Edition:
United States
Pictures | Mon Jan 14, 2013 | 2:08am EST

Australian wildfires spare observatory, uncover bush drug lab

The Redbank North Fire burns close to the Newell Hwy near Coonabarabran, about 350km (217 miles) north west of Sydney, in this handout picture provided by the Rural Fire Service on January 14, 2013. REUTERS/NSW Rural Fire Service/Handout

The Redbank North Fire burns close to the Newell Hwy near Coonabarabran, about 350km (217 miles) north west of Sydney, in this handout picture provided by the Rural Fire Service on January 14, 2013. REUTERS/NSW Rural Fire Service/Handout

The Redbank North Fire burns close to the Newell Hwy near Coonabarabran, about 350km (217 miles) north west of Sydney, in this handout picture provided by the Rural Fire Service on January 14, 2013. REUTERS/NSW Rural Fire Service/Handout
Close
1 / 3
The Wambelong fire burns near the Siding Springs Observatory, about 350km (217 miles) north west of Sydney, in this handout picture provided by the Rural Fire Service on January 14, 2013. REUTERS/NSW Rural Fire Service/Handout

The Wambelong fire burns near the Siding Springs Observatory, about 350km (217 miles) north west of Sydney, in this handout picture provided by the Rural Fire Service on January 14, 2013. REUTERS/NSW Rural Fire Service/Handout

The Wambelong fire burns near the Siding Springs Observatory, about 350km (217 miles) north west of Sydney, in this handout picture provided by the Rural Fire Service on January 14, 2013. REUTERS/NSW Rural Fire Service/Handout
Close
2 / 3
Buildings at the Siding Springs Observatory lie in ruins after being destroyed by a bushfire, about 350km (217 miles) north west of Sydney, in this handout picture provided by the Rural Fire Service on January 14, 2013. REUTERS/NSW Rural Fire Service/Handout

Buildings at the Siding Springs Observatory lie in ruins after being destroyed by a bushfire, about 350km (217 miles) north west of Sydney, in this handout picture provided by the Rural Fire Service on January 14, 2013. REUTERS/NSW Rural Fire...more

Buildings at the Siding Springs Observatory lie in ruins after being destroyed by a bushfire, about 350km (217 miles) north west of Sydney, in this handout picture provided by the Rural Fire Service on January 14, 2013. REUTERS/NSW Rural Fire Service/Handout
Close
3 / 3

Next Slideshows

Kate's official portrait

The first official portrait of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is unveiled at London's National Portrait Gallery.

Jan 11 2013

Snowfall in the Mideast

A rare snowfall blankets much of the Mideast.

Jan 11 2013

Critics Choice Awards

Highlights from the Critics Choice Awards.

Jan 11 2013

The hottest year ever

Last year really was the hottest on record in U.S. history.

Jan 10 2013

MORE IN PICTURES

Mourning for Manchester

Mourning for Manchester

Makeshift memorials and tributes to victims of the deadly attack at an Ariana Grande concert.

The art of flowers

The art of flowers

Blooms on display at the Chelsea Flower Show in London.

Best of Cannes

Best of Cannes

Highlights from the 70th Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera.

Two gay men publicly caned in Indonesia

Two gay men publicly caned in Indonesia

Indonesia religious police publicly cane two men for having gay sex.

President Trump's first foreign trip

President Trump's first foreign trip

Donald Trump, on his first overseas trip as president, is on a nine-day journey through the Middle East and Europe.

Roger Moore: 1927 - 2017

Roger Moore: 1927 - 2017

Actor Roger Moore, who won international fame playing British secret agent James Bond, has died of cancer at the age of 89.

Deadly blast at Manchester Ariana Grande concert

Deadly blast at Manchester Ariana Grande concert

At least 22 people were killed and over 50 wounded in an explosion at the end of a concert by Ariana Grande in Manchester.

Billboard Music Awards

Billboard Music Awards

Highlights from the Billboard Music Awards.

Endgame in Mosul

Endgame in Mosul

Seven months into the campaign to recapture Mosul, Islamic State militants are besieged in its northwestern corner.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast