At the Los Angeles Police Department's downtown headquarters, roses are placed on a wall of names during Thursday's ceremony honoring officers killed in the line of duty -- more than 200 through the years.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TimesLink
At the Folsom Women's Facility in Folsom, Calif., on Saturday, Audree Loaiza,11, hugs her mother, Andrea Fabbri, 31, during a get-together facilitated by Get on the Bus, a nonprofit program that transports families to visit incarcerated loved ones near Mother's and Father's days.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rich Pedroncelli / Associated PressLink
Ducks defenseman Sami Vatanen and Kings forward Justin Williams collide as they chase the puck during Game 3 of the NHL Western Conference semifinals at Staples Center on Thursday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles TimesLink
Lynnette Steele, a community activist with the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment, covers her nose in reaction to the stench of a squatters' camp in a vacant, bank-owned house in Watts.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles TimesLink
In Hearne, Texas, on Thursday, demonstrators rally outside the police department after the Tuesday shooting of a 93-year-old woman.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stuart Villanueva / The Brownsville HeraldLink
Adam Scott of Australia watches his tee shot on the 13th hole during the second round of the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., on Friday
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin C. Cox / Getty ImagesLink
A participant at the World Conference on Youth 2014, hosted by Sri Lanka, holds a placard during a Friday protest to demand the return of hundreds of school girls abducted by the Boko Haram separatist group in Nigeria.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISHARA S.KODIKARA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
In Glasgow, Scotland, a woman walks past mural advertising a Scottish lager.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty ImagesLink
Fighting between government forces and insurgents in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, on Friday left several people dead.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Evgeniy Maloletka / Associated PressLink
Russian soldiers march in Moscow's Red Square Friday during a Victory Day parade marking 69 years since the nation's victory in World War II.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
At the Jebaliya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, Palestinians on Friday wear chains in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners who are on a hunger strike in Israeli jails.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hatem Moussa / Associated PressLink
Anti-government protesters wave a giant Thai flag on Friday as they rally outside Thai Parliament.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BARBARA WALTON / EPALink
At Friedrichsfelde Zoo in Berlin, 9-day-old giraffe Bine licks the nose of its giraffe aunt, Andrea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stephanie Pilick / Associated PressLink
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