Lightning brightens the night sky over Washington, D.C., during a rainstorm.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mladen Antonov / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Anti-death penalty demonstrators outside the John Joseph Moakley Federal Courthouse during the first day of the sentencing phase in the Boston Marathon trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Katherine Taylor / EPALink
Spanish matador Pep Moral performs a pass on a bull during a bullfight at the Maestranza bullring in Seville, Spain.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Cristina Quicler / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An Israeli girl picks Ranunculus flowers in a cultivated field in the southern Israeli kibbutz of Nir Yitzhak, along the Israeli-Gaza Strip border. The flower bulbs will be mostly exported to Europe.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Menahem Kahana / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A goldfinch feeds its newly hatched chicks in their nest in Chungju, South Korea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kim Jae-Sun / EPALink
A man takes shelter next to discarded broken umbrellas in litter bins during heavy rain in Sydney, Australia. More than 20 people have been rescued from floodwaters and 215,000 homes and businesses are without power as storms continue to lash New South Wales.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Moir / EPALink
Heather Mack, 19, of the United States holds her baby daughter in a cell as she awaits her verdict hearing in Bali, Indonesia. An Indonesian judge sentenced Mack to 10 years and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer to 18 years in jail after they were found guilty of murdering Mack's mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found stuffed inside a suitcase in the back of a taxi outside a luxury Bali hotel in August 2014.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Agung Parameswara / Getty ImagesLink
A Malaysian couple poses for pictures amid a forest of LED lights at an amusement park in Kuala Lumpur.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manan Vatsyayana / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The hands of displaced foreign nationals are visible as they stand outside a shelter for displaced foreigners east of Johannesburg, South Africa. The South African army has been deployed to areas that remain volatile after a spate of attacks targeting immigrants.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Themba Hadebe / Associated PressLink
Smoke rises after a Saudi-led airstrike hit a site where many believe is the largest weapons cache in Yemen's capital, Sana. The Saudi-led coalition pounded Shiite rebels in Yemen on Tuesday, killing at least 19.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hani Mohammed / Associated PressLink
Somali security officers, left, and residents gather at the scene of a car bomb explosion in front of a restaurant in Mogadishu. The attack comes a day after several people, including United Nations staff members, were killed in an attack by the country's Islamist militant group al-Shabab in semi-autonomous region Puntland.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Said Yusuf Warsame / EPALink
Visitors look at a Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion concept car on display at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: How Hwee Young / EPALink
People visit the Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan. Armenians prepare to commemorate 100 years since 1.5 million of their kin were massacred by Ottoman forces, as a fierce dispute still rages with Turkey over Ankara's refusal to recognize the mass murder as genocide.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karen Minasyan / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
More galleries on Frameworkreturn to gallery
Shopping on the day after Thanksgiving - Black Friday - was not the biggest shopping day of the year until about 15 years ago. Other shopping days often surpassed the day after... View Post»
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Seattle, where fans celebrate after the Seahawks won their first Super Bowl in franchise history, prompting fans in Seattle to jump on... View Post»
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, where patrons of the New York City Ballet peer at a massive photograph on linoleum flooring featuring over 80 dancers... View Post»
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Long Beach, where the final Boeing C-17 cargo jet for the U.S. Air Force takes off as observers look on during a ceremony. Delivery of... View Post»
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Scotland, where Jeremy Deller bounces on his new artwork -- a full-scale, inflatable replica of Stonehenge that he calls "Sacrilege" --... View Post»
Feb. 6 is the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's birth. To mark the occasion, here's a selection of Ronald Reagan images from the Los Angeles Times archive. Enjoy. View Post»
Thursday's Pictures in the News feature Epiphany Day, with celebrations in Bulgaria, Turkey and Kyrgyzstan. The Orthodox faith uses the old Julian calendar, in which Christmas... View Post»
We begin today's journey around the world in Buenos Aires, where crowds gather to mourn former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner, who died today, while across the globe in... View Post»