U.S. soccer fans at a viewing party in downtown Los Angeles show dismay when the U.S. team gives up the tying goal against Portugal during World Cup play.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
South Korean soccer fans, watching on a Jumbotron and another monitor at Wilshire Park Place in Koreatown, react as their team scores its first goal of the game in the second half of its World Cup match against Algeria. The joy didn't last long; South Korea lost, 4-2.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles TimesLink
Los Angeles police investigators catalog evidence from a suspected illicit drug lab in Van Nuys. Five LAPD officers and a suspect were treated at hospitals after they were exposed to chemicals.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles TimesLink
Fans cheer as Fedde Le Grand performs during the 18th annual Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ethan Miller / Getty ImagesLink
Torchlights are placed next to soldiers' tombs at the Douaumont boneyard during the annual event known as the Four Days of Verdun, a night parade of veterans marking the 98th anniversary of the Battle of Verdun, the longest single battle of World War I.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FREDERICK FLORIN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A man covered in moss takes part in the annual Corpus Christi procession in the small village of Bejar, Spain. According to legend, in the 12th century, Christians covered their clothes and weapons with moss to camouflage themselves and get inside a Muslim fortress. The tradition of the Moss Men has been included in Corpus Christi celebrations in Bejar since 1397.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Ochoa de Olza / Associated PressLink
A visitor walks in a recently restored amphitheater at the archaeological ruins of Pompeii, Italy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARIO LAPORTA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Greenpeace activist stages a mock trashing of solar panels outside the headquarters of Origin Energy in Sydney in protest of the company's resistance to solar energy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER PARKS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Two people kiss during the Trans Pride Parade in Istanbul, Turkey, as part of Trans Pride Week 2014, an event organized by Istanbul's Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transvestites and Transsexuals organization.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Printing shop owner Jonathan Bracha finishes posters showing three missing Israeli boys -- Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel -- in his workshop in Jerusalem. The three boys were students at a Jewish seminary and were last seen June 12 at a common hitchhike stop near the Gush Etzion settlement bloc north of Hebron.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPALink
An Israeli soldier prepares to load shells into his Merkava tank positioned near the Quneitra checkpoint on the border with Syria in the Golan Heights.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFPLink
Mohammed Fahmy, left, Canadian-Egyptian acting bureau chief of Al-Jazeera, appears with Australian correspondent Peter Greste and Egyptian producer Baher Mohamed in a defendant's cage during their trial on terror charges in Cairo. Egyptian Judge Mohamed Nagui Shehata sentenced the three journalists to seven years in prison.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hamada Elrasam / APLink
A man stands next to a road in Baidoa, Somalia, while Ethiopian soldiers, as part of the African Union Mission in Somalia, conduct a night patrol through the city.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TOBIN JONES / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Iraqi Turkmen forces patrol a checkpoint in the northern city of Tuz Khurmatu, close to locations of jihadist Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant fighters. Sunni militants led by the ISIL took control of an Iraq-Syria border crossing after Syrian rebels withdrew overnight.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARIM SAHIB / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Afghan farmers load up a donkey with wheat on the outskirts of Herat. Agriculture is the main source of income for roughly 75% of the Afghan population even though the industry makes up only about 20% of the country's gross domestic product.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AREF KARIMI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
People take part in the Color Run Beijing in a park in the Chinese capital. The Color Run is a five-kilometer race in which thousands of participants, or "color runners," are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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