Soccer fans wearing Brazilian flags arrive at Santa Cruz Stadium in Ribeirao Prato, Brazil, to watch France's national team practice for the World Cup.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK FIFE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A protestor in a Batman costume demonstrates in Rio de Janeiro as the World Cup gets underway.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Raedle / Getty ImagesLink
Martin Kaymer of Germany misses birdie on the 17th hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chuck Burton / Associated PressLink
Jennifer Lopez will release her new album "A.K.A." later this month.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Two people sustained non-life-threatening injuries when a Metro Expo Line train collided with a car in downtown Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles TimesLink
Bicyclists get into the spirit of the 11th annual World Naked Bike Ride in Portland, Ore.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Hot air balloons light up during the 26th annual Thurston Classic Night Glow event at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Colwell / Erie Times-NewsLink
NASA image of a significant solar flare erupting.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASALink
A volunteer crew member climbs the mast of the replica of the French frigate Hermione during training in Rochefort, France.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: XAVIER LEOTY / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Palestinian protester runs from tear gas fired by Israeli soldiers during clashes over the Jewish settlement of Qadomem, West Bank.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALAA BADARNEH / EPALink
Villagers lead donkeys carrying ballot boxes and other election materials to polling stations not accessible by road along a path in the Shotul district of Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WAKIL KOHSAR / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Two Tengananese men fight using thorny pandanus leaves in Bali, Indonesia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Putu Sayoga / Getty Images AsiaPacLink
Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo waves during a campaign rally in Cilacap, Indonesia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tatan Syuflana / Associated PressLink
A Balinese artist enjoys the opening of the 36th Bali International Arts Festival in Denpasar, Indonesia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Agung Parameswara / Getty ImagesLink
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