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Video frame grab of Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight, center, walking into the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department early Friday morning in connection with a hit-and-run incident that left one man dead and another injured.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: none / OnSceneVideo

Volunteers count homeless people on a dark street on skid row during the 2015 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. About 6,000 volunteers take part in counting the homeless people they see as well as tents, cars and other structures used by homeless people, but avoid estimating the number of people who might be inside such shelters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David McNew / Getty Images

People walk past an electric billboard advertising the television show "The Americans" in New York's Times Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jewel Samad / AFP/Getty Images

A little girl enjoys making footprints in a snow-covered parking lot in Tokyo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kimimasa Mayama / EPA

A woman walks through the snowy forest on the Grosser Feldberg mountain in the Taunus region of western Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Rumpenhorst / AFP/Getty Images

French Republican guards stand at attention before a meeting between French President Francois Hollande and Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lionel Bonaventure / AFP/Getty Images

Model Anna Cleveland walks the runway during the Jean Paul Gaultier show as part of Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2015 in Paris.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images

The sun sets over the late 14th century Reformed Church in the village of Kortenhoef near Hilversum, Netherlands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Dejong / Associated Press

Musa, a 25-year-old Kurdish marksman, stands atop a building as he looks at the destroyed Syrian town of Kobane. Kurdish forces recaptured the town on the Turkish frontier on Monday, in a symbolic blow to the jihadists who have seized large swaths of Syria and Iraq territory.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bulent Kilic / AFP/Getty Images

A Palestinian activist, right, argues with an Israeli soldier during clashes between security forces and Palestinians from the West Bank village of Bilin, following a march to protest against Israeli settlements.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Abbas Momani / AFP/Getty Images

A masked Palestinian protester holds a tire during clashes with Israeli soldiers following a protest against Israeli settlements in Qadomem, Kofr Qadom village, near the the West Bank city of Nablus.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alaa Badarneh / EPA

Filipinos light candles and torches to pay tribute for the 44 police officers killed in a clash with Muslim rebels during an operation to capture two suspected terrorists, one of whom was reportedly killed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ritchie B. Tongo / EPA

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a shot during the second round of the 2015 Omega Dubai Desert Classic in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karim Sahib / AFP/Getty Images

Rescuers work amid the wreckage caused by an explosion in a hospital in Cuajimalpa, Mexico City. A gas explosion ripped through the children's hospital, killing 7 and injuring dozens, including 22 children.


San Francisco Fire Department members fight a four-alarm fire at 22nd and Mission streets. Fire officials say one person is dead and at least four people have been injured in the massive, four-alarm fire in the Mission District.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Strazzante / San Francisco Chronicle

A worker prepares the launch gantry being rolled back to reveal the United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket with Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory on board, at Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The scheduled launch will be for NASA's first Earth-observing satellite designed to collect global observations of surface soil moisture and its freeze/thaw state.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bill Ingalls / Getty Images

Volunteer Kelly Loucks Wilson walks between the rails in search of homeless people, part of the annual Point of Time count of homeless in Kent County in Grand Rapids, Mich.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hugh Carey / The Grand Rapids Press

A Stop the War Coalition protester wearing a mask depicting Former Prime Minister Tony Blair shows "bloodied" hands near Parliament in London. Members of Parliament are debating delays to the official inquiry into the Iraq War.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images

A coachman steers a historical carriage sled drawn by Norwegian fjord horses with two guests through the winter landscape near Altenberg, eastern Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arno Burgi / Associated Press

A Ukrainian woman begs for a stop to the bombing in Donetsk, Ukraine, after a shell hit the residential area where she lives, killing two civilians. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called for urgent truce talks with pro-Russian rebels to end a bloody surge in fighting.


People listen to Edith Visvanathan, the grandmother of Myuran Sukumaran, one of the drug convicts facing execution in Indonesia, as she appeals to the Indonesian government during a vigil in Sydney, Australia. More than 2,000 Australians, led by local musicians, gathered in Sydney in a plea for mercy for two drug convicts facing execution in Indonesia.


Maria Sharapova of Russia serves against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia in their women's singles semifinal match on Day 11 of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.


Nigerian refugees prepare food at a United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) camp in Baga Sola. The refugees arrived in the camp after an attack by Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Baga.


A relative of 20-year-old Israeli Staff Sgt. Dor Chaim Nini mourns over his coffin during his funeral in a cemetery in the town of Shtulim. Nini was one of two Israeli soldiers killed in a Hezbollah missile strike on a convoy on the border with Lebanon.


Afghan horsemen compete for the goat during a friendly buzkashi match on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. Buzkashi is a traditional and national sport of Afghanistan, where players compete to place a goat carcass into a goal circle. It was banned during the Taliban rule.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rahmat Gul / Associated Press

A cyclo driver waits for customers in Hanoi. Dating back to colonial times in the 19th century, this mode of transport was once very popular in Vietnamese cities. In the Vietnamese capital only a limited number of cyclos are authorized to transport tourists for city tours.


People prepare to board boats and cross the Buriganga River during a countrywide strike, called by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.


A Kurdish fighter and his son walk down a street in the Syrian town of Kobane near the Turkish border, which Kurdish forces recaptured this week in a symbolic blow against the Islamic State militant group.


Ukrainian soldiers put their dogs inside their jackets to help keep warm in the city of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine. The military conflict between Russia-backed separatists and the government forces in the region has been raging since April, claiming more than 5,100 lives, according to the United Nations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Evgeniy Maloletka / AP

A couple takes a selfie under a canopy of traditional Chinese lanterns at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


A man wearing a costume made of hay and reeds meant to represent a bear parades through the village of Krasnoilsk during celebrations of the winter Malanka festival in western Ukraine, which is observed on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in accordance with the old Julian calendar. During the festival, participants wearing traditional masks and carnival costumes stroll from house to house singing carols and wishing households good luck, while at the same time playing pranks or performing short plays.


Steve Gonzales offers prayers at a makeshift memorial for crossing guard Abel Flores Castellanos, 76, who was struck and killed by a car Tuesday afternoon in Monterey Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Iain Bell inspects a gas burning street light in central London. Despite nationwide budget cuts that have reduced local services and seen street lights dimmed to save money, 1,500 gas lamps in London are still maintained by hand.


Residents of Boston's Charlestown neighborhood dig out their cars that were buried when a blizzard dumped about two feet of snow on the city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Elise Amendola / AP

Pope Francis greets a group of soldiers as he arrives at the Paul VI hall for his weekly general audience at the Vatican.


An Afghan refugee shows his son how to use a slingshot in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / AP

A group from Texas plays with snowballs on a deserted street in New York's Times Square on Tuesday. A major storm forced New York to impose driving bans and halt public transport.


A pedestrian passes through Johnstown Central Park in Johnstown, Pa., on Tuesday. Gov. Tom Wolf declared a state of emergency Monday as a nor'easter was expected to dump snow across the state.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Todd Berkey / The Tribune-Democrat

Briana Fodor hand feeds two baby female zebra sharks that were conceived by artificial insemination at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. The 10-month-old sharks are about 3 feet long.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Auschwitz survivor Miroslaw Celka walks out the gate with the sign translated as "Work makes you free" after paying tribute to fallen comrades at the "death wall" execution spot in the former concentration camp in Oswiecim, Poland, on the 70th anniversary of its liberation.


A giant screen displays a picture of a holocaust survivor at a tent in front of the entrance to the former Nazi concentration camp during a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of its liberation in Oswiecim, Poland.


French President Francois Hollande pays respects at the Holocaust memorial in Paris to mark the international day of Holocaust remembrance, and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland.


German designer Harald Gloeoeckler poses surrounded by two models during the presentation of his table decoration collection "Designs for Duni" in Berlin.


Ukrainian servicemen attend a blessing ceremony by Patriarch Filaret, the leader of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, near the St. Myhailovsky Cathedral in Kiev. The patriarch blessed medical vehicles before they were sent to the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine.


Palestinian children play next to buildings destroyed during last year's 50-day war between Israel and Hamas-led militants, in Gaza City's al-Shejaiya neighborhood. The UN agency for Palestinian refugees said Tuesday that it can't afford to repair Gaza homes because donors have failed to pay.


Workers carry baskets loaded with gravel on their shoulders near a jetty of the Yangon River in Myanmar.


Tiger Woods hits a shot during a practice round before the start of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale in Arizona.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Halleran / Getty Images

Sunrise over Los Angeles. As the East Coast deals with snow and single-digit weather, the expected high in Los Angeles will be 72 degrees.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Viola Davis wins for lead actress in a drama series at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

"Downton Abbey's" cast, which won best ensemble in a drama series, was in the photo booth at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Emma Stone during arrivals at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

A bicyclist lights the way during a ride on the Venice Boardwalk.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A street musician performs for pedestrians on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A visitor adds to an expressionist-like reflection in the windows of the West Pavilion at the Getty Center on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

A girl plays with a curtain of water at Madureira park in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP

Participants are covered in a mixture of flour and bran ("farelos") during the "Domingo Fareleiro" festivities in Xinzo de Limia, Ourense province, Spain, on Sunday. As a purification ritual, the "Domingo Fareleiro" is a battle of flour that takes place every year in the town in a celebration that signals the start of a festive period called "Entroido" ("Carnival" in Galician).

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brais Lorenzo / EFE

Women sit on a bench at a pavilion in the fog on Mt. Namsan in Seoul on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press

Tourists brave the elements on the Brooklyn Bridge on Monday prior to a blizzard expected to lash the Northeast.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Kelly / European Pressphoto Agency

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism.

Travel bans were lifted in New York City, New Jersey and parts of Connecticut earlier this week after a storm that had been forecast as a crippling, city-crushing monster veered east and unleashed its wrath on New England. More photos

Los Angeles: Death Row Records founder Marion “Suge” Knight turned himself in to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in connection with a hit-and-run incident that left one man dead and another injured. Read story.

Los Angeles: Coverage of the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards backstage and on the red carpet at the Shrine Auditorium.

San Francisco: Firefighters fight a four-alarm fire at 22nd and Mission streets, where one person died and at least four were injured in the city’s Mission District.

Oswiecim, Poland: An Auschwitz survivor walks out the gate with the sign saying “Work makes you free” after paying tribute to fallen comrades at the “death wall” execution spot on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp.

Mexico City: Rescuers work amid the wreckage caused by an explosion that ripped through a children’s hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, killing scores of people and injuring dozens, including 22 children. Read story.

Kobane, Syria: A Kurdish marksman stands atop a building as he looks at the destroyed Syrian town of Kobane. Kurdish forces recaptured the town on the Turkish frontier in a symbolic blow to the jihadists who have seized large swathes of territory in their onslaught across Syria and Iraq.

Donetsk, Ukraine: A Ukrainian woman begs for a stop to bombing in Donetsk after a shell hit the neighborhood where she lives, killing two civilians in Donetsk’s Kyibishevsky district.

Sydney, Australia: More than 2,000 Australians, led by local musicians, gathered in Sydney in a plea for mercy for two drug convicts facing execution in Indonesia.

Add stops in Germany, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar and the Ukraine to round out the report.

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