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Jessica Bravo, 19, of Costa Mesa, is hugged by her father after they broke a five-day fast along with nine other activists who were calling for immigration reform. The event was held in front of U.S. Rep. Ed Royce's offices to encourage him to support legislation approved by the U.S. Senate.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Italian-born artist Nicola Verlato paints a scene from Michaelangelo's Sistine Chapel fresco on the ceiling of a new Fiat 500L on the opening day of the Los Angeles Auto Show.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

At first glance it looks like Daddy's day at the Los Angeles Auto Show but the baby blankets conceal video cameras recording candid clips of visitors amid the car exhibits.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

A woman places flowers at the JFK Tribute in Fort Worth. People visited the JFK Tribute on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy when he was shot as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tom Pennington / Getty Images

A banner of John F. Kennedy is lowered to the stage before a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of his assassination near Dealey Plaza in Dallas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Benny Snyder / Associated Press

The eternal flame flickers in the early morning light at the grave of John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery on the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's death.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jacquelyn Martin / Associated Press

A school bus picks a student as the snow falls along Highway 2 on the way to Wrightwood. A strong winter storm blanketed the local mountains with snow, creating difficult traveling conditions for the pre-Thanksgiving weekend.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Mila a 7,600-pound African elephant, plays with a feed bag in a quarantine cage at the San Diego Zoo. Mila accidentally crushed Helen Schofield, the animal's keeper at the Franklin Zoo near Auckland, New Zealand, on April 25, 2012. The animal was flown to California on a 747 cargo jet and is being rehabilitated at the Conrad Prebys Elephant Care Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Greenpeace activists Dima Litvinov, second from left, of Sweden and Roman Dolgov , left, of Russia leave prison as they are released on bail from SIZO 1 detention center in St. Petersburg, Russia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANATOLY MALTSEV / EPA

Agnes Zavadzki of the U.S. performs ladies short program during ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Moscow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURI KOCHETKOV / EPA

Women and children gather at the UNAMID base to be attended to by medical personnel in East Darfur, Sudan. Nearly 200 patients, mostly children and women, visit the UNAMID clinic every week, the only health center providing assistance to them since April.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN / EPA

An Israeli border guard briefly detains a Palestinian protester during a demonstration against Israeli settlers who set up tents at the main entrance of Tuqua village, near the West Bank village of Bethlehem.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUSA AL-SHAER / AFP/Getty Images

The crowd celebrates after Steven Smith, center, of Australia took a catch to dismiss Ian Bell of England during Day Two of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Barbour / Getty Images

Spectators enjoy the match while wearing horse masks during Day Two of the first Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia at the Gabba Cricket Ground in Brisbane.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAEED KHAN / AFP/Getty Images

Chinese rescuers search for survivors after an oil pipeline exploded, ripping roads apart, turning cars over and sending thick black smoke billowing over the city of Qingdao, killing 22 people. The pipeline, run by state-owned oil giant Sinopec, sprang a leak earlier in the day and exploded several hours later as workers sought to repair it,.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

Villagers carry religious statues during a procession before taking part in a Latin Mass at a chapel in Santa Rita township. Typhoon Haiyan, which ripped through Philippines over a week ago, has been described as one of the most powerful typhoons ever to hit land, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dondi Tawatao / Getty Images

A face-painted villager from the Boeung Kak lake community joins a rally to demand the release of activist Yorm Bopha outside the Supreme Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodia's highest court released Bopha on bail Friday after she served more than a year in prison on charges widely condemned as trumped-up to silence a government critic.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heng Sinith / Associated Press

White smoke rises from a newly created islet from a volcano near the Ogasawara island chain in Japanese waters, 600 miles south of Tokyo. Video footage showed plumes of smoke and ash billowing from the 200-metre island, and Japan's coast guard said it was warning vessels to use caution in the area until the eruption cools off.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAPAN COAST GUARD / AFP/Getty Images

An investigation is underway after three big rigs collided with several passenger vehicles in the rain on the eastbound 210 Freeway in Pasadena. One person was killed and two others were injured.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

A cyclist makes his way across a wet Hollywood Boulevard as a storm system brings scattered showers to the Southland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

The wraps are taken off the BMW i8 at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

Austin Hatch embraces grandparents and an uncle. He's recovering from traumatic brain injury but has a basketball scholarship with Michigan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Prosecutor Max Huntsman delivers his closing argument in Angela Spaccia's corruption trial.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

A typhoon victim in the Philippines stands outside her temporary shack in Palo. The United Nations has confirmed at least 4,500 people were killed in the disaster.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP

Transvestites wait to take part in the Miss Venezuela Gay pageant in Caracas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUAN BARRETO / AFP

Karis, an 11-week-old lion cub, plays in fallen leaves brushed up by keepers in her enclosure at Blair Drummond Safari Park, near Stirling, central Scotland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Milligan / Press Association

Scavengers collect food from the garbage at the municipal dump north of Tegucigalpa. Honduras, one of the poorest Latin American countries, will elect a new president Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ORLANDO SIERRA / AFP

Supporters of Sao Paulo cheer for their team against their Brazilian rival Ponte Preta in the Copa Sudamericana at Morumbi Stadium in Sao Paulo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NELSON ALMEIDA / AFP

A Boeing 747 LCF Dreamlifter cargo plane sits on a runway at Jabara airport in Wichita, Kan., on Thursday. The plane was supposed to land at McConnell Air Force Base near Boeing's Wichita facility, but the pilot found the wrong airport. The runway at Jabara is reportedly too short for the plane to take off.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jaime Green / Wichita (Kan.) Eagle

Smoke billows from a new island off the coast of Nishinoshima, seen left above, a small, uninhabited island in the Ogasawara chain, far south of Tokyo. The Japan Coast Guard and earthquake experts said a volcanic eruption has raised the new island. The Coast Guard issued an advisory Wednesday, warning of heavy black smoke from the eruption.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press / Kyodo News

Kyla Cummins, 2, plays with a stuff toy left at the memorial for the McStay family. Family and friends gathered at the spot where the four crosses were installed Wednesday in the memory of Joseph McStay his wife and two children.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Members of the Service Employees International Union gather outside Our Lady of Angels Cathedral for a candlelight vigil in downtown Los Angeles. The county workers have been working without a contract for six weeks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Spc. Troy Harrison of the U.S. Army's 3rd Brigade Combat Team holds his 2-year-old son, Avery, during a homecoming ceremony in the Natcher Physical Fitness Center at Ft. Knox, Ky. The 250 soldiers returned after a nine-month combat deployment working alongside Afghan military and police forces in Afghanistan's Zabul Province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luke Sharrett / Getty Images

Shoes are stuck to the main entrance of Spanish telecommunications giant Telefonica during a protest against layoffs outside the Telefonica headquarters in Barcelona. Telefonica embarked in 2011 on a three-year redundancy plan that would see up to 6,500 employees lose their jobs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSEP LAGO / AFP/Getty Images

Campaigners from the Equality Network hold a rally outside the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. The Parliament will vote Wednesday on the Marriage and Civil Partnership bill.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J. Mitchell / Getty Images

Greenpeace International activist Faiza Oulahsen, right, from the Netherlands celebrates after being granted bail during a hearing at Primorskiy Court in St. Petersburg. A Russian court granted bail to five more Greenpeace campaigners detained for a protest in the Arctic, including the U.S. captain of its campaign ship, bringing to 17 the number of activists set to walk free after two months in prison.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DMITRI SHAROMOV / AFP/Getty Images

Kevin Chenais is assisted by ambulance staff at St. Pancras in London. Kevin, who suffers from a medical condition, will travel by ambulance and ferry back to France. Eurostar says it refused travel on its trains to the Frenchman, earlier stranded in the United States because he was deemed too fat to fly home. The service that connects England to France and Belgium declined to allow Chenais on board because provisions require all passengers to have the ability to be safely evacuated, and Chenais' immobility makes this impossible.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirsty Wigglesworth / Associated Press

Hugh Francis pops out one eyeball at "Ripley's Believe It or Not" event in central London.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPA

Students holding cardboard guns shout slogans during a protest outside the Bulgarian parliament in Sofia. Several thousand Bulgarian public sector workers rallied in Sofia demanding more government measures to ease poverty, as angry students kept pressing for the cabinet's resignation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV / AFP/Getty Images

Workers clear mud and debris in a devastated area in Tacloban, Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, which ripped through the Philippines on Nov. 9, has been described as one of the most powerful typhoons ever to hit land, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dondi Tawatao / Getty Images

Typhoon survivors, who arrived in Manila from Tacloban, rest on folding beds at a tent city constructed inside the Villamor Airbase Elementary School in Manila.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP/Getty Images

U.S. Air Force personnel assist Tacloban residents as they board a military flight as part of Operation Damayan, a humanitarian aid and disaster relief operation after the typhoon led by the Filipino government and supported by a multinational response force.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jake Bailey / U.S. Air Force

A policeman gestures after casting his ballot in Mozambique's local elections in Maputo. Voters will elect mayors and local assembly members in 53 municipalities amid concerns an upsurge in political violence will mar voting.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FERHAT MOMADE / AFP/Getty Images

Palestinians help a man injured during clashes with Israeli security forces in the West Bank village of Yabed. Clashes broke out as Palestinians protested the uprooting of their olive trees in the area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammed Ballas / Associated Press

Municipal workers clean the site after a car bomb attack in Baghdad's Karrada neighborhood. A wave of attacks, mostly by car bombs, hit mainly Shiite and commercial areas of Baghdad on Wednesday morning, killing and wounding Iraqicivilians, officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karim Kadim / Associated Press

Children collecting water push a cart in Tacloban, Philippines, which was heavily damaged by Typhoon Haiyan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Getty Images

Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan march in a religious procession in Tolosa on the eastern Philippine island of Leyte.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP

A young girl plays with a balloon in the rubble where her family's house was flattened during Typhoon Haiyan on the outskirts of Tacloban, Philippines.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ODD ANDERSEN / AFP

Men in Beirut run to help after two explosions struck near the Iranian Embassy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hussein Malla / Associated Press

Guardsmen arrive in the rain for Mass commemorating Monaco's National Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lionel Cironneau / AP

Tickets for "El Gordo" (The Fat One), a Christmas lottery, are sold in Madrid, Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAVIER LIZON / EFE

Washington, Ill., sits in ruins the morning after a severe tornado.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune

A Nepalese election official waits for voting to start at a polling station in Kathmandu.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP

Long Beach Police stand on an apartment rooftop after a man reportedly wanted for carjacking ran from a traffic stop and was shot and killed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

A masked Egyptian man in Cairo aims his gun as he stands among fellow anti-military demonstrators.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAHMOUD KHALED / AFP

Paramedics look for people trapped in a mall that collapsed in Tongaat, South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / Associated Press

A person stands among damaged buildings in the aftermath of a tornado in Washington, Ill. A fast-moving storm system that produced several tornadoes that touched down across the Midwest left behind a path of destruction in 12 states.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tasos Katopodis / Getty Images

A fast-moving storm system that produced several tornadoes that touched down across the Midwest left behind a path of destruction in 12 states.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tasos Katopodis / Getty Images

Eddie Reyes, center, who was Daniel Diaz's best friend and driver of the car when Diaz was shot and killed, and minister Louie Mateos, pray during a church service honoring youth pastor Daniel Diaz, 33, who was shot and killed earlier this week, at the New Beginning Community Ministries at the Duarte Performing Arts Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

A shirtless fan shows off a large bulldog tattoo as Fresno State plays Nevada at Bulldog Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Keith Wheeler walks with a cross along the road from Tacloban to Tanauan spreading the word of God and making prayers for the people he meets in Leyte, Philippines, in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

Survivors jostle for position to receive relief goods from a private group in typhoon-hit Tacloban, Philippines.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated Press

Greenpeace International activist Ana Paula Alminhana Maciel from Brazil arrives at a bail hearing at Primorskiy Court in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Arctic 30 (28 Greenpeace International activists and two journalists) have been detained by Russian authorities and have been refused bail.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vladimir Baryshev / EPA

A woman cries at a list of the recent plane crash victims in the international airport of Russia's Volga city of Kazan. A Boeing 737 operated by a Russian airline crashed while attempting to land, killing all 50 on board.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Roman Kruchinin / AFP/Getty Images

An army soldier stands behind barbed wire near a wall with graffiti depicting victims of deadly clashes at Mohamed Mahmoud street, downtown Cairo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khaled Elfiqi / EPA

Britain's Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, performs at the Dubai Airshow in the Emirate of Dubai.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karim Sahib / AFP

Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli security forces during clashes in the village of Qusra, in the Israeli occupied West Bank, after Jewish settlers from the nearby Esh Kodesh outpost tried to uproot Palestinian olive trees. French President Francois Hollande sharpened his tone dramatically on Israel's settlement policies, demanding a "complete halt" to construction on land the Palestinians want for a future state.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jaafar Ashtiyeh / AFP/Getty Images

Lava flows down the Mount Etna volcano on the southern Italian island of Sicily near Catania. Mount Etna is one of the most active volcanoes in the world and is in an almost constant state of activity.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dario Azzaro / AFP/Getty Images

An Indian farmer waits for customers near his camels for sale during the Jhiri fair at Kanachack village.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Channi Anand / Associated Press

Residents make the final preparations on a candle display that will hang below a hot-air balloon during the annual Tazaungdaing Lighting Festival in Shan State, Myanmar. The Tazaungdaing Lighting Festival is held each year in celebration of the end of the rainy season.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Philip Heijmans / Associated Press

A woman stands in front of a display of Christmas decorations outside a boutique at Ginza shopping district in Tokyo. Ginza is an upscale area of the capital with luxurious boutiques, department stores and restaurants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shizuo Kambayashi / Associated Press

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Friday marked the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination. Kennedy was shot as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas. In Virginia, the eternal flame flickers in the early morning light at Kennedy’s grave at Arlington National Cemetery.

Illinois: A fast-moving storm system produced several tornadoes that touched down across the Midwest and left behind a path of destruction in 12 states. More photos

Wichita, Kan.: A Boeing 747 LCF Dreamlifter cargo plane sits on a runway at Jabara airport. The plane was supposed to land at McConnell Air Force Base near Boeing’s Wichita facility, but the pilot went to the wrong airport. The runway at Jabara is reportedly too short for the plane to take off.

San Diego:  Mila, a 7,600-pound African elephant, plays with a feed bag in a quarantine cage at the San Diego Zoo.  Mila accidentally crushed Helen Schofield, the animal’s keeper at the Franklin Zoo near Aukland, New Zealand, on April 25, 2012, and the animal was flown to California to be rehabilitated at the Conrad Prebys Elephant Care Center.

East Darfur, Sudan: Women and children gather at the UNAMID base to be attended by medical personnel.  Nearly 200 patients visit the UNAMID clinic every week, the only health center providing assistance to them since April.

Manila, Philippines: Typhoon survivors, who arrived in Manila from Tacloban, rest on folding beds at a tent city constructed inside the Villamor Airbase Elementary School in Manila. More photos

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: The nation’s highest court released activist Yorm Bopha on bail Friday after she served more than a year in prison on charges widely condemned as trumped up to silence a government critic.

Nishinoshima, Japan: Smoke billows from a new island off the coast of Nishinoshima, a small, uninhabited island in the Ogasawara chain, south of Tokyo. The Japan Coast Guard and earthquake experts said a volcanic eruption has raised the new island. The Coast Guard issued an advisory Wednesday warning of heavy black smoke from the eruption.

Add stops in Russia, Australia, Mozambique, Scotland, Spain and Dubai to round out the report.

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