A girl wades through flood water in her village Ratnapani, 250 miles northeast of Patna, India, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008. Rescuers struggled Thursday to evacuate the last 300,000 villagers still stranded in flood-ravaged northern India while delivering food and medicine to some hundreds of thousands of people already living in relief camps.
Parents of newly arrived freshmen students sleep in a gym at the Central China Normal University in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province Wednesday Sept. 3, 2008. The university opened its gym overnight to allow parents of freshmen students to accompany their children on their first day of school.
On The Road Again
Space shuttle Atlantis moves slowly on a six hour journey to launch pad 39A in preparation for the upcoming mission STS-125 at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008. Atlantis is scheduled to launch Oct. 8.
Got Her Goat
A woman walks with her goat in front of a building ruined during the recent Georgian-Russian war in Tskhinvali, regional capital of the breakaway province of South Ossetia, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008. A brief war broke out between Russia and Georgia following Georgia's assault on South Ossetia in August. Russian troops remain in Georgia maintaining a "buffer" between South Ossetia and another region and the rest of Georgia.
Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sits in Wayne County Circuit Court in Detroit, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008. Kilpatrick pleaded guilty to a pair of felony obstruction charges in a sex-and-misconduct scandal and will step down after months of defiantly holding onto his job leading the nation's 11th-largest city.
Members of an Ohio National Guard unit gather as they prepare to leave for the Hurricane Gustav recovery in Louisiana Thursday morning, Sept. 4, 2008 in Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio National Guard is sending 1,500 troops to Louisiana to help with the cleanup following Hurricane Gustav.
Firefighters spray water on a passenger train set on fire by commuters frustrated by delays in Merlo, Argentina, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008. Police used tear gas and rubber bullets to quell protests in which passengers burned trains in at least two locations near Buenos Aires on Thursday.