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Light bounces off the rain-slickened road inside the 2nd Street tunnel as a brief rainstorm passes through downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

A pedestrian walks across the North Hill Street bridge spanning the 101 Freeway as a brief rainstorm passes through downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Ashley Yee, 22, left, makes her way along a trail as a passing storm provides the backdrop at the Baldwin Hills Overlook in Culver City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Tuesday's snow storm wasn't enough to reopen Snow Summit ski area as the slopes look barren on Wednesday in Big Bear.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

PYRAMID LAKE, CA APRIL 02, 2014 -- Hooded Oriole at Pyramid Lake. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Kings' Justin Williams, right, battles Phoenix Coyotes Antoine Vermette on the boards during the second period of their NHL hockey game at Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Boxer Manny Pacquiao is framed in the screen of a mobile phone as members of the boxing media gather at the Wild Card Boxing Gym in Hollywood to watch the winner of 10 world titles work out on Wednesday. Pacquiao is scheduled to fight welterweight Tim Bradley on April 12, with the hope of regaining the World Boxing Organization title that he lost to Bradley by a controversial split decision in 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Residents brave a sandstorm in Hami, northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region. Hami issued an "orange alert" for a sandstorm on Thursday, warning residents to reduce outdoor activities and avoid dangerous jobs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP

People peer into a cracked road in Iquique, northern Chile, on Wednesday, a day after a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit off Chile's Pacific coast. The quake killed at least six people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aldo Solimano / AFP

Afghan election workers are escorted by armed Afghan policemen as they use donkeys to transport election materials and ballot boxes to remote polling stations in rough districts with difficult access in northern Afghanistan on Thursday. Afghans will go to the polls on April 5 to choose a new president.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Farshad Usyan / AFP

Lucy Hamlin and her husband, Specialist Timothy Hamlin, wait to be allowed back onto Ft. Hood, Texas, on Wednesday after authorities said an Iraq War veteran being treated for mental illness opened fire, killing three people and wounding 16 others before committing suicide. The attack was on the same Texas military base where 13 people were slain and more than 30 were wounded in 2009.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Deborah Cannon / Austin American-Statesman

A sub-Saharan migrant is helped by a Spanish Guardia Civil officer after he fainted on top of a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla on Thursday. Spanish and Moroccan police have thwarted a fresh attempt by dozens of African migrants to scale border fences to enter Melilla. Thousands of sub-Saharan migrants seeking a better life in Europe are living illegally in Morocco and regularly try to enter Melilla in the hope of later making it to mainland Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Santi Palacios / Associated Press

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Thursday’s Pictures in the News starts with rain in Los Angeles, because whenever we get rain it’s news.

Hami, China: Residents walk on a street during a sandstorm in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region. Hami issued an “orange alert” for a sandstorm on Thursday, warning residents to reduce outdoor activities and avoid dangerous jobs.

Iquique, Chile: People walk along a cracked road in northern Chile a day after a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit off Chile’s Pacific coast late Tuesday. The quake killed at least six people.

Fort Hood, Texas: An Iraq War veteran being treated for mental illness opened fire at Fort Hood, killing three people and wounding 16 others before committing suicide, in an attack on the same Texas military base where more than a dozen people were slain in 2009, authorities said.

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