2013: The Year in U.S. News (58 images)

UPI's top photos of 2013 from around the United States.
Updated: Dec. 23, 2013 at 11:52 AM
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The landmark, oscillating-color 100 foot-high glass pylons at the LAX entrance are lit blue on Saturday, November 2, 2013, and will stay blue through Sunday to honor Gerardo I. Hernandez, the first TSA agent to be killed in the line of duty. Hernandez was gunned down by reported gunman Paul Anthony Ciancia, who walked into Terminal 3 around 9:20 a.m. Friday, November 1, 2013, pulled out an assault rifle and began shooting. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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