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Traffic on the 110 Freeway southbound from Slausen Avenue during rush hour. L.A.'s first foray into toll lanes shows that those willing to pay are getting a slightly faster commute, but everyone else is seeing more traffic.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Angels players react after "The Star-Spangled Banner" and a flyover during the season home opener ceremony against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

WWII-era aircraft fly in formation at the Angels season home opener ceremony against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Cal Fire hand crews from the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation climb the mountains north of Fillmore to get full containment of a brush fire that started Monday afternoon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Juan the Capistrano Dinosaur peers over a play area at Zoomars Petting Zoo on historic Los Rios Street. Juan has been served an eviction noticed by the city, with historical advocates seeing the long-necked Apatosaurus as an eyesore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times

Trader Peter Tuchman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, a day after the Dow Jones industrial average closed at its second all-time high in a week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Richard Drew / Associated Press

A North Korean soldier, center top, looks at the southern side as South Korean soldiers stand guard at a border village that has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War. The prospect of a North Korean missile launch is "considerably high," South Korea's foreign minister told lawmakers Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated Press

British police look on as a girl holds a rose amid floral tributes at the home of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Leon Neal / AFP/Getty Images

Workers remove large fallen tree branches coated in heavy ice along South Pierce Avenue. A wintry mix of rain, ice and snow is making travel difficult and has cut power to tens of thousands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Powers / The Post-Crescent

A person dressed as Elmo waits for people to pose with him for tips in Times Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Spencer Platt / Getty Images

A 2-month-old African penguin chick spreads his wings as people take photos at the California Academy of Sciences. The chick is the first to be hatched since the Academy opened after a complete remodel in 2008.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

Fans sit in the stands at Comerica Park as rain delays the start of a baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and Toronto Blue Jays.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul Sancya / Associated Press

An abandoned puppy that was recently rescued holds on to Kathleen Pine after several days of care at the Main Street Animal Hospital in Victoria. Two males puppies were found abandoned in the brush, hungry and without water.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Tilley / The Victoria Advocate

Tiger Woods putts during a practice round prior to the start of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Redington / Getty Images

An Indian artisan hangs freshly dyed kalawa thread, a traditional sacred orange-yellow thread used in Hindu rituals, for drying.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sanjay Kanojia / AFP/Getty Images

A Kashmiri Muslim fishes on Dal Lake in Srinagar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tauseef Mustafa / AFP/Getty Images

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Today’s Pictures in the News finds us stuck in Los Angeles traffic, flying high over Angel Stadium in Anaheim for the season opener, in New York City with Elmo and a trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, and in Texas with a pensive puppy rescued from abandonment.

Further afield, we’re in London at 10 Downing Street, where a little girl remembers the late former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher; on a tense Korean border between north and south, and with Kashmiri Muslim fishermen on India’s Dal Lake.

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