A wildfire approaches the shore of Bass Lake, Calif.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darvin Atkeson / YosemiteLandscapeLink
Code Pink activist Tighe Berry shouts his protests to the Obama administration's push for a military response to the Islamic State in Washington, D.C.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM LO SCALZO / EPALink
Robin Anderson holds up granddaughter Kinlee Anderson while searching for Brady Anderson, who is returning home from Afghanistan at the Inver Grove Heights Training Center in Minnesota.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Elizabeth Flores / The Star TribuneLink
Grant Green douses Tony Campana at Angels Stadium in Anaheim to celebrate the Los Angeles Angels' clinching a berth in the playoffs.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
The sun sets into the Pacific Ocean off the Palos Verdes Peninsula after a day of record-setting hot temperatures throughout Southern California.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
People rummage through a supermarket in San Jose del Cabo after Hurricane Odile knocked down trees and power lines in Mexico's Baja California peninsula.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An aerial picture of lava flowing out of the Bardarbunga volcano in southeast Iceland. The Bardarbunga volcano system has been rocked by hundreds of tremors daily since mid-August, prompting fears the volcano could explode.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BERNARD MERIC / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Riot police forced members of the Homeless Workers' Movement out of an abandoned hotel in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, where some 200 families were living.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NELSON ALMEIDA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Scottish pro-independence campaigners wear traditional Highland dress in Edinburgh, Scotland, ahead of the referendum on Scotland's independence.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A man is attacked by a bull during the annual Toro de la Vega tournament in Tordesillas, Spain.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: R.GARCIA / EPALink
An Attacus atlas butterfly sits on a visitor's face at the Botanical Garden of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RADEK MICA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Serbian basketball supporters cheer during a welcoming ceremony in Belgrade as the national team returns home following the FIBA Basketball World Cup.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Children look for metal scraps among cables on a barge in Manila.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An Indonesian scavenger collects items from a garbage dump in Denpasar on the resort island of Bali.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SONNY TUMBELAKA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Philippine Coast Guard officer inspects for a possible oil spill around a shuttle ferry that sank in strong waves caused by Typhoon Kalmaegi in Manila Bay, Philippines.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RITCHIE B. TONGO / EPALink
Workers finish a huge art installation with the theme "Stop Violence Against Women" by Indian artist Rintu Das in Kolkata, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPALink
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