A woman dries her eyes as she views the flag-draped casket of Senator Edward Kennedy at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston.
In Jerusalem's Old City, Muslim women pray during the first Friday prayers of the holy month of Ramadan, where observants fast from dawn till dusk.
A farmer works in a corn field in San Salvador.
The Chinese Military Chorus performs patriotic songs to celebrate China's upcoming 60th National Day in Beijing. 10,000 participants from 80 different chorus groups participated in the event.
The Space Shuttle Discovery stands on launch pad 39-A as it is prepared for launch in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The shuttle will be travelling to the international space station 29 August 2009.