Young polar bear Wilbaer blows air bubbles as he dives in the pool of his enclosure in the 'Wilhelma' zoo in Stuttgart, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008. Wilbaer was born in the zoo Dec. 10, 2007.
Credit: AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle
Down In The Dumps
Specialist Ned Zelles works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008. Despair over the economy sent Wall Street plunging again, propelling the Dow Jones industrials down 733 points to their second-largest point loss ever.
Credit: AP Photo/Richard Drew
The sun rises over the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana
Mariam, a 16-month-old Sumatran orangutan who was confiscated from an illegal owner a year ago plays around in a tree as her keeper Ayub Damianto watches at an orangutan rehabilitation center in Sibolangit, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008. Orangutans in the wild are on the brink of extinction after poaching, the pet trade and habitat loss cut the populations.
Credit: AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara
Nik Wallenda, a circus high-wire daredevil and the seventh generation of the Flying Wallendas circus family, pedals a bicycle on a wire 12 stories above the street in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008. Wallenda was trying for a Guinness World Record for the longest distance and greatest height ever traveled by a bike on a high wire.
Credit: AP Photo/Mike Derer
A Chinese fan takes a picture of cheerleaders before a basketball exhibition game between the NBA's Golden State Warriors and Milwaukee Bucks at Guangzhou Gymnasium in Guangzhou, southern China, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/Vincent Yu
A Total Wash
Children wash their hands at a roadside tap during an awareness rally observing Global Hand Wash Day in Calcutta, India, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/Bikas Das
Jump On The Competition
A snowboarder kicks up a trail of powder during opening day at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area in Silverthorne, Colo., Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008. Arapahoe Basin is the first ski area in North America to open for the 2008-2009 ski season.
Credit: AP/Colo. Ski Country USA, Dempsey
The colors of autumn and winter collide during a snowstorm Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, alongside a highway in Kenai, Alaska.