Pictures of the Day: Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012

Posted Oct. 23, 2012, at 8:40 p.m.
A Saudi vendor waits on customers at a gold shop in a market near the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws three million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.
Hassan Ammar | AP
A Saudi vendor waits on customers at a gold shop in a market near the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws three million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.
Carved pumpkins are displayed at the New York Botanical Garden in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. This carving and other Halloween-themed carvings will be on display through Oct. 31, 2012.
Seth Wenig | AP
Carved pumpkins are displayed at the New York Botanical Garden in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. This carving and other Halloween-themed carvings will be on display through Oct. 31, 2012.
A silhouetted President Barack Obama gestures while speaking at a campaign event at Delray Beach Tennis Center on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 in Delray Beach, Fla., the day after the last presidential debate against Republican Presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. The president is making campaign stops in Florida and Ohio today.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais | AP
A silhouetted President Barack Obama gestures while speaking at a campaign event at Delray Beach Tennis Center on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 in Delray Beach, Fla., the day after the last presidential debate against Republican Presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. The president is making campaign stops in Florida and Ohio today.
Muslim pilgrims pray outside the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws three million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.
Hassan Ammar | AP
Muslim pilgrims pray outside the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws three million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.
Cambodia's Queen Monineath (right) greets Buddhis monks in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Monineath and his son King Norodom Sihamoni on Tuesday visited mourners gathered in front of the Royal Palace from across the country to pay tribune to late Cambodian king Norodom Sihanouk.
Heng Sinith | AP
Cambodia's Queen Monineath (right) greets Buddhis monks in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Monineath and his son King Norodom Sihamoni on Tuesday visited mourners gathered in front of the Royal Palace from across the country to pay tribune to late Cambodian king Norodom Sihanouk.
Laborer workers set up scaffolding to prepare for the World Parachuting Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012.
Kamran Jebreili | AP
Laborer workers set up scaffolding to prepare for the World Parachuting Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012.
The sun rises in Springville, Ala., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Sunny days and warmer temperatures are in the forecast for the next few days across Alabama.
Joe Songer, al.com | AP
The sun rises in Springville, Ala., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Sunny days and warmer temperatures are in the forecast for the next few days across Alabama.

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