Camels wait during a media event for camel polo at the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club at Arabian Ranches in Dubai, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008.Twelve polo-playing camels, selected for their size and ability, have received four hours training every day to attract people to camel polo which was introduced by a Middle East travel management company.
Credit: AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili
At The Pump
An oil pump works at sunset Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, in the oilfields of Sakhir, Bahrain, in the Persian Gulf. Oil prices dropped below $57 a barrel Wednesday on fears of stagnating global growth. Oil prices have plunged more than 60 percent in four months despite two recent OPEC production cuts.
Credit: AP Photo/Hasan Jamali
Hippopotamus baby Farasi, born Nov. 6, 2008 is seen in its enclosure along with mother Helvetia in the zoo in Basel, Switzerland, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008.
Credit: AP/Keystone, Andreas Frossard
Joe Allie, 12, rides a bike through floodwaters of the Snoqualmie River covering a nearby road Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, in Snoqualmie, Wash. A rain storm has filled western Washington rivers to overflowing and the National Weather Service is warning of flooding, while officials at Mount Rainier National Park have closed the park due to flooding along a main road.
Credit: AP Photo/Elaine Thompson
Mars Rover Over?
The deck of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is so dusty that the rover almost blends into the dusty background in this image assembled from frames taken by the panoramic camera (Pancam). NASA's Spirit rover, which is nearing its fifth year on Mars, is struggling to survive after a dust storm sapped its power, mission scientists said Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/NASA
World Financial Woes
Nadiya Shulga, 78, wipes away tears during a rally outside the Ukranian Prime Minister's office in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008. Over a thousand Ukrainians rallied in front of the government building, protesting price increases amid a severe financial crisis.
Credit: AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky
A masked supporter of the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front party, FSLN, protests against the election council in Managua, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008. Nicaragua's election council has agreed to allow a review of the capital's mayoral election results after opponents of leftist President Daniel Ortega cried fraud.
Credit: AP Photo/Esteban Felix
On The Pad
Space shuttle Endeavour stands ready for launch on pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008. Endeavour is scheduled to launch Friday evening.