Today in photos (Nov. 12)
November 12, 2012
Photo gallery: View a gallery of photos from around the world on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012.
A snow fortress is a magnet of fun for neighborhood children at Manito Park on Monday afternoon. One snow bunny, Elise Gerhardt, 2 3/4, scurries out of the tunnel.
Cabinet maker Rick Churchill does a little work by window light at his business in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, New York, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Churchill’s studio has been without power since Superstorm Sandy and much his work depends on machines that need electricity. (Seth Wenig / Associated Press)
A man falls from a horse at a rodeo exhibition during the Tradition Day in San Antonio de Areco, Argentina, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. The tradition day annually celebrated in San Antonio de Areco, Province of Buenos Aires, marks the birthday of Argentine writer Jose Hernandez, author of Argentina’s national poem “The gaucho Martin Fierro,” a story in verse of an Argentine gaucho lifestyle. (Natacha Pisarenko / Associated Press)
Smoke rises after shells fired by the Syrian army explode in the Syrian village of Bariqa, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. The Israeli military says “Syrian mobile artillery” was hit after responding to stray mortar fire from its northern neighbor. The incident marked the second straight day that Israel has responded to fire from Syria that does not appear to be aimed at Israeli targets, nonetheless Israel has promised a tough response if the fire continues. (Ariel Schalit / Associated Press)
A model wears a creation by Haitian jewelry designer Savannah Savary during Fashion Week in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, late Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. (Dieu Chery / Associated Press)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia holds up the ATP World Tour Tennis singles trophy as he poses for photographers after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland after the final in London, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. (Sang Tan / Associated Press)
This July 13, 2011, photo made available on the International Security Assistance Force’s Flickr website shows the former Commander of International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Gen. Davis Petraeus, left, shaking hands with Paula Broadwell, co-author of “All In: The Education of General David Petraeus.”As details emerge about Petraeus’ extramarital affair with his biographer, Broadwell, including a second woman who allegedly received threatening emails from the author, members of Congress say they want to know exactly when the now ex-CIA director and retired general popped up in the FBI inquiry, whether national security was compromised and why they weren’t told sooner. (Isaf)
Citizens Energy workers continue their investigation Monday afternoon Nov. 12, 2012 by digging into the front sidewalk looking for possible explanation into the explosion of a house in Indianapolis. The search for what caused a massive, deadly explosion that rocked an Indianapolis neighborhood turned to natural gas Monday, with officials checking gas lines and a homeowner saying a problem furnace could be to blame. (Matt Kryger / Indianapolis Star/wthr Chopper13)