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Investigators recover a rifle found in the 6200 block of South Hoover Street in South Los Angeles. Two LAPD officers responding to a call received gunfire. The officers were not hurt.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Edsell Ford, left, father of Ezell Ford, memorialized on the wall, listens to a news conference held by civil rights leaders at the corner of 65th Street and Broadway in South Los Angeles. Police say that Ezell Ford tackled one of the officers and attempted to grab his gun before being shot.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

A photo grab taken from a video made available by the Marina Militare Italiana shows the evacuation of passengers from the burning ferry Norman Atlantic off the coast of Albania.


A woman sits in front of her house destroyed by floodwaters in Kelantan, Malaysia.


A member of the Indonesian military searches for the missing AirAsia passenger jet over the Java Sea.


The Popocatepetl volcano spews ash in Puebla State, Mexico.


A man enjoys a smoke and the sun in Panauti, Nepal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated Press

A snowman made by children is backdropped by trees covered in snow in a park in Bucharest, Romania.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

Poland's Kamil Stoch soars through the air during his trial jump before the 63rd Four Hills Tournament ski jumping event in Oberstdorf, Germany.


Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Kroy Biermann emerges during introductions of players before the game against the Carolina Panthers in Atlanta.


A soldier in Bhopal, India, peeks through the colorful headgear of his colleagues as India's Central Armed Police Forces take part in a parade.


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In Monday’s Pictures in the News, investigators recover a rifle found in the 6200 block of South Hoover Street just north of 62nd Place in South Los Angeles, near where two LAPD officers responding to a call received gunfire. Neither officer was injured, but several shell casings and other evidence were found in the street after the apparent ambush.

South Los Angeles: Civil-rights leaders gather at the corner of 65th Street and Broadway, the site of the LAPD’s fatal shooting of Ezell Ford in August. The results of Ford’s autopsy are to be released Monday.

Albania: Members of the Marina Militare Italiana rescue passengers from the burning ferry Norman Atlantic that is adrift in the Adriatic Sea. Desperate passengers pleaded live on TV to be saved from the burning ferry as rescuers battled gale-force winds and billowing smoke to reach them.

Java Sea: The search for the missing AirAsia passenger jet continues. Multinational teams searched for any sign of the AirAsia plane missing off Indonesia with 162 people on board, but one top official warned it was likely at the bottom of the sea.

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