Members of the U.S. women's eight rowing team throws coxswain Mary Whipple into Lake Dorsey to celebrate winning their second straight Olympic gold medal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ezra Shaw / Getty ImagesLink
Children brave strong waves that remain after Typhoon Saola's torrential rain and high winds brought heavy damage to their village.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPALink
Children turn plywood into surfboards in a street flooded by Typhoon Saola.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAY DIRECTO / AFPLink
People take photos along the Bund as storm clouds from approaching storms gather over the Huangpu River. Typhoon Damrey was forecast to make landfall north of Shanghai on Thursday and Typhoon Saola, which has already caused widespread destruction, was expected to make landfall south of Shanghai on Friday while
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER PARKS / AFPLink
Spray from a broken water pipe provides temporary relief for Pakistanis coping with triple-digit heat.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated PressLink
Festivalgoers enjoy the traditional mud bath at the 18th Przystanek Woodstock on the Odra River.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LECH MUSZYNSKI / PAPLink
Candles and lanterns illuminate a mild summer evening on the banks of the Landwehrkanal Canal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAY NIETFELD / DPALink
Belarussian paratroopers climb a statue during annual Paratroopers Day celebrations in the city center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TATYANA ZENKOVICH / EPALink
Artist Yohei of the Japanese group Siro-A performs during a staging of the show "Siro-A -- Technodelic Comedy" at the Admiralspalast.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRITTA PEDERSEN / DPALink
A bomb squad officer lies on the ground as he carefully examines evidence at the site of one of four small blasts that left one person with minor injuries in this western Indian city.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / Associated PressLink
General Motors workers burn tires on a major thoroughfare to protest the closure of a GM assembly plant.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VICTOR MORIYAMA / AFPLink
Firefighters inspect the wreckage of a light aircraft that crashed while trying to land in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The two crew members of the aircraft died in the accident.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: XOAN REY / EFELink
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