A general view of play as the Sydney skyline is shrouded in smoke during the Ryobi Cup match between the South Australian Redbacks and the Western Australia Warriors at Drummoyne Oval in Australia. Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images hide caption

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Indian villagers on tractors move past victims of a stampede on a bridge across the Sindh River in Madhya Pradesh state, India, on Sunday. Dozens of people died after a panic broke out. AP hide caption

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Hearses were waiting Friday outside a hanger at the airport in Lampedusa, Italy, where the bodies of victims from Thursday's ship wreck were being held. Luca Bruno/AP hide caption

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Some of the victims recovered after Thursday's wreck of a ship near Sicily were placed in body bags before being brought ashore to the island of Lampedusa. Reuters /Landov hide caption

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It rose from the sea: The small island that appeared off the coast of Pakistan on Tuesday after an earthquake shook the region. Government of Pakistan/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Near the town of Petaquillas, Mexico, a man held on to a line Wednesday as he crossed a stream swollen by rain dumped by the storm Manuel. Alejandrino Gonzalez/AP hide caption

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One of the fish thought to have died because of the molasses spill off Honolulu. Hugh Gentry /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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A man walks across the washed-out Wagonwheel Gap Road in Boulder, Colo., on Monday. Mark Leffingwell /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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