Los Angeles Police Department investigators take measurements of skid marks at the scene where two pedestrians were killed when the driver of a Ford Mustang lost control while street racing and plowed into a crowd of spectators in Chatsworth. The driver fled on foot.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles TimesLink
Thousands of teachers belonging to the United Teachers of Los Angeles union rally to press for contract demands in Grand Park.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Sturgeon Bay breaks ice in the shipping channel on the Hudson River in Catskill, N.Y. With the prolonged cold winter weather, the Coast Guard has been busy clearing shipping lanes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Groll / Associated PressLink
Workers use heavy equipment to remove snow from a road in the Safidcher district of the Panjshir Valley of Afghanistan. Rescue teams were searching for victims of a series of avalanches that have killed scores of people in northeastern Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAWAD JALALI / EPALink
An Afghan youth works in a pea factory in Mazar-i-Sharif.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FARSHAD USYAN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Acrobatic pilots perform in front of a curtain of fire on the first public day of the Australian International Airshow at the Avalon Airfield southwest of Melbourne.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAUL CROCK / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Runners participate in the 2015 Tel Aviv Marathon in Israel.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIL COHEN-MAGEN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Palestinian child stands next to a mural of a kitten, said to have been painted by British street artist Banksy, on the remains of a house that was destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, in the Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanun.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Pakistani vendor who sells bubble-making paraphernalia and balloons demonstrates for potential customers at his stall at the Rawal Lake Park in Islamabad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AAMIR QURESHI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Protestors carry Palestinian flags during a demonstration against Israeli encroachment on a hill in the West Bank village of Bilin in front of the Israeli settlement of Modiin Illit, background.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS COEX / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Houthi Shiite rebel with Yemen's flag painted on his face chants slogans during a rally to show support for leader of rebels, Abdel Malik Houthi, in Sana, Yemen.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hani Mohammed / Associated PressLink
Powders of many bright colors are displayed for sale at a market ahead of the Holi festival in Bhopal, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJEEV GUPTA / EPALink
Chinese army soldiers toughen up by shedding their shirts and dumping snow on their heads during a training exercise in Heihe in northeast China's Heilongjiang province.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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