Friends and loved ones gather at the Oslo cathedral to mourn 93 victims killed in twin terror attacks from a bombing in downtown Oslo and a mass shooting on Utoya island on July 24.
(Getty Images / Paula Bronstein)
A monstrous dust storm (Haboob) roared through Phoenix, Arizona in July.
President Obama signs a bill to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell.
Christians protect Muslims during prayer in Cairo, Egypt.
An aerial shot of the damage immediately following the Japanese tsunami.
(Reuters / KYODO)
A girl in isolation for radiation screening looks at her dog through a window in Nihonmatsu, Japan on March 14.
A man sits in front of a destroyed apartment building following the Joplin, Missouri tornado.
A University of California Davis police officer pepper-sprays students during their sit-in at an "Occupy UCD" demonstration in Davis, California.
A mother comforts her son in Concord, Alabama, near his house which was completely destroyed by a tornado in April.
Chile's Puyehue volcano erupts, causing air traffic cancellations across South America, New Zealand, Australia and forcing over 3,000 people to evacuate.
People celebrate Osama Bin Laden's death at Ground Zero on May 2.
In this television frame grab from KIMT in Mason City, Iowa, slain Navy SEAL Jon Tumilson's dog Hawkeye lays next to his casket during funeral services in Rockford, Iowa. Tumilson was one of 30 American soldiers killed in Afghanistan on August 6 when their helicopter was shot down during a mission to help fellow troops who had come under fire.
A makeshift Steve Jobs memorial at the Apple Store in SOHO New York.
Cars are abandoned on Chicago's Lake Shore Drive after the great Blizzaster in February.
Grace Van Cutsem (better known as "Frowning Flower Girl") reacts to the crowds at William and Kate's wedding.
(Reuters / DYLAN MARTINEZ)
84-year-old Dorli Rainey was pepper sprayed during a peaceful march in Seattle, Washington. She would have been thrown to the ground and trampled, but luckily a fellow protester and Iraq vet was there to save her. (Joshua Trujillo / seattlepi.com)
Australian Scott Jones kisses his Canadian girlfriend Alex Thomas after she was knocked to the ground by a police officer's riot shield in Vancouver, British Columbia. Canadians rioted after the Vancouver Canucks lost the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins.
Hurricane Irene approaches the east coast.
Billy Stinson comforts his daughter Erin Stinson as they sit on the steps where their cottage once stood on August 28 in Nags Head, N.C. The cottage, built in 1903 and destroyed by Hurricane Irene, was one of the first vacation cottages built on Albemarle Sound in Nags Head.
Flowers and tributes are seen outside the home of Amy Winehouse in London July 24, 2011.
(Reuters / STEFAN WERMUTH)
Office workers gather on the sidewalk in downtown Washington, D.C., moments after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake shook the nation's capital. The earthquake was centered northwest of Richmond, Va., but could be felt from North Carolina to Massachusetts.
Mihag Gedi Farah, a seven-month-old child, is held by his mother in a field hospital of the International Rescue Committee in the town of Dadaab, Kenya. The baby has since made a full recovery.
Riot police stand firm during the London Riots in August.
A photograph is seen in the rubble of a destroyed house in Otsuchi, Japan after the tsunami.
A woman cries while sitting on a road amid the destroyed city of Natori, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan after the massive earthquake and tsunami.
(Reuters / ASAHI SHIMBUN)
A demonstrator shows his bottom to riot police during a protest by European workers and trade union representatives to demand better job protection in the European Union countries in Brussels on March 24.
A woman rebel fighter supporter fires an AK-47 rifle as she reacts to the news of the withdrawal of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces from Benghazi on March 19.
(Reuters / GORAN TOMASEVIC)
Protesters in Uganda are sprayed with paint.
A student is punched in the face by a police officer in Chile. Students in Chile have demanding a new framework for education.
(Reuters / VICTOR RUIZ CABALLERO)
An aid worker using an iPad captures an image of a dead cow's decomposing carcass in Wajir near the Kenya-Somalia border on July 23.
(Reuters / STRINGER)
A Libyan rebel is pictured with Gadhafi's golden gun.
Harold Camping speaks about the end of the world. The world was supposed to end on May 22 of this year.
(AP / Marcio Jose Sanchez)
A phone hangs off the hook on Wall Street.
(Reuters / LUCAS JACKSON)
Gay service members march in a gay pride parade for the first time.
A woman hangs onto a street sign in chest deep water along the flooded streets in Rangsit on the outskirts of Bangkok, on October 24.
A distressed bride attempts suicide in China after her fiance abruptly called off their marriage. Still in her wedding gown, she tried to kill herself by jumping out of a window of a seventh floor building. Right as she jumped, a man managed to catch and save her.
(Reuters / CHINA DAILY)
A U.S. Army soldier takes five with an Afghan boy during a patrol in Pul-e Alam, a town in Logar province, eastern Afghanistan.