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Youngsters hold their noses against the odor of a rare "corpse flower," indigenous to the Indonesian island of Sumatra, blooming at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Angels outfielders Josh Hamilton, left, Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun celebrate an 8-6 win over the Twins at Angels Stadium in Anaheim.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Fabien Cousteau waves from inside Aquarius Reef Base, a laboratory 63 feet below the surface in the Atlantic off Key Largo, in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, where they've been studying the effects of climate change and pollutants such as fertilizers on the reef.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wilfredo Lee / Associated Press

A Central American migrant practices scaling parked boxcars as he awaits the arrival of a northbound freight train in Arriaga, Mexico. The number of unaccompanied minors detained at the U.S. border has more than tripled since 2011. Children are also widely believed to be crossing with their parents in rising numbers, although the Obama administration has not released year-by-year figures.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rebecca Blackwell / Associated Press

Red poppies bloom in the walls of World War I-era trenches in Diksmuide, Belgium. On Thursday, leaders of the 28 member states of the European Union will gather to mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the war.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Virginia Mayo / Associated Press

Guards of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" keep watch in the town hall of the besieged Ukrainian city of Slavyansk. Ukraine's new Western-backed president said he may revoke his one-week unilateral cease-fire to allow government forces to retaliate for the downing by pro-Russian rebels of an army helicopter that killed nine servicemen.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN MACDOUGALL / AFP/Getty Images

A man sifts through rubble in his home wrecked by shelling in the besieged city of Slaviansk, Ukraine. Separatists of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" in Slavyansk are surrounded by Ukrainian forces and have been enduring daily shelling for over two months.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN MACDOUGALL / AFP/Getty Images

Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives for his general audience at St Peter's square at the Vatican.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALBERTO PIZZOLI / AFP/Getty Images

Queen Elizabeth II signs the visitor book before leaving Hillsborough Castle on the third and final day of the queen's visit to Northern Ireland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WPA Pool / Getty Images

Sergio Garcia of Spain hits a shot in the hole-in-one contest during the BMW International Open in Cologne, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lennart Preiss / Getty Images

Some of the thousands of platinum-mine workers report for work at in Marikana, South Africa, following the resolution of a five-month strike.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Denis Farrell / Associated Press

Children watch Fu-Wan, one of two giant pandas on loan from China, inside the Giant Panda Complex enclosure at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Maylasia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANAN VATSYAYANA / AFP/Getty Images

Demonstrators in Taoyuan, Taiwan, clash with riot police near where a meeting between China's top Taiwan official, Zhang Zhijun, and Wang Yu-chi, the chairman of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council, was to be held.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANDY CHENG / AFP/Getty Images

Youngsters in Gianyar, Bali, gather at Duur Bingin temple before walking around their village with painted faces and bodies -- meant to to ward off evil spirits -- during the Grebeg Ritual in Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Putu Sayoga / Getty Images

Second-year students of Danwon High School who survived the sinking of a ferry in the Yellow Sea enter the school in Ansan, South Korea, for their first class since the disaster. A total of 75 students were rescued, with nearly 300 others dead or missing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM CHUL-SOO / EPA

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins with the scent of death as youngsters hold their noses against the odor of a rare “corpse flower,” indigenous to the Indonesian island of Sumatra, blooming at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa.

Key Largo, Fla.: Fabien Cousteau waves from inside Aquarius Reef Base, a laboratory 63 feet below the surface of the water off Key Largo, where researchers are studying the effects of climate change and pollutants such as fertilizers on the reef.

Arriaga, Mexico: A Central American migrant practices scaling parked boxcars as he awaits the arrival of a northbound freight train as the number of unaccompanied minors detained at the U.S. border has more than tripled since 2011.

Slavyansk, Ukraine: A man sifts through the rubble of his home wrecked by shelling in the besieged city of Slaviansk, which has been surrounded by Ukrainian forces.

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