Pictures of the Day: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Posted Aug. 08, 2012, at 7:27 p.m.
The lazy, hazy days of summer descended upon Hancock County on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, leaving the mountains of Mount Desert Island peeking through the haze from across Frenchman Bay in Sullivan.
Tom Walsh | BDN
The lazy, hazy days of summer descended upon Hancock County on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, leaving the mountains of Mount Desert Island peeking through the haze from across Frenchman Bay in Sullivan. Buy Photo
Taxi driver Richard Meid waits for a fare in front of the British Museum during the 2012 Summer Olympics on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.
Jae C. Hong | AP
Taxi driver Richard Meid waits for a fare in front of the British Museum during the 2012 Summer Olympics on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.
Silhouetted by a stage light, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the University of the Western Cape about U.S.-South Africa partnership on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in Cape Town, South Africa.
Jacquelyn Martin | AP
Silhouetted by a stage light, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the University of the Western Cape about U.S.-South Africa partnership on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in Cape Town, South Africa.
People enjoy the cool water and air at Lincolnville Beach on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.  The temperature even along the coast was in the low 80s.
People enjoy the cool water and air at Lincolnville Beach on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. The temperature even along the coast was in the low 80s. Buy Photo
A young woman is taken away by riot police as a public bus burns during clashes between students demanding free education and riot police in Santiago, Chile on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. Police used water cannons and tear gas to break up the protest and three buses were set ablaze.
Luis Hidalgo | AP
A young woman is taken away by riot police as a public bus burns during clashes between students demanding free education and riot police in Santiago, Chile on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. Police used water cannons and tear gas to break up the protest and three buses were set ablaze.
United States' Donald Suxho dives but cannot reach a ball during a men's quarterfinal volleyball match against Italy at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.
Jeff Roberson | AP
United States' Donald Suxho dives but cannot reach a ball during a men's quarterfinal volleyball match against Italy at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in London.
Pakistani vendor Sayed Anwar, 36, stands on a roadside hoping to sell balloons, in Islamabad, Pakistan on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.
Muhammed Muheisen | AP
Pakistani vendor Sayed Anwar, 36, stands on a roadside hoping to sell balloons, in Islamabad, Pakistan on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012.

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