President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Friday, Aug. 7, 2009, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
A Hindu devotee performs rituals dedicated to the Sun God as he takes a holy dip in the Rivers Ganges in Allahabad, India, Friday, Aug. 7, 2009. Allahabad, on the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswathi, is one of Hinduism's important centers.
Call to Prayer
Kashmiri Muslims pray inside the Jamia mosque as a child plays in Srinagar, India, Friday, Aug. 7, 2009.
World Cup Wonder
A contruction worker naps among the seating at Soccer City Stadium under construction on the edge of Soweto, south of Johannesburg, Friday Aug. 7, 2009. The stadium will host the opening and closing matches of the 2010 World Cup soccer tournament.
A huge dinosaur made of different flowers is seen at Lalbagh flower show in Bangalore, India, Friday, Aug. 7, 2009. About seven hundred different types of flowers are on display at the show, which is a part of celebrations for Indian Independence Day on Aug. 15.
On Mountain High
A catamaran is airlifted by a Russian MI-26 helicopter from the waters of Lake Geneva, Switzerland, on Friday, Aug. 7, 2009, as the giant yacht begins its flight over the Alps bound for the Mediterranean Sea, dangling beneath the world's biggest helicopter.
A girl dives in a lake 100 km (62 miles) west of St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Aug. 7, 2009.
Female gorilla "Gana" nurses her five-day-old offspring at a zoo in Muenster, Germany, Friday, Aug. 7, 2009. The traumatized gorilla, who carried around her dead baby's body for several days in the zoo last year, has given birth again, and this time her offspring is healthy.