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John Lennon fans gather at Lennon's Hollywood Walk of Fame star to celebrate his 73rd birthday on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

The American metal band Korn poses for a portrait after the release of their latest album "Paradigm Shift" on the same day they were inducted into the Guitar Center Rockwalk in Hollywood on Tuesday. From left are Ray Luzier, James Shaffer, Jonathan Davis, Brian Welch and Reginald Arvizu. [For the record, Oct. 12, 8:21 a.m.: An earlier version of this caption misidentified the the Guitar Center Rockwalk as the Guitar Center Hall of Fame.]

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

The USC marching band, cheer squad and students participate in a pep rally in the heart of the USC campus in Los Angeles on Wednesday as the football team prepares to take on the Arizona Wildcats in their first game under the Trojans' interim coach, Ed Orgeron.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Caltrans workers are in knee-deep water as they try to clear a deluge of water and mud likely caused by a clogged storm drain along the 5 Freeway in Sun Valley on Wednesday afternoon that shut down both sides of the freeway and snarled traffic for miles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

The 5 Freeway was closed in both directions in the San Fernando Valley on Wednesday after a storm caused debris to flow across all lanes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Pitcher Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates, 6-1, in Game Five of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium in St Louis.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dilip Vishwanat / Getty Images North America

Police inspect a stairwell at San Francisco General Hospital where Lynne Spalding, 57, of San Francisco was found dead after she was reported missing from her hospital room more than two weeks ago following treatment for an infection.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

Soldiers move a transfer case containing the remains of Pfc. Cody J. Patterson on Wednesday at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Patterson, 24, of Philomath, Ore., died Sunday in Zhari district, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steve Ruark / Associated Press

Pedestrians wait with umbrellas at a street crossing Thursday in Singapore during a heavy thunderstorm. Singapore, which faces hot and wet weather all year, typically experiences more storms toward the year end.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated Press

Rebel fighters camouflage a car with mud in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMAD JADAAN / AFP

Two young women walk through floodwaters in Kabin Buri, east of Bangkok. The government reported that 27 provinces in Thailand are still flooded and 31 people have died due to floods that have drenched swaths of Southeast Asia in recent weeks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP

A man navigates floodwaters with plastic bottles to help keep him afloat in Kabin Buri, east of Bangkok.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP

Karis, a 1-month-old lion cub, is weighed at Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling, Scotland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Milligan / Associated Press

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In Thursday’s Pictures in the News, John Lennon fans gather at his Hollywood Walk of Fame star to celebrate his 73rd birthday on Wednesday.

Los Angeles: Members of the USC band, cheer squad and student body participate in a pep rally in the heart of campus Wednesday as the football team prepares to take on the Arizona Wildcats in its first game under the Trojans’ interim coach, Ed Orgeron.

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