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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, make their first public appearance with their baby outside the hospital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Heavey / Getty Images

Another scandal made New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner the center of attention.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Richard Drew / Associated Press

A man waves Brazilian and Chilean flags as he waits at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro for the start of the Mass that will officially open World Youth Day.


Pope Francis reaches out to kiss a child.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Domenico Stinellis / Associated Press

A police officer arrests a man during a gay pride event in the seaside resort.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Risto Bozovic / Associated Press

People stand on the edge of the Xiaolangdi reservoir as Yellow River floodwaters are released for the second time since the end of June.


Hawaiian surfer Albee Layer rides a wave at an offshore reef known as Dungeons.


Smoke billows from natural gas platform after an explosion late Tuesday.


A woman grieves after a family member was killed in the earthquakes in Yongguang township.


A police officer carries a child after a boat carrying asylum seekers sank off Java Island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

A man tries to retrieve items from still smoldering homes after a fire.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated Press

A villager uses his net to catch a chicken thrown into the crater of Mt. Bromo by Hindu devotees as an offering to the gods during the Yadnya Kasada festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

A multiple exposure image captures Noemi Batki of Italy competing in the women's 10-meter platform diving during the 15th FINA World Championships.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexander Hassenstein / Getty Images

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in England, where Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart St. Mary’s Hospital in London with their newborn son. The baby, as yet unnamed, is third in line to the throne and becomes the Prince of Cambridge. More photos

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner faced reporters in New York. The former congressman acknowledged sending explicit text messages to a woman as recently as last summer, more than a year after sexting revelations destroyed his congressional career.

In Brazil, tens of thousands of faithful flocked to the tiny town of Aparecida, tucked into an agricultural region halfway between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, for a public Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in a massive basilica dedicated to the nation’s patron saint. More photos

Elsewhere, Montenegro police officers made arrests  during the first gay pride event in the seaside resort of Budva; people stand on the edge of the Xiaolangdi reservoir as Yellow River floodwaters are released in China; smoke billows from natural gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico after an explosion late Tuesday; and the traumatized survivors of two shallow earthquakes that killed at least 94 people in China began burying their dead as they struggled with the devastation left behind.

Add stops in Spain, Indonesia and the Philippines to round out the report.

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