Mike Watts, center, watches the flag-folding ceremony at his father's service at Los Angeles National Cemetery in Westwood. Watts spent five years trying to have his father buried in the cemetery, which had run out of space.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Tania Prebble, center, and staff work with Jabari, a gorilla at the Los Angeles Zoo. The medicine to fight his malady, valley fever, costs about $17,000 a month. Jabari lost almost a fifth of his weight when he was first infected.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TimesLink
Leon Harris, who lives in his RV, says he's happy that Los Angeles' ban on living in vehicles has been struck down. "I know how easy it is to lose everything," he says.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TimesLink
Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke in Century City during an awards ceremony for Public Counsel. The former secretary of State spoke of her time as a young attorney and her role in trying to bring justice to remote corners of the globe such as the Democratic Republic of Congo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles TimesLink
A mudslide on West River Road threatens the University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview Hospital complex on the West Bank in Minneapolis.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Richard Tsong-Taatarii / Minneapolis Star TribuneLink
Members of the opposition party Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) protest outside parliament in Cape Town. The EFF was showing support for leader Julius Malema, who was kicked out of parliament after he refused to withdraw accusations that the ruling party African National Congress was responsible for the deaths of the 32 miners killed in Marikana.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPALink
A brightly made-up man takes part in a demonstration of artists and entertainment workers, known as "intermittents du spectacle," in Marseille to protest the government's plans to reform their status. The inscription on the banner reads: "We want to make a living out of our jobs."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BORIS HORVAT / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Policemen chase away a protester during a demonstration of artists and entertainment workers, known as "intermittents du spectacle," near the Regional Directorate of Cultural Affairs in Lille, northern France.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A man tries to cross a flooded street after heavy rains hit the Black Sea city of Varna in Bulgaria. At least 11 people, two of them children, have died after torrential rains caused flooding in eastern Bulgaria, the Interior Ministry said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPALink
Turkish army officers released from prisons and their families walk to the mausoleum of modern Turkey's founder Kemal Ataturk in Ankara, a day after a Turkish court ruled in favor of a retrial of more than 200 military officers, including former army, air force and navy chiefs, who were sentenced to up to 22 years in jail for allegedly plotting to topple Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government in 2003.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Burhan Ozbilici / Associated PressLink
Harriet, a Masai giraffe, tends to her 4-day-old calf at the San Diego Zoo. The male was born on June 16, standing 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighing 146 pounds. This is Harriet's second calf. Giraffe populations have decreased from about 140,000 in the late 1990s to less than 80,000 because of habitat loss and competition with livestock for resources.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ken Bohn / San Diego ZooLink
A Palestinian youth takes part in military-inspired exercises during a summer camp organized by the Islamist movement Hamas in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAID KHATIB / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A boy poses for a photo in front of a large figure of England football player Wayne Rooney at the entrance of a mall in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WANG ZHAO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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