In the village of Kafr Nboudah in Syria, rebels associated with the Free Syrian Army launched mortars and fired rocket-propelled grenades.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
Kenyan security personnel and journalists duck behind a vehicle as heavy gunfire erupts from the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jerome Delay / Associated PressLink
A Palestinian woman yells at Israeli security forces during a demonstration in front of Damascus gate in Jerusalem.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCO LONGARI / AFPLink
Christians in Lahore, Pakistan protest for better protection after a suicide bombing of a church in Peshawar.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIF ALI / AFPLink
Children suffering from severe malnutrition lie on beds at a public hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOORULLAH SHIRZADA / AFPLink
Investigators in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico examine the scene where nine people were killed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEJANDRO BRINGAS / EFELink
Smoke rises from a fire in San Gabriel Canyon near Azusa, Calif., on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / LosLink
Raye Charles Robinson Jr., second from right, the son of the legendary singer, was at the Grammy Museum in downtown Los Angeles for the unveiling of a postage stamp honoring his father.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles TimesLink
Paul McCartney, right, and guitarist Rusty Anderson took their music to the streets of Hollywood -- Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue specifically -- for the "Jimmy Kimmel Live" show.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles TimesLink
Oracle Team USA crew members celebrate after winning a race in the America's Cup in San Francisco.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSH EDELSON / AFPLink
Cowboys direct cattle down Capitol Mall toward the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steve Yeater / Associated PressLink
The success of the panda breeding program is displayed in black and white at the Chengdu Research Base in Chengdu, China.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFPLink
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