A journalist folds up his tent at the media camp during the rescue operation of trapped miners outside the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile. The 69-day underground ordeal reached its end Wednesday night after 33 trapped miners were hauled up in a cage through a narrow hole drilled through 2,000 feet of rock. Natacha Pisarenko/AP
A competitor cools himself with water as he races in the men's marathon during the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India on Thursday. Manish Swarup/AP
Indian schoolchildren perform during the closing ceremony of the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India, Thursday. Gurinder Osan/AP
Rival Cypriot leaders look on during a ceremony to open a new crossing point at the UN buffer zone that divides the Greek Cypriots in the south, and Turkish Cypriots in the north, on Thursday, offering a boost to reunification talks. The island of Cyprus has been divided since 1974, when Turkey invaded in response to a coup aimed at uniting the island with Greece. Petros Karadjias/AP
The Rockettes practice their eye-high kicks and precision dancing for the 2010 Radio City Christmas Spectacular, in New York, Thursday. Richard Drew/AP
A person with an umbrella is seen reflected on the side of a building during a midday rainstorm in Philadelphia, Penn., Thursday. /Matt Rourke/AP
A ripening green apple hangs low on a tree as harvester Imelda Flores fills her sack from a ladder nestled between other trees in Milton-Freewater, Ore., on Thursday. As temperatures throughout the Walla Walla Valley continue to drop the apple crop ripens for harvest. Walla Walla Union-Bulletin/AP
Lebanese Shiite supporters wave Iranian and Lebanese flags during a mass rally addressed by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the southern village of Qana, Lebanon, on Thursday. Hassan Ammar/AP
A judge watches as people sleep a siesta during the first Siesta Championship in Madrid on Thursday. The participants of the siesta contest win points for the first person to fall asleep, the loudest snorer, best original sleeping position and best dressed sleeper. Doctors are present to check if the contestants are really asleep. Paul White/AP
Leonora Armellini of Italy performs during auditions for the third stage of the 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. Kacper Pempel/Reuters
A child runs to meet his mother during a promotion ceremony at the police academy in Sibate, south of Bogota, on Thursday. William Fernando Martinez/AP
An ethnic Karen boy from Myanmar stands in front of a board at the school in the Mae La refugee camp outside Mae Sot near the Thai-Myanmar border. Karen refugees continue to pour into Thailand, fleeing decades-long fighting between Karen rebels and Myanmar government troops and its allies. Some 140,000 refugees live in official camps along the border. According to the UN refugee agency, there are concerns that hostilities in the hills of Eastern Myanmar could intensify due to a pending boycott of elections next month. Damir Sagolj/Reuters
Maria and his father Humberto Rodriguez unload their belongings before the approaching of Hurricane Paula in San Cristobal, Cuba. Javier Galeano/AP
A nesting Chilean flamingo adjusts the position of a wooden 'dummy egg,' at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. Two chicks have been born so far this fall at the zoo from several eggs that are currently being incubated. Nesting birds, such as the one shown here, are given wooden 'dummy eggs' to sit on that will be exchanged for their real eggs two days before their chicks hatch. This exchange allows the real eggs to be cared for and incubated by zoo staff in a more protected environment. Ted S. Warren/AP
The US government says that a Chinese fighter jet was responsible for a number of 'unsafe and unprofessional' intercepts of a US Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China on Friday.
The Obama administration on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace — the fourth such incident since March.