President Barack Obama is saluted as he prepares to board Air Force One, Thursday, July 23, 2009, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., prior to heading to Ohio and Illinois.
An unidentified schoolchild wrestles with former sumo wrestler Taiichiro Tashima during a beach sumo promotional event in Tokyo, Thursday, July 23, 2009. Japan's ancient sport is hitting the beach this summer to promote sportsmanship and environmental awareness.
Alberto Contador of Spain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, crosses the finish line to win the 18th stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time-trial of 40.5 kilometers (25.2 miles) in Annecy, Alps region, France, Thursday, July 23, 2009.
A man tries to pass through a narrow lane as a wave of water splashes on him at a shanty town during high tide in Mumbai, India, Thursday, July 23, 2009.
A woman plays a guitar in Mauerpark in Berlin, Thursday, July 23, 2009.
A model displays a headgear designed by Abhi and Rahul at the Bangalore Fashion Week 2009 in Bangalore, India, Thursday, July 23, 2009.
Daylight to Darkness
The sky is obscured during a daytime storm in Beijing, China, Thursday, July 23, 2009.