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Gusty Santa Ana winds blow spray off of the top of a wave as a surfer tucks into a wind-groomed tube south of the Huntington Beach pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

At USC, the Mitlanxiocoalt dance group participates in a demonstration with students opposing the administration's decision to move El Centro Chicano -- a student retention, programming and support center -- into a smaller facility.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

Los Angeles Fire Capt. Ron Matsuo surveys damage to a wholesale fabric business in downtown L.A. after firefighters spent more than 90 minutes battling a blaze there.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Firefighters conduct a search of an apartment destroyed by an explosion at a fertilizer plant.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LM Otero / Associated Press

A woman is consoled by a sheriff's deputy at a command post after an explosion killed as many as 15 people and injured at least 160 in what may be the worst U.S. industrial disaster since the Texas refinery blast in 2005.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Fuentes / Bloomberg

South Bay area runners gather at the Manhattan Beach Pier for a "Solidarity Run For Boston" and candlelight vigil in honor of the victims of Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Crime scene investigators inspect a rooftop above the site of a bombing on Boylston Street. Investigators continue to work the scene of a two-bomb explosion at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darren McCollester / Getty Images

An injured Steve Nash of the Lakers celebrates during a game with the Rockets at Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Runners pull up after finishing The NGK Spark Plugs EBF Maiden Fillies' Stakes at Newmarket racecourse.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alan Crowhurst / Getty Images

A white lion cub in his pen at the Pont-Scorff zoo in western France. Three lion cubs, two males and a female, were born on Feb. 23 and were shown for the first time to the public.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRED TANNEAU / AFP / Getty Images

A visitor watches "Circles (Curved Down Under)" by German artist Hans Kotter at the Art Cologne fair.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Augstein / Associated Press

Iranian air force members march during the army day parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEHROUZ MEHRI / AFP / Getty Images

A Palestinian man sells toffee apples at a beach at sunset as Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza Strip marked Prisoners' Day with a series of low-key rallies as inmates themselves staged a hunger strike.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP / Getty Images

Youths peek through a barrier as they wait to enter a stadium where Zimbabwe's 33rd independence celebrations are being held.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi / Associated Press

An Indian devotee carries his 88-year-old old visually impaired mother while on pilgrimage. He has set out taking his mother to visit all major Hindu pilgrimage sites across the country, traveling between six and 10 kilometers daily on average.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJEEV GUPTA / EPA

A eunuch dances at a procession during a national meet of the community. The meet is being held to demand increased political representation ahead of the country's general elections and also to elect a leader for the community.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Deepak Sharma / Associated Press

Temple priests, center, raise their hands as they instruct devotees to pull the chariot of Hindu deity Lord Lingaraj during the Asokastami festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Biswaranjan Rout / Associated Press

Children walk across a muddy agricultural field following heavy rains in recent days. Kenya's annual long rains have brought heavy flooding around the country, displacing thousands of people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Curtis / Associated Press

People move an injured earthquake victim to a military helicopter near the Iran border. Pakistani emergency officials confirmed at least 30 deaths in Mashkhel area of Pakistan's Baluchistan province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WAHEED KHAN / EPA

Rickshaw drivers wait for customers at a popular tourist area in Beijing. Foreign direct investment in China rose marginally in the first quarter, the government announced, led by Japanese, EU and U.S. companies after declining last year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ED JONES / AFP / Getty Images

Circus Oz performer Mason West performs at the site of the future home of Circus Oz.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIAN SMITH / EPA

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Pictures in the News | April 18, 2013

Thursday’s Pictures in the News begins in Texas, where rescuers are going door-to-door in neighborhoods decimated by the explosion at the West, Texas, fertilizer plant, searching in closets and under beds for residents after a massive blast that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160. More Photos

In Boston, crime scene investigators inspect a rooftop above the site of a bombing on Boylston Street as investigators continue to work the scene of a two-bomb explosion at the finish line of the marathon that killed three people and injured more than 170 others. On the West Coast, runners gather at the Manhattan Beach Pier in California for a “Solidarity Run For Boston” and candlelight vigil in honor of the victims of Monday’s bombing of the Boston Marathon.

In India, a devotee carries his 88-year-old old visually impaired mother on his shoulders while on a pilgrimage. He has set out taking his mother on his shoulders to visit all major Hindu pilgrimage sites across the country, traveling between six and 10 kilometers daily on an average. In Ajmer, India, a eunuch dances at a procession during a national meet of the community to demand increased political representation ahead of the country’s general elections and also to elect a leader for the community.

Elsewhere, an injured Steve Nash of the Lakers celebrates during a game with the Rockets at Staples Center that propelled the team into the playoffs; jockeys pull up after finishing the NGK Spark Plugs EBF Maiden Fillies’ Stakes at Newmarket racecourse in England; and youths peek through a barrier as they wait to enter a stadium where Zimbabwe’s 33rd independence celebrations are being held in Harare.

Add stops in China, Australia, Iran and France to round out the report.

1 Comment

  1. April 18, 2013, 7:42 pm

    Nice shot

    By: chinuephillips58

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