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Dodger second baseman Nick Punto fields the ball from Diamondback hitter Gerardo Parra and avoids a broken bat in the sixth inning at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Mali's Cherif Mamadou Dia competes in the long jump contest on Wednesday in Nice, southeastern France, during the Francophonie Games.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE MAGNENET / AFP

Government troopers fire their weapons as they continue their assault on Muslim rebels Thursday in Zamboanga city in the southern Philippines.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Afghans watch their national football team as they celebrate victory in the South Asian Football Federation Championship, at the Kabul stadium on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SHAH MARAI / AFP

Lightning strikes north of Macworth Island in Portland, Maine on Wednesday. There were more than 1,000 lightning strikes per hour at the height of the storm, according to the National Weather Service.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men recite prayers as they perform the Tashlich ritual at the Hayarkon river in Ramat Gan, outside Tel Aviv. Tashlich is a ritual during which believers cast their sins into the water and to the fish, before the Day of Atonement, or Yom Kippur.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVER WEIKEN / EPA

Three vehicles crashed into a creek after the road washed out from beneath them near Dillon Road and 287 in Broomfield Colo., Thursday in heavy flooding. Three people were rescued.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Cross / The Denver Post

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Pictures in the News | Sept. 12, 2013

From Malibu cliffhanger to John Wayne sculpture

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Pictures in the News | Sept. 12, 2013

Photo essay | Education in wartime Syria

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Pictures in the News | Sept. 12, 2013

Pictures in the News | October 9, 2013

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Pictures in the News | Sept. 12, 2013

Passenger ship Harvard runs aground

June 12, 1931: Aerial photo of the S.S. Harvard wreck two weeks after the passenger ship ran aground in fog at Point Arguello. Since the May 30, 1931, grounding, the forward...   View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 12, 2013

In Thursday’s Pictures in the News, Dodger second baseman Nick Punto fields the ball from Diamondback hitter Gerardo Parra and avoids a broken bat in the sixth inning at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday.

Zamboanga, Philippines: Government troopers fire as they continue their assault on Muslim rebels Thursday. Philippine troops battled Muslim rebels on two fronts Thursday, after about 100 extremists attacked a second city near the southern port where guerrillas have been holding scores of residents hostage in a four-day standoff with government forces.

Portland, Maine: A long bolt of lightning strikes north of Macworth Island. There were more than 1,000 lightning strikes per hour at the height of the storm, according to the National Weather Service. Trees and power lines were knocked down across the region, and an electric substation was damaged.

Broomfield, Colo.: Three vehicles crashed into a creek after the road washed out from beneath them in Broomfield, Colo., in heavy flooding. Three people were rescued.

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