Maurice Garibet video chats with a relative as he tries to douse a spot fire at his brother's home as the Colby fire burns throughout various hillside communities in Glendora.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles TimesLink
A firefighter starts a back fire along San Gabriel Canyon Road in Azusa as the Colby fire burns through dry brush.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Playa Vista resident Jack Jackels prays from the top of a sand berm as a large plum of smoke from the Colby fire rises over Playa Vista.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles TimesLink
Caroline Wickliff weeps as she clutches the camouflage cover bearing the name and rank of her son, Army SPC James Wickliff, who was honored during a ceremony at Ft. Stewart's Warriors Walk at Fort Stewart, Ga.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Richard Burkhart / Savannah Morning NewsLink
The moon rises behind a surveillance camera mounted near the top of the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, D.C.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jim Lo Scalzo / EPALink
View of lightning that strikes next to the statue Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro. The city has experienced a strong storm that left neighborhoods without power and flooded streets.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Antonio Lacerda / EPALink
Ukrainian pro-EU protesters keep warm around a bonfire in Independence Square in Kiev. The European Union and the United States expressed concern after the Ukrainian parliament passed laws to curb the right to protest, a move the opposition called a power grab.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genya Savilov / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Family members run away from tear gas during clashes between Egypt's security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aly Hazzaa / Associated PressLink
Avalanche dog Aico searches for a person buried by snow during training near the Alpspitze mountain in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Members of the public assist the police with the search in the Silverknowes area for a missing 3-year-old boy in Edinburgh, Scotland. Mikaeel Kular was last seen at 9 p.m. Wednesday when he went to bed at his home in Edinburgh.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty ImagesLink
A horse and rider walk over a burning pyre in the central Spanish village of San Bartolome de Pinares during celebrations for the feast of Saint Anthony, patron saint of animals. Since time immemorial, the horses' owners have conditioned their animals to pass through the flames marking a religious folklore deeming that the process will cleanse the village of disease.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gerard Julien / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Injured anti-government protesters are given first aid after a grenade attack during a march as part of their fifth day of the "Bangkok Shutdown" rally in central Bangkok, Thailand. An explosive device injured at least 28 protesters participating in the anti-government Bangkok Shutdown campaign, hospital sources said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / EPALink
Residents gather next to a flooded basketball court at a village in Butuan City, as floods inundated villages and towns after heavy rains in the Philippines. Thousands of people fled rising floods.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Erwin Mascarinas / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as a relic of Prophet Muhammad is displayed on the Friday following Eid -e-Milad marking the birth anniversary of Muhammad, at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Farooq Khan / EPALink
A Hindu devotee gets showered as part of a cleansing ritual before proceeding for his pilgrimage during the Thaipusam festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joshua Paul / Associated PressLink
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