News at a glance: Photos from May 11, 2011

May 11, 2011

No matter how big the red carpet is at Cannes, photos of the flooding of the Mississippi River will always be more compelling than photos of starlets. This shot in Vicksburg is breathtaking, though I could barely find it due to the glut of Cannes photos on the Getty wire today.

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