Tide spectators react to a high wave caused by a tidal bore as it hits the bank of Qiantang River in the Chinese city of Hangzhou on Aug. 13.
•Gallery: Daredevils Try to Outrun Monster Tidal Waves
Lesley McSpadden drops rose petals on the blood-stained street where her 18-year-old son Michael Brown was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, Mo., near St. Louis on Aug. 9.
Indonesian villagers walk to the crater during the Kasodo ceremony at Mount Bromo, Probolinggo, Indonesia, on Aug. 12. The Kasodo ceremony is a way of Tengger Hindus to express their gratitude to the gods for good harvest and fortune that have been bestowed on them.
Karampal Kaur teaches a yoga class in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago, on Aug. 13. Non-profit group "I Grow Chicago" uses yoga to help community members meditate and create inner peace in hopes to combat poverty and violence in one of the city's most violent neighborhoods.
Vehicles sit submerged in water along I-75, Aug. 12, in Royal Oak, Mich. Severe rain flooded local streets, highways, and homes in the Detroit metropolitan area experiencing the worst flash flooding in decades.
Palestinian Ziad Rizk, 38, makes coffee next to one of the destroyed Nada Towers, where he lost his apartment and clothes shop, in the town of Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, on Aug. 11.
Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with five-year-old Dara Edwards, the daughter of an American staffer at the U.S. Consulate in Sydney, as he meets embassy and consular staff in Sydney, Aug. 12. Kerry had just concluded his participation in the annual AUSMIN meeting between Australia's and the United States' Foreign and Defense leadership.
Bullfighter Vicente Cabanes is tossed by a bull during a bullfight at Las Ventas bullring, in Madrid on Aug. 10.
A protester shouts as she moves away from a line of riot police in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 13 as unrest continued over the police killing of an unarmed black teenager. Police have not released the name of the officer who shot and killed the teenager, Michael Brown, on Saturday.
•Gallery: Teargas and Tension in Ferguson After Police Shooting
Ukraine's Hanna Ryzhykova crashes out of the women's 400m hurdles heat during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on Aug. 13.
An Indian sweets vendor shouts at a laborer who is pulling a cart through a street flooded due to monsoon rains in New Delhi on Aug. 10. The vendor was reacting angrily since the ripples created by the cart’s movement caused the floodwater to enter his shop.
Newborn giant panda triplets are seen inside an incubator at the Chimelong Safari Park in China’s Guangzhou, Guangdong province on Aug. 9. According to local media, this is the fourth set of giant panda triplets born with the help of artificial insemination procedures in China, and the birth is seen as a miracle due to the low reproduction rate of giant pandas.
Women sit at their homes inside an informal settlers' community on Aug. 11, in Manila. The Philippines has one of the fastest growing populations in Southeast Asia with around 100 million people.
At least 12 million people live in the capital city of Manila alone, making it one of the most densely populated and largest cities in the world. Lack of space and economic opportunities has pushed around four million people to live informally along waterways, bridges and even cemeteries, further straining the already weak infrastructure and straining the resources of the city.
An Afghan refugee child chases bubbles released by other children, while playing on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Aug. 8. For more than three decades, Pakistan has been home to one of the world’s largest refugee communities: hundreds of thousands of Afghans who have fled the repeated wars and fighting in their country.
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