Army Pfc. Bradley Manning arrives alongside military officials at a military court to hear his sentence in the WikiLeaks case. Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking a vast trove of classified U.S. military and diplomatic materials to the anti-secrecy group in 2010.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAUL LOEB / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
This image provided by the media office of Douma City, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other Associated Press reporting, shows a Syrian man mourning over a body after what rebel activists say was a poisonous gas attack launched by regime forces.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
A firefighter sprays water onto a wildfire in central Portugal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NUNO ANDRE FERREIRA / EPALink
At a protest against Russia's crackdown on public support for gay rights, a demonstrator's T-shirt bears an unusual image of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BAX LINDHARDT / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Soviet army monument was painted pink by vandals to mark the 45th anniversary of the Soviet bloc's invasion of Czechoslovakia. The inscription in Bulgarian and Czech reads "Bulgaria apologizes." Bulgaria, a longtime ally of the Soviet Union, was the first country to insist on the invasion -- aimed at crushing the freedom movement known as the Prague Spring -- and the last one to formally apologize for its participation.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Valentina Petrova / Associated PressLink
Taylor Swift plays the first of four sold-out shows at Staples Center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles TimesLink
Tourists and employees of a hotel are evacuated after a strong earthquake, which initial estimates indicated was magnitude 6.1, shook the city.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURI CORTEZ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The Humboldt hotel, a landmark in the capital city, stands shrouded in fog.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUAN BARRETO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Police detain an elderly demonstrator outside the Intermediate People's Court, where Bo Xilai, a former government leader, will soon go on trial on corruption charges.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Residents, affected by floods related to Tropical Storm Trami, jostle for position while seeking relief goods. Trami is blamed for eight deaths.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated PressLink
An aerial view shows Yuhong village, in northeast China's Heilongjiang province, almost swallowed by flooding. About 170 people have been reported killed during the floods.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WANG ZHIFU / EPALink
Tourists have their pictures taken in front of a large outdoor banner showing what Hong Kong looks like when there's no smog. Hong Kong's air pollution index has hit the "very high" level in recent days.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEX HOFFORD / EPALink
Gregory Joseph Curry, a Canadian who's wanted by the FBI in connection with stock fraud, covers his face while in court.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARONG SANGNAK / EPALink
A Parma wallaby cub named E.T. is fed while resting in a substitute pouch. A private breeder plans to raise the little marsupial, which was rejected by its mother.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS FREY / EPALink
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