News at a glance: Photos from April 19, 2011

News at a glance: Photos from April 19, 2011
Getty/Tom Pennington
News at a glance: Photos from April 19, 2011
Getty/Tom Pennington

News at a glance: Photos from April 19, 2011

Today we had some beautiful photos of the wildfires in West Texas. The one I have here resembles a large scale painting. It’s great as far as aesthetic appeal goes, but can distract from the destruction the wildfire wreaks. The figure in the foreground, however, does convey the awe such a massive force of nature can inspire.

Read more about today’s news in the captions or view the gallery as a mosaic.