Pictures of the Day: Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012

Posted Dec. 06, 2012, at 6:52 p.m.
A car is submerged in flood water in front of a home in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Thursday, Dec. 6. Heavy rain flooded the capital on Thursday.
Natacha Pisarenko | AP
A car is submerged in flood water in front of a home in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Thursday, Dec. 6. Heavy rain flooded the capital on Thursday.
Melody Platt (left) and her partner Beratta Gomillion wait among the first couples in line to be issued a marriage license to a same-sex couple, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in Seattle. King County Executive Dow Constantine began issuing the licenses just after midnight, Thursday, Dec. 6, immediately upon certification of the November election that passed Referendum 74 allowing same-sex couples to wed. The couple are planning on getting married on their 32nd anniversary, Monday, Dec. 12.
Elaine Thompson | AP
Melody Platt (left) and her partner Beratta Gomillion wait among the first couples in line to be issued a marriage license to a same-sex couple, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in Seattle. King County Executive Dow Constantine began issuing the licenses just after midnight, Thursday, Dec. 6, immediately upon certification of the November election that passed Referendum 74 allowing same-sex couples to wed. The couple are planning on getting married on their 32nd anniversary, Monday, Dec. 12.
Fireworks go off around Cinderella's castle during the grand opening ceremony for Walt Disney World's new Fantasyland in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Thursday, Dec. 6.
Scott Audette | REUTERS
Fireworks go off around Cinderella's castle during the grand opening ceremony for Walt Disney World's new Fantasyland in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Thursday, Dec. 6.
An Egyptian army soldier stands guard next to a tank behind barbed wire securing the perimeter of the presidential palace while protesters, unseen on the other side, chant anti-President Mohammed Morsi slogans, in Cairo, Egypt, on Thursday, Dec. 6. The Egyptian army deployed tanks and gave both supporters and opponents of Mohammed Morsi a deadline to leave the area outside the presidential palace Thursday following fierce street battles that left several people dead and hundreds injured in the worst outbreak of violence between the two sides since the Islamist leader’s election.
Nasser Nasser | AP
An Egyptian army soldier stands guard next to a tank behind barbed wire securing the perimeter of the presidential palace while protesters, unseen on the other side, chant anti-President Mohammed Morsi slogans, in Cairo, Egypt, on Thursday, Dec. 6. The Egyptian army deployed tanks and gave both supporters and opponents of Mohammed Morsi a deadline to leave the area outside the presidential palace Thursday following fierce street battles that left several people dead and hundreds injured in the worst outbreak of violence between the two sides since the Islamist leader’s election.
The traffic moves along the Champs Elysees looking towards the Place de la Concorde, Thursday, Dec 6, in Paris. Trees are lit — along with a Ferris wheel — in the Tuileries gardens for Christmas.
Jacques Brinon | AP
The traffic moves along the Champs Elysees looking towards the Place de la Concorde, Thursday, Dec 6, in Paris. Trees are lit — along with a Ferris wheel — in the Tuileries gardens for Christmas.
Britain's Prince William stand next to his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, as she leaves the King Edward VII hospital in central London, on Thursday, Dec. 6. Prince William and Kate are expecting their first child, and the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to hospital suffering from a severe form of morning sickness in the early stages of her pregnancy.
Alastair Grant | AP
Britain's Prince William stand next to his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, as she leaves the King Edward VII hospital in central London, on Thursday, Dec. 6. Prince William and Kate are expecting their first child, and the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to hospital suffering from a severe form of morning sickness in the early stages of her pregnancy.
A Free Syrian Army fighter aims his weapon during heavy clashes with government forces in Aleppo, Syria, on Wednesday, Dec. 6.
Narciso Contreras | AP
A Free Syrian Army fighter aims his weapon during heavy clashes with government forces in Aleppo, Syria, on Wednesday, Dec. 6.

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