Salvage crew members pass by the damaged side of the Costa Concordia cruise ship as it emerges from the water near Giglio, Italy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vincenzo Pinto / AFPLink
People emerge from a building with their hands up after a mass shooting took place at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday in Washington, D.C. The shooter, 34-year-old Aaron Alexis, was himself shot to death by authorities, but not before killing a dozen people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alex Wong / Getty Images North AmericaLink
Homeowner Chris Ringdahl, left, is comforted by family friend Katherine MacIntosh in front of her possessions as they clean up from floodwaters in Longmont, Colo., on Monday. Flooding has affected a 4,500-square-mile section of the state, inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Schneider / FR170036 APLink
Indonesian farmers rush to harvest crops in the district of Karo as an ash cloud rises during a fresh eruption of the Mount Sinabung volcano. Thousands of villagers fled a series of eruptions on Sumatra island, spewing rocks and red-hot ash onto surrounding villages.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sutanta Aditya / AFPLink
Mexican residents attempt to leave a flooded area in Acapulco after heavy rains hit the region. Hurricane Ingrid weakened to tropical storm strength as it made landfall on the northeastern coast in the morning while the Pacific coast was reeling from the remnants of Tropical Storm Manuel, which dissipated after striking on the eve. Thousands were evacuated on both sides of the country as the two storms set off landslides and floods that damaged bridges, roads and homes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pedro Pardo / AFPLink
Crew members from Boots & Coots Well Intervention company attempt to cap a damaged well that continues to spew a methane-water mixture in Hawthorne. Dozens of families have been evacuated from their homes in the neighborhoods surrounding the break on Imperial Highway between Truro and Condon avenues.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
The Milwaukee Brewers' Caleb Gindl slides safely past Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo during the sixth inning of their game Monday in Milwaukee. The Brewers won, 6-1.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Morry Gash / Associated PressLink
The Australian cricket team celebrates after defeating England, 2-1, in Southampton, England on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alastair Grant / Associated PressLink
Cadets march during the Independence Day military parade in the Zocalo, Mexico City's main plaza, on Monday. Mexico celebrated the 203rd anniversary of its 1810 independence uprising.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marco Ugarte / Associated PressLink
Young Nepalese girls pose during Kumari Puja rituals in Katmandu. Some 504 girls under the age of 9 from across the country have been brought to the temple for mass worship, protection from evil, and good luck in the future. Kumari, or Kumari Devi, is the tradition of worshiping pre-pubescent girls as manifestations of the divine female energy, or devi, in Hindu religious traditions.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFPLink
The Los Angeles band Grouplove, Sean Gadd, left, Ryan Rabin, Andrew Wessen, Christian Zucconi, and Hannah Hooper, are photographed at a band member's home recently.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The TimesLink
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