President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, speaks at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Monday, Aug. 3, 2009.
Ahmadinejad Formally Endorsed
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, right, receives the presidential decree from supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for his second term, while an unidentified official of the supreme leader's office looks on in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Aug. 3, 2009. The country's opposition leaders and moderates boycotted the gathering in protest over the election they claim was fraudulent.
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz promotes her latest movie "Broken Embraces" in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Aug. 3, 2009.
Police officers carry the casket of former Philippine President Corazon Aquino as it arrives at the Manila Cathedral in the Philippines on Monday, Aug. 3, 2009. Masses of mourners chanted Aquino's name as her body was escorted through the Philippine capital's rain-soaked streets Monday.
Back to School
A girl looks on during a class in a school in Mingora, capital of Swat Valley district, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009. Scores of eager children headed back to school in northern Pakistan's battle-scarred Swat Valley on Saturday, many taking classes in buildings damaged during recent fighting between Taliban militants and security forces.
Stock Market Scramble
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Monday, Aug. 3, 2009.
Asiatic elephant Hella enjoys a spray of cold water at the zoo in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, Aug. 3, 2009.