Photo of the day – Jun. 02, 2013

The statue of spiritual leader Sri Chinmoy was partially submerged in water from the rising Vltava River in Prague Sunday. Authorities in parts of central Europe issued disaster warnings and worked to reinforce flood defenses after days of heavy rains. (David W. Cerny/Reuters)


Photo of the day – Apr. 23, 2013

Young earthquake survivors ate noodles outside a tent at a middle school in Baoxing County, Sichuan province, China, Monday. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

Photo of the day – Mar. 11, 2013

“A man prays to mourn victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami as a ship brought ashore by the disaster is seen in the background, in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, on March 11, 2013.” Kyodo via Reuters

Photo of the day – Feb. 23, 2013

“Athens, Greece — A woman takes refuge from flooding.” PETROS GIANNAKOURIS / AP

Photo of the day – Feb. 22, 2013

“A woman is rescued from floodwaters by a man standing on top of her car during heavy rain in the Chalandri suburb, north of Athens, Greece, on Feb. 22, 2013.” John Kolesidis / Reuters

Photo of the day – Feb. 17, 2013

“A Russian policeman stands near an eight-metre hole, reportedly the site of a meteorite fall, in the ice of a frozen lake in Russia’s Ural region. Approximately 1,000 people were hurt in the area, mostly by shards of flying glass following the shock wave from the meteorite strike.” SERGEI ILNITSKY/EPA

Photo of the day – Jan. 17, 2013

“A resident wore a mask near the Forbidden City in Beijing Wednesday. Heavy smog has shrouded the capital.” (Feng Li/Getty Images)