Protesters chant during an L.A. Police Commission meeting on Tuesday. The meeting, held on the first anniversary of the shooting death of South L.A. resident Ezell Ford, had to be halted briefly.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Los Angeles City Hall and other buildings are reflected on the exterior of the U.S. courthouse under construction at Broadway and First Street.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Harrison / Los Angeles TimesLink
Policemen try to disperse hundreds of migrants by spraying them with fire extinguishers during a gathering for a registration procedure at the stadium on the Greek island of Kos on Tuesday. Police hit migrants with truncheons to prevent a stampede a day after an officer was caught on camera slapping a migrant. The incident occurred as hundreds of migrants were being relocated to a local football stadium, after camping alongside roads and beaches across the island for weeks.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANGELOS TZORTZINIS / AFPLink
A resident swims in floodwaters at Kyaut Ye village near Hinthada in Myanmar's Irrawaddy region on Tuesday. Myanmar's president called for the evacuation of low-lying areas as the Irrawaddy River threatened to breach embankments, leaving villagers with just sand bags to hold back churning waters that have hit much of the country.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YE AUNG THU / AFPLink
The second stage of the 2015 Eneco Tour cycling race in the Netherlands gets underway Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VINCENT JANNINK / ANPLink
Participants enjoy a water cascade during the Circuit Festival's Water Park Day, an open-air gay party in Vilassar de Mar, near Barcelona, Spain, on Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: QUIQUE GARCIA / AFPLink
Lightning scrawls across the sky during a thunderstorm Tuesday near Sehnde, Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE / DPALink
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