A girl sits in a garlic basket at a street market in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Women adorned in Somali flags celebrate the country's Independence Day at Konis stadium in Mogadishu. Today's celebrations mark 53 years since the Southern regions of Somalia gained independence from Italy and joined with the Northern region of Somaliland to create Somalia.
Commuters wait to pay their tolls on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in Oakland, California, USA. Negotiations between the two largest unions representing more than 2,300 Bay Area Rapid Transit workers and BART management broke off despite the request of California Gov. Jerry Brown in a last-ditch effort to reach a deal.
This image from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer shows NGC 6744, one of the galaxies most similar to our Milky Way in the local universe. The galaxy is situated in the constellation of Pavo at a distance of about 30 million light-years. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)