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Today in Pictures: Extreme Weather Hits Indiana and More

Italian rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake, a face-transplant recipient addresses the press and more from around the world.


A visitor enjoys a water slide in Hanover, Germany.

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Rescuers work through the night on a collapsed house following an earthquake in Pescara del Tronto, central Italy.

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A man looks at the general view of a cemetery from the Shahin Al-Khalwati Mosque in Cairo. Muslim Sufi Saint Shahin Al-Khalwati built the mosque in the 16th century on top of a hill where he would go into spiritual seclusion. Al-Khalwati's grandchildren demand the government restore the mosque because it is a heritage site according to civilians who live in the area.

Nariman El-Mofty / AP
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Former Mississippi firefighter Patrick Hardison gets teary-eyed under television lights, during a press conference marking one year after his face transplant at New York University Langone Medical Center in New York. Hardison was disfigured while trying to save people from a house fire in 2001 and received the face of a Brooklyn cyclist who died in an accident in July 2015.

Bebeto Matthews / AP
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People swim over a distance of 4,921 feet during the annual public Lake Zurich crossing event in Zurich, Switzerland.

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People work in a vineyard on the slopes of Escherndorfer Lumps in Escherndorf, Germany. The slopes of the vineyard can be as steep as up to 70 degrees.

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Revelers listen to U.S. band Limp Bizkit performing on stage at the festival Chiemsee Summer in Uebersee, Germany.

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Mexico's Patricio Juarez slides safely home scoring from third on a wild pitch by Australia's Harrison Wheeldon during the first inning of an International elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Gene J. Puskar / AP
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People hold photos of their relatives who were killed as soldiers in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists in the country's east, as they attend a rally for Independence Day in the Ukrainian capital Kiev.

Efrem Lukatsky / AP
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A funnel cloud near Van Buren, Indiana moves east before breaking up as storms move through Grant County. At least two tornadoes struck cities in tearing the roof off apartment buildings, sending air conditioners falling onto parked cars and cutting power to thousands of people.
Jeff Morehead / AP
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