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A firefighter drags a hose past a line of fire Friday, July 18, 2014, in Winthrop, Wash. The Carlton Complex, the largest  wildfire in the state's history, destroyed around 150 homes in north-central Washington by Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The fire started on July 14, 2014, and was blamed for one death and the evacuation of multiple areas, including the town of Pateros in Methow Valley.

Wildfires Ignite Washington State

Posted by Casey Leins | July 23, 2014

Firefighters work to extinguish the largest wildfire in the state's history.

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A man looks for the remains of victims in the debris at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, on Saturday, July 19, 2014.

Rescuers Comb Wreckage of Downed Plane

Posted by Diana Soliwon | July 18, 2014

No known survivors have been reported after the passenger plane was shot down at 33,000 feet. 

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Left, a pre-launch twilight photo of the the Apollo 11 Saturn V launch vehicle and right, the spacecraft lifting off from Kennedy Space Center on July 16, 1969, in Florida, carrying crew members Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr.

The First Men on the Moon: 45 Years Later

Posted by Diana Soliwon | July 18, 2014

NASA's mission to land on the moon culminated with the Apollo 11 crew touching down on lunar soil July 20, 1969. 

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Residents of a slum community evacuate to safer ground Wednesday, July 16, 2014, as Typhoon Rammasun battered areas near the Philippines' capital of Manila.

Deadly Typhoon Batters Philippines

Posted by Andrew Soergel | July 16, 2014

Typhoon Rammasun cut through an area where many Filipinos are still recovering from the devastating storm of November 2013.

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A home stands next to a hill that is brown with dead grass on July 15, 2014 in Nicasio, Calif. As the severe drought in Calif. continues to worsen, the state's landscape and many residents' lawns are turning brown due to lack of rain and the discontinuation of watering.

California Landscape Withers in Drought

Posted by Casey Leins | July 16, 2014

Officials will issue fines to residents who waste water during the drought.

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Members of the German soccer team wave to fans after arriving in Berlin Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Germany won its fourth World Cup title Sunday after beating Argentina 1-0.

Day in Photos: July 15

Posted by Diana Soliwon | July 15, 2014

Many killed and injured after subway derails in Moscow, Germany team welcomed home, flooding in China and more. 

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