The seventh annual Zombie walk at Comic-Con was totally dead. More than 500 zombies infiltrated thousands of the living throughout San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles TimesLink
Protester Jesse Rowen yells into the closed front doors of the Anaheim Police Department during the California Statewide Mass March Against Police Brutality, which is led by more than 25 families of alleged police brutality victims.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles TimesLink
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo in practice at the Cowboys training camp in Oxnard.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles TimesLink
Members of the public gather outside The Lindo Wing as The Duchess Of Cambridge goes into labour at St Mary's Hospital in London.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty ImagesLink
Male and female Santas from all over the world take a dip at Bellevue Beach north of Copenhagen during the annual Santa Claus World Congress in Denmark. The bath marks the beginning of the annual World Santa Claus Congress, which runs thorugh Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TORKIL ADSERSEN / AFPLink
Lightning strikes over Poole Harbor during a thunderstorm in Poole, England.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty ImagesLink
Korean Seul Gu in action during a last solo free routine as part of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi pavilion in Barcelona.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEJANDRO GARCIA / EPALink
Photographed from a hot-air balloon, cyclists cast long shadows in Dresden, Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SEBASTIAN KAHNERT / EPALink
Filipino anti-riot policemen clash with protesters attempting to reach the Philippine Congress in Quezon City, hours before the state of the nation address of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III. Dozens of protesters and police were injured.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPALink
Anti-government protesters burn an effigy of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III during a protest action against Aquino's fourth state of the nation address.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dondi Tawatao / Getty ImagesLink
Rescuers search for survivors in the ruins of a damaged house in China's Gansu province. Rescuers rushed to find victims buried by twin shallow earthquakes in northwest China on Monday after the double tremors killed at least 75 people and injured about 600, officials said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Nepalese Hindu women gather at Pashupati Temple in Kathmandu to pray for a long and prosperous life of their husbands or to find a good husband.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPALink
Thai Buddhist monks holding lotuses pray in front of Marble Temple during Asalha Bucha in Bangkok. Asalha Bucha commemorates the Buddha's first sermon to followers after attaining enlightenment.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sakchai Lalit / Associated PressLink
A volunteer speaks on his radio, his motorcycle covered with volcanic ash from Merapi Volcano in Indonesia. Indonesia's most volatile volcano spewed smoke and ash Monday, forcing hundreds of people to flee their villages along its slopes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Slamet Riyadi / Associated PressLink
A visitor stands near "Charging Bull" statue in Shanghai as Asian stocks mostly gained Monday after Japan's ruling party won a majority in parliament's upper house and a mandate to push ahead economic reforms.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated PressLink
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