Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw celebrates his no-hitter against the Colorado Rockies after the last out of Wednesday's game in Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Carlson / Associated PressLink
Kings players Dustin Brown, left, and Tyler Toffoli, riding on an armored police vehicle, display the Stanley Cup as the team parades Wednesday along the Strand in Hermosa Beach.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles TimesLink
History-making 11-year-old amateur Lucy Li watches a tee shot on the third hole during the first round of the 69th U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst on Thursday. She struggled through her first round.
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Two men look out of a door in a wall decorated with a football mural outside the Maracana Stadium, one of the World Cup venues, in Rio de Janeiro.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Rescue workers bring injured spelunker Johann Westhauser to the surface from the Riesending vertical cave during the final phase of his rescue near Marktschellenberg, Germany, on Thursday.
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Racegoers queue up on Day 3 of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse in England on Thursday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stuart C. Wilson / Getty ImagesLink
A Spanish flag catches the breeze outside the Royal Palace in Madrid before the swearing-in ceremony of Spain's new king, Felipe VI, before both houses of parliament on Thursday. He begins his reign already facing a threat to the unity of his kingdom as the northeastern region of Catalonia fights to hold an independence referendum.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GERARD JULIEN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Pro-Russian militants guard a street near the village of Karlivka, Ukraine, where the handover of bodies of Ukrainian soldiers who died in a downed Ukrainian military transport plane was arranged. The Ukrainian prosecutor's office confirmed that 49 people were killed when separatists shot down the Ukraine air force plane on Saturday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPALink
Yammama, 4, is held by a relative in the Fadaya Camp some 25 miles east of Beirut. Yammama's mother fled Homs, Syria, two years ago with the girl and her three sisters, not wanting the girls to grow up in a war zone.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jerome Delay / Associated PressLink
The air is filled with blue powder after a color run in Changsha, China.
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Tibetans toss "longda," pieces of prayer paper, into the air as they gather to celebrate the Wei Sang festival in Aba, China, during which they pray for another year of good harvest, health and peace.
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South Korean policemen detain a protester during a rally against the Japanese government in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM CHUL-SOO / EPALink
Chris Martin and Coldplay perform at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney, Australia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Metcalfe / Getty ImagesLink
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