Pictures of the Day: Monday, Oct. 1, 2012

Posted Oct. 01, 2012, at 5:25 p.m.
The full moon marking the arrival of October had a tough time peeking through the clouds, given a weekend of heavy rains Down East. While the torrents may have ruined many a yard sale and leaf-peeping expeditions statewide, two days of weekend rain were a blessing for the cranberry harvest, plumping up berries just before the start of the annual fall harvest.
Tom Walsh | BDN
The full moon marking the arrival of October had a tough time peeking through the clouds, given a weekend of heavy rains Down East. While the torrents may have ruined many a yard sale and leaf-peeping expeditions statewide, two days of weekend rain were a blessing for the cranberry harvest, plumping up berries just before the start of the annual fall harvest.
An Afghan refugee girl stands next to her family's sheep in a field next to a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.
Muhammed Muheisen | AP
An Afghan refugee girl stands next to her family's sheep in a field next to a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.
The word Vote, part of a mural to encourage voting, is reflected in raindrops in Danville, Ky., on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are hunkered down Monday, practicing for their first debate to take place in Denver on Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Clay Jackson | AP
The word Vote, part of a mural to encourage voting, is reflected in raindrops in Danville, Ky., on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are hunkered down Monday, practicing for their first debate to take place in Denver on Wednesday, Oct. 3.
A Boeing 787 operated by All Nippon Airways taxis under a rainbow created by firetrucks at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, in Seattle, during an official welcome ceremony after it landed on the first day of service for the aircraft on ANA's Seattle-Tokyo route.
Ted S. Warren | AP
A Boeing 787 operated by All Nippon Airways taxis under a rainbow created by firetrucks at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, in Seattle, during an official welcome ceremony after it landed on the first day of service for the aircraft on ANA's Seattle-Tokyo route.
A worker sprays water on a statue of the late Mahatma Gandhi on the eve of his birth anniversary at Gandhi Park in Bhubaneswar, eastern India on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. Gandhi, known as the &quotFather of the Nation," was instrumental in the movement that lead to India's independence from Britain in 1947.
Biswaranjan Rout | AP
A worker sprays water on a statue of the late Mahatma Gandhi on the eve of his birth anniversary at Gandhi Park in Bhubaneswar, eastern India on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. Gandhi, known as the "Father of the Nation," was instrumental in the movement that lead to India's independence from Britain in 1947.
In this photo taken with a cellphone through a glass window of another vehicle and distributed by China's Xinhua News Agency, a tourist bus is engulfed in flames on an expressway near Tianjin, China on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. Five Germans and a Chinese citizen were killed when the bus burst into flames after hitting the back of a truck, Xinhua said.
Xinhua | AP
In this photo taken with a cellphone through a glass window of another vehicle and distributed by China's Xinhua News Agency, a tourist bus is engulfed in flames on an expressway near Tianjin, China on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. Five Germans and a Chinese citizen were killed when the bus burst into flames after hitting the back of a truck, Xinhua said.
Clouds cover the top of the Shard skyscraper on a rainy day in London on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.  The Shard was officially opened in July and stands at 1,016 feet high, making it the tallest building in western Europe.
Matt Dunham | AP
Clouds cover the top of the Shard skyscraper on a rainy day in London on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. The Shard was officially opened in July and stands at 1,016 feet high, making it the tallest building in western Europe.

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