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Oil spill cleanup and containment operations continue on the shore near Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A tanker truck pumps oil pooled on the ground from a ruptured underground pipeline on the Santa Barbara County coast.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

David Letterman ends his final broadcast of the 'Late Show with David Letterman' after 33 years in late-night television, including 6,028 broadcasts, nearly 20,000 total guest appearances, 16 Emmy Awards and more than 4,600 'Top Ten' lists,

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeffrey R. Staab / CBS ENTERTAINMENT

Fifth-grade students from Tulita Elementary School in Redondo Beach carry a "Walking School Bus" sign to alert drivers as they walk to school. The program, developed by Beach Cities Health District, is intended to improve the health of residents.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Lightning strikes between the towns of Krum and Sanger in Denton County, Texas, as a tornado warning was in effect for the area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Key / The Denton Record-Chronicle

Scuderia Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany looks for the best line during the first practice session on the Monaco street circuit in Monte Carlo for Sunday's Monaco Formula One Grand Prix.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEAN CHRISTOPHE MAGNENET / AFP/Getty Images

A Lego-like colorful projection called "Mechanised Color Assemblage" is splashed on the Museum of Contemporary Art as part of the Vivid festival in Sydney.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Rycroft / Associated Press

Deutsche Bahn trains parked on the tracks in Hamm, Germany, will be back in service soon after the train drivers union agreed to end their strike.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BERND THISSEN / EPA

A woman walks past a burning barricade, erected by protesters opposed to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term, in the Kinanira neighborhood of Bujumbura. At least two protesters were killed and eight wounded in clashes with police in the capital Bujumbura, the latest victims of the unrest triggered by Nkurunziza's attempt to remain in power.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL DE SOUZA / AFP/Getty Images

A rescuer carries a resident from his flooded home in Xiamen, China. Heavy rains have lashed large swaths of south and central China since May 17, affecting more than a million people and leaving at least 15 dead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP/Getty Images

A Rohingya woman from Myanmar dresses her child at a new holding area at Bayeun, Indonesia, after more than 400 Rohingya migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh were rescued by Indonesian fishermen.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMEO GACAD / AFP/Getty Images

A Nepalese woman walks through rubble around the collapsed Swayambhunath Buddhist temple in Katmandu, as the Himalayan country continues to dig out from a pair of deadly earthquakes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISHARA S.KODIKARA / AFP/Getty Images

A man gets a close-up look at part of a bronze statue of Lachit Borphukan, a 17th century leader of the Ahom kingdom, which is set to be installed in the middle of the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati, India. Borphukan was known for his leadership in the 1671 Battle of Saraighat.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRDEL / AFP/Getty Images

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Thursday Pictures in the News begins in California, where officials were hoping that the excavation of a 24-inch oil pipeline will reveal why it ruptured and spilled thousands of gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara County coast. Read story

New York: After 33 years, 6,028 broadcasts, nearly 20,000 total guest appearances and more than 4,600 “Top Ten” lists, David Letterman says goodbye to his late-night television audience.

Redondo Beach: Fifth-grade students from Tulita Elementary School carry a “Walking School Bus” sign as they walk to school.

Hamm, Germany: The train drivers union agrees to terms to end their strike.

Xiamen, China: Rescuers help a resident through flooding that has affected more than a million people and left at least 15 dead.

Add stops in Monaco, Burundi, Indonesia and Nepal to round out the report.

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