Phil Mickelson runs off the second tee during a foursomes match at the Ryder Cup golf tournament at the Medinah Country Club.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charlie Riedel / Associated PressLink
European fans watch the play during the 39th Ryder Cup competition at Medinah Country Club.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jamie Squire / Getty ImagesLink
Bob Burnquist of Brazil flies through the air over a vert ramp during a practice session at the 2012 Skateboarding World Championships Maloof Money Cup.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPALink
Jadson Andre of Brazil competes in the Quiksilver Pro France surfing competition.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kelly Cestari / Associated PressLink
Tibetan Buddhist monks watch the Dalai Lama conduct a prayer meeting at the Namgyal Monastry. The prayer meeting was held during the second Special General Meeting of Tibetans, which included discussions of the recent self-immolations by Tibetans protesting Chinese policies in their region.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Onlookers survey the burning wreckage of a Sita Air plane that crashed site near Katmandu. The aircraft carrying 19 people crashed on the outskirts of the Nepalese capital, killing everyone on board.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BIKASH KARKI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Rescue team members work around the wreckage of a Sita Air plane that crashed in a community on the outskirts of Katmandu.The plane, which went down shortly after taking off from Nepal's capital, was hit by a bird, the pilot reportedly told air traffic controllers moments before the crash.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest rally against the anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Saurabh Das / Associated PressLink
Workers take part in a protest, part of a general strike by public-sector employees over planned budget cuts.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MASSIMO PERCOSSI / EPALink
Models display body paintings by a Balinese artist during an art festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Firdia Lisnawati / Associated PressLink
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