Diners at a restaurant on Rodeo Plaza watch protesters run along Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills to call for an end to racial profiling in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles TimesLink
"Jarritos," a local lucha libre participates in the Concrete Hero fun run.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Spencer Bakalar / Los Angeles TimesLink
San Bernardino County firefighters walk through scorched terrain as they look for hot spots around Idyllwild. The Mountain fire has scorched more that 22,800 acres and is only 15% contained.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
A firefighting C-130 aircraft is dwarfed by the plume of smoke from the 22,000-acre Mountain fire.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
Vijay Singh of Fiji tees off on the 17th hole during the second round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield in Scotland.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthew Lewis / Getty ImagesLink
A man plays his guitar in the Thames on the South Bank as Britain's weather service raised the heatwave warning to "level three" for southwest England and the West Midlands.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BOGDAN MARAN / EPALink
A crab walks atop an oil slick along a stretch of beach near the village of Gastria in northern Cyprus. A Turkish Cypriot official says it will take at least two months to clean up some 100 tons of spilled fuel oil that has reached the coastline in the breakaway north of the ethnically split island.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Harun Ucar / Associated PressLink
Russia's top opposition leader Alexei Navalny hugs his wife Yulia in the courtroom. A Russian court on Friday unexpectedly freed Navalny pending his appeal against a five-year sentence on embezzlement charges.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YEVGENY FELDMAN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi hangs a picture of the toppled leader on the barbed wire in front of army soldiers blocking Salah Salem highway.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARWAN NAAMANI / AFPLink
A Palestinian woman throws stones at Israeli soldiers during clashes at a protest against the Jewish settlement of Qadomem near Nablus, West Bank.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALAA BADARNEH / EPALink
116 year-old Fu Suqing gets a medical check up. Suqing received a bronze medal recently from Carry Flag World Records showing that she's the world's oldest living person.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty ImagesLink
People wait behind the barricades to pay tribute at Martyr's Mausoleum during the 66th Martyr's Day commemorating the deaths of nine independence heroes including General Aung San, the father of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LYNN BO BO / EPALink
Flowers are placed in front of the ministry office where nine martyrs (including General Aung San, father of Aung San Su Kyi) were killed, during Martyrs' Day in Yangon.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YE AUNG THU / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Catholics touch the World Youth Day Cross that in 1984 Pope John Paul II entrusted the youth of the world, during a mass at Rocinha shantytown in Rio de Janeiro. The Pope is due in Rio for the July 22-28 Catholic WYD, an event expected to attract two million people from around the globe.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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