Flame retardant is dumped over the Way fire, seen from the Camp James campground, near Kernville, along the Kern River. The out-of-control blaze began Monday northeast of Bakersfield and has charred more than 3,300 acres.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles TimesLink
A flier bearing the likeness of Ezell Ford hangs on a light post outside Paradise Baptist Church in South Los Angeles, where a community forum was held about the killing of Ford by L.A. police. Activists called on the LAPD to release the names of the officers who shot Ford.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
Police officers move in to arrest protesters as they push and clear crowds out in Ferguson, Mo. early Wednesday morning.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Curtis Compton / Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionLink
Demonstrators protest the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Despite the Brown family's repeated calls for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Olson / Getty ImagesLink
Police officers holding riot shields and wooden batons stand and watch protesters during a nighttime demonstration in Ferguson, Mo
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luke Sharrett / BloombergLink
University of Connecticut students fish at Shenipsit Lake in Tolland, Conn., at sunset.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jim Michaud / Journal InquirerLink
Brazil's Miguel Pupo rides a wave during the second day of the Billabong Pro Tahiti surf event in Teahupoo, Tahiti.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GREGORY BOISSY / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Lotte Friis of Denmark competes in the women's 800-meter freestyle preliminaries at the European swimming championships in Berlin.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Ebener / EPALink
A model displays a creation by a Gen Next designer during the first day of the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajanish Kakade / Associated PressLink
Rescue workers search for missing people at a landslide site in Hiroshima, Japan. At least 27 people are dead and 10 unaccounted for in landslides triggered by torrential rain in the western Japan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPALink
Rescue workers arrive in an area hit by a landslide caused by torrential rain in a residential area of Hiroshima, Japan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Buddhika Weerasinghe / Getty ImagesLink
Cows swim through floodwaters in search of food in the Morigaon district of Assam state, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / EPALink
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