Police respond to the report of a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAUL LOEB / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Colorado National Guardsmen respond to floods in Boulder County, Colorado. Guardsmen are working with local agencies to help citizens in the area affected by the flooding by evacuating people using high-clearance vehicles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSEPH K. VONNIDA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A house is completely demolished in what was the path of the recent floods that have destroyed the town of Jamestown, Colo. No one has been able to access the town until late Sunday afternoon, when crews finalized repairs of the upper portion of the road for emergency traffic only.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Helen H. Richardson / The Denver PostLink
Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment out of Fort Carson, Colo., along with civilian rescue personnel, as they rescue members of the Jamestown, Colo., community and children from Cal-Wood Education Center, after severe flooding shut down major roads leading out of town.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICOLE MANZANARES / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Bill Shouse, of Tucson, dances in the ocean at sunset during the Wet Electric Festival, an all-day rave party at Huntington State Beach.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson throws a pitch against the Giants at Dodger Stadium.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
The Costa Concordia ship lies on its side on the Tuscan Island of Giglio. An international team of engineers is trying a never-before attempted strategy to set upright the luxury liner, which capsized after striking a reef in 2012, killing 32 people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Medichini / Associated PressLink
A Greenpeace activist looks aside while chained up to a rail track of a German division of Swedish energy giant Vattenfall in Welzow, to stage a protest against the company's planned brown coal mining.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Aleppo University student Mohammad Zayed, kneeling, shows Syrian citizens how to put on protective gear as he instructs them with rudimentary means of how to respond to a chemical attack, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JM LOPEZ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Riot police arrest a school guard demonstrating in Athens. Riot police scuffled with striking school guards outside a ministry in central Athens on Monday morning, as labor unions geared up for a series of public sector strikes over job cuts.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
A Turkish protester wearing a gas mask flashes a victory sign during a clash with riot police after an anti-government rally in Istanbul.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ULAS YUNUS TOSUN / EPALink
A horse bucks as it jumps over smoke from a grenade during a practice session for members of the Dutch cavalry in Scheveningen. About 80 horses and riders were rehearsing on a beach in the coastal resort of Scheveningen, outside The Hague, for ceremonies which will be held Tuesday to mark the opening of parliament.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Dejong / Associated PressLink
Police investigators examine the scene of an explosion as renewed fighting between government forces and Muslim rebels enters its second week in Zamboanga city in the southern Philippines. The standoff, which began last Monday when about 200 Moro National Liberation Front guerrillas stormed several coastal communities in the city and seized several residents, has resulted in more than 50 deaths.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated PressLink
An Indonesian resident wears a mask as Mount Sinabung spews hot gas and ashes during an eruption as seen from Berastepu village. Thousands of people fled their homes after Mount Sinabung erupted on Indonesia s Sumatra island, a disaster management official said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DEDI SAHPUTRA / EPALink
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