A Sip Too Far ...
Nathan Hachenberger, 4, of LaSalle, Ill., stretches to get a drink of water while playing at Hegeler Park in LaSalle, Monday July, 31, 2006. Temperatures in the area reached the upper 90s as extreme heat gripped the Midwest.
Credit: AP/LaSalle News Tribune, D. Manley
Baby It's Hot Outside
A lone commuter walks past a downtown Chicago office building where condensation has formed inside the highly air conditioned lobby and where the sun begins to evaporate the moisture as temperatures are expected to approach 100 degrees Monday, July 31, 2006.
Credit: AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
Damaged apartment buildings are seen standing next to a toppled one in the southern suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, July 31, 2006. After more than two weeks of sustained Israeli air strikes on the previously densely-populated Hezbollah-controlled area of the capital few civilians remain, though some ventured back Monday to salvage belongings, taking advantage of the 48 hour cease fire.
Credit: AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian
In The Swim
Germany's Nicole Hetzer swims during the Women's 400 Meter Individual Medley heat race at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, July 31, 2006.
Credit: AP Photo/Michael Sohn
Great Moscow Circus's tightrope walker Laszlo Simet performs during a promotional visit for the circus, Monday, July 31, 2006, in Taipei, Taiwan. The circus will be in Taiwan for 24 weeks starting in October.
Credit: AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying
Bevy Of Bikes
Chinese commuters' bikes are lined up parked awaiting the return of their owners at the entrance of a metro station in Beijing, China, Monday July 31, 2006. China needs to quickly build better urban transport networks and find ways to reduce vehicle emissions or it will face increasingly serious environmental and energy problems, the World Bank said.
Credit: AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel
One of 84 would-be immigrants is seen at Los Cristianos on the Canary island of Tenerife, Spain, Monday July 31, 2006. More than 11,000 Africans from some of the continent's poorest countries have made the perilous trip to the Canary Islands so far this year, already doubling the total for all of 2005. More than 1,000 are reported to have died attempting the voyage since late last year.
Credit: AP Photo/Arturo Rodriguez
A young girl jumps over bales of straw in a field near Frankfurt, central Germany, Monday, July 31, 2006. After a hot July, lower temperatures and clouds mixed with sunshine are forecasted by weather experts.
Credit: AP Photo/Michael Sohn
Zulu chiefs, supporters of the former South African Deputy President Jacob Zuma, leave the High Court in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, Monday, July 31, 2006. Zuma was set to go on trial Monday, alongside the local subsidiary of a French weapons company accused of bribing him to deflect investigations into a 1999 arms deal with the South African government, which has supported him despite charges he is corrupt.
Credit: AP Photo/Themba Hadebe
President Bush walks to the podium to speak at the U.S. Coast Guard Integrated Support Command, Monday, July 31, 2006, in Miami.
Credit: AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari
Workers arrange bananas in the flooded village of Mogar, in the western Indian state of Gujarat, Monday, July 31, 2006. Authorities evacuated more than 25,000 people from low-lying areas in western India Sunday after heavy monsoon rains flooded large tracts and rivers rose above danger levels, officials said.
Credit: AP Photo/Ajit Solanki
Buried With Honors After 62 Years
Air Force Honor Guard member folds the flag that draped the casket of Cpl. George Cunningham during funeral service Monday, July 31, 2006 in Farmingdale, N.Y. Cunningham received a full military funeral thanks to such scientific advances as DNA. His plane apparently flew into the side of a mountain after taking off from Dobudura, New Guinea Dec. 10, 1944, but its wreckage went undetected for decades.
Credit: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
Back On The Block
New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Willie Whitehead (98) hits the pads on the blocking sled, Monday, July 31, 2006, at Saints football training camp at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss. The NFL season kicks off Thursday, Sept. 7.
Credit: AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis
Back In The Swim
Tourists and journalists watch as penguins are released after finishing a rehabilitation process from an oil spill in San Clemente del Tuyu, 186 miles from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, July 31, 2006. Around 224 penguins were found in May, victims of an oil spill. A total of 190 survived and the first 50 of those were set free again to their natural habitat Monday.
Credit: AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko