Today In Pictures: Sept. 9, 2011

A Yemeni girl waves a national flag during a protest by women demanding the ousting of President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Sept. 8, 2011. (Mohammed Huwaid/AFP/Getty Images)


An idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha is lifted on a crane for immersion into the Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad, India, Sept. 9, 2011. The ten-day festival dedicated to Hindu God Ganesh began Sept. 1. (Mahesh Kumar A./AP Photo)


Members of the Pennsylvania National Guard and a police officer take young people to safety who were trapped by floodwaters from the Susquehanna River, Sept. 9, 2011, in West Pittston, Pa. Stretches of the swollen Susquehanna River began receding after days of rainfall from what had been Tropical Storm Lee flooded communities from Virginia to New York. (Matt Rourke/AP Photo)


Anti-government protesters begin to disperse at the end a peaceful march, Sept. 9, 2011, in Muqsha, Bahrain, west of the capital of Manama. The harsh crackdown on anti-government protests in Bahrain has failed to silence people’s demand for greater rights, a senior Shiite cleric in the Gulf kingdom said. (Hasan Jamali/AP Photo)


Palestinian boys help paint flags on posters of themselves and others, in support of Palestinian statehood, in the Aida refugee camp, near the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Sept. 9, 2011. (Tara Todras-Whitehill/AP Photo)


CodePink members grabbed front row seats for the first Joint Deficit Reduction Committee meeting, Sept. 8, 2011. (Bill Clark/Roll Call/AP Photo)


A 17-ton boulder marks the site of the crash of United Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2001, in Shanksville, Pa., Sept. 9, 2011. (Jacqueline Larm/AP Photo)




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