Justin Williams of the Kings scored the winning goal against the New York Rangers, then made another winning move when he gave his stick to a young fan at Staples Center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Belmont Stakes entrant Ride on Curlin shakes off water from a morning bath while trainer Billy Gowan, right, keeps the colt in place at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Garry Jones / Associated PressLink
A student gets into the spirit of World Environment Day in the forest of Gokarna, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPALink
Soldiers cross Pegasus Bridge (also known as the Bénouville Bridge) in a vintage jeep during D-day commemorations in Ranville, France.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Jackson / Getty ImagesLink
The medals of George Shenkle, a 93-year-old World War II veteran with the 82nd Airborn Division, are shown during a ceremony in Picauville, France, honoring those who fought in the Normandy campaign.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Win McNamee / Getty ImagesLink
A pilgrim gets ready to cross the Quema river during the annual El Rocio pilgrimage in Villamanrique, Spain.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GOGO LOBATO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Demonstrators are arrested by police after they tried to enter during the EU Justice and Home Affairs council at the EU headquarters in Luxembourg.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICOLAS BOUVY / EPALink
A mother comforts her child as other children play in a hostel and temporary shelter in Ilovaisk, Ukraine, organized for people displaced by ongoing violence in the country's eastern regions.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VIKTOR DRACHEV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Absata, an elderly and infirm Muslim woman, uses a cane to help navigate a room inside the Catholic church in Bossemptele, Central African Republic, that has offered her protection since the town's Muslim population came under attack at the beginning of the year. Only 19 Muslims remain in the city that once had more than a thousand.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TimesLink
A young boy walks past a fire used to keep evicted families warm in Johannesburg, South Africa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM LUDBROOK / EPALink
The Grand Mosque, right, is situated on the promenade along the Bay of Algiers with the old town of the Algerian capital known as the "Kasbah" in the background. Algerian authorities plan to redevelop the Bay of Algiers by 2030.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROUK BATICHE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Israeli security forces detain a Palestinian demonstrator during a protest in solidarity with prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails, at the Qalandia checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABBAS MOMANI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Syrian security celebrate Bashar Assad's presidential reelection in Damascus.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dusan Vranic / Associated PressLink
Lee Chung-ja, 76, sits in front of the gravestone of her late brother Lee Yong-ok, who died during his military service, at the National Cemetery in Seoul.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated PressLink
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