A vigil was held at USC's religious center in memory of three Muslim students killed in a residential complex at the University of North Carolina. About 75 students, including Newal Osman, and community members attended the candlelight vigil on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles TimesLink
John Stephen Wood lights a cigarette in a Ventura motel room where he recovering from multiple stab wounds and a beating with a baseball bat. The 46-year-old homeless man, known to friends as "Woody," was attacked near the Ventura Promenade on Feb. 1.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles TimesLink
L.A. resident Jasmen Lopez is framed by cherry blossoms as springtime comes early to Descanso Gardens in La Canada-Flintridge.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
A winter scene from Bryce Canyon National Park in southwestern Utah.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: James Michael Kruger / National Park FoundationLink
Russian President Vladimir Putin, France's President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, from left, attend a meeting in Minsk aimed at halting a 10-month war in Ukraine where dozens were killed in the latest fighting.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MYKOLA LAZARENKO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A toxic cloud over the industrial estate of Les Comes de Igualada in Barcelona. Two people were injured after an explosion at a chemical company generated the toxic cloud. Residents were advised not to leave their houses in Igualada and Odena.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: IVAN VALLS / EPALink
Drug addicts gather around fire to warm themselves in a suburb of Tehran. Officials say more than 2.2 million of Iran's 80 million citizens are addicted to illegal drugs, including 1.3 million in registered treatment programs.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ebrahim Noroozi / Associated PressLink
Sebastien Ogier of France drives his Volkswagen Polo R WRC during the shakedown of Rally Sweden 2015 in Hagfors.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIKOS MITSOURAS / EPALink
Masked revelers parade through the streets during the start of the carnival season in Lucerne, Switzerland.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: URS FLUEELER / EPALink
Graduates of Dongmyung Girls High School, clad in traditional Korean dress, bow deeply to teachers and parents during their graduation ceremony at the school in Seoul, South Korea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YONHAP / EPALink
Chinese shop for Lunar New Year decorations at a wholesale market in Beijing. Chinese will celebrate the Lunar New Year on Feb. 19 this year, which marks the Year of Sheep on the Chinese zodiac.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / Associated PressLink
An animal rights activist from PETA hands out bananas to motorists at an intersection in Bangkok, Thailand.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIEGO AZUBEL / EPALink
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