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A child whose family was driven from its home by the rebellion in eastern Congo waits in the rain with others for aid to be distributed at a camp for the country's 280,000 internally displaced refugees.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jerome Delay / Associated Press

A boatload of Filipino flood victims is ferried to safety in San Juan, east of Manila. Widespread flooding that had paralyzed the capital began to ease Wednesday as cleanup and rescue efforts focused on distressed residents, some still marooned on their roofs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN JAVELLANA / Associated Press

Muddy floodwaters submerge streets in Marikina, east of Manila.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated Press

Cars and other debris tossed about by floodwaters came to rest in haphazard piles in Quezon, east of Manila.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPA

Teagan Rogers, 10, cools off under a spray of water at Borah Pool. The temperature Tuesday in Boise tied the record of 106 degrees.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darin Oswald / Idaho Statesman

A Long Beach police SWAT team goes door to door looking for a suspect in a takeover robbery early Wednesday at a Rite Aid store. Officers shot and killed one suspect and wounded another about a mile and a half from the store. The third suspect remained at large.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Manju, an Indian vendor, makes yarn umbrellas to sell on the side of the road.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARINDER NANU / AFP

Visitors at the annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival feel their way through an installation at the Camera Obscura attraction. The festival, among the largest art festivals in the world, was established as an alternative to the International Festival, also held in August, and celebrates its 66th anniversary this year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

A forest fire rages in the hills above Messina on the Italian island of Sicily, where hot, dry conditions are blamed for many recent blazes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCESCO SAYA / ANSA

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Pictures in the News | Aug. 8, 2012

LA Stories: 100 Years of Watson Family Press Photography

Salvation Army minister and photo hobbyist James Watson migrated to Los Angeles in 1900. Two sons, six grandsons and one great-grandson continued in photography. All 10 Watson...   View Post»

   

Colby Fire

Colby fire at 1,700 acres and growing

The Colby fire that has been burning above Glendora since Thursday morning did not increase in size overnight as crews took advantage of calmer winds to reinforce containment...   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | Aug. 8, 2012

Tornadoes hit Alabama

A series of rare winter tornadoes hit Alabama early Monday morning, and combined with powerful thunderstorms and straight-line winds, toppled trees and power lines and ripped...   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | Aug. 8, 2012

The 38th Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor

All eyes in the golf world are focused on Wales, where the United States and Europe will square off in the 38th Ryder Cup. The matches will begin Friday; but plenty is going...   View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 8, 2012

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News includes images of flooding in the Philippines, a police manhunt in Long Beach, a hot night in Sicily and more.

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