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Volunteers navigate rough terrain looking for 11-year-old Terry Dewayne Smith, who disappeared Saturday night or Sunday morning in Menifee. He is described by law enforcement authorities as an "at-risk" autistic child.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Firefighters pour water on a three-alarm fire at an abandoned food processing plant Tuesday in City of Industry. Three firefighters were injured as the massive blaze consumed the structure.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Dutch magician Hans Klok hangs upside-down from a crane in a straitjacket before making his escape in front of the Carre Theatre in Amsterdam.


Revelers run with Vitoriano del Rio's ranch fighting bulls at Curva Estafeta during the fifth day of the San Fermin festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez / Getty Images Europe

A runner is stuck between a sharp horn and a hard place as bulls from Victoriano del Rio ranch chase the runners or "mozos" in Pamplona.


A spokesghoul advertises the Geisterstadt (or ghost town) fair in Duesseldorf.


Christian Maurer of Switzerland performs during the third day of the Red Bull X-Alps 2013 competition near the Zugspitze, the highest mountain in Germany. The event brings together 31 paragliding athletes from 21 countries to battle over 1,000 kilometers across the Alps from Salzburg, Austria, to Monaco.


Spectators watch as a Spanish cycling team rider whizzes by during the 33-kilometer individual time-trial and 11th stage of the Tour de France.


A man adds the finishing touch to a huge stack of wood that will soon be a huge bonfire in the New Mossley area on the outskirts of Belfast. Hundreds of fires will be set alight at midnight on Thursday as Protestant loyalists celebrate the defeat of the Catholic King James by the Protestant William of Orange in 1690.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Morrison / Associated Press

A gospel group sings tributes to former South African President Nelson Mandela outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where Mandela remains in critical condition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Curtis / Associated Press

Student mermaids hang their tails up to dry after a lesson at the Philippines Mermaid Swimming Academy.


A woman chews betel sitting in her home in her village southeast of Yangon, Myanmar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gemunu Amarasinghe / Associated Press

A man walks along a flooded street in a district in Guanghan. Rainstorms sweeping across parts of China have affected millions, causing landslides and disabling transportation in provinces such as Sichuan and Yunnan.


An Indonesian Muslim man prays at a mosque on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in Jakarta.


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