A child whose family was driven from its home by the rebellion in eastern Congo waits in the rain with others for aid to be distributed at a camp for the country's 280,000 internally displaced refugees.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jerome Delay / Associated PressLink
A boatload of Filipino flood victims is ferried to safety in San Juan, east of Manila. Widespread flooding that had paralyzed the capital began to ease Wednesday as cleanup and rescue efforts focused on distressed residents, some still marooned on their roofs.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN JAVELLANA / Associated PressLink
Muddy floodwaters submerge streets in Marikina, east of Manila.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated PressLink
Cars and other debris tossed about by floodwaters came to rest in haphazard piles in Quezon, east of Manila.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPALink
Teagan Rogers, 10, cools off under a spray of water at Borah Pool. The temperature Tuesday in Boise tied the record of 106 degrees.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darin Oswald / Idaho StatesmanLink
A Long Beach police SWAT team goes door to door looking for a suspect in a takeover robbery early Wednesday at a Rite Aid store. Officers shot and killed one suspect and wounded another about a mile and a half from the store. The third suspect remained at large.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
Manju, an Indian vendor, makes yarn umbrellas to sell on the side of the road.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARINDER NANU / AFPLink
Visitors at the annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival feel their way through an installation at the Camera Obscura attraction. The festival, among the largest art festivals in the world, was established as an alternative to the International Festival, also held in August, and celebrates its 66th anniversary this year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty ImagesLink
A forest fire rages in the hills above Messina on the Italian island of Sicily, where hot, dry conditions are blamed for many recent blazes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCESCO SAYA / ANSALink
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