Soobin Son, a student from Fairfax High School, is framed in a tattered banner during an immigration reform march and rally in North Hollywiood on Thursday. About 200 people joined the protest, which focused on the plight of immigrants in the U.S. who have been affected by the deportation of their family members.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
Tara Fitzsimons, a 20-year-old student on her way to Chicago for Thanksgiving, reads a book on her iPad while waiting in line to check in at Los Angeles International Airport early Wednesday morning. More than 43 million people are expected to travel over the long holiday weekend, according to AAA.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jae C. Hong / Associated PressLink
Passengers who arrived early for their flights at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va., on Wednesday morning after warnings of a possible winter storm, found operations moving smoothly.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM LO SCALZO / EPALink
President Obama greets employees at DreamWorks Animation in Glendale after giving a speech.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles TimesLink
Rabbi Boruch Shlomocunn, left, West Coast director of Chabad Lubavitch, and Rabbi Moche Greenwald stand in front of Los Angeles City Hall before a menorah-lighting ceremony. Thanksgiving and Hanukkah overlap this year in an unprecedented calendar oddity.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles TimesLink
Dozens of mariachi bands gathered at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights to play and march in a parade in honor of the Catholic patron of musicians, Saint Cecilia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles TimesLink
Dozens of smartphones record the scene, foreground, as UCLA students and fans get fired up with the traditional "Beat SC" bonfire before Saturday's football matchup with crosstown rival USC.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles TimesLink
A woman walks past snow-covered trees and a monument to Vladimir Lenin at a railway station outside Moscow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Roma man sits beside a fire before police moved in to clear an unauthorized Roma camp in Saint-Ouen, near Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ETIENNE LAURENT / EPALink
Life-size draft horses are dwarfed by half of Andy Scott's Kelpies, the world's largest pair of equine sculptures and one of Britain's tallest pieces of public art, in Falkirk, Scotland.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty ImagesLink
Thailand anti-government protesters take part in a rally at the Democracy Monument in Bangkok. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has announced the use of a special security law to counter demonstrators who stormed into government departments during a day of mass protests across Bangkok.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lam Yik Fei / Getty ImagesLink
Relatives of one of three Palestinian militants killed when gunfire erupted during a raid by Israeli security forces on Tuesday mourn at his funeral in the West Bank village of Yatta. Israel said the three militants were members of a terrorist group that was planning to execute a terror attack within days.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HAZEM BADER / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Egyptian protesters set a fire at Talaat Harb Square in downtown Cairo during a clash with police after security forces dispersed protesters from a demonstration organized by tje human rights group No Military Trials for Civilians in the first unauthorized protest staged in the capital since the adoption of a law that regulates demonstrations.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMED ABDELWAHAB / AFPLink
Pakistani girls in a Christian neighborhood in Islamabad jump on a trampoline whose owner lets children play on for 10 minutes for 10 rupees, or about 16 cents.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Los Angeles TimesLink
Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines step over a mannequin as they rummage through items outside a damaged grocery store in Tacloban.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated PressLink
South Korean children catch snowflakes on their tongues in Seoul.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated PressLink
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