Immigrants wait in a holding cell at the U.S. Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas. Supporters of Jose Antonio Vargas, who was detained and eventually released, held a vigil near the facility for those still inside.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TimesLink
Ray Jose, 23, of Rockville, Md., center, leads a chant across the street from the Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas, immediately after Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was released from custody.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TimesLink
Two teens try to force each other into the water while log birling on Lower St. Regis Lake at the Adirondack Woodsmen's School at Paul Smith's College in N.Y.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Groll / Associated PressLink
Tiger Woods plays off the bunker at the chipping green on the third day of official practice at the British Open Golf Championship at Hoylake, near Liverpool. The Open starts Thursday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA / EPALink
A sculpture depicting a giant dead parrot, measuring 49 feet, is unveiled to promote what is being billed as the final Monty Python live stage show, which will be broadcast near Tower Bridge, London.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Parry / Associated PressLink
Riders take the start during the 11th stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Besancon and Oyonnax, eastern France.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LIONEL BONAVENTURE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Switzerland's Geraldine Fasnacht jumps from the top of the Brevent mountain to fly in a wingsuit over the French ski resort of Chamonix.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE DESMAZES / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Palestinian employees of Gaza City's al-Deira hotel carry a wounded person after an Israeli military strike nearby on the beach.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS COEX / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A wounded Palestinian child cries while receiving medical care at a hospital in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip after an Israeli military strike. Israel urged 100,000 Gazans to flee their homes on Wednesday, but the warning was largely ignored despite an intensification of the military's nine-day campaign after Hamas snubbed a cease-fire effort.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Rescue workers and local residents remove debris of an apartment building after an airstrike in the eastern Ukrainian town of Snizhne. At least 11 people were killed early in the morning Tuesday in the Russian border town of Snizhne when their apartment block crumbled after being hit by a missile. The rebels blamed the attack on Ukraine's air force - a claim denied by Ukrainian sources.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZURAB DZHAVAKHADZE / AFPLink
Soldiers hold flowers as relatives and friends attend an allegiance ceremony of the Ukrainian army battalion Azov before they depart to eastern Ukraine in Kiev, Ukraine. The government in Kiev does not recognize the declared independence of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, and pro-Russian militants refuse to cooperate with the pro-European leadership in Kiev. Ukraine insisted that there would be no cease-fire or negotiations before the pro-Russian separatists in the country's east give up their arms.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMAN PILIPEY / EPALink
A group of young women break their fast on top of an old fortress overlooking the historic core of Sarajevo. Now that Ramadan falls during the summer months, many young Sarajevo Muslims like to break their fast with friends on top of the fortress, replacing traditional meals with simple slices of pizza.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
A Filipino rescuer carries a child as they flee the strong winds and rain brought by typhoon Rammasun in the Tondo slum area, in Manila, Philippines.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPALink
A Filipino boy tries to sweep out floating debris from his flooded home as Typhoon Rammasun batters suburban Quezon City, north of Manila. Typhoon Rammasun knocked out power in many areas but it spared the Philippine capital, Manila, and densely-populated northern provinces from being directly battered Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated PressLink
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