A Palestinian flag is raised in front of European Union headquarters in Brussels on Monday. The Palestinians are expected to seek statehood at the United Nations next week.
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Anthony Owens (right) repairs the roof of a tornado-damaged home with James Davis (left) and Dwain Payne on July 30 in Joplin, Mo. All three men came up from Mobile, Ala., looking for work after the May 22 tornado that devastated Joplin, killing 160 people and destroying 7,500 homes and as many as 500 businesses.
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Members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests pose in front of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday. A group representing the victims is asking the world court to investigate top Vatican officials over the clerical sex abuse scandal.