Remembrances and flowers lie at a makeshift memorial on the Venice Boardwalk, where a hit-and-run incident killed one person and injured 11.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles TimesLink
Toomas Heikkinen celebrates after winning the X Games' RallyCross SuperCar Final at Irwindale Speedway.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For the TimesLink
Demonstrators are hit by a blast from a water cannon during clashes with police after a court sentenced a former army chief and other top brass to life in prison for plotting to overthrow the government.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A prisoner being driven in a police armored vehicle holds a protester's hand.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OZAN KOSE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A girl carries one of 1,600 foam panda caricatures in front of the Hauptbahnhof railway station. The World Wildlife Fund, celebrating its 50th anniversary, is drawing attention to the fact that only 1,600 pandas remain in the wild.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gallup / Getty ImagesLink
Mark Post of Maastricht University in the Netherlands holds a burger made from stem cells. Dutch scientists held a public taste test of the burger; testers found the taste a little underwhelming because the meat lacked the fat of a conventional burger.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID PARRY / EPALink
A two-story-tall rocking horse is delivered to Christie's auction house. The giant equine, part of Christie's Out of the Ordinary exhibition and sale, is expected to fetch $35,000.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPALink
Guards escort an unnamed man from a hearing over his indictment for allegedly offer to spy on Israel for Iran. The man allegedly is a member of Neturei Karta, a small Orthodox Jewish sect that considers the establishment of the state of Israel as a sacrilege.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPALink
Former President Bill Clinton, while in Zambia to oversee the implementation of projects run by the Clinton Foundation, dances with local women.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRINGER / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Refugee women wait at a food distribution center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TOBIN JONES / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Tuesday will mark the 68th anniversary of the U.S. dropping of an atomic bomb on Hiroshima; here, visitors gather around the Atomic Bomb Dome.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPALink
A man carries bananas on his shoulders.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LYNN BO BO / EPALink
A masked protester takes part in a demonstration.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PONGMANAT TASIRI / EPALink
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