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Los Angeles had summer-like beach volleyball weather on Wednesday. Raymond Lee, 21, a senior biology major at USC, got to enjoy it while practicing during a beach volleyball physical education class.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

In Islamabad, Pakistan, on the day before Valentine's Day, a man looks out the window of a car filled with heart-shaped balloons.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

In Thailand's Prachinburi province, bride Suriya Utai, 23, and groom Praewpan Srichamnan, 22, soar during their wedding ceremony.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wason Wanichakorn / Associated Press

Early Wednesday in Bowling Green, Ky., a massive sinkhole opened beneath a building at the National Corvette Museum, swallowing eight rare and historic examples of the American sports car.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: National Corvette Museum / National Corvette Museum

In Central African Republic capital city of Bangui on Thursday, a cargo plane flies over a refugee camp for internally displaced persons as it heads toward touchdown at the nearby airport. The plane delivered food from the U.N.'s World Food Programme as the humanitarian crisis in that country worsens.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEGNAN KOULA / EPA

Near the village of Tidhar in southern Israel, a flock of starlings stamps a huge dot on the sky.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPA

Another view of large numbers of starlings above the southern Israel village of Tidhar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPA

An umbrella doesn't provide much protection during Thursday morning's heavy snowfall in New York City, but this girl doesn't seem to mind.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Moore / Getty Images

A pooch manages to look fashionable while braving the elements Thursday morning in New York City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Moore / Getty Images

In Karachi, Pakistan, on Thursday, police officials and relatives attend a service for those killed when a roadside bomb ripped through a police bus. Thirteen people were killed and more than 50 wounded.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SHAHZAIB AKBER / EPA

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Pictures in the News | Feb. 13, 2014

In Thursday’s Pictures in the News, the afternoon sun casts shadows on the sand as a volleyball player takes advantage of Los Angeles’ sunny skies and warm temperatures to practice at USC.

Prachinburi province, Thailand: A bride and groom are a flutter of white cloth as they soar in a swinging harness during their wedding ceremony on the day before St. Valentine’s Day.

Bowling Green, Ky.: A massive sinkhole opened beneath the National Corvette Museum, swallowing eight rare and historic examples of the American sports car.

Tidhar, Israel: A flock of starlings forms a huge midair dot in the sky.

New York City: Heavy snow and high winds made for a hard morning commute in the city, though a couple of small fry don’t seem to mind much.

And there’s more from around the world.

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