Today in Pictures: June 1

An apparent murder-suicide in L.A., flooding in France, and more in today's top news pictures.

A police officer conducts a search of people at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus after reports of shootings. Two people were killed in an apparent murder-suicide in an engineering building at UCLA, police said.

More Photos: UCLA Locked Down After Campus Shootings


Volunteers with the Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) work inside the Cave of the Skulls, an excavation site in the Judean Desert in Israel near the Dead Sea.

A team of volunteers and archaeologists are searching for remains of The Dead Sea Scrolls, one of the oldest known Hebrew texts.

Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

Oil workers and firefighters try to extinguish flames at the Khabbaz oil field, some 12 miles southwest of Kirkuk, Iraq, following a reported improvised explosive attack by ISIS.


An opposition supporter wears a white mask as he and others attend a rally for opposition leader Raila Odinga for Madaraka Day, which commemorates the day Kenya attained internal self-rule in 1963, at Uhuru Park in Nairobi.

Ben Curtis / AP

A young girl selling flowers waits for commuters to stop at a traffic light in New Delhi.

Saurabh Das / AP

A man brings baguettes to his mother's flooded house after heavy rains in Chalette-sur-Loing Montargis, near Orleans, France.

The national weather service said France had endured the wettest month of May since records began 150 years ago.


Artists perform during a show directed by German director Volker Hesse to open the Gotthard rail tunnel, the longest tunnel in the world, in Pollegio, Switzerland.

Photos: Bizarre Stage Show Opens 35-Mile Rail Tunnel Under Swiss Alps

Gabriele Putzu / EPA

Smoke billows during fighting between Iraqi government forces and ISIS on the southern outskirts of Fallujah.

Photos: Iraqi Forces Beef Up Effort to Recapture Fallujah from ISIS 

AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP - Getty Images

Thai officers load a sedated tiger onto a truck at the "Tiger Temple" in Kanchanaburi province, Thailand.

Wildlife authorities discovered 40 dead cubs in a freezer at this controversial Tiger Temple on Wednesday. 

Dario Pignatelli / Getty Images