In what has been a tradition since the days of Vince Lombardi, Green Bay Packers players ride children's bikes to training camp.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Morry Gash / Associated PressLink
The morning sun illuminates the U.S. Capitol, where The House of Representatives, and the U.S. Senate are to vote on an agreement to extend the federal debt limit while enacting spending cuts.
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Two athletes warm up for a fight at the "Hundstoa-Ranggeln," an annual physical competition in a natural mountain arena. With its roots in the 14th century, the competition is probably one of the oldest sports in the Alps.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BARBARA GINDL / EPALink
A man adjusts a "Giant Mermaid" sculpture on the city's Alster lake. The sculpture is created by art and advertising agency Oliver Voss.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCUS BRANDT / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Free-skier Ted Davenport of the United States crashes after launching off a drop during the World Heli Challenge Extreme Day at Mount Albert on Minaret Station.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Cameron Spencer / Getty ImagesLink
A newly arrived refugee displays his food ration card as he lines up at a World Food Program distribution center at the Ifo refugee camp. Southern Somalia is heading into famine as the Horn of Africa food crisis deepens, the United Nations said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS MUKOYA / ReutersLink
Two Chinese Hui Muslim girls read the Koran on the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / Associated PressLink
A diver feeds fish at a refurbished aquarium that reopens Thursday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shizuo Kambayashi / Associated PressLink
Young boys lean over a giant sofa on the South Bank. Temperatures in London reached about about 80 degrees and were expected to hit 86 by Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty ImagesLink
Ali Ahmed, 17, cools down in a bath. The Iraqi government announced that Monday is an official holiday due to the hot weather.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khalid Mohammed / Associated PressLink
People sunbathe on the packed Gandia Beach in Valencia. August is the main holiday month in Spain, with thousands of people expected to visit the Mediterranean coastline over the course of the month.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RUBEN FRANCES / EPALink
A dancer with the Carmen Cantero ballet company performs in front of the Spanish royal palace during the presentation of the show "Goya en la Villa y Corte."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EMILIO NARANJA / EPALink
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