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A couple stands in front of the moon in Burgos, Spain, on Tuesday. The full moon is the third and final supermoon of 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a perigee moon, occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CESAR MANSO / AFP

Tuesday's supermoon rises in Rio de Janeiro.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP

Smoke rises in the sky as a factory burns after an explosion in Ritterhude, Germany, on Tuesday. According to local media, the explosion occurred at a chemical plants area where lacquer companies Organo Fluid and Bergolin have sites.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: INGO WAGNER / DPA

Colorful chicks are sold at a roadside stall in the Indian city of Amritsar on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARINDER NANU / AFP

Kashmiri houseboats and houses submerged by floodwater can be seen from an Indian Air Force helicopter during rescue and relief operations in Dal Lake in Srinagar on Wednesday. More than 450 people have died in the flooding that has left hundreds of thousands of people stranded in India and Pakistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA / AFP

Performers rest after having their bodies painted in the likeness of tigers for the annual Pulikali, or tiger dance, in Thrissur, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, on Wednesday. The tiger dance is performed during Onam, an annual harvest festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arun Sankar K / Associated Press

A guard stands above a wall featuring dozens of sculptures of Chinese soldiers outside a shopping mall in Beijing on Wednesday. China's art scene continues to grow, and oftentimes art exhibits are held at shopping venues in order to attract more customers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIEGO AZUBEL / EPA

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Pictures in the News | Sept. 10, 2014

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Pictures in the News | Sept. 10, 2014

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News showcases the third and final supermoon of 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a perigee moon, occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons.

Ritterhude, Germany: Smoke rises in the sky as a factory burns after an explosion. According to local media, an explosion occurred at a chemical plants area where lacquer companies Organo Fluid and Bergolin have sites.

Srinagar, India: Kashmiri houseboats and houses submerged by floodwater can be seen from an Indian Air Force helicopter during rescue and relief operations after deadly flooding left hundreds of thousands of people stranded in India and Pakistan.

And there’s more from around the world.

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