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Pictures in the News | May 22, 2013
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Pictures in the News | May 22, 2013

Posted On: 9:34 a.m. | May 22, 2013

Pictures in the News | May 22, 2013 View Post»

1937 train derailment
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1937 train derailment

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | May 22, 2013

1937 Southern Pacific freight train derailment. View Post»

Powerful tornado slams Moore, Okla.
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Powerful tornado slams Moore, Okla.

Posted On: 5:20 p.m. | May 21, 2013

A tornado more than a mile with winds up to 200 mph roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. Hardest hit was the city of Moore. Officials were still trying to determine the number of casualties and the cost of damaged property from the tornado that eerily followed almost the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 21, 2013
  • Charlie Riedel / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 21, 2013

Posted On: 10:43 a.m. | May 21, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Residents of Moore, Okla. recover after a huge tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburb Monday; Los Angeles voters head to the polls to elect a new mayor; rescuers prepare to move a body found in a sinkhole on a road in Shenzhen, China; and there's more. View Post»

Horse-launched sailplane
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Horse-launched sailplane

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | May 21, 2013

Horses are used to launch motorless sailplane at Grand Central Flying School in Glendale. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 20, 2013

Pictures in the News | May 20, 2013

Posted On: 10:00 a.m. | May 20, 2013

In Monday's Pictures in the News: A kiss in Paris' Trocadero Square with the Eiffel Tower in the background; a bull gets the best of French matador Juan Leal in Nimes, France; a man leaps into a puddle of mud during the so-called Dirty Pig Festival in Hergisdorf, Germany; a hostage is evacuated by Israeli security forces following a bank robbery that escalated into a hostage situation in the... View Post»

Elizabeth Taylor returns from Todd funeral
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Elizabeth Taylor returns from Todd funeral

Posted On: 12:34 a.m. | May 20, 2013

Elizabeth Taylor kisses her diamond ring as she returns to Los Angeles from the Illinois services for her husband, Michael Todd, killed in an airplane crash. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 13 – 19, 2013

The Week in Pictures | May 13 – 19, 2013

Posted On: 5:02 p.m. | May 17, 2013

The Week in Pictures | May 13 – 19, 2013 View Post»


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