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Firefighters drive their trucks next to a dangerous wall of flames while battling the Falls fire Monday on Highway 74 just above Lake Elsinore in Southern California.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Samantha Wethington evacuates pets and belongings Wednesday as the Falls fire burns close to homes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Jennifer Vieras, 7, rests against her grandmother Bertha Nava during a protest Wednesday in downtown Los Angeles to declare a "state of emergency" as state prisoners continue their hunger strike to stop solitary confinement. Nava was there in support of Marcos Vieras, her son and Jennifer's father, who is in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay and participating in the hunger strike.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times

Piero Casadei, left, the father-in-law of Alice Gruppioni, who died when a driver barreled down the Venice Boardwalk, and Katia Gruppioni, Alice's aunt, center, visit the memorial set up in her honor.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

Christine Swidorsky carries her son and the couple's best man, Logan Stevenson, 2, down the aisle to her husband-to-be Sean Stevenson during their wedding ceremony Saturday. Logan, who was diagnosed shortly after his first birthday with acute myeloid leukemia, died Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eric Schmadel / Tribune Review

Air Force personnel stand by as Air Force One, with President Obama aboard, prepares to taxi down the runway. Obama is traveling to Arizona and California.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Susan Walsh / Associated Press

Japan unveils the DDH183 Izumo, its biggest warship since World War II. The helicopter destroyer is likely to jangle nerves among neighbors China and South Korea as Tokyo mulls an overhaul of its pacifist constitution.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP

A Lama Buddhist monk climbs beside a giant religious painting while pilgrims and tourists gather to take in the view at Drepung monastery. The unveiling ceremony is one of the most important during the Tibet Lhasa Sho Dun Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WU HONG / EPA

Lightning illuminates thunderclouds above the Wadden Sea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CATRINUS VAN DER VEEN / AFP

Phil Mickelson bumps fists with a fan as he walks to the ninth tee during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Oak Hill Country Club.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Riedel / Associated Press

A Pakistani woman walks through floodwater Monday after heavy monsoon rain. Pakistani disaster relief officials issued flash flood warnings after the death toll from the storm rose to 45.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RIZWAN TABASSUM / AFP

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In Tuesday’s Pictures in the News:

— Firefighters drive next to a dangerous wall of flames while battling the Falls fire on Highway 74 just above Lake Elsinore in Southern California. More photos

— Jennifer Vieras, 7, rests against her grandmother Bertha Nava during a protest outside in downtown Los Angeles to declare a “state of emergency” as state prisoners continue their hunger strike to stop solitary confinement. Nava was there in support of Marcos Vieras, her son and Jennifer’s father, who is in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay and participating in the hunger strike.

— Piero Casadei, the father-in-law of Alice Gruppioni, who died in the Venice hit-and-run, left, and Katia Gruppioni, Alice’s aunt, center, visit the memorial set up for her along the Boardwalk. A man killed one person and injured several others after driving his car down the Venice Boardwalk on Saturday. Residents are still trying to make sense of the horror that took place in their seaside neighborhood. More photos

And there’s more from around the world.

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