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Dodger pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu jumps into the pool to join his teammates after defeating the Diamondbacks and clinching the National League's Western Division at Chase Field in Phoenix.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig celebrates in the locker room after his team clinched the National League's Western Division at Chase Field in Phoenix.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Pasadena police arrest a man who was waiting in line at the Apple Store to purchase the new iPhone. The individual became upset when he found out he was not going to be paid by the person who hired him to wait in line to purchase the new iPhone.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

People wanting to buy the Apple iPhone 5 walk down a circular stairway into the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in New York. Some people waited as long as 15 days in line outside the store to be the first to buy the phone.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stan Honda / AFP/Getty Images

A full moon sets behind the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. The monument is covered with scaffolding for repairs following a 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the Northeast in August 2011.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Wilson / Getty Images

Framegrab of officials and emergency responders tend to a victim at the scene where a number of people, including a 3-year-old child, were shot Thursday night in a city park in Chicago. Thursday night's attack was the latest violence in a city that has struggled to stop such shootings by increasing police patrols.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ken Herzlich / Associated Press

Fans react to the performance of American heavy metal band Metallica during the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro.


Strollers with umbrellas walk past a hole in what remains of the Berlin Wall at the "Topography of Terror" memorial site in Berlin. Between 1933 and 1945, the central institutions of Nazi persecution and terror, the Secret State Police Office with its own house prison, the leadership of the SS, and during World War II, the Reich Security Main Office, were on the present-day grounds of the Topography of Terror site.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Maurizio Gambarini / AFP/Getty Images

A model presents a creation by Blumarine during the Milan Fashion Week.


An Indian college student has pink cream applied to act out an alleged skin allergy due to cigarette smoke during a youth festival at Guru Nanak Dev university in Amritsar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Narinder Nanu / AFP/Getty Images

Arrested Indian fishermen look out from a lockup at a police station in the port city of Karachi. Pakistan's maritime security agency arrested 58 Indian fishermen after they strayed into Pakistan's territorial waters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Asif Hassan / AFP/Getty Images

Turkish police stand in front of fireworks thrown by demonstrators during a protest outside the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara. Since early September Turkish riot police are regularly confronting hundreds of university students in Ankara throwing stones and erecting barricades in protest against a project to build a road across part of their campus.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adem Altan / AFP/Getty Images

A person walks in front a transparent tent, while members of the Green Party answer questions of voter inside in Berlin. Germany's general elections are scheduled for Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stephanie Pilick / Associated Press

A boy takes a break from playing on the plaza before the Western Wall as elders visit and pray at Judaism's holiest site during the Sukkot holiday in Jerusalem's Old City.


A South African woman drives a mini motorcycle across the desert during the 2013 Kalahari Desert Speedweek at Hakskeenpan. The Speedweek sees motorsport enthusiasts gathering in a remote desert in the north of the country to drive their vehicles across seven kilometers of specially prepared clay track for high speed top end runs.


Egyptian security forces assist the lifeless body of Giza Police Gen. Nabil Farrag, center, who was killed after militants opened fire on security forces in Kerdasa, Egypt.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahmed Abdel Fattah / Associated Press

A rebel fighter ducks behind a barricade in Aleppo, Syria.


A protestor wears a gas mask during clashes with police in the western Athens working class suburb of Keratsini, Greece.


Fashion Week in Milan, Italy drew plenty of models and photographers.


Two Afghan boys, suspected of being suicide bombers, are searched at the Kabul Juvenile Rehabilitation Center in Kabul, Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kamran Jebreili / Associated Press

Schalke's Marco Hoeger, left, heads the ball as Bucharest's Alexandru Bourceanu defends in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Martin Meissner / Associated Press

Dolphins put on a show at the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in Motobu, on the southern island of Okinawa, Japan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated Press

Despite the heat, thousands flocked to the port of Kaohsiung, the first leg of the Taiwan tour, to see Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's 59 foot yellow duck.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Santana / Associated Press

A boy in Bhopal, India hunts for items after the immersion of Lord Ganesh idols to mark the end of Ganesh festival.


In this time exposure, lightning strikes next to Mt. Sinabung volcano in Indonesia as it spews steam and ash.


Relief boxes thrown from the air by a naval helicopter in Acapulco were in demand following heavy rains and flooding.


Connie Britton should be happy with her assigned seat for the Emmys Awards on Sunday at Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Cameron Bay, with boyfriend Rod Daily, gets emotional speaking at an AIDS Healthcare Foundation event about her experiences in adult films.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Mayor Eric Garcetti, with scissors, and former mayors Antonio Villaraigosa, Richard Riordan, James Hahn and city and LAX airport officials, celebrate after a Singapore A380 Super Jumbo jet pulled in to Gate 148 at the new Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Cassidy Lynn Campbell, 16 and a transgender student at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, is a finalist for homecoming queen.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

Daniel Bruhl, left, is photographed in Toronto alongside race car driver Niki Lauda, whom he'll portray in Ron Howard's new film, "Rush."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Workers inspect the Costa Concordia after it was lifted upright near the island of Giglio, Italy. The crippled cruise ship was pulled completely upright early Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Medichini / Associated Press

Pedestrians walk past a billboard with images Jimi Hendrix and Mick Jagger just off Carnaby Street in London. Carnaby Street was at the heart of London pop culture in the 1960s.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / European Pressphoto Agency

A woman who asked not to be named but said she works at the Washington Navy Yard looks at a memorial to the victims of Monday's Navy Yard shooting in which a gunman killed 12 people before he was killed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, second from right, and philanthropist Eli Broad, center, take part in a tour of the Broad, a contemporary art museum under construction in downtown Los Angeles. The museum is scheduled to open to the public in late 2014.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

A blue-footed booby relaxes at the International Bird Rescue Center in San Pedro. Many of the birds, which rarely venture as far north as Los Angeles, have been seen in the area lately. This one was sick and was rescued from an L.A. street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Greek high school students shout slogans in solidarity with their striking teachers during a 48-hour general strike in Athens, where teachers have embarked on rolling five-day strikes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kostas Tsironis / Associated Press

It's still summer, but the scene is wintry on Kasprowy Wierch, a peak in the Tatra Mountains, near Zakopane, Poland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GRZEGORZ MOMOT / European Pressphoto Agency

In Bucharest, Romania, a couple dances the tango during a protest at which activists demanded that the town of Rosia Montana, Romania, be placed on the UNESCO World Heritage list, The tango is on the list. The protesters want to stop plans for a mine that would use cyanide to extract gold.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

A Syrian opposition fighter rests inside a cave at a rebel camp in the nation's Idlib province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

A man checks documents of Chinese laborers who were allegedly forced to work in Japan during World War II. A Chinese museum says the documents will be used in a lawsuit demanding compensation from Japan.


A fire dragon, 75 yards long and made of straw studded with 72,000 incense sticks, is paraded through a Hong Kong street. The fire dragon dance is an autumn tradition in Hong Kong’.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / Associated Press

A boy is among displaced villagers in the city of Zamboanga, the Philippines, who have fled fighting between government forces and Muslim rebels and line up for relief supplies. More than 100,000 people have been displaced.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

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 / AFP

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 America

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 AP

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 / AFP

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.


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 Times

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 Press

The Australian cricket team celebrates after defeating England, 2-1, in Southampton, England on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alastair Grant / Associated Press

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 Press

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.


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 Times

Queen Latifah on the set of her new show at at Sony Pictures Entertainment in Culver City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

Police respond to the report of a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.


Colorado National Guardsmen respond to floods in Boulder County, Colorado. Guardsmen are working with local agencies to help citizens in the area affected by the flooding by evacuating people using high-clearance vehicles.


A house is completely demolished in what was the path of the recent floods that have destroyed the town of Jamestown, Colo. No one has been able to access the town until late Sunday afternoon, when crews finalized repairs of the upper portion of the road for emergency traffic only.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Helen H. Richardson / The Denver Post

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment out of Fort Carson, Colo., along with civilian rescue personnel, as they rescue members of the Jamestown, Colo., community and children from Cal-Wood Education Center, after severe flooding shut down major roads leading out of town.


Bill Shouse, of Tucson, dances in the ocean at sunset during the Wet Electric Festival, an all-day rave party at Huntington State Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson throws a pitch against the Giants at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

The Costa Concordia ship lies on its side on the Tuscan Island of Giglio. An international team of engineers is trying a never-before attempted strategy to set upright the luxury liner, which capsized after striking a reef in 2012, killing 32 people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Medichini / Associated Press

A Greenpeace activist looks aside while chained up to a rail track of a German division of Swedish energy giant Vattenfall in Welzow, to stage a protest against the company's planned brown coal mining.


Aleppo University student Mohammad Zayed, kneeling, shows Syrian citizens how to put on protective gear as he instructs them with rudimentary means of how to respond to a chemical attack, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.


Riot police arrest a school guard demonstrating in Athens. Riot police scuffled with striking school guards outside a ministry in central Athens on Monday morning, as labor unions geared up for a series of public sector strikes over job cuts.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

A Turkish protester wearing a gas mask flashes a victory sign during a clash with riot police after an anti-government rally in Istanbul.


A horse bucks as it jumps over smoke from a grenade during a practice session for members of the Dutch cavalry in Scheveningen. About 80 horses and riders were rehearsing on a beach in the coastal resort of Scheveningen, outside The Hague, for ceremonies which will be held Tuesday to mark the opening of parliament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Dejong / Associated Press

Police investigators examine the scene of an explosion as renewed fighting between government forces and Muslim rebels enters its second week in Zamboanga city in the southern Philippines. The standoff, which began last Monday when about 200 Moro National Liberation Front guerrillas stormed several coastal communities in the city and seized several residents, has resulted in more than 50 deaths.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

An Indonesian resident wears a mask as Mount Sinabung spews hot gas and ashes during an eruption as seen from Berastepu village. Thousands of people fled their homes after Mount Sinabung erupted on Indonesia s Sumatra island, a disaster management official said.


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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The week began in dramatic fashion with federal authorities surrounding a naval shipyard in Washington, D.C., where a shooting rampage claimed 13 lives, including that of gunman Aaron Alexis.

Aleppo, Syria: Rebel fighters take cover behind a barricade. Damascus and key ally Moscow joined forces in a bid to thwart plans for a Western-backed U.N. resolution on Syria’s chemical weapons that allows the use of force. The United States, meanwhile, said it will maintain the threat of force in case Syria’s regime fails to abide by an agreement to relinquish control of its chemical weapons. Full story

Giglio, Italy: Salvage crews upright the capsized 114,000-ton Costa Concordia cruise ship in a painstaking $800-million salvage effort 20 months after it struck rocks. More photos

Phoenix: Dodger pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu jumps into the pool to join his teammates after defeating the Diamondbacks and clinching the National League’s Western Division at Chase Field in Phoenix. The Dodgers’ long journey to a division title ends in the Diamondbacks’ pool. That doesn’t sit well with Arizona officials, but the Dodgers say there is no disrespect involved.

New York: People wanting to buy the Apple iPhone 5 walk down a circular stairway into the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in New York. Some people waited as long as 15 days in line outside the store to be among the first to buy the phone. In California, dozens of people picked up on skid row by an enterprising man hoping to secure a load of new iPhones said they were left unpaid and stranded at the Pasadena Apple store.

Huntington Beach: Cassidy Lynn Campbell puts on makeup in her bedroom.  Cassidy, a transgender student at Marina High School, is one of 10 finalists for homecoming queen. More photos and video.  Also in Huntington Beach, a man dances in the ocean at sunset during the Wet Electric Festival, an all-day rave party at Huntington State Beach. More photos

Add stops in Brazil, Italy, Turkey, London, Greece, Poland, Romania and South Africa to round out the report.

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