A woman shields herself from rain in Hyderabad, India, Monday, Sept. 8, 2008. The monsoon season, which runs from June to September, brings rain vital for the farmers of South Asia, but can also cause massive destruction.
Skirting The Storm
A woman walks her dogs along the beach in Key West, Fla. Monday, Sept. 8, 2008. Key West was under a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch for Hurricane Ike which is over Cuba. Officials in the Keys canceled an evacuation order because new forecasts show Hurricane Ike veering south and west.
Kashmiri Muslim protesters throw stones at police, during a protest against Indian rule in the disputed region in Srinagar, India, Monday, Sept. 8, 2008. Police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of angry demonstrators protesting the killing of a man by government forces and to oppose elections due in October, police said.
On The Move
Nigeria's Yusuf Wasiu races to return a shot during a wheelchair tennis match against Swedens's Stefan Olsson at the Paralympic Games in Beijing, Monday, Sept. 8, 2008.
O.J. Simpson appears in court during the first day of jury selection for his trial at the Clark County Regional Justice Center Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, in Las Vegas. Simpson is appearing in court on charges which include burglary, robbery and assault following an attempted robbery at the Palace Station Hotel & Casino in September 2007.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy speaks with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, whose shadow is seen at right, in the presidential residence outside Moscow on Monday, Sept. 8, 2008. Sarkozy, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana began the difficult mission of trying to persuade Russia to honor its pledge to withdraw troops from Georgia.
A collapsed building brings down power lines during a four-alarm fire at Edmondson Village Shopping Center on Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, in Baltimore, Md.