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SANTA MONICA, CA -- OCTOBER 11, 2013: "You can't go to California without going to the beach" Oklahoma State University student Oumar Toure, 19, said on October 11, 2013 in Santa Monica, CA. Toure, graduate student Al Saloha, 35, (left) and two of their friends and fellow Oklahoma State University students drove almost 24 hours straight, even through snow in Flagstaff, Arizona, where they stopped to make pictures, to spend their few days of Fall Break in Los Angeles. At sunset, as they swam in the ocean, the Ferris wheel behind them at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier illuminated in "Dodger Blue'' to mark the beginning of the National League Championship Series. The wheel will be lit in blue during each Dodger playoff game. ( Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times )

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

USC tailback Javorius Allen leaps into the end zone for the Trojans' fourth touchdown of the first half against the Arizona Wildcats at the Coliseum in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Lynda Oschin is helped out of Endeavour after a tour with Science Center President Jeffrey Rudolph in Los Angeles. The shuttle's permanent home, the Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center, is named for her late husband.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bryan Chan / Los Angeles Times

An early season storm brought snow to the San Gabriel Mountains, blanketing the area above Wrightwood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Fire crews from the Los Angeles Fire Department return to the Crouch Memorial Church of Christ in South Los Angeles, where a fire destroyed most of the old wooden structure that was originally built in the late 1800s.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Don Heri "Heriberto Aguilar," right, owner of the Rancho El Tule winery in the mountains above Ensenada, opens his place up for musicians, friends and family every Tuesday and Sunday with improvisational jam sessions often being the result.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

A supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Morsi holds a flare and chants slogans against the army during a protest in Cairo. Supporters of Morsi are holding scattered protests across Egypt.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hassan Ammar / Associated Press

Women including singer-songwriter Jessie Ware, center, take part in a mentoring session in a London Eye pod with girls from Gumley House Convent School in London. The session was part of a global event to mark the United Nations International Day of the Girl.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

Demonstrators gather during a student rally in central Rome to protest against the government's austerity measures and cuts in the education system.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Massimo Percossi / EPA

A driver waits to be rescued on the roof of his car in the middle of the Wertach River near Rudratshofen, Germany, after he slid off of the slick snow-covered road and into the river.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thorsten Bringezu / EPA

Two strollers protect themselves against the rain as they walk on a foliage-covered way through a park in Weimar, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Candy Welz / Associated Press

A woman rides a bike during Skirtbike event in Bucharest, Romania.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Mihailescu / AFP/Getty Images

Devotees of the Chinese Jui Tui Shrine carry an idol on a palanquin as firecrackers explode during a street procession as part of the annual Vegetarian Festival in the southern Thai town of Phuket.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christophe Archambault / AFP/Getty Images

John Lennon fans gather at Lennon's Hollywood Walk of Fame star to celebrate his 73rd birthday on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

The American metal band Korn poses for a portrait after the release of their latest album "Paradigm Shift" on the same day they were inducted into the Guitar Center Rockwalk in Hollywood on Tuesday. From left are Ray Luzier, James Shaffer, Jonathan Davis, Brian Welch and Reginald Arvizu. [For the record, Oct. 12, 8:21 a.m.: An earlier version of this caption misidentified the the Guitar Center Rockwalk as the Guitar Center Hall of Fame.]

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

The USC marching band, cheer squad and students participate in a pep rally in the heart of the USC campus in Los Angeles on Wednesday as the football team prepares to take on the Arizona Wildcats in their first game under the Trojans' interim coach, Ed Orgeron.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Caltrans workers are in knee-deep water as they try to clear a deluge of water and mud likely caused by a clogged storm drain along the 5 Freeway in Sun Valley on Wednesday afternoon that shut down both sides of the freeway and snarled traffic for miles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

The 5 Freeway was closed in both directions in the San Fernando Valley on Wednesday after a storm caused debris to flow across all lanes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Pitcher Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates, 6-1, in Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium in St Louis.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dilip Vishwanat / Getty Images North America

Police inspect a stairwell at San Francisco General Hospital where Lynne Spalding, 57, of San Francisco was found dead after she was reported missing from her hospital room more than two weeks ago following treatment for an infection.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

Soldiers move a transfer case containing the remains of Pfc. Cody J. Patterson on Wednesday at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Patterson, 24, of Philomath, Ore., died Sunday in Zhari district, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steve Ruark / Associated Press

Pedestrians wait with umbrellas at a street crossing Thursday in Singapore during a heavy thunderstorm. Singapore, which faces hot and wet weather all year, typically experiences more storms toward the year end.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated Press

Rebel fighters camouflage a car with mud in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMAD JADAAN / AFP

Two young women walk through floodwaters in Kabin Buri, east of Bangkok. The government reported that 27 provinces in Thailand are still flooded and 31 people have died due to floods that have drenched swaths of Southeast Asia in recent weeks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP

A man navigates floodwaters with plastic bottles to help keep him afloat in Kabin Buri, east of Bangkok.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP

Karis, a 1-month-old lion cub, is weighed at Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling, Scotland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Milligan / Associated Press

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) arrives at the U.S. Capitol as a government shutdown enters its ninth day with Congress still gridlocked over the federal budget and debt.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Win McNamee / Getty Images

A firefighter works to extinguish a blaze Tuesday at the Crouch Memorial Church of God in Christ in South L.A. Three firefighters were injured in the fire, which a pastor at the 1890s building said may have been caused by a heater.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

American and Mexican flags hanging in a kiosk on historic Olvera Street are illuminated by the fading afternoon light. Days are getting shorter as the sun shifts to the southern sky in the early weeks of autumn.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A racing-team member stretches as the sun rises in Alice Springs, Australia, before before Day 4 of racing begins in the 2013 World Solar Challenge, a 1,864-mile race of solar-powered vehicles. More than 25 teams from across the globe are competing in the event.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Kolbe / Getty Images

The vehicle of Solar Team Belgium rides across a desert south of Alice Springs, Australia, in the 2013 World Solar Challenge.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Geert Vanden Wijngaert / Associated Press

Thousands of students gather in a courtyard at the University of Athens in Greece to learn about government-ordered, large-scale suspensions of school administrators. Most Greek universities have halted all operations for more than a month in response to the measures.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU / European Pressphoto Agency

Filipe Toledo of Brazil rides a wave in the RipCurl Pro Portugal surfing event in Peniche, Portugal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KELLY CESTARI / European Pressphoto Agency

An elephant grazes in Kenya's Amboseli National Park, about 135 miles southeast of Nairobi. The Kenyan and Tanzanian governments have started a joint aerial count of elephants and other large mammals in the shared ecosystem of the Amboseli-West Kilimanjaro and Natron-Magadi landscape.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TONY KARUMBA / AFP/Getty Images

Hungarian wing-suit flier Viktor Kovats jumps off a mountain at Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park in Zhangjiajie in south China's Hunan province. Kovats died during this jump, apparently from a head injury after crashing into a cliff. His body was recovered Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Manny Pacquiao takes part in a training session in General Santos, Philippines. Pacquiao is scheduled to fight Brandon Rios on Nov. 23 in Macao.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeoffrey Maitem / Getty Images

Children play in floodwaters at a Buddhist temple in Thailand's Pathum Thani province. The government reported that 31 people have died nationwide in flooding that began in mid-September.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL / AFP/Getty Images

Mourners line up on a street leading to the late Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap's house in Hanoi to pay respects to the revered Vietnamese military hero, who died last week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOANG DINH NAM / AFP/Getty Images

A firefighter hoses down the remnants of a fire at a garment factory in Gazipur outside Dhaka, Bangladesh. The blaze killed nearly a dozen people about six months after a factory building collapse in Bangladesh killed 1,100 people, exposing harsh and often unsafe conditions in the the country's clothing industry.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Divers practice before competing in the women's synchronized 3-meter springboard final in the East Asian Games at the Tianjin Olympic Center Diving Hall in Tianjin, China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFP/Getty Images

Katherine Diane Lipp, left, Elyssia Hadi Widjaja and Elizabeth Katie Woolf share the joy after being named to the 2014 Tournament of Roses Royal Court at the Tournament House in Pasadena.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers relief pitcher Kenly Jensen and catcher A.J. Ellis meet in a mid-air embrace after recording the last out in the Dodgers' 4-3 win over the Atlanta at Dodgers Stadium on Monday that clinched the National League Division Series.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe, who knew his smash to left field in the eighth inning was a home run as soon as it left his bat, watches the flight of his ball before rounding the bases. The game-winning two-run homer earned the Dodgers a spot in the National League Championship Series.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Jose Lobaton is greeted at home plate by his Tampa Bay teammates after hitting a home run in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Rays to a 5-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox in St. Petersburg, Fla., cutting Boston's advantage in the best-of-five series to 2-1.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Ehrmann / Getty Images North America

Mengqi Bai of China assumes the tuck position during a dive as a fellow competitor watches during the men's 1-meter springboard final at the East Asian Games in Tianjin, China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HARISH TYAGI / EPA

Police standing guard are covered in fire-retardant foam sprayed by protesting firefighters near the residence of the Belgian prime minister in Brussels, where ministers were holding a Cabinet meeting to discuss the budget. Firefighters were asking for more funding.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VIRGINIE LEFOUR / AFP

Masked vandals attack automatic teller machines in Rio de Janeiro as violence breaks out after a peaceful teachers protest demanding better working conditions and an end to police mistreatment.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish youths wait for the body of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the spiritual leader of Israel's Shas political party, to be brought to a seminary before his funeral in Jerusalem. Yosef died Monday at 93 after several weeks of hospitalization. More than half a million of his followers attended the funeral.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP

Forks of lightning split the sky above Santa Lucia Bay in Acapulco, Mexico.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PEDRO PARDO / AFP

People wade, pedal and ride piggy-back through a flooded street outside a subway station in Shanghai, Typhoon Fitow slammed into southeastern China on Monday with powerful winds and heavy rains that killed at least five people, cut power, canceled flights and suspended train services.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

A worker scoops debris floating in a river in Indonesia, where 82% of 52 rivers surveyed are polluted with domestic and industrial waste, according to a report this year from the Indonesian Environmental Ministry.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADEK BERRY / AFP

A patient/protester stands in front of a pile of shoes of people who died of AIDS in front of the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers building in Kiev. Ukrainians are protesting the closure the country's main HIV treatment center on the compound of the Pechersk Lavra Monastery. The Ukrainian government had promised to relocate the center, but a new clinic has not yet been built.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY DOLZHENKO / EPA

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 Times

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 Times

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 Times

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 Images

Tourists carrying luggage walk barefoot through flood water in St. Mark's Square in downtown Venice, Italy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREA MEROLA / EPA

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 Images

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 Press

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 / EPA

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 Images

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 / EPA

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 Images

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 / EPA

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 Press

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The shutdown of the U.S. government topped the news this week, as White House negotiators continued to wrangle with House Republican negotiators and separate discussions with GOP senators appeared to be picking up steam after a meeting with President Obama.

Los Angeles: John Lennon fans gather at his Hollywood Walk of Fame star to celebrate his 73rd birthday on Wednesday.

Los Angeles: Lynda Oschin is helped out of the space shuttle Endeavour after a tour with Science Center President Jeffrey Rudolph. The shuttle’s permanent home, the Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center, is named for her late husband. More photos

Ensenada, Mexico: Heriberto Aguilar, owner of Rancho El Tule, a winery in the mountains above Ensenada, opens his place up for musicians, friends and family every Tuesday and Sunday with jam sessions often being the result.

Amboseli National Park, Kenya: The Kenyan and Tanzanian governments have started a joint aerial count of elephants and other large mammals in the shared ecosystem of the Amboseli-West Kilimanjaro and Natron-Magadi landscape.

Zhangjiajie, China: Hungarian wing-suit flier Viktor Kovats is shown jumping off a mountain at Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park in south China’s Hunan province on Tuesday. Kovats died during the jump, apparently from a head injury after crashing into a cliff.

Alice Springs, Australia: A racing-team member stretches as the sun rises before Day 4 of racing begins in the 2013 World Solar Challenge, a 1,864-mile race of solar-powered vehicles. More than 25 teams from across the globe are competing in the event.

Idlib, Syria: Rebel fighters cover a car in mud for camouflage at an undisclosed location in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib.

Add stops in Italy, Germany, France, Thailand, Portugal, Greece, Vietnam and Bangladesh to round out the report.

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