Jon Van Sciver, left, and Craig Morgan, right, are showered with rice during their wedding ceremony after obtaining a marriage license at the San Diego County Administration Building Tuesday June 17, 2008 in San Diego. Hundreds of gay and lesbian couples had appointments to secure marriage licenses and exchange vows Tuesday, the first full day same-sex nuptials will be legal throughout California.
Credit: AP Photo/Chris Park
Lounging On The Lake
Tourists enjoy a boat ride near water fountains in Dal Lake in Srinagar, in the Kashmir region of India, Tuesday, June 17, 2008. Set in the Himalayas at 5,600 feet above sea level, Kashmir is a green, saucer-shaped valley full of fruit orchards and surrounded by snowy mountain ranges. About 100 lakes dot its highlands and plains.
Credit: AP Photo/Dar Yasin
Good News, Bad News
A line on a fire hydrant shows the high water mark along the Mississippi River Tuesday, June 17, 2008, in Burlington, Iowa. Flood waters receded several inches after a levee break across the river in Illinois caused river levels to drop Tuesday morning.
Credit: AP Photo/Jeff Roberson
Hats And Horses
A race goer wears an ornate hat on the first day of the Royal Ascot meeting at Ascot, England, Tuesday June, 17, 2008. The annual Royal Ascot horse race meeting spread over five days is one of the highlights of the English social season.
Credit: AP Photo/Alastair Grant
A soldier struggles as he walks in mud during a search operation for missing landslide victims trapped inside a hotel in Kurihara, Japan, Tuesday, June 17, 2008. Authorities said 12 people were still missing after Saturday's 7.2-magnitude quake, which tore across the rural area, triggering a series of deadly landslides that barreled into homes and swept away roads.
Credit: AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa
Ready For Battle?
A Canadian soldier with the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) stands at the ready during a patrol in Arghandab district, which is partly controlled by Taliban militants in Kandarhar province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 17, 2008. The militants destroyed bridges and planted mines in several villages they control outside southern Afghanistan's largest city in apparent preparation for battle.
Credit: AP Photo/Allauddin Khan
Out At Home
Rice catcher Adam Zornes loses the ball after colliding with LSU's Micah Gibbs at home in the eighth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 17, 2008. Zornes recovered the ball and tagged out Gibbs, who hadn't touched the plate.
Credit: AP Photo/Eric Francis
Tim Russert's casket is seen at St. Albans School in Washington, Tuesday, June 17, 2008. Many people, including President Bush, paid their respects to Russert, who died of a heart attack on June 13, 2008, while at work in Washington.