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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Best of Wimbledon

Highlights from the Wimbledon Championships in London.

Crash at Daytona

A multi-car wreck at the end of the NASCAR race at Daytona.

China from above

A bird's eye view of the most populous country.

Pope Francis visits Latin America

Highlights from the Papal visit to Latin America.

Bloody weekend in Chicago

A 7-year-old boy was among nine people killed and 50 injured in gun violence over the Independence Day weekend.

Greece's struggling pensioners

Long lines of pensioners jostling to get into a limited number of banks opened specially to pay out retirement benefits have become a powerful symbol of the misery facing Greece.

Crash at Tour de France

Yellow jersey holder Fabian Cancellara and a couple of dozen riders hit the tarmac in a massive crash during the third stage.

World Heritage sites

The Alamo in San Antonio joins Stonehenge, Palace of Versailles and the ruins of Petra on the UNESCO list.

USA wins Women's World Cup

The United States, powered by a Carli Lloyd hat-trick in the game's opening 16 minutes, beat defending champions Japan 5-2 to win the Women's World Cup.

Greece votes No

Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject terms of a bailout, risking financial ruin in a show of defiance that could splinter Europe.

REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Recycling technology

The Chinese town of Guiyu in has long been known as one of the world’s largest electronic waste dump sites.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/David Gray

Great Barrier Reef at risk

UNESCO did not place Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on a list of endangered World Heritage sites, a move the Australian government wants to avoid at all costs.  Full Coverage 

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New York traders up close

Photos of the hands, faces and expressions of traders at the New York Stock Exchange show the tension of tracking the markets and their reaction to fast-moving stories.  Full Coverage 

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Rest in His Arms

Rest in His Arms, an Illinois charity set up 10 years ago, has provided funerals for 25 children, mostly infants, abandoned or otherwise victims of crimes.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Tales from Glastonbury 1989

Back when Reuters photographer Dylan Martinez was still a teenager, more than half a lifetime ago, he and a group of friends made a last-minute decision to head to the Glastonbury festival.  Full Coverage