Dennis Sanderson works to keep drains clear behind homes on Ridgeview Drive in Azusa, in Los Angeles County.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles TimesLink
The aurora borealis, or northern lights, illuminate the night sky at Embleton Bay in Northumberland, England.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tom White / PALink
The Loucura Suburbana (Suburban Madness) Carnival street parade is held in in Rio de Janeiro.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mario Tama / Getty Images South AmericaLink
Steadicam operator David Eastwood focuses his camera during Academy Awards rehearsals inside the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
A Pakistani horse cart driver transports plastic bottles for recycling in Islamabad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ NAEEM / AFPLink
A California Highway Patrol officer surveys a tractor-trailer crash on highways 58 and 99 in Bakersfield.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Casey Christie / The Bakersfield CalifornianLink
Palestinian Muslims pray outside of the Old City of Jerusalem as Israeli police block them from the city's Al Aqsa mosque.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS COEX / AFPLink
Armed men patrol near the airport in Simferopol, Ukraine.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARTUR SHVARTS / EPALink
A woman reacts as she arrives at barricades in Kiev, Ukraine.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFPLink
Egyptian security forces take cover during clashes with supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Emad Abdul Rahman / Associated PressLink
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