Passport To Safety
An evacuee from Lebanon holds her U.S. passport as she scratches her head while she waits in a line prior to her departure to the airport, at the international fairground of Nicosia, Cyprus, Thursday, July 20, 2006. Some 900 U.S. citizens, many of them of Lebanese origin, arrived on the cruise liner Orient Queen earlier Thursday, completing the first trip in a massive evacuation operation from Lebanon.
Credit: AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
Bombed Out Beirut
A man inspects the destroyed buildings in the suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, July 20, 2006, after Israeli warplanes launched more air strikes. Hezbollah guerrillas clashed with Israeli troops on the Lebanese side of the border for the second consecutive day and at least two Israeli soldiers were wounded, while Israeli warplanes renewed air strikes against Lebanon in a ninth day of fighting.
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Picking Up The Pieces
An Indonesian boy collects cutlery from a tsunami-destroyed hotel Thursday, July 20, 2006 in Pangandaran, Indonesia. Search and rescue teams continue to find the bodies of victims under the rubble, as survivors comb through the wreckage of their houses for anything useful.
Credit: AP Photo/Ed Wray
Get Those Molars
Pygmy hippopotamus 'Thug' has his teeth cleaned with a new giant toothbrush at the London Zoo, Thursday, July 20, 2006. The hippos' teeth are regularly cleaned by zoo keepers as part of their care routine and until now a broom has done the job perfectly. This summer keepers decided the brooms just weren't snazzy enough for their hippos and ordered two giant 5-foot toothbrushes to do the job.
Credit: AP Photo/Sang Tan
Gateway City Storm
Downed trees cover a vintage Chrysler automobile parked along the street in St. Louis, Thursday, July 20, 2006, after a strong storm with winds near 80 mph blew through the St. Louis area Wednesday night, knocking windows out of a rooftop restaurant, downing trees and power lines and ripping off a section of roof from the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. Thousands of residents lost power.
Credit: AP Photo/James A. Finley
Strike A Pose
A woman poses in front of late Hong Kong actor Bruce Lee's statue during its inauguration ceremony at Avenue of Stars tourist spot in Hong Kong Thursday, July 20, 2006. The ceremony marked the 33rd anniversary of the death of the Hong Kong film and martial arts legend.
Credit: AP Photo/Kin Cheung
Former President Nelson Mandela attends a function at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg, Thursday July 20, 2006 where the University of Fort Hare alumni was presented "honorarium" rings by the institution. Mandela celebrated his 88th birthday Tuesday and will continue celebrations until Saturday.
Credit: AP Photo/Denis Farrell
River Runs Dry
Dead fish sit in the completely dry river bed of Schwarze Elster river in the east German town of Senftenberg, Thursday, July 20, 2006. After a long period without rain and high temperatures, the 111-mile-long tributary of the Elbe ran dry.
Credit: AP Photo/Sven Kaestner
An Indian Air Force helicopter rescues a worker who was trapped in the floodwaters of the River Tawi in Jammu, India, Thursday, July 20, 2006.
Credit: AP Photo/Channi Anand
Columbus city firefighter Doug Hollenbeck helps contain a blaze to the heavily damaged main building of Brands Building Supply, Thursday, July 20, 2006 in Columbus, Ind.
Credit: AP/The Republic, Joe Harpring
Jumping In Jest
People jump in unison (almost) for "World Jump Day," in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, July 20, 2006. The event was organized by German artist Torsten Lauschmann, who claims to be Prof. Hans Peter Niesward from the Institute for Gravitational Physics. The group wanted 600 million people to jump simultaneously, claiming it will move the Earth into a new orbit that will minimize global warming and extend days to 25 hours.
Credit: AP/Keystone, Laurent Gillieron
Iraqi troops inspect the weapons seized during a raid, Thursday, July 20, 2006, in Muqdadiyah, central Iraq. The 3rd Brigade, 3rd battalion of the Iraqi army conducted a raid campaign for the last two days in al-Dulab and Dalat Abbas villages in Muqdadiyah, about 60 miles north of Baghdad. Commander of Iraq's 3rd. Brigade Col. Abdulah Saad Hikmat said the raid led to the arrest of 20 suspects and seizure of weapons.
Credit: AP Photo/Adam Hadei
President Bush, left, is hugged by NAACP Chairman Julian Bond, right, as NAACP President Bruce Gordon, center, looks on after Bush made remarks, Thursday, July 20, 2006, at the NAACP Annual Convention in Washington. It was Bush's first time speaking to the group since taking office, after rejecting the civil rights group's invitations for five straight years.
Credit: AP Photo/Ron Edmonds
Eye On The Presidency
Felipe Calderon, of Mexico's National Action Party, PAN, the possible winner of the July 2 presidential elections, speaks to businessmen during a meeting in Mexico City, Mexico, on Thursday, July 20, 2006.
Credit: AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini
Bird Flu Deaths
A worker carries chickens to be delivered to markets at a farm in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, July 20, 2006. Indonesia recorded its 42nd human bird flu death on Thursday, bringing the sprawling nation even with neighboring Vietnam as the worst hit by the virus, a senior health ministry official said.