The Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai, China, which opened in March and was built at an estimated cost of $3.3 billion, draws visitors.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFPLink
An aerial view shows a boat making its way on the Scharmuetzelsee near Bad Sarow in Brandenburg, Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / DPALink
A Palestinian child plays under a tarp in Gaza City.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFPLink
A pro-Russian armed man in military fatigues poses for a photograph with a child in Kostyantynivka, Ukraine.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILY MAXIMOV / AFPLink
Adrien Mattenet of France is focused on the ball and his match against Tiago Apolonia of Portugal at the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shizuo Kambayashi / APLink
Mike Richards (10) of the Kings and Logan Couture of the Sharks show how heated the first-round playoff series has become. The series is tied at three games apiece.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
An Italian forensic anthropologist enters the Del Giocondo family tomb in Florence, Italy. Experts took DNA samples from the remains of family members of Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo to determine whether she was the woman who sat for Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAURIZIO DEGL' INNOCENTI / ANSALink
Emergency personnel and civilians inspect the site following a car bomb explosion in Homs, Syria.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images / AFPLink
Kevin Barnes searches the remains of his home in Tupelo, Miss., destroyed by a tornado.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thomas Graning / FR171019 APLink
A fire destroyed at least 27 shanties, two homes and shops in Srinagar, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPALink
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Pictures in the News | April 29, 2014
In Tuesday’s Pictures in the News, a dangerous storm system spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days that flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark in Tupelo, Miss.
Kostyantynivka, Ukraine: A pro-Russian armed man in military fatigues poses for a photograph with a child as he stands guard outside a regional administration building seized in the night by pro-Russian separatists.
Los Angeles: Kings center Mike Richards and Sharks center Logan Couture trade blows in the third period Monday at Staples Center.
Tokyo: A competitors keep his eye on the ball at the World Team Table Tennis Championships.
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