Tourists walk past the U.S. Capitol as Congress remains gridlocked over legislation to continue funding the federal government.
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Chelsea Mirto, left, and Tyler Renga mourn for their friends at roadside memorial, where five young adults died and a sixth was injured in a fiery car crash in Burbank.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Laker guard Kobe Bryant is surrounded by members of the media during Saturday's media day at the team's training facility in El Segundo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
Visitors take in Janet Echelman's installation "The Space Between Us" during the Glow Dusk & Beyond outdoor art event Saturday night.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles TimesLink
A dog rides a wave Sunday during the 5th Surf Dog competition at Huntington Beach.
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Time for a stretch. Sharon Batarina, a physical therapy assistant, and other staffers do exercises in a hallway outside the rehab gym at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles TimesLink
The scene on Saturday at the TomorrowWorld Electronic Music Festival.
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Repsol Honda Team's Spanish rider Dani Pedrosa takes a fall Sunday during the MotoGP race of the Aragon Grand Prix. In front of him is Yamaha Factory Racing's Spanish rider Jorge Lorenzo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSE JORDAN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Actress Angie Harmon heads into the Stella McCartney 2014 spring/summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show in Paris.
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Italian policemen on Sunday walk along the lined-up bodies of migrants who died after their boat ran into trouble off of Sicily. At least 13 migrants drowned when they tried to swim to shore at the town of Scicli.
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Men carry a blast victim at the site of a bomb explosion in the busy Kissa Khwani market in Peshawar. The blast killed at least 31 people, officials said. It was the third deadly strike to hit the city in the last week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hasham Ahmed / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Afghanis light candles in front of the destroyed palace of Darul Aman to mark the killing of civilians under the communist regime during the Russian occupation of the 1970s.
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Men walks on the rubble of the Al-Hussein mosque following an explosion in the district of al-Musayyib, south of Baghdad, where 27 people were killed and at least 35 wounded in a suicide attack during a Shiite Muslim funeral being held inside the mosque.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Master Nau, a 73-year-old Nepali who claims to be the world's shortest man, boards a plane earlier this month while headed to Kathmandu from Bhairahawa. Nau is 16 inches tall.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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