A wildfire burns in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles, March 30, 2007.
Sarah Ford Goodfellow, left, Christian Gerald Ford, center, and Tyne Vance Berlanga stand near the casket of their grandfather, former President Gerald Ford at Grace Episcopal Church in Grand Rapids, Mich., after his funeral Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007.
An unidentified person is carried out of Norris Hall at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., April 16, 2007, after a shooting incident. A gunman opened fire in a dorm and classroom on the campus, killing at least 32 people before killing himself in the deadliest shooting rampage in U.S. history.
A protester holding a banner that looks like a U.S. green card walks down Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, May 1, 2007, on his way to the Los Angeles City Hall for a rally. Angry over recent raids and frustrated with Congress, thousands of Hispanics and others took to the nation's streets to demand a path to citizenship for an estimated 12 million illegal immigrants.
An aerial view of the Interstate 35W bridge that collapsed into the Mississippi River is seen Aug. 3, 2007, in Minneapolis.
Gas station attendant Toke Fusi puts up higher gas prices at the Menlo-Atherton Shell gas station in Menlo Park, Calif., Sept. 19, 2007.
Police tape hangs in front of the Von Maur store at the Westroads Mall Dec. 6, 2007, in Omaha, Neb. Robert A. Hawkins, 19, armed with a semi-automatic rifle, opened fire on shoppers at the Omaha shopping mall, killing nine people including himself.
Mine safety manager and member of the rescue team, miner Bodee Allred gives Sheriff Lamar Guymon a hug following an update on the rescue efforts for six trapped coal miners during a news conference at the entrance to the Crandall Canyon Mine on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007, in near Huntington, Utah. Allred's cousin Kerry Allred is one of the trapped miners. The miners have still not been found.
A U.S. forestry firefighter throws water on a burning home to protect a nearby structure in Deerhorn Valley as the Harris Fire continued growing beyond 70,000 acres on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007, near Jamul, Calif. Southern California was ravaged by numerous wildfires as Santa Ana Wind conditions pushed them into communities. The fires were one of the worst wildfire events in San Diego County history.
An ice-covered downed tree covers a pickup truck in Joplin, Mo., on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007. An ice storm wrecked havoc throughout the Midwest, leading to dozens of deaths and leaving over 500,000 without power.