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Thursday: The day in photos

Ellen Pontac, left, and Shelly Bailes, of Davis, Calif., celebrate on the steps of the state Supreme Court after the court’s decision legalizing marriage between same-sex couples in San Francisco. They have been together 34 years and were married in San Francisco before it was ruled illegal. (Robert Durell / Los Angeles Times)
Stuart Gafney, left, kisses John Lewis, on the steps of the state Supreme Court seconds after the court’s decision legalizing marriage between same sex couplesin San Francisco, California. They have been together 21 years and were married in San Francisco before it was ruled illegal. (Robert Durell / Los Angeles Times)
A Chinese rescuer collects school bags from a collapsed school in Shifang, China. (AFP / Getty Images)
A grieving mother looks back at the body of her child as she is escorted away from a temporary morgue in the town of Hanwang, China. (Mark Ralston / AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake survivors walk through the debris of collapsed houses in Shifang, China. (China Photos / Getty Images)
A Burmese street vendor waits for customers in the rain in Yangon, Myanmar. (EPA)
A woman cleans beside toppled structures on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. (Associated Press)
Bassem Ali’s mother watches over him at a hospital in the Shiite enclave of Sadr City in Baghdad, Iraq. Bassem was wounded during overnight clashes between U.S. forces and militants. (Karim Kadim / Associated Press)
A Palestinian boy with his face painted to resemble the Palestinian national flag watches a protest of the 60th anniversary of Israel near the West Bank city of Ramallah. (David Furst / AFP/Getty Images)
Palestinians carry a wounded boy after an Israeli tank opened fire during a rally protesting the 60th anniversary Israel, near the Erez crossing in the northern Gaza Strip. (Mohammed Saber / EPA)
President Bush and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert chat during a tour to the ancient hilltop fortress of Masada in the Judean Desert, southern Israel. The Masada fortress became a symbol of Jewish heroism after dozens of Jews there chose to kill themselves rather than surrender to the Romans in AD 70. (Jim Watson / AFP/Getty Images)
Pakistani lawyers and political activists march on a street during a protest against President Pervez Musharraf in Lahore. (Arif Ali / AFP/Getty Images)
Irena Sendler is buried at the Powazki Cemetery in Warsaw, Poland. Sendler, who died May 12 at the age of 98, rescued about 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto during World War ll. (Tomasz Gzell / EPA)
Matt Munekata, left, and Alicia McConnell share an umbrella to keep out of the rain in front of Jackson Square in the French Quarter of New Orleans. (Alex Brandon / Associated Press)
Angelina Jolie laughs as Jack Black and Dustin Hoffman clown during a photo call for the film “Kung Fu Panda,” at the 61st International film festival in Cannes, France. (Lionel Cironneau / Associated Press)
Bicycle riders race past a poppy field Potenza and Peschici, Italy. (Damien Meyer / AFP/Getty Images)
Train tracks reflect a crimson sunrise south of Dixon Calif. (Rick Roach / The Reporter)
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