A Texas Longhorn roams an area destroyed by Hurricane Ike in Crystal Beach, Texas, on the Bolivar Peninsula, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson briefs reporters about efforts to heal the crisis in the U.S. financial markets, Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at the Treasury Department in Washington.
A participant in the "anti-Islamification" conference is seen in front of the Cologne cathedral, in Cologne, Germany, Friday, Sept. 19, 2008. Protesters throwing stones and paintballs disrupted the opening of the conference organized by a right-wing German nationalist group that opposes the building of a large new mosque.
Taking The Fall
Mongolian grand champion Asashoryu, right, is pushed out of the ring by his opponent, Aminishiki, and loses their bout on the sixth day of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan sumo arena Friday, Sept. 19, 2008.
Water, Water, Everywhere ...
People "fish" for wood to burn at the Naraj barrage on the Kathjodi River in Cuttack district, about 22 miles from Bhubaneshwar, capital of the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Friday, Sept. 19, 2008. The flood situation in Orissa worsened Friday as the government launched a massive evacuation operation to shift the residents of low-lying areas to safer places, according to a news agency.
A guard salutes as Russian President Dmitry Medvedev enters to attend a meeting with non-government organizations at the Kremlin in Moscow on Friday, Sept. 19, 2008. Medvedev said Friday that Russia wouldn't yield to Western pressure or be pushed into isolation over the war in Georgia.