Francis next month.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Victor R. Caivano / Associated PressLink
Police move in to arrest Brazilian students protesting at the National Congress.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EVARISTO SA / AFPLink
Louisville shortstop Sutton Whiting dives in vain for a two-RBI single hit by Oregon State's Max Gordon in the fourth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game. Oregon State won, 11-4, to eliminate Louisville.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eric Francis / Associated PressLink
A boy tosses a goat onto the bank of the Buriganga River as their boat lands in Dhaka.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated PressLink
A man kayaks past a partly submerged bus after flooding sparked by torrential monsoon rain submerged much of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / Associated PressLink
An idol of the Hindu Lord Shiva ia engulfed in muddy water after torrential monsoon rains forced the Ganges River from its banks. The rains in northern India have led to flash floods and landslides as the death toll continues to climb and more than 1,000 pilgrims bound for Himalayan shrines remain stranded.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / Associated PressLink
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