Pictures of the Day: Monday, Sept. 3, 2012
Rick McClure | AP
In this Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 photo, a DC-10 tanker drops fire retardant on a ridge line at fire above East Fork Rd. near Glendora, Calif., in the Angeles National Forest. The wildfire has cut short the Labor Day holiday weekend for thousands of visitors who flock to the popular recreational attraction. The fire broke out near a campground Sunday afternoon and quickly grew to 3,600 acres, or about 5½ square miles. It sent a huge cloud of smoke that could be seen from the coast to the desert inland.
Tom Walsh | BDN
Thousands of spider webs along the shore of West Bay in Gouldsboro captured a dissipating fog as the sunrise Monday burned through to bring on a perfect summer day. Buy Photo
Pablo Martinez Monsivais | AP
President Barack Obama, center, speaks with a local resident as he tours the Bridgewood neighborhood in LaPlace, La., in Saint John the Baptist Parish, as he surveys the ongoing response and recovery efforts to Hurricane Isaac, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012.
Matthew Hinton | AP
A dead horse lies in receding flood waters from Hurricane Isaac along Louisiana Hwy 23 near Port Sulphur, La., in Plaquemines Parish on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012.
Linda Stelter | AP
People participate in the 5K Color Run Birmingham at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, Ala., Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. The run helped benefit The Arc Jefferson County.
Hasan Jamali | AP
A Bahraini anti-government protester runs from riot police during clashes in Sitra, Bahrain, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. Pictures of people killed in the unrest and of British Prime Minister David Cameron and U.S. President Barack Obama depicted as criminals for their close relations with the monarchy are plastered on the wall. Verdicts are expected Tuesday for numerous jailed leaders, medical workers and activists.
Silvia Izquierdo | AP
"Awilda", a sculpture by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa, emerges from Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. Awilda, a 12-meter-high sculpture depicting a woman, is part of the art exhibition "OIR" or Other Ideas for Rio where installations will be placed in public places.
Posted Sept. 03, 2012, at 10:20 p.m.