Camille Nickel of Salt Lake City jumps off the edge of a fountain for a photo outside Arthur Ashe Stadium on the first day of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, in New York.
A pet dog sits on the roof of a submerged houses with flooded water of the river Ganges following heavy monsoon rains in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Thousands of people got displaced, as the flood situation in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh remained grim with many rivers including the Ganges and the Yamuna flowing over danger mark, according to local news reports. India's monsoon season, which runs from June through September brings rains that are vital to agriculture but also cause floods and landslides.
Indian students swing a child dressed as child Krishna in a cradle during celebrations of the Janmashtami festival at a school in Ahmadabad, India, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Janmashtami, which is the birthday of Hindu Lord Krishna, is celebrated all over India on Aug. 28.
A man tries to remove a motorcycle trapped in debris after two adjacent apartment buildings collapsed at Vadodara in Gujarat state, India, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. At least 11 people were killed, police and firefighters said.
Cynthia Yasmin Valdez Perez of Mexico performs with a ball during the 32th rhythmic gymnastics world championships tournament in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.
Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, third from right, and his wife Shannon Carter, second from right, are escorted on a tour of the 9/11 Memorial by officials, including museum director Alice Greenwald, far right, and FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano, fourth from right, on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in New York. Carter, one of only five living recipients of the medal who fought in post-9/11 conflicts, was cited for his actions during a battle in Afghanistan.
Israeli soldiers drive a tank at a staging area in the Golan Heights, near the border between the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights and Syria, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. United Nations experts are investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria as the United States and allies prepare for the possibility of a punitive strike against President Bashar Assad's regime, blamed by the Syrian opposition for the attack. The international aid group Doctors Without Borders says at least 355 people were killed in the Aug. 21 attack.
Russian President Vladimir Putin inspects a flooded area from a helicopter flying to Birobidzhan in the Russian Far Eastern Amur region, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Putin visits the Russian Far East where the worst flooding in 120 years has already forced about 20,000 people from their homes.
An inhabitant uses a bucket with water to fight against a wildfire in Santiago de Besteiros, near Tondela, north Portugal, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Portuguese officials said a woman firefighter died in a forest blaze, becoming the fifth fatality among emergency crews in a month as summer wildfires scorch large areas of parched countryside.