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A firefighter surveys the smoldering ruins of the Berkeley Tuolumne Camp, a village of cabins and dining hall built in 1922 on the Tuolumne River that once served 4.000 people annually. It was almost totally destroyed by the massive, uncontrolled Rim Fire. All guests had been evacuated.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Ffirefighters line up for breakfast as dawn breaks over the smoke-filled Rim fire base camp.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers third baseman Nick Punto hits the deck to avoid a pitch from Cubs starter Jake Arrieta in the sixth inning Monday at Dodger Stadium. Punto got up and hit an RBI double to put the Dodgers up, 3-0, and send Arrieta to the showers. The Dodgers won, 6-2.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig is congratulated by teammates after hitting a solo home run against the Cubs in the eighth inning Monday to close out the Dodgers' scoring in a 6-2 victory.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

President Obama awards Army Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter with the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. Carter received the medal for his actions while serving as a cavalry scout during combat operations in Afghanistan on Oct. 3, 2009. Carter is one of five living recipients of the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press

Indian soldiers stand near their damaged vehicle after Maoist rebels ambushed their patrol in Odisha state. At least five people died and two others were wounded when the rebels set off a bomb, blowing up their vehicle. The rebels, who claim inspiration from Chinese revolutionary leader Mao Zedong, have been fighting in many Indian states for more than 40 years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Protesters throw stones at a police vehicle after a rally by hundreds of supporters of protesting farmers escalated into violence. Farmers had being blockading highways for a week for an assortment of demands that include reduced gasoline prices, increased subsidies and the cancellation of free-trade agreements.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fernando Vergara / Associated Press

A riot police officer kicks a protester as others try to protect him during protests in support of farmers who have being blockading Colombian highways for a week over an assortment of demands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fernando Vergara / Associated Press

A riot police officer detains a bleeding protester after a protest in support of farmers turned violent.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fernando Vergara / Associated Press

The Cipotegato, the central character of the annual Cipotegato festival, is pelted with tomatoes in the main square of Tarazona. The festival begins with the Cipotegato, who is secretly elected each year, running into the square where thousands of people are waoting to throw tomatoes at him as he scales a monument and ties a scarf around it, signaling the start of the main festivities. The festival derives from the 18th century tradition of giving a local prison inmate the chance to escape to freedom.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Ramos / Getty Images

A fire breather performs during a protest in support of Colombian farmworkers demanding government subsidies and greater access to land. Since the protests began Monday, farmworkers have closed roads at dozens of points across the country, blocking the passage of cargo trucks and other vehicles from makeshift camps erected on sides of roads.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GUILLERMO LEGARIA / AFP

Work lights cast a flourescent glow on the symmetrically carved outlines of a giant potash mine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrey Rudakov / Bloomberg

Tourists enjoy (and duck) spray from a wave hitting the shore at a beach in the Nusa Dua resort island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SONNY TUMBELAKA / AFP

Palestinian Khaled Zir sits with his children in a cave in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. Zir said he moved his family into the cave after their home was demolished by Israeli authorities.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sebastian Scheiner / Associated Press

Kenyan rangers, veterinarians and wildlife reserve workers position a tranquilized wild female black rhino named Tupac for transport at the Lewa wildlife conservancy. Eleven of Lewa's total 73 endangered black rhinos are being moved to the neighboring Borana conservancy where they'll have more range. Borana currently has no rhinos and is hoping to help increase their numbers. The horn of each rhino is cut and a tracking device is fitted to monitor its movements and to help combat poaching. Lewa has suffered severe poaching in the past. Illegally poached rhino horn is sold for large sums as an ingredient in some traditional Chinese medicine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL DE SOUZA / AFP

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In today’s Pictures in the News a firefighter surveys the smoldering ruins of the Berkeley Tuolumne Camp near Groveland, Calif., on Monday, a village of cabins and large dining hall built in 1922 on the Tuolumne River that was almost totally destroyed by the massive, uncontrolled Rim fire.  All guests had been evacuated. More photos from the Rim fire

Los Angeles: The Dodgers in action against the Cubs. The Dodgers won, 6-2.

Washington: President Obama awards Army Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter the Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House.

Ubate, Colombia: Protesters clash with police in support of farmers who had being blockading highways for an assortment of demands that include reduced gasoline prices, increased subsidies and the cancellation of free-trade agreements.

Tarazona, Spain:  People  throw tomatoes at the costumed Cipotegato to kick off an annual festival honoring a patron saint.

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