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  • Pictures in the News | June 3, 2013

     
    The Powerhouse fire in Southern California has scorched 29,000 acres and is 40% contained. More photos Waters from three swollen rivers flooded the old town of Passau in southeast Germany on Monday. Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic have also...
  • Pictures in the News | June 5, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in a Southern California prison, where inmates at the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco perform during their graduation as a part of the Actor's Gang Prison Project, an acting program intended to help...
  • Pictures in the News | June 4, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: –A Lake Hughes resident returns for the first time to his home, which burned in the Powerhouse fire. –A candlelight vigil is held in Hong Kong to mark the 24th anniversary of the June 4 Chinese military...
  • Floods sweep through central Europe

     
    Germany dispatched thousands of soldiers Tuesday to help cities and towns cope with flooding from the rain-soaked Danube and other southern rivers , reinforcements that came a day after the Bavarian city of Passau saw its worst flooding since 1501....
  • ‘Star Wars’: Life-size Lego X-wing Starfighter coming to California

     
    The White House rejected a petition to build a Death Star, but a different piece of “Star Wars” machinery has […]...
  • The Week in Pictures | June 3 – 9, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Central Europe's worst floods in over a decade claimed a 12th victim as torrents of muddy water surged down swollen rivers through the Czech Republic and Germany, inundating villages,...
  • Pictures in the News | June 7, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News | June 7, 2013...
  • Hours spent reading books around the world

    Hours spent reading books around the world
    How many hours a week do you read? If it's 10 hours or more, you might try moving to India -- you'll be among your people. According to this infographic, Indians spend more time reading books than the residents of any other nation. Each week, the...
  • Sabine Lisicki advances to Wimbledon semifinals

    Sabine Lisicki advances to Wimbledon semifinals
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Sabine Lisicki of Germany proved on Tuesday that she’s more than a one-upset wonder. Lisicki, who eliminated defending Wimbledon champion and world No. 1 Serena Williams in the round of 16 on Monday, became the first woman to...
  • Wimbledon: Flipkens upsets No. 8 Kvitova; Stephens loses to Bartoli

    Wimbledon: Flipkens upsets No. 8 Kvitova; Stephens loses to Bartoli
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Sloane Stephens’ Wimbledon journey ended Tuesday in the quarterfinals, taking the last American singles entrant out of the competition. Stephens, who has trained in Carson at the U.S. Tennis Assn.'s Training Center-West...
  • Maria Sharapova upset on day of big falls at Wimbledon

    A wave of injuries and upsets hit the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, taking No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and No. 3 seed Maria Sharapova of Russia out of the women’s competition. Sharapova, hobbled by a hip injury, slipped...