Pepperdine students Scott Hutchins, left, and Edward Adutwum, walk through the 9/11: Let Freedom Wave memorial, which features nearly 3,000 flags at Pepperdine University in memory of those who died in the 9/11 terror attacks.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles TimesLink
High school sweethearts Madelynn Bastidas, 18, left, and Oscar Madriles, 20, hug each other in front a Downey barbecue restaurant where an armed suspect ran in took hostages, including Bastidas and Madriles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
People who knew the family of five found dead in their home seek to comfort one another as police investigate the scene of an apparent murder-suicide in Greenwood, Minn.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Richard Tsong-Taatarii / Minneapolis Star TribuneLink
A woman walks towards a collapsed house on a field inundated by floodwaters in Joso, Japan. Thousands of rescuers arrived in a deluged city north of Tokyo to help evacuate hundreds of trapped residents and search for 12 people missing after torrential rains triggered massive flooding.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIJI PRESS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A man rides a bicycle in a road flooded with murky water in Joso, Japan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Masanori Takei / Associated PressLink
Demonstrators wave a huge Pro-Independece Catalan flag as they march during a Catalan Pro-Independence demonstration in Vilafranca del Penedes, Spain. The Spanish northeastern autonomous region celebrates its National Day on September 11 which coincides with the kick off of the electoral campaign.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Ramos / Getty ImagesLink
A group of young seals waiting to be fed at the seal sanctury in Norden, Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARMEN JASPERSEN / EPALink
A Palestinian boy uses a slingshot to throw stones towards Israeli army troops during clashes in the West Bank village of Kfar Qaddum.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS COEX / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A hot air balloons flies over a lake at Moehnesee, western Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BERND THISSEN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A migrant woman cries as she is embraced by a relative upon their arrival on the shores of the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey. The EU unveiled plans to take 160,000 refugees from overstretched border states, as the United States said it would accept more Syrians to ease the pressure from the worst migration crisis since World War II.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANGELOS TZORTZINIS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Syrian refugee woman hangs a curtain in her tent at an informal tented settlement in Irbil, northern Iraq. The United States is making plans to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees in the coming year, a significant increase from the 1,500 people who have been cleared to resettle in the U.S. since civil war broke out in the Middle Eastern country more than four years ago.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Seivan M.Salim / Associated PressLink
Aerial photos L91 and her new calf, L122. Federal scientists using a drone have captured photographs of a baby Puget Sound orca swimming alongside its mother in the waters of British Columbia. The new calf is the fifth baby since December to be born to the endangered population of killer whales that spend time in Washington state waters.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOAALink
An Indian fisherman pushes his bicycle over dried mud on the banks of the Yamuna river in Allahabad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A tourist walks past the Petronas Twin Towers covered by haze in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Wildfires caused by illegal land clearing in Indonesia's Sumatra and Borneo islands often spread choking haze to neighboring countries such as Malaysia and Singapore.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joshua Paul / Associated PressLink
A couple takes pictures in the middle of a cosmos field at Olympic Park in Seoul, South Korea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahn Young-joon / Associated PressLink
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