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Members of the USC football team prepare to take the field against Hawaii at Aloha Stadium to kick off the college football season.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Hawaii's Donnie King Jr., right, gets upended in front of USC's Dion Bailey after a reception in the third quarter at Aloha Stadium. USC won the game 30-13.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Customers try to get their food orders as protesters crammed into a Hollywood McDonald's demanding to talk to a manager during a demonstration calling for $15-an-hour minimum wage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

A resident tries to extinguish a wildfire in central Portugal. Five Portuguese mountain villages were evacuated overnight as the wildfires intensified.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP/Getty Images

Hot air balloons take off during the 39th French Air-Balloon Championship in western France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP/Getty Images

The launch of an Ariane-5 rocket, carrying two telecommunication satellites Eutelsat 25B/ Eshail1 (France/Qatar) and GSAT-7 (India) from Kourou space base in the French overseas department of Guiana.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JM GUILLON / AFP/Getty Images

Monument to the Battle of the Nations in Leipzig, eastern Germany. The monument was completed in 1913 for the 100th anniversary of the battle also known as the Battle of Leipzig, commemorating Napoleon's defeat.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH / AFP/Getty Images

A woman stands in front of a pumpkin sculpture depicting a swimmer at the pumpkin exhibition, which is part of the continuous garden show "Baroque in Bloom" in Ludwigsburg, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARIJAN MURAT / EPA

A picture taking from a helicopter flying with Russia's President Vladimir Putin aboard shows a flooded area in Russia's Far Eastern Jewish Autonomous Region. Putin is on a two-day visit to the Russian Far East after floods of the Amur River.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXEI NIKOLSKY / AFP/Getty Images

Namibia's Vera Adrian crashes during the Women Under-23 Cross-Country final in Pietermaritzburg. Adrian continued unhurt to finish the race.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM LUDBROOK / EPA

Painted Kashmiri students join activists during a protest on the International Day of the Disappeared in Srinagar. The APDP is demanding the setting up of a commission to probe the disappearances of people in Kashmir since 1989.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA / AFP/Getty Images

Female supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's toppled President Mohamed Morsi carry placards during a demonstration in Nasr city. Several thousand Egyptians protested in Cairo in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, far fewer than had been hoped for by harried Islamists, who had called for mass rallies.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARWAN NAAMANI / AFP/Getty Images

Prisoners applaud after listening to a presidential amnesty decision during a ceremony at the Hoang Tien prison in Chi Linh district. Vietnam will free more than 15,000 convicts to mark its independence day celebrations, the president's office said in a major amnesty that excludes prominent political prisoners.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOANG DINH NAM / AFP/Getty Images

Tiger Woods stands on the 10th fairway during the first round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at the TPC Boston in Norton, Mass.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CJ GUNTHER / EPA

Serbia's Stefana Veljkovic spikes the ball against Japan during their World Grand Prix Finals woman's volleyball match in Sapporo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Koji Sasahara / Associated Press

A 235-foot-tall Delta IV Heavy rocket, its three hydrogen-fueled engines generating 17 million horsepower, blasts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a secret mission.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Hartman / Shorealone Films

The Delta IV Heavy rocket soars into the sky with the moon in background after launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Hartman / Shorealone Films

Forestry Department trucks roll through town as dawn breaks on the 12th day of the massive Rim fire. The fire burned through nearby Camp Mather, forcing officials to cancel the tourist town's annual Labor Day Weekend Strawberry Festival music celebration.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

A vendor hawks souvenirs in the stands at Dodger Stadium during the Dodgers' 4-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A firefighter walks away from the twisted, smoking rubble of a fire at a Santa Ana storage yard where hazardous materials were being kept. The four-alarm fire raged for nearly six hours before firefighters gained the upper hand about 7 a.m. No injuries were reported and no evacuations were ordered.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

More than 200 airport workers and community supporters took part in a march and rally at Los Angeles International Aiport as part of the 50th anniversary observance of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Cheryl A. Guerrero / Los Angeles Times

The Rev. Joseph Lowery, former president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, speaks from the Lincoln Memorial during the 50th anniversary observance of the 1963 March on Washington.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Dharapak / Associated Press

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard, bottom, and skydiving instructor Dan Spisak plunge earthward from 10,000 feet in a charity fundraising jump at Madison Municipal Airport. Daugaard made the jump to fulfill a pledge to help raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press / South Dakota governor's office

Devotees build a pyramid in an attempt to break the "dahi handi," an earthen pot filled with curd, an integral part of celebrations of Janmashtami, a festival that marks the birth of the Hindu god Krishna.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rafiq Maqbool / Associated Press

Atlanta Braves' Chris Johnson, front, celebrates with teammates including Freddie Freeman, rear, after hitting an RBI single in the ninth inning to drive in the winning run in Atlanta's 3-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Bazemore / Associated Press

A dog beats his handler out of the water as they compete in a dog biathlon on the Woensdrecht air base near Hoogerheide, in which more than 100 security dogs and tracking hounds and their handlers maneuvered their way through an obstacle course.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLAF KRAAK / ANP

Firefighters battle a forest fire in Portugal's Caramulo Mountains. Almost 400 firefighters, 10 land vehicles and two airplanes were trying to extinguish the fire.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NUNO ANDRE FERREIRA / LUSA

Avery Sheppard, left, views a smiling Tiannah Dizadare on his L.A. Unified-provided iPad in their classroom at Broadacres Avenue Elementary in Carson. The school is one of two to kick off the district's plan to eventually provide all of its students with tablets. The project is expected to cost $1 billion.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BOB CHAMBERLIN / Los Angeles Times

Russell Mitchell of the Yosemite National Park's fire crew glances up as a U.S. Forest Service firefighting aircraft flies overhead. The fire burned though an area in the Stanislaus National Forest that had a pending $1-million timber sale, officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Tourists ham it up for photographs at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park as the Rim fire continues to rage about 25 miles away. Park rangers say visitor numbers are down because of the fire threat even though the fire is not affecting the park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Revelers take part in the annual "Tomatina" festivities, in which participants throw tomatoes for fun.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL GALLO / AFP/Getty Images

Twenty thousand revelers hurled 130 tons of squashed tomatoes at each other, drenching the streets in red in a gigantic Spanish food fight known as the Tomatina.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL GALLO / AFP/Getty Images

A young man enjoys Debod Egyptian Temple at sunset. Along with Istanbul and Tokyo, Madrid is one of the candidate cities bidding to host the 2020 Summer Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno / Getty Images

A Syrian-Kurdish refugee carries a mattress at sunset at the Quru Gusik refugee camp east of Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. More than 50,000 Syrian refugees have crossed into Iraq's Kurdish region in less than two weeks as authorities rush to house them in more permanent camps.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAFIN HAMED / AFP/Getty Images

Israelis queue up as they wait to collect their gas masks at a distribution center, fearing the fallout of a possible U.S. strike on Syria could spill across their northern border and drag the Jewish state into the conflict.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID BUIMOVITCH / AFP/Getty Images

A Kenya Wildlife Services vet prepares to cover the eyes of a wild male black rhino from the light after it was tranquilized in Lewa conservancy. Elevyn of Lewa's total 73 endangered black rhinos are being moved to neighboring Borana conservancy to afford them more space.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL DE SOUZA / AFP/Getty Images

Fire and Emergency Services personnel use a search camera to locate trapped survivors following the collapse of a residential building. At least 11 people were killed and several more feared trapped when a four-story apartment block collapsed Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAM PANTHAKY / AFP/Getty Images

A Thai lotus farmer picks lotus flowers in her family's farm in Nakhon Pathom.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BARBARA WALTON / EPA

Chickens are prepared for sale at the Orussey Market in central Phnom Penh. Cambodia has seen the worst outbreak of Avian influenza H5N1 since the disease was first identified. So far this year 17 cases have been reported, 10 of which have been fatal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nicolas Axelrod / Getty Images

Veronica Bertolini of Italy performs with a ball during the 32nd rhythmic gymnastics world championships tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Efrem Lukatsky / Associated Press

A firefighter surveys the smoldering ruins of the Berkeley Tuolumne Camp, a village of cabins and dining hall built in 1922 on the Tuolumne River that once served 4.000 people annually. It was almost totally destroyed by the massive, uncontrolled Rim Fire. All guests had been evacuated.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Ffirefighters line up for breakfast as dawn breaks over the smoke-filled Rim fire base camp.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers third baseman Nick Punto hits the deck to avoid a pitch from Cubs starter Jake Arrieta in the sixth inning Monday at Dodger Stadium. Punto got up and hit an RBI double to put the Dodgers up, 3-0, and send Arrieta to the showers. The Dodgers won, 6-2.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig is congratulated by teammates after hitting a solo home run against the Cubs in the eighth inning Monday to close out the Dodgers' scoring in a 6-2 victory.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

President Obama awards Army Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter with the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. Carter received the medal for his actions while serving as a cavalry scout during combat operations in Afghanistan on Oct. 3, 2009. Carter is one of five living recipients of the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press

Indian soldiers stand near their damaged vehicle after Maoist rebels ambushed their patrol in Odisha state. At least five people died and two others were wounded when the rebels set off a bomb, blowing up their vehicle. The rebels, who claim inspiration from Chinese revolutionary leader Mao Zedong, have been fighting in many Indian states for more than 40 years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Protesters throw stones at a police vehicle after a rally by hundreds of supporters of protesting farmers escalated into violence. Farmers had being blockading highways for a week for an assortment of demands that include reduced gasoline prices, increased subsidies and the cancellation of free-trade agreements.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fernando Vergara / Associated Press

A riot police officer kicks a protester as others try to protect him during protests in support of farmers who have being blockading Colombian highways for a week over an assortment of demands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fernando Vergara / Associated Press

A riot police officer detains a bleeding protester after a protest in support of farmers turned violent.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fernando Vergara / Associated Press

The Cipotegato, the central character of the annual Cipotegato festival, is pelted with tomatoes in the main square of Tarazona. The festival begins with the Cipotegato, who is secretly elected each year, running into the square where thousands of people are waoting to throw tomatoes at him as he scales a monument and ties a scarf around it, signaling the start of the main festivities. The festival derives from the 18th century tradition of giving a local prison inmate the chance to escape to freedom.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Ramos / Getty Images

A fire breather performs during a protest in support of Colombian farmworkers demanding government subsidies and greater access to land. Since the protests began Monday, farmworkers have closed roads at dozens of points across the country, blocking the passage of cargo trucks and other vehicles from makeshift camps erected on sides of roads.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GUILLERMO LEGARIA / AFP

Work lights cast a flourescent glow on the symmetrically carved outlines of a giant potash mine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrey Rudakov / Bloomberg

Tourists enjoy (and duck) spray from a wave hitting the shore at a beach in the Nusa Dua resort island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SONNY TUMBELAKA / AFP

Palestinian Khaled Zir sits with his children in a cave in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. Zir said he moved his family into the cave after their home was demolished by Israeli authorities.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sebastian Scheiner / Associated Press

Kenyan rangers, veterinarians and wildlife reserve workers position a tranquilized wild female black rhino named Tupac for transport at the Lewa wildlife conservancy. Eleven of Lewa's total 73 endangered black rhinos are being moved to the neighboring Borana conservancy where they'll have more range. Borana currently has no rhinos and is hoping to help increase their numbers. The horn of each rhino is cut and a tracking device is fitted to monitor its movements and to help combat poaching. Lewa has suffered severe poaching in the past. Illegally poached rhino horn is sold for large sums as an ingredient in some traditional Chinese medicine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL DE SOUZA / AFP

Capt. Dusty LaChapelle with the Pioneer Fire Protection District in El Dorado County moves away from the fast-moving Rim fire near Yosemite National Park. His fire crew managed to keep the flames away from livestock, a ranch house and several barns.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Trees and undergrowth are charred at the Hetch Hetchy gate to Yosemite National Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Kerri Walsh, right, hugs her baby, Scout, after winning the women's finals Manhattan Beach Open Volleyball match with partner Whitney Pavlik.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez reacts after Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, left, chased down Ramirez's pop foul in the sixth inning at Dodger Stadium. Ramirez left teammate Carl Crawford stranded on first base.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Rescue workers try to evacuate the injured after a cargo train, known as "the Beast", derailed near the town of Huimanguillo, southern Mexico. The cargo train, carrying at least 250 Central American hitchhiking migrants, derailed in a remote region, killing at least five people and injuring dozens.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

A dancer in fancy costume performs as part of the Notting Hill Carnival in London. Notting Hill Carnival is Europe's biggest street festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA / EPA

Fighting bulls from the ranch of Luis Terron are herded by hundred of horse riders down a slope leading to the town of Cuellar, in the second "encierro," or running with the bulls, in this town's fiesta. The "encierro" in Cuellar is the oldest in Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM HOLLANDER / EPA

An eagle, mascot of the Lazio, flies over the stadium prior the Italian Serie A football match between Lazio Rome and Udinese at the Olympic stadium in Rome.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP/Getty Images

Israelis wait in line to pick their gas masks at a distribution center. Israel keeps distributing gas masks to its civilian population as tension rises in Israel amid international talks of a military intervention in Syria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Uriel Sinai / Getty Images

Defendants stand behind metal bars during the first hearing in the case of the June 2011 bombing of the Yemeni presidential palace at the state security court in Sanaa. Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh was wounded in a explosion in the presidential compound that killed 11 others June 3, 2011.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED HUWAIS / AFP/Getty Images

An Afghan health worker administers polio vaccine drops to a child during the second day of a vaccination campaign in Jalalabad. Polio, once a worldwide scourge, is endemic in just three countries now -- Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOORULLAH SHIRZADA / AFP/Getty Images

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy leaves the stage after he gave a speech at Freedom Park in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nicolas Axelrod / Getty Images

Nepalese former Maoist rebels march during a ceremony at Kharipati barrack in Nepal. Seventy former Maoist rebels including four women graduated from Nepal army and became members of the national army. Maoist rebels fought against government troops from 1996 to 2006.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPA

Beale Street flipper Markese Jones, 10, spins head over heels down the famed street in Memphis, Tenn., as Marcus Houston, left, picks up donations from tourists.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jim Weber / The Commercial Appeal

Crews remove their boats from the water after a training session prior to the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, South Korea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chung Sung-Jun / Getty Images

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The massive Rim fire roared from the Stanislaus National Forest deeper into Yosemite National Park this week. Officials estimate that it will be fully contained in two or three weeks, but it is expected to keep smoldering for weeks longer.  More photos

Fast-food workers across U.S. rallied for $15 hourly pay and made it tough for customers trying to get their food orders. Protesters  crammed into a Hollywood McDonald’s demanding to talk to a manager during a demonstration. Story

Lompoc, Calif:  A 235-foot-tall Delta IV Heavy rocket blasts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The rocket is the tallest ever to be launched from the base north of Santa Barbara. Although the purpose of the mission is secret, analysts said the rocket was probably carrying a $1-billion high-powered spy satellite. More photos

Washington, D.C.: On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the Rev. Joseph Lowery, former president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, speaks at the Lincoln Memorial, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech.

Carson, Calif: Students take pictures of one another on their school district-provided iPads in their elementary classroom in Carson. The school is one of two to kick off the district’s plan to eventually provide all of its students with tablets. The project is expected to cost $1 billion. Story

Chi Linh, Vietnam; Prisoners applaud after listening to a presidential amnesty decision during a ceremony at the Hoang Tien prison. Vietnam will free more than 15,000 convicts to mark its independence day celebrations, the president’s office said in a major amnesty that excludes prominent political prisoners.

Bunol, Spain: Twenty thousand revelers hurled 130 tons of squashed tomatoes at each other, drenching the streets in red in a gigantic Spanish food fight known as the Tomatina.

Arbil, Iraq: A Syrian-Kurdish refugee carries a mattress at sunset at the Quru Gusik refugee camp. More than 50,000 Syrian refugees have crossed into Iraq’s Kurdish region in less than two weeks as authorities rush to house them in more permanent camps.

Tel Aviv: Israelis wait in line to pick their gas masks at a distribution center. Israel is distributing gas masks to its civilian population as tension rises in Israel amid international talks of a military intervention in Syria.

Ubate, Colombia: Protesters clash with police in support of farmers who had being blockading highways for demands that include reduced gasoline prices, increased subsidies and the cancellation of free-trade agreements.

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