Tritobia Ford stands at a memorial in South Los Angeles for her eldest son, Ezell, who was fatally shot by LAPD officers in August. “I just believe that God won’t allow Ezell’s life to be just taken like this in vain," she said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Horses and riders hit the track at sunrise for training at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., where American Pharoah will attempt to finish a run to horse racing's Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Bello / Getty ImagesLink
David Lazo, 5, holds up a symbolic dollar bill as he sits with his father, Francisco Lazo, at Los Angeles City Hall while the City Council votes to boost the minimum wage in L.A. to at least $15 an hour by 2020.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Lightning strikes at dusk at Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs, Fla.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Burbank / Orlando SentinelLink
Johnny Depp, left, in costume as Captain Jack Sparrow, greets fans after returning from a day of filming on "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," the fifth installment of the Disney series, in Redland Bay, Australia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TERTIUS PICKARD / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A boy washes a horse in the River Eden on the opening day of the annual Appleby Horse Fair in Appleby in northwest England. The event attracts thousands of horses and owners from across Britain to buy and sell horses.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLI SCARFF / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A protester puts on a mask representing German Chancellor Angela Merkel before joining a rally opposing the upcoming G7 summit in Munich, Germany
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRISTOF STACHE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Thousands gather in Hong Kong to take part in a candlelight vigil marking the 26th anniversary of the crackdown by Chinese authorities on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DALE DE LA REY / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A supporter of former President Hosni Mubarak is set upon by an anti-Mubarak crowd outside the Court of Cassation in Cairo, which announced it would retry Mubarak in connection with the deaths of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising after annulling a decision to drop murder charges against the former leader.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMED EL-SHAHED / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Iranians attend the 26th anniversary of the death of founder of Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, at his mausoleum in a suburb of Tehran.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Migrants at a shelter outside Maungdaw, Myanmar, hold out dishes to collect rainwater. More than 700 migrants found adrift on a fishing boat six days ago were taken to Myanmar's Rakhine state amid heightened scrutiny of the country's treatment of migrants.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YE AUNG THU / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Iranian slackliners Kiavash Sharifi, left, and Mohammad Reza Abaee walk on lines anchored between two rocks as their friends watch near the city of Arak.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vahid Salemi / Associated PressLink
A supporter of Turkey's opposition Nationalist Action Party waves a Turkish flag prior to an election rally in Istanbul. Approximately 56 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in Turkey's general election Wednesday to elect the 550 members of the Grand National Assembly.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Emrah Gurel / Associated PressLink
Serbia's Ana Ivanovic can't run down a shot from Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic in the semifinals of the French Open tennis tournament in Paris. Safarova won, 7-5, 7-5, to reach her first grand slam final.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christophe Ena / Associated PressLink
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