Best Pix of the Week
A rain of ash, a wild moon and The Weiner.


A dancer representing Bolivia attends the Carnival Of Culture parade in Berlin on Sunday, June 12, 2011.  Thousands of people dressed in costumes from all over the world attend the annual parade.



The Staten Island Ferry cruises along the water as the moon rises over Brooklyn as seen from Liberty State Park, Wednesday, June 15, 2011 in Jersey City, N.J.



Statues of workers of various trades, part of the Monument for Labor by Matthew J. Placzek, stand in the rising waters of the Missouri River, in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.  The Missouri River has been rising steadily for weeks as the Army Corps of Engineers increases the amount of water released from its dams to clear out heavy spring rain and snowmelt. The river is expected to reach 5 to 7 feet above flood stage in most of Nebraska and Iowa, and possibly higher in parts of Missour.



A boat covered by volcanic ash sits docked on the bank of Nahuel Huapi Lake, also blanketed in volcanic ash, in Villa La Angostura in southern Argentina, Thursday June 16, 2011. Chile's Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano started erupting on June 4 after remaining dormant for decades. 



A cow is covered by ash from Chile's Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano in Villa La Angostura in southern Argentina, Thursday June 16, 2011. Chile's Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano started erupting on June 4 after remaining dormant for decades.  



FOSHAN, CHINA - JUNE 15:  (CHINA OUT) A view of total lunar eclipse on June 15, 2011 in Foshan, Guangdong Province of China. Astronomers in parts of Europe, Africa, Central Asia and Australia were hoping for clear skies on June 15 to enjoy a total lunar eclipse, the first of 2011 and the longest in nearly a decade.  

(2011 ChinaFotoPress)


Amy Balduf, of Richmond, Tenn., is comforted by a Marine at the graveside of her husband, U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Kevin Balduf, who was killed serving in Afghanistan, at Arlington National Cemetery, Wednesday, June 15, 2011, in Arlington, Va.



A man tries to hold on to his motorbike, as a bus drives through a waterlogged street in Mumbai, India, Saturday, June 11, 2011. Heavy rains continued to lash the city for the third consecutive day Saturday, causing waterlogging in several parts of the city. 



The shadow of a player is cast on the sand as she jumps to spike the ball during the beach volleyball World Championships, in Rome, Monday, June 13, 2011. The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships run until June 19 in Rome.  



The sun illuminates clouds early Thursday morning June 16, 2011, behind a barn east of Salina, Kansas. Later in the morning thunder storms dropped heavy rain in the area. 



Junrey Balawing poses for a Guinness World Records-hired photographer after a series of measurement conducted by its representative at Sindangan Health Center, Sindangan township, Zamboanga Del Norte province in Southern Philippines Saturday June 11, 2011, the eve of his 18th birthday, which is coincidentally is the Philippines Independence Day. Officials said Saturday Balawing was measured at 24 and 1/4 inches (about 61 centimeters) lying down, about two inches shorter than the current record holder Khagendra Thapa Magar of Nepal, and is expected to be officially named as the world's shortest living man when he turns 18 Sunday. 



In this Monday, June 13, 2011 photo, an Indian woman works at a sunflower field at Kunwarpur village, about 70 kilometers (44 miles) east of Allahabad, India. Sunflower oil is a widely used cooking ingredient.



Injured Lance Cpl. David Richvaslky,  from 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, sits in a medevac helicopter from the US Army's Task Force Lift "Dust Off," Charlie Company 1-214 Aviation Regiment after suffering shrapnel wounds to his head, outside Sangin, in the Helmand Province of southern Afghanistan, Sunday, June 12, 2011.  Richvalsky's tattoo reads 'after all undergone, I will carry on'. 



Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., closes the front door of his building on reporters as he arrives at his house in the Queens borough of New York, Thursday, June 9, 2011. Weiner recently admitted that he had Tweeted sexually charged messages and photos to at least six women and lied about it.



People play in the sea against the backdrop of merchant ship MV Wisdom, which ran aground at Chowpatty Beach in Mumbai, India, Friday, June 17, 2011. The ship went adrift after breaking loose while being towed from Colombo to Alang in Gujarat, for being broken as scrap. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)



A Christie's employee, who declined to be identified, poses with a sale catalogue while standing in front of two Picasso paintings at Christie's in London, Friday June 17, 2011. The two paintings are expected to sell for a combined price of 20,000,000 pounds (US$,32.25 million: euro 22,76 million) at a forthcoming sale of Impressionist and Modern Art.(AP Photo/Lewis Whyld-pa).



A Muslim woman walks by the water fountain at the government office complex in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Friday, June 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)


LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 16: The Reverend Canon Oakley poses for photographs under the dome of the newly restored St Paul's Cathedral on June 16, 2011 in London, England. A prominent feature in the London skyline and one of the world's most beautiful buildings, St. Paul's Cathedral was designed by Sir Christopher Wren in the 17th Century, and is celebrating its 300th anniversary with the completion of a 40 million pound restoration project. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)
(2011 Getty Images)


A Hindu priest holds a traditional oil lamp as he performs prayers on the banks of the River Ganges in Allahabad, India, Friday, June 17, 2011. Allahabad, located on the confluence of the Rivers Ganges and Yamuna, is one of Hinduism's holiest centers. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Best Pix of the Week

A rain of ash, a wild moon and The Weiner.

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