Firefighters spray water on hot spots after a massive fire in downtown Los Angeles early Monday engulfed an apartment tower under construction, damaged two other buildings and left freeways and roads closed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Galaxy stars Landon Donovan, left, and Robbie Keane hoist the MLS Cup after winning the championship game against the New England Revolution at StubHub Center in Carson on Sunday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
Members of the Amazon Rebels dance in the middle of the street on Martin Luther King Boulevard during the 11th CicLAvia event in Los Angeles on Sunday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles TimesLink
Pastor Greg Waybright, left, welcomes Matthew and Grace Huang and their sons Immanuel and Josiah on their return to the Lake Avenue Church in Pasadena on Sunday. The church supported the Huangs while they were detained for two years in Qatar following the death of their adopted daughter.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles TimesLink
A commuter arrives at the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center early Monday morning. The $185.2 million, 67,000 square foot terminal opened to train, bus and taxi travelers on Saturday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
Participants ride stand up paddles on the Seine river in Paris on Saturday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thomas Samson / AFPLink
Young Filipino typhoon victims swim Monday in a swelling river in the typhoon-hit town of Taft, Samar island, Philippines.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francis R. Malasig / EPALink
Rayan Lochte of the U.S. competes to win the bronze medal in the men's 100 meter individual medley during the 12th Fina World Swimming Championships on Sunday in the Qatari capital Doha.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marwan Naamani / AFPLink
International Security Assistance Forces honor guards take part in a flag-lowering ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday. The U.S. and NATO ceremonially ended their combat mission in Afghanistan on Monday, 13 years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks sparked their invasion of the country to topple the Taliban-led government.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Massoud Hossaini / Associated PressLink
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