Pomona police SWAT Officer Chris Lewis and his wife Cynthia Lewis embrace at a prayer vigil Thursday for his partner, Shaun Diamond, who was shot while serving a warrant Tuesday and died the next day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles TimesLink
Clippers guard Chris Paul charges onto the court during pregame introductions in the team's season-opening game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Staples Center. The Clippers won, 93-90.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles TimesLink
New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer sings along with Fergie during the national anthem before the team's NBA season opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Staples Center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles TimesLink
Eric Frein, shackled and scratched, is escorted by police into the Pike County Courthouse in Milford, Pa., for his arraignment in the shooting of two Pennsylvania state troopers, one fatally, on Sept. 12. Frein was captured seven weeks after police say he ambushed the troopers outside a barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rich Schultz / Associated PressLink
Ghouls and zombies stagger down the street in a Halloween parade in downtown Lisbon, Portugal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francisco Seco / Associated PressLink
A model presents a creation during a fashion show created by Vietnamese-born model and global fashion show organizer Jessica Minh Anh on a catwalk set up on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCOIS GUILLOT / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A man rides a motorcycle past Turkish troops guarding Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga soldiers prior to their departure to the Syrian city of Kobani, outside a staging area on the outskirts of Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated PressLink
Egyptian Sufi Muslims attend a celebration marking the birth of Iman Ibrahim el-Desouki, who lived from 1255 to 1296 and founded the Desouki Order in the Egyptian Nile Delta town of Kafr el-Sheikh. In Egypt, millions of Muslims belong to Sufi orders -- a branch of Islam which preaches introspection and mysticism.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMED EL-SHAHED / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Israeli riot police prevent a Palestinian man from entering the Al Aqsa mosque compound for Friday prayers. Israeli police were heavily deployed around the landmark in Jerusalem's Old City after a rare closure during clashes over the killing of a Palestinian accused of shooting an Israeli activist. Males under 50 were being barred access to the reopened mosque.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GALI TIBBON / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Pro-democracy demonstrators make one another up as Chinese ghosts to celebrate Halloween at the encampment of the Occupy Hong Kong mass civil disobedience campaign in the Mongkok district.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEROME FAVRE / EPALink
A house in the abandoned Indonesian village of Sukameriah lies in ruins, shrouded in smoke and partly buried in ash and lava from the eruption of the Mount Sinabung volcano, background.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUTANTA ADITYA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Bahraini men tend to cauldrons of rice, meat and vegetables being prepared to feed the village of Malkiya as part of traditional Shiite observance of the Islamic month of Muharram, dedicated to remembering and mourning the death of Imam Hussein, a Shiite saint and grandson of Islam's founding prophet, Muhammad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hasan Jamali / Associated PressLink
A family offers prayers and candles at the graves of relatives buried with other victims of Typhoon Haiyan during a Mass outside a Catholic church in Palo, Philippines. Haiyan, hit one year ago and left nearly 8,000 people in the eastern Philippines dead or missing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPALink
Afghan laborers drink tea after work at a chalk factory as the sun sets on the outskirts of Mazar-i-sharif. Afghanistan's economy is largely agriculture-based, though the country is endowed with a wealth of natural resources and mineral deposits.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FARSHAD USYAN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A man jumps over a burning couch in San Francisco's Mission district after the city's Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Noah Berger / Associated PressLink
A canopy of color serves as a backdrop to Cathedral Rock at dawn in Sedona, Ariz.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles TimesLink
Lava from the Kilauea volcano threatens the town of Pahoa, Hawaii. The lava has been flowing since an eruption in June. The volcano has been active since 1983.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRUCE OMORI / EPALink
Lava from the Kilauea volcano flows near the town of Pahoa, Hawaii.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRUCE OMORI / EPALink
Actor Edward James Olmos mimics the 70-foot-tall "Pope of Broadway" mural depicting actor Anthony Quinn during an announcement of a restoration of the mural in downtown Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
A woman walks among graves in the public cemetery of Debrecen, Hungary, as All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day approach.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZSOLT CZEGLEDI / EPALink
A woman dressed as a zombie entertains people waiting to see the show "La Peste Z" at the Manoir de Paris haunted house in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Elene Minina of Ukraine performs as part of Pole Art 2014, a pole dancing competition in Limassol, Cyprus.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK BAZ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Two visitors from Sweden kiss at a mural depicting Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev, left, kissing former East German Communist leader Erich Honecker in Berlin. The city is preparing to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with an installation of 6,800 lamps along with illuminated balloons where the wall once divided the city into capitalist West and communist East.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gallup / Getty ImagesLink
A model waits to walk on a runway before a show at the Neve Tirza prison for women in Ramle, Israel. Prisoners studying makeup application and hairdressing helped style the models.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oded Balilty / Associated PressLink
Thousands of people jammed into a sports stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, to celebrate the life of soccer player Senzo Meyiwa, whose slaying during a robbery stunned the nation.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Residents examine damage to a road after a landslide caused by heavy monsoon rains in Koslanda, Sri Lanka. As many as 100 people were feared buried alive by the landslide.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISHARA S.KODIKARA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Liu Fulong, a carpenter, drives a wooden electric car that he made in Shenyang, China.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A farmer walks through rice growing in a field in Kagoshima, Japan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tomohiro Ohsumi / BloombergLink
The unmanned Antares rocket was launching off the coast of Virginia when the mission went awry and a safety officer sent a destruct command to the $200-million-plus craft.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay Diem / Eastern Shore NewsLink
A model dinosaur at the exhibition "World of Dinosaurs" is transported in front of a bucket-wheel excavator in Grosspoesna, Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jens Meyer / Associated PressLink
A photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows a Hawaii Volcano Observatory geologist on Sunday mapping the margin of the lava flow in Pahoa, Hawaii.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: U.S. Geological SurveyLink
Jose Orozco drives friends in his 1950s Chevy Bel Air to support the Coalition of L.A. city unions in a rally in downtown Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles TimesLink
Los Angeles Fire Department rescue personnel carry a body found at the foot of a 150-foot cliff at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro to a helicopter for evacuation.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles TimesLink
Heavy storms flooded a neighborhood in Buenos Aires.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFPLink
Hindu devotees offer prayers during the Chhath festival in Agartala, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARINDAM DEY / AFPLink
Kurds in Turkey greet peshmerga convoys at the Habur crossing along the Turkish-Iraqi border.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ILYAS AKENGIN / AFPLink
Russian Geographic Society staff members carry the body of a baby mammoth to put on display in Moscow. The 39,000-year-old baby mammoth was named Yuka, derived from the Yukagir coastline where she was found. Yuka was found four years ago in the Siberian permafrost and was between 6 and 11 years old when she died. Scientists call Yuka the best-preserved mammoth in the history of paleontology.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ivan Sekretarev / Associated PressLink
Friends mourn at a growing memorial for Roberto Rubio, a teenager who died after being hit by a suspected drunk driver in Santa Ana.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The TimesLink
Kathy Cirillo is comforted by soldiers during the funeral procession for her son Cpl. Nathan Cirillo in Hamilton, Canada. Cirillo was standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday when he was killed by a gunman who went on to open fire on Parliament Hill before being shot down in a hail of bullets.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Gunn / The Canadian PressLink
A protester lies on the ground during a demonstration in southern France, a day after a 21-year-old man died in unclear circumstances during a violent clash between demonstrators and police at the site of the contested Sivens dam near the town of Gaillac.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: REMY GABALDA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Dancers in their iconic "Swan Paint" from Mathew Bourne's "cygneture" work, Swan Lake, pose in formation in front of Australia's landmark Opera House in Sydney.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAEED KHAN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A woman walks with a stroller past autumnally colored trees at the Schlosspark in northern Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jens Buettner / Associated PressLink
Crew members aboard Team Alvimedica sail along the Brazilian coast on Day 15 of the Volvo Ocean Race. Starting from Alicante in Spain, the route, spanning 39,379 nautical miles, visits 11 ports in 11 countries (Spain, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, China, New Zealand, Brazil, United States, Portugal, France, the Netherlands and Sweden) over nine months.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Handout / Getty ImagesLink
Afghan security officials stand beside the body of a gunman who attacked a residential area in Herat, Afghanistan. According to reports, two militants took positions in a residential area and clashed with police, killing both the gunmen, two police and injuring several civilians.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JALIL REZAYEE / EPALink
A picture taken from the Turkish border near the southeastern village of Mursitpinar shows smoke billowing after a jet fighter hit Kobani.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Supporters of Tunisian party Nida Tunis celebrate their victory in parliamentary elections. Nida Tunis took around 35% of the seats in Parliament, giving it the right to present a prime minister and form a governing coalition. The Islamists trailed with just 25% of the seats.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hassene Dridi / Associated PressLink
Burkina Faso riot police arrest an opposition supporter in Ouagadougou as hundreds battled police after a mass rally against plans to let the long-serving president extend his rule beyond 30 years.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An Indian Hindu devotee offers prayers a day ahead of the Chhat festival on the Yamuna river in New Delhi. Devotees fast during the day and in the evenings offer prayers to the setting sun in bodies of water.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A pro-democracy protester observes a minute of silence to mark one month since demonstrators took to the streets, in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Rescue workers patrol along the coast after warnings of a cyclone in Karachi, Pakistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SHAHZAIB AKBER / EPALink
An investigation is underway after a Ventura County sheriff's deputy was killed after he was struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop on the 101 Freeway in Camarillo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Divers hold up the pumpkins they carved in a fish tank at the London Aquarium in central London.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEON NEAL / AFPLink
Palestinian artist Eyad Sabbah,40, stands in front of the statues he created amid the rubble of buildings in Gaza City that were destroyed during the 50 days of conflict between Israel and Hamas last summer. The statues are made of fiberglass and covered with clay and are depictions of the Palestinians who fled their houses from Israeli shelling.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAHMUD HAMS / AFPLink
A model rests before tackling the runway at the Mao Geping Makeup Trends show during China Fashion Week in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WANG ZHAO / AFPLink
Medical staff in protective suits waiting by an ambulance are seen in a reflection off the glass entrance of the Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea stepped up its measures to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated PressLink
Afghan security officials secure the scene of a suicide bomb blast that targeted the office of a local attorney general in Kunduz, Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASIR WAQIF / EPALink
A string is used to ensure a perfectly aligned formation by the People's Liberation Army before a welcoming ceremony for Czech Republic President Milos Zeman outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIEGO AZUBEL / EPALink
World War II veteran Jack McFarland, who is also a retired Hamilton police officer, greets mounted units after attending the public visitation for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the Markey-Dermody Funeral Home in Hamilton, Ontario.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Power / The Canadian PressLink
Firefighters work to contain a fire at Redeemer United Methodist Church Thrift Shop in Harper Woods, Mich.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Coates / The Detroit NewsLink
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