A woman and her daughter pause after placing balloons at the makeshift memorial at the driveway of WDBJ-TV's studios in Roanoke, Va. A former TV reporter fatally shot two journalists during a live broadcast before killing himself.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul J. Richards / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Former President George W. Bush poses for photos with students at Warren Easton Charter High School in New Orleans. Bush is in town to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which is Saturday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gerald Herbert / Associated PressLink
A man walks on the shore against strong winds near a rough sea as Tropical Storm Erika moves away from the area in Guayama, Puerto Rico. The storm was expected to dump up to eight inches of rain across the drought-stricken northern Caribbean as it carved a path toward the U.S.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo Arduengo / Associated PressLink
Rescuers remove the body of a migrant after their boat sank off the coast of in Zuwara, Libya. It was not clear how many migrants had drowned.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohamed Ben Khalifa / Associated PressLink
Coffins with bodies of migrants who died in an abandoned truck are loaded in a van at a forensics institute in Vienna. Austrian police said Friday three people have been arrested after the gruesome discovery of 71 bodies in the abandoned truck, with the victims believed to be Syrians.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dieter Nagl / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A masked Kurdish militant holds a Molotov cocktail in front of a burning barricade during clashes with Turkish police in the Gazi district of Istanbul. Five people, including two children and a soldier, were killed in clashes between Kurdish militants and security forces in Turkey's restive Kurdish-majority southeast.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ozan Kose / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Palestinians fight to free a Palestinian boy, bottom, held by an Israeli soldier during clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters following a march against Palestinian land confiscation to expand the nearby Jewish Hallamish settlement in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh near Ramallah.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Abbas Momani / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
African penguins near Burghers Walk at dawn in Simonstown, South Africa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nic Bothma / EPALink
A Nepalese girl bathes under a stone spout near the Patan Durbar Square near Katmandu. Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is best known for its rich cultural heritage, particularly its tradition of arts and crafts.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Prakash Mathema / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
China's Wang Yu competes in the qualifying round of the men's high jump athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the "Bird's Nest" National Stadium in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Antonin Thuillier / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Picture taken from Quito of the Cotopaxi volcano spewing ash. The volcanic activity began Aug. 14 after 138 years of inactivity.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rodrigo Buendia / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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A 15-foot-high iron sculpture of a wild stallion by artist Ricardo Breceda stands on a hill along Highway 79 near Temecula, Calif.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles TimesLink
A sign painter outlines the pope's nose on the side of a New York City office building. Pope Francis will visit the United States beginning Sept. 22, with stops in Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Lennihan / Associated PressLink
A couple dances to Kermit Ruffins at Kermit's Treme Mother-in-Law Lounge in New Orleans. Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters that rose so fast some people drowned in their homes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEE CELANO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Los Angeles police Sgt. Emada Tingirides, right, comforts the sister of a victim at the scene where two people were fatally shot in South L.A.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Firefighters continue fighting a blaze at the Sandone Tire warehouse in downtown Scranton, Pa. Officials said the warehouse houses an estimated 20,000 tires.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Butch Comegys / The Times & TribuneLink
Migrants crawl under a barbed-wire fence at the Hungarian-Serbian border near Roszke, Hungary. As Europe struggles with its worst migrant crisis since World War II, Hungary has become, like Italy and Greece, a "frontline" state. So far this year, police say about 141,500 migrants have been intercepted crossing into Hungary, mostly from neighboring Serbia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Investigators stand near a truck on the shoulder of Highway A4 near Parndorf, south of Vienna, Austria. At least 20 migrants were found dead in the truck, which was parked on the Austrian highway leading from the Hungarian border.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ronald Zak / Associated PressLink
A colorful character called "Cipotegato" acknowledges the crowd after running through the streets of Tarazona, Spain. Following a tradition coming from at least the middle of the 18th century, thousands of people gather every year at midday in Tarazona's main square waiting to throw tomatoes at Cipotegato, who represents a prisoner from the local jail who was given the chance to escape to freedom after crossing through a crowded village.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alvaro Barrientos / Associated PressLink
Runners take part in the third bull run in San Sebastian de los Reyes in Madrid, Spain. Nine people out of more than 2,300 participants were injured during the run, which lasted about two minutes. The fiestas at San Sebastian de los Reyes are known as Pamplona Chica (Little Pamplona) and are held every year in August.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Emilio Naranjo / EPALink
Athletes take part in the international parachuting competition called Mountain Gravity in Quinto, Switzerland. Some 200 participants from all over the world are expected to jump at the event.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAMUEL GOLAY / EPALink
A crying man lies on the ground in front of the Portuguese Finance Ministry in Lisbon, Portugal, during a protest held by victims of toxic investments made by the former Banco Espirito Santo (now Novo Banco).
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Balloons from an installation called "Heartbeat" by French artist Charles Petillion can be seen at Covent Garden Market in London. "Heartbeat" is Petillon's first public art installation.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Augstein / Associated PressLink
Jamaica's Usain Bolt takes a selfie with the crowd as he celebrates winning the gold in the men's 200-meter final at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated PressLink
A TV cameraman drives into Usain Bolt of Jamaica after the men's 200-meter final during the Beijing 2015 IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLEX DELA PENA / EPALink
Pedestrians are reflected in the glass of an electronic board displaying the Tokyo stock index at a securities office in Tokyo after the day's trading session.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPALink
Smoke from the remains of the 100-acre Summit fire wafts through trees near Big Bear.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TimesLink
A hotspot from the Summit fire near Big Bear burns itself out.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TimesLink
A cloud of steam rises as firefighters douse a hotspot left from a wildfire in Chelan, Wash. Sixteen large wildfires are burning across central and eastern Washington, covering more than 920 square miles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Elaine Thompson / Associated PressLink
Carlie Chludzinski, 7, left, and Aubrey Pierce, 6, arrive at Clark Elementary School in Harborcreek Township, Pa. It was the first day of classes for the Harborcreek School District.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jack Hanrahan / ERIE TIMES-NEWSLink
A migrant speaks with a Hungarian border police officer across a fence that demarcates the border between Hungary and Serbia near Hajdukovo, Serbia. Thousands of migrants have been crossing into Hungary on their way toward Germany and other prosperous EU countries as part of a new wave of people fleeing war-torn countries of the Middle East and Africa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darko Vojinovic / Associated PressLink
Farm workers in the Cordoba region of southern Spain harvest Montilla-Moriles grapes, which have been bred to grow in high temperatures, up to 100 degrees, purportedly intensifying their flavor.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RAFA ALCAIDE / EPALink
Thousands rally in front of the government house in Tucuman in northern Argentina to protest alleged fraud in Sunday's provincial election, which was won by the ruling party's governor candidate, Juan Manzur. Clashes erupted on Monday when opponents of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner took to the streets banging pans, while each side accused the other of burning about 40 ballot boxes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WALTER MONTEROS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Lava flows out of the Piton de la Fournaise volcano, one of the world's most active volcanoes, as it erupts on Reunion Island, a French possession in the Indian Ocean.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RICHARD BOUHET / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An African migrant waits with his possessions for transportation after his release from the Holot Detention Center in Israel's Negev Desert. Hundreds of African migrants in Israel illegally were being released from the detention center after a court order.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Chinese investor monitors stock prices on a computer terminal at a brokerage house in Beijing. China's main stock market index fell for the fourth consecutive day, plunging 7.6% to an eight-month low.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Schiefelbein / Associated PressLink
Colombia's Katerine Ibarguen is caught in midflight in an image made with a "fish-eye" lens as she competes in the final of the women's triple jump at the 2015 world track and field championships at the "Bird's Nest" National Stadium in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK FIFE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Members of the Egyptian Ultras Nahdawi youth group protest the removal of former President Mohamed Morsi in the Nahiyya neighborhood of Cairo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ESLAM GOMAA / EPALink
Nuns march in procession from Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre on the Via Dolorosa through the old city's Lions' Gate to the Tomb of Mary in Gethsemane in observance of the feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ATEF SAFADI / EPALink
A surfer takes advantage of a big swell brought by wild weather to the Illawarra coastline in Wollongong, Australia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DEAN LEWINS / EPALink
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