The Washington Monument is reflected in the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool on a summer day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Harrer / BloombergLink
Flood victims peer out from a helicopter on its way to Jacobabad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paula Bronstein / Getty ImagesLink
Fareeha Abaoag reads the Koran at the Islamic Center of Southern California during the holy month of Ramadan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Damian Dovarganes / Associated PressLink
Foluke Akinradewo, center, of the U.S. team, guards the net during a FIVB World Grand Prix women's volleyball match against Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BOBBY YIP / ReutersLink
Vera Zvonareva of Russia serves to Kim Clijsters of Belgium during the Rogers Cup at Uniprix Stadium.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthew Stockman / Getty ImagesLink
Window cleaners brave great heights of an office building.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALY SONG / ReutersLink
A woman sleeps among ethernet cables at an IT shop.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Kittens sit in a woman's lap.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VIKTOR DRACHEV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A wind turbine turns at sunset.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andreas Rentz / Getty ImagesLink
Traffic and city lights surround the Deshengmen Embrasure Watchtower.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JASON LEE / ReutersLink
Emily Selig of Australia competes in the women's 200-meter breaststroke at the Youth Olympic Games.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated PressLink
A young Palestinian woman prays during the second Friday of the holy month of Ramadan at a mosque in the West Bank cit. Ramadan is a month of abstinence during which Muslims must refrain from eating, smoking and sexual relations during daylight hours.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Saif Dahlah / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A boy swims in the polluted waters of the river Sabarmati to dive for offerings thrown in by worshippers in the western Indian city. In recent years, the religious festivals and customs in India have come under increasing scrutiny as public awareness of environmental issues grows.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Amit Dave / ReutersLink
Pakistanis crowd around a Pakistan Army helicopter during a drop of much needed food supplies to the flood encircled village of Tul in southern Pakistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated PressLink
Rescuers clear off sludge in mudslide-hit Puladi township in southwest China's Yunnan province. China struggled to cope with widespread storms that left dozens missing and presumed dead Thursday as rescuers cleaned up a mudslide-stricken town.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lin Yiguang / Xinhua NewsLink
A man feeds a piece of bread to catfish in the Gadisar Lake at Jaisalmer in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan. The man-made lake was built as a reservoir in the 14th century and is now home to catfish who are fed by tourists and devotees praying at nearby temples.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Krishnedu Halder / ReutersLink
Tens of small fish give a woman a pedicure at a new spa in San Sebastian, Spain. The spa is one of the few centers in Spain that offers natural pedicures with these small toothless fish called garra rufa, which eat callus, dead skin cells.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Javier Etxezarreta / EFELink
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