Dodgers Juan Uribe, center, celebrates with Yasiel Puig in front of Braves catcher Brian McCannafter hitting a two-run home run in the fourth inning of Game 3 of the National League Division Series in Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Fans in the left field seats reach for a ball hit by a Braves player during batting practice as the Los Angeles Dodgers host the Atlanta Braves in Game 3 of the National League Division Series in Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles TimesLink
Thousands of people gathered in downtown Los Angeles for CicLAvia, taking advantage of the more than seven miles of streets closed to motorized traffic. The event was the third this year and the eighth since CicLAvia began in 2010.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The TimesLink
A team member prepares the evening meal as the sun sets for University of Michigan Solar Car Team at the end of racing on Day 2 outside Ti Tree, Australia. More than 25 teams from across the globe are competing in the 2013 World Solar Challenge -- a 3,000-kilometer, solar-powered vehicle race between Darwin and Adelaide.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Kolbe / Getty ImagesLink
Tourists carrying luggage walk barefoot through flood water in St. Mark's Square in downtown Venice, Italy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREA MEROLA / EPALink
Police officers stand beside body bags containing the victims of the shipwreck in which hundreds of immigrants died in Lampedusa, Italy. The search for bodies continues off the coast of southern Italy as the death toll of African migrants who drowned as they tried to reach the island of Lampedusa is expected to reach more than 300 people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tullio M. Puglia / Getty ImagesLink
Workers unload red grapes on a sorting table in the vineyards of the famed Chateau Haut Brion, a Premier Grand Cru des Graves, during the grape harvest in southwestern France.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Edme / Associated PressLink
A worker installs cardboard boxes printed with cartoon drawings at the Pavilion of Brazil ahead of the Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany. Brazil is the guest country of the Book Fair 2013, which will run from Wednesday to Sunday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Boris Roessler / EPALink
Tires burn as Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi take part in clashes with riot police in downtown Cairo. At least 28 people were killed in clashes between Islamists and police in Egypt, most of them in Cairo, a senior health ministry official said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammed Abdel Moneim / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Egyptians in Khan al-Khalil market of Cairo who support Defense Minister Abdul-Fattah al-Sissi gather signatures to ask him to run for president.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Amel Pain / EPALink
A Balinese man who lost his leg after a motorcycle accident prepares for physical therapy on his right leg at PUSPADI Bali in Denpasar, Indonesia. PUSPADI is an organization in Bali that produces and repairs prostheses for locals who have lost limbs through accident or disease.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Agung Parameswara / Getty ImagesLink
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, welcomed by Indonesian women, gestures while arriving with Russian President Vladimir Putin for a group photo at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Nusa Dua, Indonesia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergei Chirikov / EPALink
Former NBA basketball player Ron Harper conducts a basketball clinic before the less-privileged children at the Boys Town Rehabilitation Center at suburban Marikina city in the Philippines. Harper is here for the NBA Global Games that would pit a pre-season game between the Houston Rockets and the Indiana Pacers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated PressLink
More galleries on Frameworkreturn to gallery
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Seaside Heights, N.J., with a full moon rising behind a roller coaster stranded in the ocean after Casino Pier was destroyed by Hurricane... View Post»
Whew, made it through 2011! Now it's time to look back over the 270 posts this year and pick the best. Here are the readers' favorite – and mine – From the Archive posts of... View Post»
Today marked the first full lunar eclipse of 2011; it lasted more than an hour, making it the longest in more than a decade, and was visible over Africa, Asia, Australia, South... View Post»
Funeral services were held Wednesday for LAPD Officer Joshua Cullins, 28, who, as a Marine Corps Reserve staff sergeant serving as a bomb disposal technician in Afghanistan, was... View Post»