U.S. soccer fans on the Hermosa Beach Pier had much to celebrate Thursday after their team's loss to Germany: The U.S. was still allowed to advance into the FIFA World Cup's knockout round.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles TimesLink
U.S. soccer fans on the Hermosa Beach Pier had much to celebrate Thursday despite their team's loss to Germany: The U.S. still advanced into the FIFA World Cup's knockout round.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Algerian fans celebrate in Algiers after Algeria eliminated Russia with a 1-1 draw in a FIFA 2014 World Cup Group H match.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROUK BATICHE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Exuberant young fans welcome YouTube star Ricky Dillon at VidCon, which is expected to draw about 18,000 people to the Anaheim Convention Center over three days.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles TimesLink
Santa Barbara County firefighter Chris Hansen douses the western edge of a vegetation fire early Friday morning on UC Santa Barbara's Coal Oil Point Reserve.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Eliason / Associated PressLink
Kayden Dunaway, 6, falls off a sheep during the Mutton Bustin' competition at the Garrard County Fair near Lancaster, Ky. The maximum weight for each contestant is 55 pounds.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Clay Jackson / The Advocate-MessengerLink
Rob Colvis, a public land biologist, helps herd geese at Noble Park in Paducah, Ky. A group of local biologists got together to tag Canada geese in order to track their survival ratings.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ellen O'Nan / The Paducah SunLink
A bullet hole in the car in which Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and wife Sophie were shot to death is on display at the Museum of Military History in Vienna. They were assassinated in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, an event that led to the outbreak of World War I.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ronald Zak / Associated PressLink
Striking artists hold fake coffins as they take to the streets in Marseille, France, to protest against government plans to reform the unemployment benefits insurance agreement.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Claude Paris / Associated PressLink
Revellers run through a puddle on the first official day of the Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts on Worthy Farm in Somerset, England. U.S. metal giants Metallica will play this year's coveted Saturday night headline spot.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Leon Neal / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Przewalski's horse foal grazes with mare Galinka in a meadow at the former U.S. military site Campo Pond in Hanau-Grossheim, western Germany. After the withdrawal of the U.S. Army the site was turned into a nature reserve in 2009.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arne Dedert / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An Iraqi Christian displaced girl who fled from the Christian village of Hamdania near Mosul province in Iraq sleeps on a mattress as she settles with her family at a temporary shelter for the displaced Christian families in Ainkawa, Iraq.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hussein Malla / Associated PressLink
Demonstrators protest in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Miguel Schincariol / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An Egyptian dancer in a traditional costume performs while holding clothes to act as if he were holding a baby during a night show marking the holy month of Ramadan in Cairo. The traditional dance is known as "whirling dervish."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Amr Nabil / Associated PressLink
Hundreds of Hong Kong lawyers dressed in black stage a silence protest outside the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong, to protest a recent Beijing policy statement they say undermines the Asian financial hub's rule of law. The demonstration is the latest sign of growing anger over mainland China's expanding influence over Hong Kong.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / Associated PressLink
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