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A member of the Indonesian national police on Wednesday inspects one of 14 preserved bodies of critically endangered Sumatran tigers at a warehouse. The tigers were seized during a house raid.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BAY ISMOYO / AFP

A damaged taxi is stoppped on a street after the worst rainstorms in six decades devestated the city, leaving the metropolis flooded and tens of thousands of people stranded in surging waters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / AFP

An Indian mother of a disabled child suffering the effects of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak disaster cries during a "Special Olympics," a protest against London 2012 sponsor Dow Chemical. The event aims to raise awareness about the legacy of birth defects and pollution from the accident at a factory owned by U.S. chemical company Union Carbide, which was bought by Dow in 1999, organizers said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH SINGH / AFP

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, accompanied by his wife, Ri Sol Ju, waves Wednesday to the crowd as they inspect the Rungna People's Pleasure Ground.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KCNA via KNS

Indonesian students at the Ar Raudhatul Hasanah Islamic boarding school hold prayers during Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP

A balloon carrying Austrian athlete Felix Baumgartner lifts up Wednesday during the second manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos, a mission to the edge of space and supersonic freefall.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOERG MITTER / AFP

A diver in action during a training session ahead of the 2012 Games at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adam Pretty / Getty Images

A diver plunges into the pool during a practice session at the Aquatics Center at Olympic Park. Opening ceremonies for the 2012 Games will be held Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Ochoa De Olza / Associated Press

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Pictures in the News | July 26, 2012

Enjoying Newport Beach high tides [updated]

Dec. 30, 1982: Christopher, 5, in bow, and Brandon Lisk, 14, paddle down 20th Street near Balboa Boulevard in Newport Beach as high tides of 7.7 feet made Newport Bay, in...   View Post»

   

America’s go-to man in Afghanistan’s Oruzgan province

America’s go-to man in Afghanistan’s Oruzgan province

Thousands of desperately poor Afghans in remote Oruzgan province rely on warlord turned police chief Matiullah Khan for charity and protection. His presence there is equally...   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | July 26, 2012

Elvis is back in 1970 concert

Nov. 14, 1970: Elvis Presley performs at a sold-out show at the Forum in Inglewood. Los Angeles Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn reported:   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | July 26, 2012

Pictures in the News | Aug. 25, 2010

Ever wonder what it's like to catch offerings cast down by Hindus during a Kasodo ceremony in Indonesia, walk with pilgrims in a procession to the tomb where it is believed the...   View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 26, 2012

Highlights from Thursday’s Pictures in the News include: Indonesian authorities display 14 seized preserved bodies of critically endangered Sumatran tigers after a house raid near Jakarta; a flood devastates streets in Beijing after the worst rainstorms in six decades pounded the capital July 21 leaving tens of thousands of people stranded in surging waters; and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, inspect the Rungna People’s Pleasure Ground in Pyongyang. And there’s more.

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