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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 Times

"Jarritos," a local lucha libre participates in the Concrete Hero fun run.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Spencer Bakalar / Los Angeles Times

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 Times

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 Times

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 Images

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 / EPA

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 Press

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 Images

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 / AFP

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 / EPA

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 Images

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 / EPA

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 Images

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 Images

Onlookers snap photos of the Mountain fire off Highway 74 on Wednesday. Authorities have ordered more evacuations in the area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

A character actor in an Iron Man costume works the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue on Wednesday as an LAPD officer briefs reporters. Marauding bands of youths had descended on Hollywood on Tuesday night, robbing tourists and storefronts along the Walk of Fame.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A worker sweeps up Wednesday after a fire damaged the tunnel underneath the 5 Freeway. Other workers were taking core samples of concrete compromised by the fire.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

A Lamborghini waits for protesters of the George Zimmerman verdict to cross Wilshire Boulevard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Dressed as Alvin of "Alvin and the Chipmunks," Alvin Revilas waits at the back of the line Wednesday for credentials for Comic-Con.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Xavier Robertson, 10, center, hugs brother William Williams, 9, on Wednesday while waiting for the the Big Splash machine at the Como Town water park to dump water on them. Temperatures hit 92 degrees, with a heat index of 97 degrees.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Autey / ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS

A member of Italy's team is thrown up in the air during a synchronized swimming training session ahead of the FINA Swimming World Championships.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Sohn / Associated Press

Diving competitors practice Wednesday during a training session ahead of the FINA World Championships.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Quinn Rooney / Getty Images

A young woman makes her way through a sunflower field.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thomas Eisenhuth / DPA

Afghan men break their fast Wednesday during the holy month of Ramadan at the Hazrat-e Ali shrine. Throughout the month, devout Muslims must abstain from food and drink from dawn until sunset, and then they break the fast with the Iftar meal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FARSHAD USYAN / AFP

Demonstrators gather at Leimert Park to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

Hundreds march along Spring Street in downtown Los Angeles protesting the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the slaying of Trayvon Martin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Business owners sit outside their beauty supply shop on Crenshaw Boulevard near Leimart Park with the words "Black Owned" painted on the windows on the third day of protests in Los Angeles against the George Zimmerman verdict.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Pallbearers carry the casket of fallen firefighter Kevin Woyjeck during a funeral service at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove. Woyjeck died along with 18 fellow firefighters in Arizona on June 30.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Tiger Woods follows through on a shot on the 15th hole during a practice round for the British Open Golf Championship, which begins Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Morrison / Associated Press

A bookmaker presents the latest odds on boys' names with an old-fashioned sandwich board outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital, where Prince William and wife Catherine's baby is expected to be born.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEON NEAL / AFP/Getty Images

Penguins stay cool in their enclosure at the London Zoo as excessive heat continues in various parts of the country, which has seen five consecutive days of temperatures in the high 80s.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW COWIE / AFP/Getty Images

Pedestrians take a picture under the "Spider Maman" steel sculpture by Louise Bourgeois on the waterside in Bilbao.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Ramos / Bloomberg

Municipal employees disrupt traffic in front of the parliament building while protesting reforms that include transfers to other services or gradual layoffs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU / EPA

A supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Morsi shouts at riot police during a rally on the road leading to the Cairo landmark Tahrir Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARWAN NAAMANI / AFP/Getty Images

A recently born panda cub, the first ever born in Taiwan, snoozes in an incubator at the Taipei Zoo. Panda fans will have to wait three months before the cub, whose mom is Yuan Yuan, is introduced to the public.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

An Indian worker dries vermicelli, used to make a traditional sweet dish popular during the fasting month of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP/Getty Images

Indian Muslim girls recite from the Quran in their classroom at Madrasatur-Rashaad religious school.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOAH SEELAM / AFP/Getty Images

Penitents take part in the Virgin of Carmen brotherhood procession during celebrations in southern Spain. Every year, an image of the Virgin, the patron saint of seafarers, is placed on a boat, which sails down the coast.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JORGE GUERRERO / AFP/Getty Images

Ebony Pirtle stares at Los Angeles police officers guarding the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Mall because they won' let him in to recover his property left inside. He was in the rally at Leimert Plaza Park on Monday protesting the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Protesters in Leimert Park on Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles on Monday. Protesters of the verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial took to the streets of Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Menifee resident Sarah Reid never knew Terry Smith, but when the 11-year-old boy went missing she knew she had to do something. As a search coordinator, Reid was devastated when she and the rest of community heard of Smith's death. Now she is heartened by the fact that the community has bonded and come together and is trying to get permission to paint a mural on the wall of the Menifee Market where a makesfift memorial still stands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Six-year-old Elinyah Cavitt pauses at the casket of her father, Ervin Devaunt Cavitt, during his burial services at Rose Hills Memorial Park. Ervin' s father, Jerald "Pee" Cavitt, is a prominent gang intervention worker. Ervin was fatally shot July 4 in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Caltrans workers were working to shore up the freeway tunnel where a tanker truck carrying 8,500 gallons of gasoline overturned and caught fire Saturday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Rescue workers use a crane to pull out a bus that plunged into the river Turag in Ashulia, Bangladesh. At least seven people died and 20 were injured after the accident occurred, the fire service authority reported.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Abir Abdullah / EPA

Opponents of ousted President Mohamed Morsi run from fireworks fired by pro-Morsi supporters during clashes on a bridge in downtown Cairo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hussein Malla / Associated Press

Emergency workers examine the aftermath of a train derailment and fire in Lac-Megantic, Canada. Thirty-seven bodies have been recovered and an additional 13 people are still missing after the July 6 incident.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ryan Remiorz / The Canadian Press

A man accused by the Congolese army of being a spy of rebels of the M23 movement is tied and taken away in Munigi on the outskirts of Goma in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHIL MOORE / AFP

Displaced Congolese flee the area of Kanyarucinya through Munigi on the outskirts of Goma in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. At least 130 people were killed, including 10 soldiers, in the deadliest clashes in months between troops and rebels in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the government said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHIL MOORE / AFP

A Muslim newlywed couple prepares to pose for wedding photos at Niujie Mosque during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / Associated Press

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men pray as they gather for the mourning ritual of Tisha B'Av at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's old city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sebastian Scheiner / Associated Press

Indians huddle under an umbrella as they cross a road during a heavy downpour in New Delhi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

A Chinese guard of honor is covered by a red flag as he waits for the arrival of Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko at a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / Associated Press

A view of the starry sky with the Milky Way at Brombachsee in Pleinfeld, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL KARMANN / DPA

Demonstrators block southbound Crenshaw Boulevard near the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum protesting the George Zimmerman verdict in Florida.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BOB CHAMBERLIN / Los Angeles Times

Terrance J. Smith II, age 7, attends a rally for Trayvon Martin along with his father, Terance J. Smith, of Ft. Meyer, Fla., whose hands rest on his head, at Fort Mellon park in downtown Sanford, Fla.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Work continues beneath the intersection of the 5 and 2 freeways near Stadium Way in Los Angeles on Sunday. Caltrans workers were working to shore up the freeway tunnel where a tanker truck carrying 8,500 gallons of gasoline overturned and caught fire Saturday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

South African artist John Adams works on a giant acrylic-on-canvas painting of Nelson Mandela in the driveway of his house in a suburb of Johannesburg. Adams said he felt driven to create the painting as thanks to Mandela for creating educational opportunities that enabled him to become an artist.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Curtis / Associated Press

A young man sits on a hospital bed after being treated for an eye injury at Bor hospital in South Sudan. Some 200 civilians have been wounded in ongoing clashes between rival tribes in South Sudan's largest state, according to a United Nations official.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin / Associated Press

Ugandan police trucks carrying refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo travel from the Busunga border post to Bubukwanga town in Uganda. More than 30,000 refugees from the DRC have crossed the border into Uganda's Western District of Bundibugyo following a rebel attack on the town of Kamango.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISAAC KASAMANI / AFP

Fireworks burst around the Eiffel Tower in Paris as part of France's annual Bastille Day celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRED DUFOUR / AFP/Getty Images

Swans and cygnets are caught, measured, assessed and tagged on the River Thames during the annual Swan Upping ceremony in London. Swan Upping is the annual census of the River Thames' swan population led by David Barber, the queen's Swan Marker.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oli Scarff / Getty Images

Tiger Woods plays a shot as his girlfriend, Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, and his coach Sean Foley look on during a practice round for the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield Golf Course in Scotland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAUL ELLIS / AFP/Getty Images

A demonstrator wearing a mask depicting Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy protests outside the Spanish National court in Madrid, while People Party's former party treasurer appears in the court over a slush fund scandal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DOMINIQUE FAGET / AFP

The Costa Concordia cruise ship lies on its side in the Tuscan Island of Isola del Giglio as salvage crews are working against time to right and remove the cruise ship, which is steadily compressing down on itself from sheer weight onto its granite seabed perch off the island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gregorio Borgia / Associated Press

A rebel fighter aims his weapon at Syrian government forces' positions inside a destroyed school in the Izaa district of Aleppo. The new head of the Syrian National Coalition Ahmad al-Assi has backed calls for a truce from United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon during the holy month of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JM LOPEZ / AFP/Getty Images

A novice Tibetan Buddhist monk plays with a toy gun during a break from spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's religious sermon outside the Gyudmed Tantric Monastery in Gurupura.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aijaz Rahi / Associated Press

Indonesia police officers take cover as firecrackers explode during a protest in Medan, Indonesia. Hundreds of students blocked a road to protest government's plan to raise the price of subsidized fuel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DEDI SAHPUTRA / EPA

A decorated elephant is photographed in a street as his mahout (unseen) asks for alms in Amritsar. India is home to 50% to 60% of all of Asia's wild elephants and about 20% of domesticated elephants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RAMINDER PAL SINGH / EPA

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism.

Thousands of firefighters continue to battle the 22,800-acre Mountain fire in the San Jacinto Mountains. More photos

A not guilty verdict for George Zimmerman in the death of teenager Trayvon Martin sparked protest around the nation. More photos

Russia’s top opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, hugs his wife, Yulia, in a courtroom in Kirov. A Russian court on Friday unexpectedly freed protest leader Navalny pending his appeal of a five-year sentence for embezzlement. More photos

A character actor in an Iron Man costume works the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue in Hollywood as an LAPD officer briefs reporters. Marauding bands of youths descended on Hollywood this week, robbing tourists and vandalizing storefronts along Tinseltown’s landmark Walk of Fame. Also in the Southland, pallbearers carry the coffin of fallen firefighter Kevin Woyjeck during a funeral service at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove. Woyjeck died June 30 in Arizona along with 18 fellow firefighters.

In South Africa, artist John Adams works on a giant acrylic-on-canvas painting of Nelson Mandela in the driveway of his house in a suburb of Johannesburg. Adams said he felt driven to create the painting as thanks to Mandela for creating educational opportunities that enabled him to become an artist.

Elsewhere, a supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi hangs a picture of the toppled leader on barbed wire in front of soldiers blocking Salah Salem highway in Cairo; bookmakers present the latest odds on boys’ names outside the hospital in London where Prince William and wife Catherine’s baby is expected to be born; and Catholics touch the World Youth Day Cross that in 1984 Pope John Paul II entrusted to the youth of the world during a Mass at Rocinha shantytown in Rio de Janeiro. The new pope is expected to come to Rio for the July 22-28 Catholic World Youth Day, an event expected to attract 2 million people from around the globe.

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