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Pictures in the News | July 2, 2015

The Week in Pictures | February 11 – 17, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Russians in the Ural Mountains were startled Friday morning as a meteor streaked over the city of Chelyabinsk,...   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | July 2, 2015

Pictures in the News | January 18, 2013

An inspirational start to Friday's Pictures in the News features a 77-year-old retired teacher named Gao Yinyu, who exercises in his underwear at a snow-covered bathing spot in...   View Post»

   

State parks

Some state parks threatened with closure

The move to lock up one-fourth of the state park system -- long-threatened in California but never carried out -- has exposed a maze of obstacles and complications that could...   View Post»

   

Mexico drug cartels' young foot soldiers

Mexico drug cartels' young foot soldiers

In Mexico's 4-year-old drug war, easy money and clout are luring ever-younger thousands into the ranks of violent drug cartels. Desperate to escape poverty and lacking in...   View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 2, 2015

Thursday’s Pictures in the News begins in Tennessee, where a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire, prompting authorities to evacuate several thousand people.

Kuwait City: Thousands of Sunnis and Shiites from across the country take part in a mass funeral procession for 27 people killed in a suicide bombing by a sympathizer of Islamic State. Instead of fueling the kind of sectarian animosity that has devastated Iraq and Syria, the Kuwait attack has reawakened a sense of national solidarity not seen since Saddam Hussein’s 1990 invasion.

Beijing: A prominent Chinese lesbian couple held a simple ceremony Thursday to announce their informal marriage, in their latest effort to push for legalization of same-sex unions in China.

Gujranwala, Pakistan: Security officials rescue passengers after a train derailed into a canal. Reports said five people were killed and 200 injured.

Sacatepequez, Guatemala: The Fuego volcano spewed lava and columns of ash into the air and authorities have raised the alert level in the area to orange.

Add stops in Cuba, Germany, Indonesia and the Philippines to round out the report.

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