An Aurora Police Department detective takes a witness statement following a shooting that left 12 people dead.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karl Gehring / THE DENVER POSTLink
Jacob Stevens, 18, hugs his mother Tammi Stevens after being interviewed by police outside Gateway High School, where witnesses were brought for questioning after a shooting at a movie theater.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barry Gutierrez / Associated PressLink
Police use a video camera to look inside an apartment where the suspect in a shooting at a movie theater lived.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ed Andrieski / Associated PressLink
Syrian soldiers celebrate in the Midan area. Syrian regime forces routed rebel fighters from the neighborhood.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LOUAI BESHARA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland climbs up the bank to the 4th tee after hitting a wayward shot from the 3rd fairway during the second round of the 2012 British Open Golf Championship.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER MUHLY / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
High school students shout during a summer military camp for students at the Cheongryong Self-Denial Training Camp on Daebu Island. About 80 students took part in the three-day camp to strengthen their bodies and minds.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahn Young-joon / Associated PressLink
Bull rider Ardie Maier from Timber Lake, S.D., gets tossed by Flash Card as he competes during the California Rodeo Salinas.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Richard Vogel / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
People cheer during a rally marking the 33rd anniversary of the Sandinista revolution, toppling of dictator Anastasio Somoza.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Estbean Felix / Associated PressLink
People walk past the derailed coaches of the Vidarbha Express train near Kasara. According to media reports at least three people were killed and 31 injured after the train collided with the derailed coaches of a local train.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIVYAKANT SOLANKI / EPALink
A Palestinian boy buys electric lights in preparation for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at the old market in Jabaliya Refugee Camp in North Gaza Strip. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calender, a month of fasting in which participating Muslims refrain from eating, drinking and sexual activity from dawn until sunset.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALI ALI / EPALink
A man looks at a fire that has destroyed nearly 50,0000 acres of forest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MELANIE MAPS / LUSALink
Dog handler Courtney Moore with Shyann during a graduation of detector dogs at Auckland International Airport.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Simon Watts / Getty ImagesLink
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