Woman takes a photograph of the medieval Charles Bridge as the sun rises in Prague, Czech Republic.
Shinto priests walk out from the outer shrine after they administer a Shinto rite "Kiyoharai" on the first day of the four-day autumn festival at the Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo, Japan.
Distressed persons are transferred from the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) to Armed Forces of Malta offshore patrol vessel P52 in the Mediterranean Sea. San Antonio provided food, water, medical attention, and temporary shelter to the rescued.
Richard Doerner, a museum specialist for the U.S. Senate, restarts the historic Ohio Clock outside the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. The clock had stopped during the sixteen-day government shutdown, when the staff members who wind it were furloughed as non-essential staff.