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  • RB_Astronauts_At_School
    Student Spairo As-Salaam 8, left, reacts as she sees the two astronauts for the first time from the live video feed from the International Space Station astronauts on screen at Elliot Ranch Elementary School in Elk Grove on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. U.S. astronauts from the International Space Station were beamed live into Elliot Ranch Elementary School. Twelve of the students ask ed the astronauts questions while the entire school watched them demonstrate science, engineering and mathematics concepts.
    Randall Benton | rbenton@sacbee.com
  • APTOPIX Southern California Storm Surf
    A bogieboarder rides a wave at the wedge in Newport Beach, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Southern California beachgoers experienced much higher than normal surf, brought on by Hurricane Marie spinning off the coast of Mexico. (AP Photo/ Chris Carlson)
    Chris Carlson | AP
  • APTOPIX Georgia Daily Life
    Katie Ledbetter, of Pensacola, Fla., sits in a hammock at the Mi Casa, Your Casa art installation at the High Museum, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Atlanta. The installation is comprised of more than 35 three-dimensional open house frames serving as a blank canvas which features hammocks, easels, bins of chalk, and buckets of bubble water to encourage visitors to engage with these environments. (AP Photo/ David Goldman)
    David Goldman | AP
  • APTOPIX Ukraine
    Relatives and friends say goodbye to volunteers before they were sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion unit fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. It was the second straight day that attacks were reported in the vicinity of Novoazovsk, which is in eastern Ukraine’s separatist Donetsk region but previously had seen little fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels. (AP Photo/ Efrem Lukatsky)
    Efrem Lukatsky | AP
  • APTOPIX Ukraine
    Ukrainian soldiers park their hardware on the roadside as they wait for the start of the march into the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Pro-Russian rebel forces entered a key town of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday after three days of heavy shelling, the town's mayor said, capturing new territory far from most of their battles with government troops.(AP Photo/ Sergei Grits)
    Sergei Grits | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, stands with Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon, center, and Israeli Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, during a press conference at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Israel's prime minister declared victory Wednesday in the recent war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, saying the military campaign had dealt a heavy blow and a cease-fire deal gave no concessions to the Islamic militant group. (AP Photo/ Sebastian Scheiner)
    Sebastian Scheiner | AP
  • APTOPIX Spain Tomato Fight
    Crowds of people throw tomatoes at each other, during the annual "tomatina" tomato fight fiesta, in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle that has become a major tourist attraction. At the annual fiesta in Bunol on Wednesday, trucks dumped 125 tons of ripe tomatoes for some 22,000 participants, many from abroad to throw during the hour-long morning festivities. (AP Photo/ Alberto Saiz)
    Alberto Saiz | AP
  • APTOPIX Argentina Tango
    Juan Malizia Gatti and Manuela Rossi, from Argentina, compete during the 2014 Tango World Championship Stage category final, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Gatti and Rossi won the championship. (AP Photo/ Natacha Pisarenko)
    Natacha Pisarenko | AP
  • APTOPIX South Korea Soccer AFC Champions League
    South Korea's FC Seoul goalkeeper Yu Sang-hun, center, celebrates his team's victory over South Korea's Pohang Steelers after the penalty shoot-out of the AFC Champions League quarterfinal soccer match at the Seoul World Cup Stadium, in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. FC Seoul defeated Pohang Steelers 3-0 in the shoot-out. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)
    Lee Jin-man | AP
  • APTOPIX Burning Man
    In this Sunday night, Aug. 23, 2014 photo, an art car is driven to the Black Rock DMV to be registered at the annual Burning Man event on the Black Rock Desert of Gerlach, Nev. (AP Photo/ Reno Gazette-Journal, Andy Barron)
    Andy Barron | AP
  • APTOPIX Atlanta Runway Cleanup Photo Gallery
    Robert O'Keefe, general manager at Air Serve Corporation, shows off a washer he found while inspecting the fifth runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to clear debris, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Atlanta. The resulting damage from foreign object debris is estimated to cost the aerospace industry $4 billion a year. (AP Photo/ David Goldman)
    David Goldman | AP
  • APTOPIX Hostage Freed Curtis
    Peter Theo Curtis smiles as he talks with reporters outside his mother's home in Cambridge, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Curtis, a freelance reporter who wrote under the byline Theo Padnos and who had been held hostage for about two years in Syria, returned to the U.S. Tuesday. (AP Photo/ Charles Krupa)
    Charles Krupa | AP
  • APTOPIX WWII Remains Returned
    Honors are rendered as the remains of U.S. Army Pfc. Cecil Harris arrive at McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, Tenn. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. On Jan. 2, 1945, 19-year-old Harris went missing while serving with the 45th Infantry Division during World War II. His remains were returned home after a hiker found his burial site last year near Dambach, France. He will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. (AP Photo/ Knoxville News Sentinel, Michael Patrick)
    Michael Patrick | AP
  • APTOPIX Canada Daily Life Yoga on The Hill
    People take part in "Yoga On The Hill" on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, on Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014. (AP Photo/ The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick)
    Sean kilpatrick | AP
  • RB_Astronauts_At_School
    Students watch as International Space Station astronauts Reid Wiseman, left, and Steven Swanson demonstrate their weightlessness in space via live video at Eliot Ranch Elementary School in Elk Grove on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. U.S. astronauts from the International Space Station were beamed live into Elliot Ranch Elementary School. Twelve of the students ask ed the astronauts questions while the entire school watched them demonstrate science, engineering and mathematics concepts.
    Randall Benton | rbenton@sacbee.com
  • RB_Astronauts_At_School
    School Principal Brian MacNeill, center, listens with students as an International Space Station astronaut answers a question asked by student Maanasa Vasam, right, at Elliot Ranch Elementary School in Elk Grove on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. U.S. astronauts from the International Space Station were beamed live into Elliot Ranch Elementary School. Twelve of the students ask ed the astronauts questions while the entire school watched them demonstrate science, engineering and mathematics concepts.
    Randall Benton | rbenton@sacbee.com
  • Bob Weiss is comforted by Richard Martinez during a press conference regarding AB 1014 on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 in Sacramento Calif. Weiss and Martinez both lost children during the Isla Vista shooting this year and have since campaigned for gun control and mental health support nationally. Supporters met in front of the east entrance to the capitol to urge the passing of AB 1014 which would allow family members and law enforcement to carry out restraining orders restricting at risk individuals from possessing guns for a 21 day period.
    Brian Nguyen | bnguyen@sacbee.com
  • San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner pitches in the first inning as the Giants hosted the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park in San Francisco, on August 26, 2014. Bumgarner has not allowed a baserunner through six inning.
    Jose Luis Villegas | jvillegas@sacbee.com
  • US NEWS WEA-CALIF-MARIE 2 LA
    A body board rider races down the glassy face of a big wave at the Wedge jetty in Newport Beach, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, where thousands of spectators lined the beach to watch 25-foot-high waves generated by Hurricane Marie off the Mexican Pacific coast. View a photo gallery.
    Don Bartletti | MCT
  • US NEWS SCI-DEATHVALLEY-ROCKS 1 LA
    One of several hundred rocks that have left trails as they moved across the surface of Racetrack Playa in California's Death Valley National Park on August 18, 2014. There were several theories for the strange activity, but Richard Norris, a paleobiologist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and his cousin James Norris, a research engineer, were the first to photograph rocks in motion.
    Louis Sahagun | MCT
  • APTOPIX 2014 US Open Tennis
    A spectator takes in the view from the top of Arthur Ashe Stadium during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York.
    Elise Amendola | AP
  • APTOPIX 2014 US Open Tennis
    Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, gets her hair caught in her racket as she tries to return a shot to Aliaksandra Sasnovich, of Belarus, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York.
    Kathy Willens | AP
  • APTOPIX 2014 US Open Tennis
    Feliciano Lopez, of Spain, douses his face with water during a break between games against Ivan Dodig, of Croatia, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York.
    Kathy Willens | AP
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