Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his victory over Manny Pacquiao at Saturday's World Welterweight Championship at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Adoree Jackson won the long jump (25-2 feet) at the USC-UCLA track meet at USC Cromwell Field & Loker Track Stadium on Sunday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles TimesLink
Germany teammates gather ahead of the Canada versus Germany group A preliminary round ice hockey match of the IIHF International Ice Hockey World Championship on Sunday in Prague.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Johnathan Nackstrand / AFPLink
A young "Star Wars" fan dresses for the occasion at an event marking Star Wars Day in Milan, Italy, on Sunday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Filippo Monteforte / AFPLink
An Afghan security official inspects a bullet-riddled windshield at the scene of a suicide attack on a bus that was transporting employees of the attorney general's office in Kabul on Monday. A Taliban suicide bomber struck a government bus in Kabul, killing one civilian and wounding 15 others, officials said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wakil Kohsar / AFPLink
Israelis from the Ethiopian community scuffle with Israeli security forces in Tel Aviv during a protest Sunday against alleged police brutality and institutionalized discrimination. The protest came three days after a demonstration in Jerusalem that was sparked by footage showing two police officers beating an Israeli soldier of Ethiopian origin in uniform.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jack Guez / AFPLink
A boy plays underneath carp streamers fluttering above a riverside park in Sagamihara, Tokyo, on Monday, a day before Children's Day in Japan. Some 1,200 carp streamers fluttered along the river as part of an annual event for the Japan holiday, Golden Week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kazuhiro Nogi / AFPLink
A worker in a sanitary outfit plays with a child on the deck of the Italian Navy frigate Bersagliere as migrants arrive at Italy's Reggio Calabria harbor on Monday. Italy's Coast Guard and Navy as well as tugs and other commercial vessels joined forces to rescue migrants in at least 16 boats Sunday, saving hundreds of them and recovering 10 bodies off Libya's coast.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adriana Sapone / Associated PressLink
A woman walks along the rows of small stone statues of jizo, which represent unborn children, at Tokyo's Zojoji Buddhist temple on Monday. Jizo, one of the most beloved figures of Japanese Buddhism, are believed to protect deceased children.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shizuo Kambayashi / Associated PressLink
Members of the ancient Samaritan community gather to cook on Saturday after slaughtering sheep during the ritual of Passover Sacrifice on Mount Grizim, overlooking the West Bank town of Nablus. Samaritans descend from the ancient Israelite tribes of Menashe and Efraim but broke away from mainstream Judaism 2,800 years ago. Today, the remaining 700 Samaritans live in the Palestinian city of Nablus in the West Bank and the Israeli seaside town of Holon, south of Tel Aviv.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nasser Nasser / Associated PressLink
Communist-era apartment blocks set the stage for a rainbow at sunset Sunday in Bucharest. The rainbow formed after a thunderstorm hit the Romanian capital in the late afternoon.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated PressLink
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December 1955: The first image in the above Shrine Auditorium photo gallery appeared in the Dec. 20, 1955, Los Angeles Times. The Ray Graham photo was part of the
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