Women walk at an outdoor market in downtown Kabul. The resurgent Taliban and several recent executions in accordance with an extreme interpretation of Shariah law have human-rights activists worried, particularly for women.
A Martyr For The Cause: On an Army form, Tillman had specifically declined the option of a military funeral, aware that his celebrity might make it easy for the Army to turn his death into a propaganda tool.
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Villagers, displaced from their homes by flooding, fight for bags of flour during relief distribution Friday on the outskirts of Muzaffargarh in Punjab province.
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Store owner David Torres (center) talks with police officers Alejandra Vargas (left) and Manny Cantor-Alonso while they patrol and hand out information on hate crimes in the Port Richmond section of Staten Island, N.Y. Police have beefed up their presence in the neighborhood, with a mobile command center, a watchtower and officers on horseback.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke (center) takes a close look at Gulf Coast shrimp at the Lafitte Frozen Seafood Corporation in Lafitte, La., on Aug. 16. Many in the industry are now concerned with combating the perception that Louisiana seafood isn't safe after the BP spill.
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