Protesters advocating for human rights and an overhaul in immigration laws carry a giant American flag as they march south on Broadway across the 101 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Police make an arrest during a May Day anti-capitalist march in Seattle.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jordan Stead / Associated PressLink
Riot police detain a May Day protester in Medellin, Colombia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RAUL ARBOLEDA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The Clippers' Matt Barnes is called for a technical foul in Game 6 of the NBA Western Conference playoffs in Oakland.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
R&B singer Chris Brown appears in court for a probation violation hearing with his attorney Mark Geragos, right, in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Brown has been ordered to remain jailed without bail until another court hearing set for May 9.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevork Djansezian / Getty ImagesLink
Horses get baths after morning workouts at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Goldman / Associated PressLink
A South African woman talks on her mobile phone as she walks past a mural depicting the late former South African President Nelson Mandela in the Soweto township on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Curtis / Associated PressLink
Yellow roses lie on memorial stones with the names of prisoners who died in the Woebbelin Nazi concentration camp during a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of the liberation of the camp in Woebbelin, Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jens Buettner / Associated PressLink
A model poses after a press conference in Frankfurt, Germany, at the trade fair "Hair and Beauty."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANK†RUMPENHORST / EPALink
A recortador jumps over a bull during a bullfight in Madrid in a bloodless type of bullfighting where performance consists of dodging and acrobatically leaping over a bull, and the ones who dare to get closer to the bull and show less fear are the winners.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Ochoa de Olza / Associated PressLink
Schoolchildren visit ancient underground dungeons during a visit to the Museum of the Inquisition in Lima, Peru. The Inquisition in Peru was created by King Philip II of Spain in 1569 and began functioning in 1570. Its jurisdiction extended to Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CRIS BOURONCLE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A resident holding a religious icon stands next to Ukrainian soldiers at a checkpoint seized in the village of Andreevka, near Slavyansk, Ukraine. Ukraine's military lost two helicopters and two servicemen Friday in a deadly offensive launched just before dawn against pro-Russian rebels holding the flashpoint town of Slavyansk.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILY MAXIMOV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An Afghan miner pauses as he works at a coal mine which collapsed Wednesday, killing some 40 miners and trapping an unknown number of others in the Dar-i- Suf, Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FARSHAD USYAN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Buginese man holds a hammer as he starts to work to install a wooden block in the hull of a phinisi in Bulukumba, Indonesia. A phinisi, a masterpiece of traditional Bugis-Makassar design, is a traditional wooden two-masted sailing ship, well-known as traditional sea transportation among the Buginese people for many centuries.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Agung Parameswara / Getty ImagesLink
Koki Niwa of Japan, top, and Marcos Freitas of Portugal compete during their quarterfinal match of the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated PressLink
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