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Firefighters stand their ground to make sure a fire doesn't double back under a smoke-filled sky at the Rocky fire along Highway 20 in Clear Lake, Calif.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

A firefighter makes his way down a fire-ravaged hillside caused by the Rocky fire just south of Clear Lake. The Rocky fire has burned more than 60,000 acres and destroyed 24 homes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Hiroto Ohhara wins the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing 2015 with a single high wave score of 9.17, beating Tanner Hendrickson in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Hiroto Ohhara celebrates his victory with fans after winning the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Performer Carly Rae Jepsen poses for a selfie with Special Olympics athletes during the World Games Closing Ceremony at the Los Angles Memorial Coliseum. The games featured 6,500 competitors and 2,000 coaches from 165 countries around the world.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times

Aaliyah Doninguez advises parishioners that Holy Cross Catholic Church Mass is canceled in Las Cruces, N.M., after authorities say explosions occurred less than 30 minutes apart outside two Las Cruces churches.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robin Zielinski / The Las Cruces Sun-News

Turkish riot police officers clash with union members as they prevent them from marching to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security during a protest in Ankara. Collective bargaining meetings began today between the Turkish government and authorized unions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP/Getty Images

A Syrian refugee tends to her son covered with a mosquito net, who is suffering from malnutrition, at their tent in an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

Katie Ledecky of the United States executes a turn on her way to clocking in a new world record time in the women's 1500 meters Freestyle Heats during the FINA Swimming World Championships at Kazan arena in Russia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick B. Kraemer / EPA

A frame grab of a Beijing Tianqiao Police video shows a Chinese policeman holding an abandoned newborn baby in a public toilet in Beijing. The newborn fell head-first down the pipe, reports said Monday, after her mother apparently gave birth in the facility.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Beijing Tianqiao Police / AFP/Getty Images

Nepalese supporters of Hindu religion perform a dance as they take part in a protest rally in Katmandu, Nepal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Narendra Shrestha / EPA

Afghan youth carry sacks of firewood as the sun sets on the outskirts of Herat.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aref Karimi / AFP/Getty Images

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Pictures in the News | August 3, 2015

Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in Northern California, where more than 12,000 residents have been evacuated as the destructive Rocky fire exploded to 60,000 acres across three counties and consumed 50 structures, including 24 homes. More photos

Huntington Beach: Hiroto Ohhara of Japan wins the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing 2015 with a single high wave score of 9.17, beating Tanner Hendrickson.

Los Angeles: Carly Rae Jepsen poses for a selfie with Special Olympics athletes during the World Games Closing Ceremony at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. More photos

Mafraq, Jordan: A Syrian refugee tends to her son covered with a mosquito net, who is suffering from malnutrition, at their tent in an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border.

Kazan, Russia:  Katie Ledecky of the United States executes a turn on her way to clocking in a new world record time in the women’s 1500 meters Freestyle Heats during the FINA Swimming World Championships at the Kazan arena in Russia.

Add stops in China, Nepal, Turkey and Afghanistan to round out the report.

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