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Dillen Gilmore, 6, is first in line in his first-grade class on the first day of school at Fair Elementary School. Students in the Los Angeles Unified School district returned to class Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

The Dodgers' Yasiel Puig watches his sacrifice fly that drove in Adrian Gonzalez in the sixth inning during the game Monday against the Mets at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

Participants pose during a free yoga class Monday at the pier sponsored by Cancer Support Community and Blue Zones Project.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men argue with security during a demonstration against the construction of a new housing unit on a site they believe holds ancient Jewish graves.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lior Mizrahi / Getty Images

A member of the Reog Ria Kelana Muda group is entranced during a performamce. Reog is a traditional Indonesian dance that originated on Java Island and is performed as part of the Eid al-Fitr celebrations, which mark the end of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ulet Ifansasti / Getty Images

Thousands take part Monday in the traditional "Pirate Boarding" during the Semana Grande in San Sebastian. They all try to reach La Concha beach from the port without wrecking their homemade boats.


Bangladeshi children take a dip in the water.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: A.M. Ahad / Associated Press

Greece's Athanasia Perra competes in the women's triple jump qualifications at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium.


Italy's Andrea Baldini, left, fights against Race Imboden of the U.S. on Monday during the final round of the men's team foil competition at the 2013 World Fencing Championships.


A truck carrying sand slid off the road and fell into the river Monday; there were no casualties.


Firefighters work to put out a blaze at the Quillota prison. About 50 inmates set the fire during a riot that left several injured.


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In Tuesday’s Pictures in the News:

— It’s back to school in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

— Dodger Yasiel Puig watches his sacrifice fly during the game against the New York Mets.

— Participants pose during a free yoga class on the Redondo Beach Pier sponsored by Cancer Support Community and Blue Zones Project.

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