A woman cries in the Shurta Rabaa district of west Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, as she overlooks the area following a car bomb explosion the day before. A car bomb exploded in Shurta Rabaa after sundown Sunday killing upwards of 20 people.
Trader Daniel Lomeli, left, watches the numbers as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Sept. 29, 2008. Markets remained strained ahead of a planned House vote on a $700 billion plan to rescue troubled financial companies and as investors look over a deal for Wachovia Corp.'s banking operations.
St. Peter's Basilica is seen behind a solar panel set up on the roof of the Paul VI Hall, at the Vatican, Monday, Sept. 29, 2008. According to workers involved in the project, a total of 2,700 panels will be placed at the Vatican to provide 300,000 kilowatt hours of electricity to be used to illuminate, heat or cool the building where the pontiff holds general audiences in the winter and bad weather as well as concerts.
Cups Runeth Over
Cups, 77,000 of them, are placed in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 29, 2008. The German TV production "The Human Footprint' placed the cups in front of the Brandenburg Gate to illustrate how many cups of coffee the average German drinks during his lifetime.
A large yellow garden spider hangs in a dew covered web strung in a summer squash plant in a backyard garden near Oakland, Ore., on Monday, Sept. 29, 2008.
Pakistani girls show their hands painted with traditional henna in preparation for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr festival in Multan, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 29, 2008. Pakistani Muslims are preparing for Eid al-Fitr, a celebration that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan this week.
A red-tail boa constrictor is on exhibit at the Butantan Institute in Sao Paulo, Monday, Sept. 29, 2008. The Butantan Institute in a biomedical research center specializing in snakes and produces antivenin to save people from snake bites. Antitoxins against spider and scorpion bites are also produced at the institute.