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An Italian police diver swims near the half-submerged Costa Concordia as recovery operations continue around the crippled cruise ship.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANSA

A satellite view shows the Costa Concordia on its starboard side off Giglio island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DigitalGlobe

U.S. soldiers inspect the site of a suicide attack near the gate of the Kandahar airport that killed at least seven people and wounded eight. Women and children were among the victims of the attack.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JANGIR / AFP

Students chant slogans after starting a bonfire to protest a government decision to raise fuel prices nearly 11%.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated Press

A rainbow glows above the northern Gaza Strip after a shower.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALI ALI / EPA

An Orthodox Jewish man passes a large sculpture of Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin on La Brea Avenue.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A scavenger sniffs the content in a bottle as he sorts plastic at the Bordo Poniente garbage dump. Some 6,000 tons of garbage a day were deposited at the dump for about 25 years until it was closed by the government last month. The dump has been considered as one of the main sources of greenhouse gases in Mexico.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURI CORTEZ / AFP

A man stands wrapped in a blanket as a couple walks by on a cold and foggy morning in New Delhi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated Press

Divers at a water park perform an underwater dragon dance to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year, marking the beginning of the year of the dragon, on Jan. 23.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press / Color China Photo

Gael Monfils of France signs autographs for fans after winning his second-round match against Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil at the Australian Open tennis tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Barbour / Getty Images

Groups of Ukrainians lock arms to shove and wrestle one another in a traditional form of Cossack amusement as they celebrate the Orthodox Epiphany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY DOLZHENKO / EPA

A man marking the Orthodox Epiphany plunges into ice-cold water, thought by some to have curative powers at this time of year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP

Sledders, skiers, snowboarders and pedestrians take over a snow-covered street in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle on Wednesday. By Thursday morning, the winter wonderland had turned into a frigid nightmare, with sheets of ice covering western Washington.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Elaine Thompson / Associated Press

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 19, 2012

In today’s Pictures in the News, divers continue to search the wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia off the Tuscan coast (see more photos), U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan inspect the site of a suicide attack near the Kandahar airport, a rainbow appears over the northern Gaza Strip after a shower, and the faithful plunge into ice cold water to mark Orthodox Epiphany in Kiev, Ukraine. There’s more.

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