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Marisela Garcia, 27, holds her 2-month-old son, Abraham Angulo, as she fills out a form with her other children, Victor Garcia, 11, and Miley Garcia, 3, at Molina Health Clinic in Fontana. Garcia came into the clinic in Fontana looking to purchase health insurance through the Covered California exchange set up under the new Affordable Care Act.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Corcoran State Prison inmate Richard Heyer speaks with reporters through a slot in his cell door during a tour of the facility, where roughly one-fourth of the inmates are held in the Secured Housing Units.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Hours after their contract expired, Los Angeles County workers took to the streets of downtown rallying for higher wages and blasting county leaders for failing to recognize the sacrifices they made during the recession.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Ranger Mike Shuman locks the western entrance to Joshua Tree National Park, one of 401 national parks and attraction closed by the budget impasse in Washington.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

A sliver of a moon hangs above the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday night. Progress in the battle between the Republican House and the Democratic Senate and White House over funding the federal government has proved elusive.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM LO SCALZO / EPA

Nixiwaka Yawanawa, an Amazon Indian from Brazil, dresses in colorful tribal costume during a demonstration outside the Brazilian Embassy in London. Worldwide protests were expected to take place this week to demand a stop to what protesters characterize as Brazil's assault on indigenous rights.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA / EPA

Ukrainian opposition supporters clash with riot police near Kiev City Hall. Protesters tried to block the Kiev City Council meeting, claiming that the council member's terms had ended as defined by law.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA

Schalke goalkeeper Timo Hildebrand dives too late to stop a Basel shot in a UEFA Champions League group E soccer match in Basel, Switzerland. The shot was wide, however, and Schalke posted a 1-0 victory.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP/Getty Images

Dancers from India perform during the opening ceremony of the Balkan Peace Festival in Skopje, Macedonia, which is organized on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday and the International Day Against Violence.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERT ATANASOVSKI / AFP/Getty Images

Children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi take part in a celebration of GandhiÂ’'s birthday in Chennai, India. Gandhi was born Oct. 2, 1869. He was assassinated on Jan. 30, 1948.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arun Sankar K / Associated Press

A man looks to salvage usable items from the ashes of homes in Tha Byu Gyaing village in Myanmar's restive Rakhine state, where Buddhist mobs attacked Muslim neighborhoods, killing at least four people just hours before a planned visit to the area by President Thein Sein. Myanmar's main Muslim organizations called on the government to protect Muslim people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LYNN BO BO / EPA

The referee presents the winner, Duannapa Mor Rattanabandit of Thailand, center, to the crowd after Rattanabandit defeated Wendy Talbot of New Zealand at the World Muay Thai Angels women's boxing tournament in Bangkok. Sixteen female boxers from 15 nations are competing in the event to promote the Thai traditional martial arts.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RUNGROJ YONGRIT / EPA

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where President Obama’s Affordable Care Act stumbled out of the gate with computer glitches, long hold times and an online enrollment delay for small businesses. At Corcoran State Prison, officials allowed reporters to enter the Security Housing Unit, which holds some of the most dangerous inmates in the prison system. The unit has been the source of controversy in the debate over prison conditions. More photos

Los Angeles: Hours after their contract expired, Los Angeles County workers took to the streets of downtown to rally for higher wages and blast county leaders for failing to recognize the sacrifices they made during the recession.

Twentynine Palms: Park Ranger Mike Shuman locks the western entrance to Joshua Tree National Park, one of 401 national parks and attractions closed because of the Washington budget impasse.

Chennai, India: Children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi participate in an event marking  Gandhi’s birthday.

Tha Byu Gyaing, Myanmar: Buddhist mobs attacked Muslim neighborhoods in Myanmar’s restive Rakhine state, killing at least four people just hours before a planned visit to the area by President Thein Sein.

Add stops in London, Switzerland, Kiev and Macedonia to round out the report.

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