Rocky Ramos walks with his wife and granddaughter near the location of a shallow grave in Palmdale where his dog, Buddy, sniffed out a human skull that turned out to be that of missing Fox executive Gavin Smith, more than two years after he went missing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Two people comfort each other Thursday at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif., during the funeral of Pomona police Officer Shaun Diamond, who was killed in October while with a team serving a search warrant.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
A cyclist passes white balloons installed along the former route of the Berlin Wall. They are part of the project 'Lichtgrenze 2014' on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kay Nietfeld / Associated PressLink
Wearing the World War II-era uniform of the Red Army, Russian soldiers take part in a military parade in Red Square in Moscow. Russia marked the 73rd anniversary of the 1941 parade, when the Red Army soldiers marched to the front line as German troops were just a few kilometers from Moscow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Spectators wearing 3D glasses watch the live concert of the German band Kraftwerk at the Louis Vuitton Art Foundation in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DOMINIQUE FAGET / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Macedonian citizens with masks on their faces attend a protest against pollution in western Macedonian city of Tetovo, in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. According to officials, Tetovo is one of the most polluted cities in Macedonia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GEORGI LICOVSKI / EPALink
Students shout slogans as they demonstrate against police violence and in memory of Remi Fraisse, a 21-year-old protester who died Oct. 26 in clashes between police and protesters near the southwestern town of Lisle-sur-Tarn, in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thibault Camus / Associated PressLink
A worker moves cotton at a ginning mill in Pilibanga, Rajastan, India. India may topple China as the world's largest cotton grower next year as farmers harvest the biggest area ever, boosting production to near-record levels.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Prashanth Vishwanathan / BloombergLink
Jonas Blixt of Sweden on the 8th hole during the second round of the WGC-HSBC Champions at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ross Kinnaird / Getty ImagesLink
Workers paint the exterior walls of the Tsunami Museum in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Aceh's government is preparing for the 10th anniversary of the tsunami that occurred on Dec. 26, 2004, triggered by a magnitude-9.3 earthquake off Sumatra and killing an estimated 230,000 people in 13 countries along the Indian Ocean.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK / EPALink
A boy walks past thousands of crosses erected at a mass grave for victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan at Vasper village in Tacloban City, Philippines, a day before the first anniversary of the devastating typhoon.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
People release candle-lighted lanterns into the night sky on the eve of the one-year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan at Leyte Park in Tacloban, Philippines.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris McGrath / Getty ImagesLink
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December 1955: The first image in the above Shrine Auditorium photo gallery appeared in the Dec. 20, 1955, Los Angeles Times. The Ray Graham photo was part of the
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