Secretary of State John Kerry points to a newspaper photo of the recent Arab summit in Saudi Arabia as an example of the kind of coalition he expects in combating Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Kerry appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to shore up President Barack Obama's strategy to combat the terrorists.
A man stands by the collapsed Aduano bridge leading to in Los Cabos, Mexico, that fell Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, several days after Hurricane Odile, a category 3 storm, hit the region. President Enrique Pena Nieto's office said the federal government was working closely with state authorities on relief efforts in the areas battered by Odile, including restoring water and electricity
First Lady interacting with patients
First lady Michelle Obama waves as she is introduced by Courtney Davis, a sickle cell anemia patient, during a visit to St. Jude Childrenâ€TMs Research Hospital on Wednesday
Chaos in Pakistan
Supporters of Pakistan's fiery Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri attend a sit-in protest while camping outside the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators led by opposition politicians Imran Khan and Qadri converged on the capital in mid-August, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ouster over alleged fraud in last year's election