Sylvia Renteria, of Houston, watches a big wave caused by approaching Hurricane Ike crash into the seawall, Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, in Galveston, Texas.
Credit: AP Photo/Matt Slocum
A child gets a bird's eye view as Pakistani Muslims offer Friday prayers at a local mosque in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Sept. 12, 2008. Muslims throughout the world are celebrating the holy month of Ramadan.
Credit: AP Photo/B.K. Bangash
Getting His Kicks
A Kashmiri Muslim protester kicks a tear gas shell fired by paramilitary soldiers during a protest in Srinagar, India, Friday, Sept. 12, 2008. Tens of thousands of Muslim protesters gathered for pro-independence rallies across Indian-controlled Kashmir on Friday, leading to scattered clashes with police that left at least one dead and dozens injured.
Credit: AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan
Scratching The Surface
Nicky Hayden rides his Honda during practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Friday, Sept. 12, 2008. The inaugural Indianapolis Moto GP will be run Sunday, Sept. 14.
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A woman's silhouette is seen in front of a color projection during the exhibition "rot. gruen. blau. Experiment in Licht und Farbe" (red. green. blue. Experiment in light and color) in Ilmenau, central Germany, on Friday, Sept. 12, 2008. The exhibition is part of the international conference "Light 2008" in Ilmenau.
Credit: AP Photo/Jens Meyer
A Palestinian woman makes her way to pray during the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City, Friday, Sept. 12, 2008. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Friday that the Israelis and Palestinians have not been able to agree on a single issue in nine months of peace talks, but he promised to go on working with whomever replaces outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
Credit: AP Photo/Bernat Armangue
Contestants are seen on the stage before the start of the televised Miss Italia beauty contest, in Salsomaggiore, Italy, Friday, Sept. 12, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
Pope Benedict XVI waves to wellwishers as he leaves the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, following a vespers service. The pope, on a four-day trip, his first to France as pontiff, urged Christians to make their voices heard in France and other countries that have strong traditions of secularism, saying that politics and religion must be open to each other.
Credit: AP Photo/Philippe Wojazer
Where There's Fire ... He Smokes
A fireman smokes in front of flames from a gas explosion on the outskirts of Mexico City, Friday, Sept. 12, 2008. One man was injured in the blast, after heavy machinery perforated a natural gas line.