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Early morning sunshine casts a pattern of shadows of the Huntington Beach pier as a surfer heads out to ride waves.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Emergency services personnel check a house after it was hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip. Hamas militants and Israel are continuing talks aimed at a cease-fire as the death toll in Gaza reaches over 100 with three Israelis also having been killed by rockets fired by Palestinian militants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Uriel Sinai / Getty Images

Palestinians carry a picture frame from the destroyed house of Islamic Jihad militant Hasam Al Kholy, hit overnight in an Israeli strike.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adel Hana / Associated Press

Palestinian mourners gather at the funeral of Salem Paul Sweliem. Sweliem, a 52-year-old Greek Orthodox Christian carpenter, was killed during an Israel Air Force strike on a high-rise building, in which Ramez Harb, a senior figure in Islamic Jihad's military wing, was killed. Sweliem was in a car when the strike took place and he died from shrapnel wounds on his way to the hospital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bernat Armangue / Associated Press

Workers in burn tires to block a bridge that leads to the capital during a 24-hour general strike. Argentine President Cristina Fernandez is facing a nationwide strike led by union bosses who once were her most steadfast supporters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Victor R. Caivano / Associated Press

A Cambodian television crew records the departure of Air Force One carrying President Barack Obama. President Obama on Tuesday defied Chinese protests and raised concerns at a summit about territorial disputes that have sent diplomatic and trade shock waves across the region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMEO GACAD / AFP / Getty Images

High water flowing from the storm drains blow off a locked manhole cover, forcing the closure of the street. Residents in Washington state and Oregon are braced for more of the same after a fierce storm that swamped streets, toppled trees and large trucks and cut power to nearly 50,000 residents.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Haley / The News Tribune

Claire Robertson, dressed as the Good Snow Flake, dances inside a life-size snow globe on Buchanan Street during a promotion for Scottish Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

A woman walks her dog near containers overflowing with garbage after trash collectors went on strike this week to protest job losses. One in four people in Spain are now unemployed as the economic crisis tightens its grip.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Ochoa De Olza / Associated Press

Swan keeper Olaf Niess and his helpers catch swans so they can be relocated to their ice-free winter home on the Eppendorf Muehlenteich lake.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANGELIKA WARMUTH / EPA

A cyclist rides at sunset.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVER BERG / AFP / Getty Images

A couple walk amid the fog hanging in the valley of Hochwacht mountain above Zug in central Switzerland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP / Getty Images

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Pictures in the News | November 20, 2012

A view into the photography program at Humanitas Academy of Art and Technology

More than 100 portraits of Humanitas Academy of Art and Technology (HAAT) students and their photographs will be featured on a 1,000-foot-long fence covering the construction of...   View Post»

   

Famine in Africa

Back story on a 'haunting' image of famine in Africa

By Barbara Davidson, Los Angeles Times I was on assignment in Africa for six weeks. The famine was not...   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | November 20, 2012

Teeing it up at the 140th British Open

Royal St. George's Golf Club in southern England is hosting the Open Championship for the 14th time. The course is known for tough fairways in which balls tend to carom...   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | November 20, 2012

Pictures in the News | Oct. 27, 2010

We begin today's journey around the world in Buenos Aires, where crowds gather to mourn former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner, who died today, while  across the globe in...   View Post»

Pictures in the News | November 20, 2012

Wednesday’s “Pictures in the News” begins in the Middle East, where an emergency services worker inspects  a home after it was hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip in Beersheba, Israel. Hamas militants and Israel are continuing talks aimed at a cease-fire as the death toll in Gaza reaches over 100 with three Israelis also having been killed by rockets fired by Palestinian militants. More photos

In the Americas, workers burn tires to block a bridge that leads to the capital during a 24-hour general strike in Buenos Aires.  Argentine President Cristina Fernandez is facing a nationwide strike, led by union bosses who once were her most steadfast supporters. Residents in Washington state and Oregon are braced for more of the same after a fierce storm that swamped streets, toppled trees and large trucks and cut power to nearly 50,000 residents.

Elsewhere, a woman walks her dog near containers overflowing with garbage after trash collectors went on strike this week to protest job losses in Madrid; swan keeper Olaf Niess and his helpers catch swans in Hamburg so that they can be relocated to their ice-free winter home; and a ballerina dances inside a life-size snow globe during a promotion for Scottish Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker.”

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