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The National Weather Service downgraded Hurricane Iselle to a tropical storm about 50 miles before it was expected to make landfall early Friday in the southern part of Hawaii's Big Island. Anne Kllingshirn of Kailua walks with her daughter Emma, 1, as storm clouds float overhead during the sunrise hours on Kailua Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luci Pemoni / Associated Press

Members of the grounds crew push water off the first fairway on Friday during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff Roberson / Associated Press

Dodgers center fielder Yasiel Puig is congratulated by teammate Juan Uribe after robbing Angels hitter Josh Hamilton of extra bases in Thursday's sixth inning at Angels Stadium in Anaheim.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The U.S. boat Quantum Racing takes part in the 33rd edition of the King's Cup sailing competition off Mallorca, Spain, on Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KING'S CUP/MARIA MUINA/HANDOUT / EPA

Pay up for charity or get doused. Beryl Lipton subjects Matt Lee to the ice bucket challenge at Boston's Copley Square on Thursday as funds and awareness are raised about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Elise Amendola / Associated Press

A balloonist prepares for Friday's mass ascent on the first full day of the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta in England. Now in its 36th year, the fiesta is Europe's largest annual hot air balloon event.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oli Scarff / Getty Images

Locals and Ukrainian soldiers take shelter behind a sign reading "Happy journey!" during fighting on Friday between Ukrainian forces and separatist militants in the Donetsk region of Ukraine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: IVAN BOBERSKYY / EPA

in Lausanne. Switzerland, to plead his case before the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Luis Suarez, a Uruguayan forward who plays professionally for Barcelona, finds himself surrounded by fans on Friday. He's been banned from all soccer-related activity for four months after biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder during a World Cup game.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP/Getty Images

Festival-goers attend British singer Ellie Goulding's Thursday concert during the Sudoeste Festival 2014 in Odemira, Portugal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIAGO CANHOTO / EPA

A woman and her son launder clothes in a pond at a temporary shelter in Longtoushan in China's Yunnan province on Thursday. A deadly earthquake on Sunday killed at least 615 people. Hopes of finding any more survivors are fading.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP/Getty Images

At a collapsed building, a woman burns joss paper on Friday to mourn families who died in Sunday's earthquake in Longtoushan, China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WU HONG / EPA

Heavy rain in several areas of north India has caused rivers to reach the danger mark. A boatman rows passengers from the submerged huts of sadhus - holy men - on the flooded banks of the Ganges river in Allahabad on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP/Getty Images

A boat commutes across the Mekong river in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TANG CHHIN SOTHY / AFP/Getty Images

Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps leaps off the blocks in the men's 100 meter freestyle, where he took seventh place at the Phillips 66 U.S. Swimming National Championships in Irvine on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dodger shortstop Hanley Ramirez loses his grip on the bat against the Angels at Angel Stadium on Wednesday in Anaheim.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles Times

Paraguay's Nacional supporters cheer ahead of the football match against Argentina's San Lorenzo at the Defensores del Chaco stadium in Asuncion on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NORBERTO DUARTE / AFP

A Buddhist monk walks at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar, on Thursday. The country faces being called to account for stalling reforms when it hosts top global diplomats at a security forum later this week, with religious clashes and curbs on press freedom taking the sheen off its emergence from military rule.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YE AUNG THU / AFP

Israeli soldiers watch near the border with Gaza on Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsafrir Abayov / Associated Press

A Palestinian child sits on a mattress on the rubble of a house destroyed in an Israeli airstrike on Abasan, east of the southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Yunis and close to the border with Israel. Several people were killed in the attack.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAID KHATIB / AFP

Daughter Amelia Greene, daughter-in-law Kasandra Greene, son Army 1st Lt. Matthew Greene and wife retired Col. Susan Myers, walk off the C-17 plane that transferred the remains of Army Major Gen. Harold Greene to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Thursday. Greene was the first U.S. general killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was slain by a gunman who opened fire at the Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul, Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MICHAEL REYNOLDS / EPA

An Orthodox priest shouts as inhabitants of a tent camp in Kiev clash with fighters of Kiev-1, a volunteer battalion in the capital's Independence Square, also known as the Maidan, on Thursday. Kiev's municipal services, protected by servicemen, tried to remove tents to free Khreshchatyk Street for traffic. A few hundreds activists still live in the tent camp.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP

Paramedics wearing protective suits move Spanish missionary Miguel Pajares, infected with Ebola, on a special isolated stretcher, upon arrival in Madrid on Thursday. Pajares and missionary Juliana Bohi, who seemingly is not infected, arrived at a Spanish air force base in Torrejon de Ardoz, outside Madrid, from Liberia. More than 900 people have died from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EMILIO NARANJO / EFE

A girl holds a paper lantern to float on the River Motoyasu at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in western Japan as the country on Wednesday marked the 69th anniversary of the city's devastation by atomic bomb during World War II.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

An Indian student takes part in a Hiroshima Day peace rally in Mumbai, where students and social activists gathered to mark the 69th anniversary of the world's first nuclear bombing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIVYAKANT SOLANKI / EPA

On Tuesday, the 52nd anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's death, a Marilyn lookalike, Kassandra Carroll, brings a bouquet of red roses to the actress' grave site at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Adam Scott of Australia shoots a practice round on Wednesday before the start of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Cannon / Getty Images

A clash erupts Tuesday during food distribution in Calais, France. Police reinforcements were called to break up fights in the port city between hundreds of African migrants seeking to cross the Channel to England. Fifty-one people were hurt in the fights between groups of mainly Eritrean and Sudanese migrants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCOIS LO PRESTI / AFP/Getty Images

At Miniworld in Lichtenstein, Germany, on Wednesday, visitors pass a copy of the U.S. Capitol. The landscape park presents about 100 original and true-to detail buildings at a 1:25 scale.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jens Meyer / Associated Press

The crowd raises its hands as Pope Francis holds an open-air meeting with altar servers in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican on Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALBERTO PIZZOLI / AFP/Getty Images

"Catch," a light show by French artist Daniel Buren, paints itself onto visitors to the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, England, on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Owen Humphreys / Associated Press

In Perth, Australia, dozens of people tilted a train to free a commuter whose leg was trapped between a carriage and the platform, with authorities praising their efforts as an example of "people power." This frame grab from a video was released Wednesday by the Public Transport Authority of Western Australia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TRANSPERTH / AFP/Getty Images

French fans cheer before the 2014 Women's Rugby Union World Cup match on Tuesday between France and South Africa in Marcoussis, France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP/Getty Images

A man juggles fire sticks on Saturday during the Ozora Festival, described by organizers as a psychedelic tribal gathering, near the Hungarian village of Ozora, south of Budapest.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BALAZS MOHAI / EPA

Children inspect the heavily damaged Sobhi Abu Karsh school in Gaza City's al-Shejaea neighborhood on Tuesday as a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire went into effect in the Gaza Strip after a month of fighting between Hamas and Israeli forces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP/Getty Images

A garment worker is taken to the hospital on Wednesday after becoming sick on the 10th day of a hunger strike in Dhaka, Bangladesh. More than 1,500 workers have been on a hunger strike demanding three months of unpaid wages and holiday allowances.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR ABDULLAH / EPA

A woman and child watch a helicopter coming in to land on Wednesday near rows of tents housing earthquake survivors at Longtoushan, in China's southwest Yunnan province. At least 589 people have died in the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that hit on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GREG BAKER / AFP/Getty Images

A member of the minority Sikh community shouts during a protest on Wednesday against the killing of a Sikh trader in Peshawar, Pakistan. Unidentified armed men opened fire at three shops in a market in Hastnagri, killing a Sikh trader and injuring two others.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARSHAD ARBAB / EPA

Doug Roath jumps from the roof of his house after assessing damage caused by Sunday's storm which sent heavy boulders, mud, rushing water and mountain debris into the yard and slammed against the home off Highway 38 in Forest Falls.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints help to dig out vehicles in front of the house of resident Michelle Olson that was inundated with rocks and debris.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

A man and child rest in the rubble of their home in the Shejaiya area of Gaza, which has seen some of the worst destruction. Many have no home to return to.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

USC fans watch practice at the Trojan campus Monday. It's the first time in four years that fans were allowed to watch practice.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

The sun begins to peek out from below a layer of smoke blowing north from fires in southern Oregon and Northern California as it sets on the Willamette Valley near Eugene, Ore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Pietsch / The Register-Guard

A woman with an umbrella crosses a street in Hanover, Germany, as seen through the rain-wet window of a car.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLE SPATA / DPA

Filipino children wade in floodwater in the town of Hermosa, Philippines. Heavy rainfall caused wide spread flooding in Bataan, Zambales and Pangasinan provinces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPA

A rainbow forms over the Atlantic Ocean as storm clouds approach a small farm in Cape Town, South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPA

Dancers are surrounded by onlookers as they perform the traditional Basque dance "Aurresku" during the "Fiestas de la Virgen Blanca" (White Virgin Feast) in Vitoria, Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADRIAN RUIZ DE HIERRO / EFE

Jay Z and Beyonce perform as part of their "On the Run" tour at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Filipe Toledo, the winner, competes during the final round of the men's surfing main event during the last day of the Vans US Open at the Huntington Beach Pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles Times

Filipe Toledo celebrates after winning the men's surfing main event at the Vans US Open at the Huntington Beach Pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles Times

Samantha Shoushtari is comforted by family friend Lauran Smith during a gathering at the Shoushtari home, one year after her brother, Bijan Shoushtari, died from wounds sustained in a drive-by shooting in the Crenshaw District of Los Angeles. Bijan, 18, was a football team captain at Hamilton High School. His murder remains unsolved.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Chinese rescuers carry an injured resident after an earthquake hit southwest China's Yunnan province. At least 150 people were killed and 1,300 injured in the mountainous Yunnan province, state media said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

Earthquake victims sit amid the debris of collapsed houses in Ludian county in Zhaotong, southwest China's Yunnan province. At least 150 people were killed and 1,300 injured after a strong earthquake hit southwest China's mountainous Yunnan province, state media said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

A Palestinian searches for salvageable items from the rubble of his house that was destroyed in Israeli strikes in Beit Lahiya, in the northern Gaza Strip.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adel Hana / Associated Press

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys climb a wall to watch the scene of an attack in Jerusalem. An Israeli-declared cease-fire and troop withdrawals slowed violence in the Gaza war Monday, though an attack on an Israeli bus that killed one person in Jerusalem underscored the tensions still simmering in the region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sebastian Scheiner / Associated Press

A man looks upon the names of the dead before a candlelight vigil to mark the centenary of the first World War, at the National Memorial Arboretum in Stafford, England. Aug. 4 marks the 100th anniversary of Great Britain declaring war on Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

Fireworks light up the sky during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY BUCHANAN / AFP/Getty Images

Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan massed in Istanbul for his last big rally in Turkey's largest city one week ahead of presidential elections.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OZAN KOSE / AFP/Getty Images

A crowd of college students gathers and takes photographs of Indian Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar and Tamannaah Bhatia as they arrive to promote their latest movie, "Entertainment," in Bangalore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP/Getty Images

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Every week, we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Hiroshima, Japan, paper lanterns float on the River Motoyasu at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park as the  country marked the 69th anniversary of the city’s devastation by atomic bomb during World War II.

Dover Air Force Base, Del.: The family of fallen Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene escorts his casket. Greene became the first U.S. general killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan when he was slain by a gunman  at the Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Gaza City: A man and child rest in the rubble of their home in the Shejaiya area of Gaza, which has seen some of the worst destruction. Many people have no home to return to. At the start of a 72-hour cease-fire on July 31, they returned to their homes in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City to reclaim what belongings they can find. More photos

Donetsk, Ukraine: Locals hide from shelling with Ukrainian soldiers behind a sign reading ‘Happy Journey!’ during fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatist militants in the Donetsk region.

Longtoushan, China: A woman and child watch a helicopter coming in to land near rows of tents housing earthquake survivors  in China’s southwest Yunnan province, where more than 600 people died after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake Sunday.

Stafford, England: A man looks upon the names of the dead before a candlelight vigil to mark the centenary of  World War I at the National Memorial Arboretum. Aug. 4 marked the 100th anniversary of Great Britain declaring war on Germany.

Perth, Australia: Dozens of people tilt a train to free a commuter whose leg was trapped between a carriage and a platform, with authorities praising their efforts as an example of “people power.”

Hawaii: Tropical Storm Iselle reached Hawaii’s Big Island and Maui, bringing heavy rain, strong winds, downed trees and scattered power outages as the state braced for a second storm on Sunday morning, a rare one-two punch for the islands.

Forest Falls: Residents dig out after a severe storm sent boulders, mud, rushing water and mountain debris into their homes in San Bernardino County.

Pasadena: Jay Z appears with Beyoncé as part of their On the Run tour at the Rose Bowl.

Huntington Beach: Filipe Toledo celebrates with friends, family and fans after winning the men’s surfing main event at the Vans U.S. Open at the Huntington Beach Pier.

Los Angeles: A Marilyn Monroe lookalike poses with a bouquet at the actress’ crypt at Pierce Bros. Westwood Village Memorial Park and Mortuary on the anniversary of Monroe’s 1962 death.

Add stops in India, Pakistan, Turkey, France, England and the Vatican to round out the report.

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