The United Arab Emirates team celebrates their 23-13 win over the Bharat men's handball team as Muhammed Valappil Meethalekunkante lies on the floor, dejected, during the Special Olympics World Games at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles TimesLink
As the sun sets, a lone kayaker circles Lake Oroville along the banks of Foreman Creek in California.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles TimesLink
Grocery store clerk Alec Gonzalez keeps his feet dry by riding the cart through pounding raindrops after escorting shoppers to their cars as a storm cell moves through Redlands.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles TimesLink
The sun rises over an area smothered with smoke from the Rocky fire in Lower Lake, Calif. More than 900 firefighters are battling the Rocky fire that erupted to more than 15,000 acres since it started Wednesday afternoon.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Justin Sullivan / Getty ImagesLink
Green Bay Packer Sam Barrington rides a bike to NFL football training camp in Green Bay, Wis.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Morry Gash / Associated PressLink
The moon rises over people gathered on Glastonbury Tor ahead of Friday's blue Moon in Somerset, England. The full moon will be what's called a blue moon, which refers to the second of two full moons appearing in the same calendar month.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty ImagesLink
Ferry workers burn tires on both lanes of a road leading to the port of Calais, France. Employees of My Ferry Link blocked the key route leading to the port as part of an ongoing dispute over job losses.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rob Stothard / Getty ImagesLink
Yishai Shlissel, center, an ultra-orthodox Jew, raises a knife at a gay pride parade in central Jerusalem on Thursday. Six people taking part in the pride parade were stabbed, with two of them seriously injured. Shlissel was released from jail three weeks ago after having served his sentence for a similar attack a decade ago when three marchers were wounded, a police spokesman said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kobi Schutz / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The father of a killed Turkish soldier reacts in front of his son's flag-draped coffin during his funeral ceremony in Ankara, Turkey. Three Turkish troops were killed when Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants opened fire on their convoy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adem Altan / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Lava flows out of the Piton de la Fournaise volcano as it erupts on the French island of La Reunion in the Indian Ocean.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Richard Bouhet / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Migrants try to board a train to Serbia in the town of Gevgelija on the Macedonian-Greek border. The migrants, among them children and elderly people, are trying to cross Macedonia and Serbia and enter the European Union via Hungary. Hungarian authorities started building a fence along the country's border with Serbia earlier this week to halt the migrant influx.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Atanasovski / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An Indian boy washes a bicycle in the flooded waters of the River Ganga as the water level of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers rises in Allahabad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sanjay Kanojia / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Volunteers parade in front of journalists a few minutes before the announcement by the International Olympic Committee voting for Beijing to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fred Dufour / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A South Korean child enjoys a tomato pool during the 13th Hwacheon Tomato Festival on Sanae-myeon in Hwacheon-gun, South Korea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeon Heon-Kyun / EPALink
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