Air Force One is reflected in a mirror of the presidential limousine as President Obama departs Mitchell International Airport.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeffrey Phelps / Associated PressLink
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic serves to Aravane Rezai of France at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Montreal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shaun Best / ReutersLink
A firefighting helicopter flies above the village of Soajo, near Arcos de Valdevez in northern Portugal, as it helps in efforts to put out a blaze raging through the Peneda-Geres national park for the sixth straight day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Miguel Riopa / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Colombian navy officers inspect the wreckage of an airliner that crashed on the resort island of San Andres. The Boeing 737 carrying 131 people was attempting to land during a thunderstorm. One person died, reportedly from a heart attack.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Navy Press / ReuterLink
A worker sleeps on a handcart at a wholesale poultry market.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANISH SIDDIQUI / REUTERSLink
A Somali boy carries swordfish as he rides on a motorcycle taxi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FEISAL OMAR / REUTERSLink
An Indian military man stands guard at the village of Chuglamsar on the outskirts of Leh, where 189 people have been reported killed and more than 400 missing following flash floods that occurred Aug. 6.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TENGKU BAHAR / AFP/GETTY IMAGESLink
Pakistani flood survivors wait their turn for food distribution by The Al-furqane Foundation Trust.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: A MAJEED / AFP/GETTY IMAGESLink
The coffin of former Malta President Guido de Marco is carried out of St John's Co-Cathedral during his state funeral. De Marco, who brought the small island country into the European Union, died Aug. 12 at age 79.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DARRIN ZAMMIT LUPI / REUTERSLink
Children practice with their coach at a fencing training center. More than 50 students, mostly ages 6 to 10, attend daily fencing lessons at this center during the summer, local media reported.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SHENG LI / REUTERSLink
A crew member carries out maintenance work on a U.S. Marine CH-53E helicopter at an airbase in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, while waiting for weather to clear so aid deliveries to flood victims could be resumed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIM WIMBORNE / REUTERSLink
Spacewalkers Doug Wheelock, left, and Tracy Caldwell Dyson work on connections to the spare ammonia coolant pump module on the International Space Station.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA / NASALink
Children look at sharks at Siam Ocean World.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM / ReutersLink
A woman touches the hand of a Buddha statue in a gesture of respect at a temple.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUKREE SUKPLANG / ReutersLink
Members of the Orlikon Solar Racing Team give a thumbs-up before the start of the Zero Race in front of the United Nations' European headquarters. Four teams from three continents will take part in the race with their electric cars. The race will cross Switzerland and continue to Brussels, Berlin, Vienna, Moscow and Shanghai, from where the cars will then travel by ship to Vancouver, Canada. From there, the cars will continue along the west coast of North America to Cancun, Mexico, where they will be put on show at the United Nations Climate Conference.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENIS BALIBOUSE / ReutersLink
Storm clouds gather over a field.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A woman carrying a toddler crosses a foot bridge on her way to the fields.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khin Maung Win / Associated PressLink
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