Posted On: 8:07 p.m. | June 22, 2011
It's Wow Fest on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles, an annual event that attracts thousands of people drawn by free lunches, haircuts, makeovers, hygiene kits and family portraits.
In Istanbul, Turkish riot police stand guard during a protest as newly elected Kurdish lawmakers come under increasing pressure to boycott the country's parliament; in Greece, a group of activists walk more than... View Post»
Posted On: 10:59 a.m. | June 22, 2011
Photos from the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in London. The tournament runs until July 3. More coverage in our Sports section. View Post»
Posted On: 12:44 a.m. | June 22, 2011
Image of two firemen injured at house fire and wins national award for photographer George Fry. View Post»
Posted On: 4:47 p.m. | June 21, 2011
Skateboarders gathered in Hollenbeck Park in Boyle Heights to start the seventh annual Wild in the Streets skateboard ride Tuesday. Hundreds of skateboarders took the five-mile route through the city, finishing at Lafayette Park.
Read the full story: Hundreds in L.A. celebrate Go Skateboarding Day View Post»
Posted On: 10:03 a.m. | June 21, 2011
Today's highlights in our Pictures in the News gallery:
A cyclist seems to ride on water as he passes a boat in a flooded lakeside park in Wuhan, China. In Russia, emergency workers and investigators search the wreckage of a crashed passenger jet near the city of Petrozavodsk. Today is the summer solstice as revelers observe the day at Stonehenge. And elsewhere in England, Andy Roddick takes... View Post»
Posted On: 8:49 p.m. | June 20, 2011
Cemetery grounds keepers Willie Roberts and Sammy Treto put care into providing a beautiful final resting place for people's loved ones as members of the grounds and interment crews at Mountain View Cemetery in Altadena.
Each man also has a personal connection to this peaceful place: Willie's mother, uncle and two brothers are interred at the Mountain View Mausoleum, and a good friend of... View Post»
Posted On: 8:30 p.m. | June 20, 2011
As members of the grounds and interment crews at Mountain View Cemetery, Willie Roberts and Sammy Treto put care into providing a beautiful resting place for people's deceased loved ones. Together, they have contributed more than 68 years working at the cemetery in Altadena, California. It's been Willie's only job since he was 18 years old.
Each man also has a more intimate connection to... View Post»
Posted On: 8:20 p.m. | June 20, 2011
A Soviet-era World War II tank painted pink is transported to the center of Prague as part of the Czech Republic's commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the departure of Soviet troops who invaded the country in 1968, then known as Czechoslovakia; it's opening day of the Paris Air Show at the city's Le Bourget airport; and wind turbines are assembled near Beijing as the Pew Charitable Trusts... View Post»