Monday, Sept. 8, Our World In Pictures
Former Presidents Bill Clinton, left, and George W. Bush, laugh while participating in the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program Launch on Monday at The Newseum in Washington. The two are launching a new scholars program at four presidential libraries, aiming to help academics and business leaders learn more about presidential leadership.
INDIA HINDU FEST: In the photo below, Indian Hindu devotees splash water on a large statue of the elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesha before immersing it in the Arabian Sea on the final day of the festival of Ganesha Chaturthi in Mumbai, India, Monday.
CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES: In this photo provided by Yosemite National Park, smoke from a fire rises above Little Yosemite Valley near Yosemite National Park, Calif., Sunday. About 100 Yosemite National Park visitors were evacuated by helicopter Sunday when a wildfire that started weeks ago in the park’s backcountry grew unexpectedly to at least 700 acres, officials said.
MEMPHIS COLOR RUN: Participants revel in the colored powered being they are throwing on each other after completing The Color Run at Tiger Lane in Memphis, Tenn., Sunday. The race which started and finished at Tiger Lane went through Cooper Young as runners get covered in colorful powder at various stages of the course.
RABBIT JUMPING COMPETITION: A rabbit jumps during the Kaninhop (rabbit-jumping) competition in Weissenbrunn vorm Wald, Germany, Sunday. Competitors take part in three different categories, with an obstacle height ranging between 25 and 40 centimeters.
TRIBUTE IN LIGHT: In this Friday photo, a tourist takes photos from the Brooklyn Bridge of a test of the Tribute in Light rising from the lower Manhattan skyline in New York. The Tribute in Light is an art installation produced annually in remembrance of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. It will be turned on again this Sept. 11, the thirteenth anniversary of the attacks.
MODELS DANCE AT NY FASHION WEEK: Models dance at the finale of the Nanette Lepore Spring 2015 show during Fashion Week in New York on Sunday.
BUBBLE FUTBOL: In this Sunday photo, players encased in bouncy, blue orbs push downfield during Seattle’s first “Bubble Futbol” tournament at Cal Anderson Park in the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. The sport originated in Europe and is quickly sweeping the U.S., with a recent spotlight on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.” The event was put on by local nonprofit “The World is Fun” as a celebration of the organization’s fifth anniversary.
HOWLING AT HAMILTON: Tater the border terrier, left, 16 months, and his friend Pufferbelly the Alaskan Malamute, 2, play during Howling at Hamilton on Sunday at the Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center in Moscow, Idaho. This event closes down the pool for the year and is fundraiser for the Humane Society of the Palouse.
MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY: In this Sunday photo, a group of Aztec dancers move down the intersection of East Cesar Chavez Avenue and Mednik Avenue during the 68th Annual East Los Angeles Mexican Independence Day Parade, in Los Angeles.
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