Snapshots: The world in 24 hours, May 30

Updated: 2011-05-31 14:42


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Snapshots: The world in 24 hours, May 30
A destroyed home is seen in Joplin, Missouri May 30, 2011. A May 22, 2011 tornado in Joplin, a city of 50,000 in southwestern Missouri, was the deadliest single twister in the United States since 1947. In addition to the at least 139 people killed and more than 900 injured, scores are still unaccounted for more than a week later. The tornado churned through a stretch nearly a mile wide, damaging about 8,000 buildings in Joplin. [Photo/Agencies] 

Snapshots: The world in 24 hours, May 30
Alicia Baker, 26, looks in the mirror before the Memorial Day bodybuilding contest at Muscle Beach in Venice, Los Angeles, California, May 30, 2011. [Photo/Agencies] 

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