Journalists surround Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto as he emerges from his Temple City house amid a frenzy of speculation that he is the creator of the virtual currency bitcoin.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
Actor Tyrese Gibson hugs a student during a surprise visit to his alma mater, Locke High in South L.A., where he shared his personal story in hopes of inspiring teens to stay in school and graduate.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
Gladys Ortiz, left, and Blanca Ayala try on shoes and prom dresses offered by the Assistance League of Southern California. Nearly 60 homeless or low-income girls from 17 L.A. Unified schools attended the league's Operation School Bell Prom Day in Hollywood to find outfits and to have their hair and makeup styled.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles TimesLink
Laker Pau Gasol is double teamed by Clippers DeAndre Jordan, left, and Willie Green in the 2nd quarter at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Clippers routed the Lakers 142-94.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Like a frozen waterfall, a wall of ice more than 40 feet high stretches down to the high-tide line on Otter Cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in this time-exposure at Acadia National Park in Maine.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert F. Bukaty / Associated PressLink
An athlete is silhouetted against the morning sky during an unofficial training session in Rosa Khutor Alpine Center at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Russia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julian Stratenschulte / EPALink
Mussie Oberlander is escorted by relatives during her traditional Jewish wedding in the Obuda Synagogue in Budapest, Hungary.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEA KALLOS / EPALink
Pfc. William Berczik covers his ears during a live-fire exercise with 120-mm mortars in the desert near Kandahar, Afghanistan. President Obama recently ordered the Pentagon to begin contingency planning for a pullout from Afghanistan by the end of 2014 if Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai or his successor refuses to sign the Bilateral Security Agreement.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Olson / Getty ImagesLink
Dogs and their owners arrive to attend the second day of the Crufts dog show in Birmingham, England. Crufts was first held in 1891 and sees thousands of dogs vie for the coveted title of Best in Show.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty ImagesLink
A demonstrator holds a banner before a march to the China liaison office in a rally to support of Liu Xia, pictured on banner, the wife of imprisoned Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, in Hong Kong.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Muhammad Yasin Malik, in red, chairman of pro-independence group Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), scuffles with Indian policemen as they try to detain him during a protest march in Srinagar, Kashmir, India
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPALink
Fishermen pull their net from the sea as the sun sets on Gampong Jawa beach in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heri Juanda / Associated PressLink
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