An elderly woman cries at a cemetery where most of the victims of the hostage crisis are buried in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia, Sept. 1, 2008. More than 1,000 children, parents and teachers were seized here on Sept. 1, 2004, as they celebrated the first day of school. More than 330 people, including 186 children, died during the siege and in the confused storming of the school two days later.
Waves generated by the storm surge from Hurricane Gustav crash over the newly-rebuilt Ken Combs Pier in Gulfport, Miss. on Monday, Sept. 1, 2008. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Gustav hit around 9:30 a.m. EDT near Cocodrie, a low-lying community in Louisiana's Cajun country 72 miles southwest of New Orleans, as a Category 2 storm.
Actress Natalie Portman is cheered by her fans as she arrives for the premiere of the movie 'Birdwatchers' at the 65th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Monday, Sept. 1, 2008.
Devotees gather to pray inside the illuminated Golden Temple, Sikhs holiest shrine, in Amritsar, India, Monday, Sept. 1, 2008. Sikhs mark the 404th anniversary of the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy scripture of the Sikhs.
Open Air Chairs
A women enjoys the sunny weather at an open air cafe at the Spree river in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 1, 2008.
A Pakistani Muslim buys a traditional cap as he prepares for the upcoming Ramadan in Karachi, Pakistan, on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008. Ramadan, the Muslim's holy month, is expected to officially begin Tuesday or Wednesday in Pakistan, though the timing depends on the alignment of the moon.
Jimmie Johnson celebrates after wnining the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' Pepsi 500 auto race Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.