Pictures of the Day: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012
Kevin Frayer | AP
Indian students react in front of photographers next to a cardboard cutout of President Barack Obama after he was projected as the winner during an event organized by the U.S. embassy at the landmark Imperial Hotel in New Delhi, India on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. Obama captured a second White House term, blunting a mighty challenge by Republican Mitt Romney as Americans voted for a leader they knew over a wealthy businessman they did not.
Steven Senne | AP
Waves crash into a seawall and buildings along the coast in Hull, Mass., on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. A high-wind warning is in effect in the state until Wednesday night, with gusts of up to 60 mph expected in some coastal areas, and 50 mph gusts expected for Boston and western Massachusetts.
Dmitry Lovetsky | AP
People walk past as Communist party supporters gather near a monument to Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin during a Communist meeting marking the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution in St. Petersburg, Russia on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. This monument was moved from Varshavsky railway station to a yard of the Physical Education Academy. Nov. 7 was a holiday celebrating the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution that ushered in more than 70-years of Soviet rule, but Russian President Vladimir Putin abolished the Nov. 7 holiday in 2005.
Rajesh Kumar Singh | AP
A Hindu devotee covers herself and her child in a blanket to protect themselves from the morning cold as she arrives to take a dip in the River Ganges in Allahabad, India on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. Allahabad on the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna is one of Hinduisms holiest sites.
Dimitri Messinis | AP
A riot police officer is engulfed by petrol bomb flames thrown by protesters in front of the parliament during clashes in Athens, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. Greeces fragile coalition government faces its toughest test so far when lawmakers vote later Wednesday on new painful austerity measures demanded to keep the country afloat, on the second day of a nationwide general strike. The $17.3 billion package is expected to scrape through Parliament, following a hasty one-day debate. But potential defections could severely weaken the conservative-led coalition formed in June with the intention of keeping Greece in the euro.
Posted Nov. 07, 2012, at 8:21 p.m.