Fidel Sanchez, a farmworker negotiator, wipes away a tear during a news conference announcing higher salaries for farmworkers in San Quintin, Baja California, Mexico. After rioting and field worker walkouts, Sanchez and his team worked for months to raise wages and benefits.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles TimesLink
Tank, a 25-pound therapy cat, sits in his stroller at the entrance to the White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles TimesLink
American Pharoah gets a bath after his morning workout before Saturday's 147th Belmont Stakes in Elmont, N.Y.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Bello / Getty ImagesLink
Reinaldo Suarez plays the weathered keys of a piano set up in front of City Hall in Camden, N.J. The piano is part of a park that opened last year on Roosevelt Plaza in Camden, a city that ranks among the most impoverished and crime-ridden in the country. Suarez says he was one of the first to play when the brand-new piano was set up.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Evans / Associated PressLink
Students from the Yser School lay a bouquet of flowers on a grave site at the Colleville American military cemetery in western France on the eve of the 71th anniversary of D-Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Remy de la Mauviniere / Associated PressLink
Revelers gather around "Nans Nous," or New Dwarves, during the first day of the Patum festival in Berga, Spain. The festival traces its roots to the theatrical performances of the Middle Ages. It is held each year during the week of Corpus Christi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Ramos / Getty ImagesLink
Members of Turkey's main opposition group, the Republican People's Party, demonstrate in Istanbul. Turkey holds legislative elections on Sunday. The Justice and Development Party (AKP) is tipped to win, but it is expected to fall short of the landslide victories it has scored in previous years.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OZAN KOSE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Bahraini security force member searches a boy at a checkpoint outside a Shiite mosque ahead of Friday prayers in the village of Ras Ruman, on the outskirts of the capital, Manama. Bahraini authorities say they have busted a 14-member Shiite extremist group accused of carrying out bomb attacks on police and civilians in the Sunni-ruled monarchy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Palestinian protester seeks cover from an Israeli Army water cannon during clashes after a protest against Israeli settlements in Qadomem, near the West Bank city of Nablus.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALAA BADARNEH / EPALink
A woman prays as she lights candles for victims of a capsized tourist ship in Jianli, China. There were 458 people on the ship, mostly elderly tourists, when the ship capsized in the Yangtze River.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WU HONG / EPALink
Paramilitary policemen wait to transport the bodies of victims after the cruise ship Dong Fang Zhi Xing, which capsized in the Yangtze River, was righted in Jianli, China.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YUAN ZHENG / EPALink
A migrant who was found on a boat at sea receives medical treatment at the Mee Tike temporary refugee camp in Rakhine, Myanmar, near the Bangladesh border. More than 700 migrants who were found adrift on a fishing boat six days ago disembarked in Rakhine.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YE AUNG THU / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A family leaves their home that sits atop a sea of garbage on World Environment Day in Manila. Poverty and a lack of urban planning have been blamed for pollution in the Philippine capital city of 12 million people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAY DIRECTO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Serena Williams reacts during her tennis match against Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky during the women's semifinal in the 2015 French Open in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DOMINIQUE FAGET / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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