The final Boeing C-17 cargo jet for the U.S. Air Force takes off from Long Beach Airport.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Diane Garcia comforts her daughter, Ciana, 11, as a plaque is unveiled at Moorpark's High Street rail station honoring the victims of the 2008 crash of a Metrolink train. Garcia's nephew, Manuel Macias, was one of 25 people killed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
A photographer captures the moment in the reflecting pool near the Lincoln Memorial as the sun rises in Washington, D.C.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: J. David Ake / Associated PressLink
Rescuers remove one of 37 who were killed in a pre-dawn fire at psychiatric hospital in Luka, Russia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLGA MALTSEVA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
People who want to adopt dogs line up in the front of an animal shelter in Bucharest, Romania. Romanian lawmakers voted overwhelmingly for a law allowing stray dogs to be put down after a 4-year-old boy was mauled to death by a pack of strays last week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL MIHAILESCU / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Lebanese designer Najla el-Zein shows "Wind Portal," her installation at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL COURT / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Tensions were high as Israeli security forces limited access to the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem to Palestinian men by age.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM HOLLANDER / EPALink
A policeman points his weapon during an attack on the U.S. consulate in Herat, Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AREF KARIMI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Garment workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh protest for an increase in the monthly minimum wage.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUNIR UZ ZAMAN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A wounded hostage is carried on a stretcher after he was rescued by soldiers in the Santa Catalina section of Zamboanga City.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Fireworks at the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated PressLink
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