Rebel fighters drive through western Tripoli, Libya, on Monday. Large numbers of rebels have entered the capital, but Moammar Gadhafi's loyalists are putting up stiff resistance.
Montana Sen. Max Baucus, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, walks to a bipartisan meeting on the deficit hosted by Vice President Biden in May. Baucus is one of 12 lawmakers who've been named to the new Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, dubbed the "supercommittee."
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Syrian soldiers shout slogans in support of President Bashar Assad Aug. 10 as they withdraw from the city of Hama after a 10-day military operation to quell pro-democracy protests. This photo was taken during a government-guided tour.
In Jackson, Miss., in 1963, three very different women — from left, Skeeter Phelan (Emma Stone), Minny Jackson (Octavia Spencer) and Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis) — build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project in The Help, based on the novel by Kathryn Stockett.
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A look inside the Dark Energy Camera shows the 74 blue-tinged sensors that detect light. The camera will survey distant, faint galaxies to learn more about dark energy.
A worker monitors the production line as cases of Fage yogurt are produced in Johnstown, N.Y., in 2008. Fage and Chobani lead the pack of best-selling Greek-style yogurt brands.