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Photo: Massive explosion hits California neighborhood

An explosion and fire fueled by a ruptured natural gas line engulfed a neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif.

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Photo: On this day in 1850, California became a state

Half Dome as seen from Yosemite Valley in California.

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Photo: Today in history, New Amsterdam became New York in 1664

New York City’s Pennsylvania Station in April 1962, two years before it was demolished.

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Photo: Mount Sinabung erupts

Mount Sinabung releases volcanic ash into the sky in North Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Photo: Earl from space

The view of Hurricane Earl from the International Space Station.

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