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A blue planet, a brown lawn

July 18, 2014
The sun reflects off the water in this picture taken by German astronaut Alexander Gerst from the International Space Station and sent on his Twitter feed July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Alexander Gerst/NASA

The sun reflects off the water in this picture taken by German astronaut Alexander Gerst from the International Space Station July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Alexander Gerst/NASA

Gallery: Whatever you do, don’t look down

Reuters features a series of jaw-dropping images taken from space.

 

Berlusconi’s break

An appeals court overturns the former prime minister of Italy’s conviction.

 

People are kind of the worst sometimes

A California town may fine a couple whose lawn turned brown when they decided to conserve water amid one of the worst droughts in the state’s history. The town claims the lawn is an eyesore.

 

On second thought, that children’s book isn’t dangerous: censors

Singapore scrapped plans to “pulp” a kid’s book about two male penguins who hatch an egg together.

 

My new boyfriend, ladies and gentlemen

A 29-year-old man steals beer from a convenience store – and then places a prank call to order five pizzas under his arresting officer’s name.

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