A U.S. flag hanging from a steel girder, damaged in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, blows in the breeze at a memorial in Jersey City, N.J., Sept. 11, 2019 as the sun rises behind One World Trade Center building and the re-developed area where the Twin Towers of World Tr…

An aircraft passes the rising sun during take off at the international airport in Frankfurt, Germany.

Tourist Loren Fantasia from Baltimore, swings on the beach before the arrival of Hurricane Dorian, in Freeport, Bahamas, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. Forecasters said the hurricane is expected to keep on strengthening and become a Category 3 later in the day. 

In this time exposure, stars fill the sky over Bau village located on Kayapo indigenous territory in Altamira in Brazil's Amazon. Fires are burning very close to Kayapo indigenous land located on the Bau indigenous reserve. 

The sun is all red as it rises behind power poles and cables in Frankfurt, Germany.

An early-rising couple is rewarded with a colorful sunrise over Casco Bay in Portland, Maine. 

A boat navigates at night next to a large iceberg in eastern Greenland. Greenland has been melting faster in the last decade and this summer, it has seen two of the biggest melts on record since 2012. 

Two paddle boarders stop to watch the sunrise on a stormy morning in Sanibel, Fla.

A bolt of lightning illuminates the clouds of a thunderstorm behind the White House in Washington. 

A girl feeds swans on the bank of the Danube river in Belgrade, Serbia.

The sun rises in the outskirts of Frankfurt, Germany.

A surfer slides off a dying wave as he surfs in front of the BUP Union naval teaching ship, which was carrying the Pan Am Games torch, off the coast of Lima, Peru. In the Peruvian capital, where dozens of schools teach locals and tourists from around the world how to ride the waves at beache…

An early morning rower glides through the glare of the rising sun on the Potomac River at the start of a hot day in Washington.

Horses and cows stand together in a paddock in the outskirts of Frankfurt, Germany, as the sun rises.

United States' Megan Rapinoe, center, holds the trophy as she celebrates with teammates after they defeated the Netherlands 2-0 in the Women's World Cup final soccer match at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France. 

People watch Independence Day fireworks celebrations from the Liberty Memorial Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. 

John Trumbull's painting Declaration of Independence, depicting the five-man drafting committee of the Declaration of Independence presenting their work to the Second Continental Congress

The moon passes in front of the setting sun during a total solar eclipse in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun and scores a bull's-eye by completely blocking out the sunlight.

A boy jumps into the Mediterranean Sea in Marseille, southern France. France and other nations battle a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe. The French national weather service activated its highest-level heat danger alert for the first time, putting four regions around Marseille …

A man runs on a small road as the sun rises in Frankfurt, Germany. Hot temperatures are expected all over Germany during the next days. 

The sun sets behind a tattered windmill near Tappen, N.D. 

A raftsman ferries a passenger across the Suchiate river from Tecun Uman, Guatemala, right, to Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, at dawn.

Birds surround deer on a field near the airport of Frankfurt, Germany.

People escape the searing summer heat at Baghdad Aquatic Center in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq is in the middle of a heat wave with temperatures regularly rising above 118.4 Fahrenheit during the day. 

A man fishes as the sun sets, on the Lusiai lake near the small town of Ignalina, some 120km (74,5 miles) north of the capital Vilnius, Lithuania.

A sheep looks on as it stands on a meadow over the river Inn valley near Innsbruck, Austria.

Lightning strikes in Stanton, Delaware, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Shared with WDEL by Dan Ritter.

A one horned baby Rhino grazing with its mother in the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary on the outskirts of Gauhati, India, Monday, May 27, 2019. The sanctuary has the highest density of the one-horned Rhinoceros in the world. 

The Blue Angels flight demonstration team flies over graduating members of the U.S. Naval Academy during the academy's graduation and commissioning ceremony in Annapolis, Md. 

The Fire Department of New York "Firefighter II" sprays water while participating in Fleet Week New York, in New York harbor.

A mackerel sky is colored by the first rays of sunlight as Chuck Johns as he photographs a dory moored off Willard Beach, Friday, May 17, 2019, in South Portland, Maine. The color was fleeting as rain clouds moved in shortly after sunrise. New England, like much of the country, continues to …

Freddie and Martha, both one year olds, explore the new Children's Garden at Kew, designed around the elements that plants need to grow at Kew Gardens in London. The new garden covers 10,000m², the size of nearly 40 tennis courts and is for youngsters to explore and play in. 

Tinted blood red by a thick cloud of smoke and pollution, the sun sets on the mountains above Mexico City. Mexico City's government has warned residents to remain indoors as forest and brush fires carpeted the metropolis in a smoky haze that has alarmed even many of those accustomed to livin…

A swallow flies over a field of wheat in the outskirts of Frankfurt, Germany. 

A man walks in the shade of a building in Tokyo. Hot weather continues in the metropolitan area as the temperature may rise to 82.4 degrees Fahrenheit, according to Japan's meteorological bureau. 

A man walks by a pair of angel wings as part of a store display in Beverly Hills, California. 

Curator Patrizia Dander gestures at the works "Black light paintings" by the US artist Jacqueline Humphries during a media-preview of the anniversary exhibition 'Forever Young - 10 Years Museum Brandhorst' in Munich, Germany. The exhibition will open on May 23 and, in addition to well-known …

Horses come off the track after an early-morning workout at Churchill Downs, in Louisville, Ky. The 145th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 4. 

Shaven-headed children ride a roller coaster during their visit at the Everland amusement park in Yongin, South Korea. Ten children entered a temple to have an experience of monks' life for three weeks. Buddhists visit a temple across the country to celebrate the Buddha's upcoming birthday o…

Women dressed as witches dance in front of the fire during the Walpurgis night in Erfurt, Germany. Costumed devils and witches meet to celebrate Walpurgis Night, a traditional religious holiday of pre-Christian origins. The event is named after St. Walburga, an English nun who helped convert…

A Sri Lankan Army soldier stands guard in front St. Anthony's Church in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, April 26, 2019. Priests have allowed journalists inside St. Anthony's Church in Sri Lanka for the first time since it was targeted in a series of Islamic State-claimed suicide bombings that ki…

A boy hold roses as he reads a book after buying it at a makeshift stand as Catalans celebrate the day of their patron saint in Barcelona, Spain. Sant Jordi, or Saint George in English, is one of the most important holidays in Catalan culture. To mark the date, lovers, close friends, and fam…

Boats with tourists aboard sail along the Seine river next to the Notre Dame Cathedral as the sun sets in Paris. Some streets around the medieval cathedral also reopened six days after the blaze, allowing tourists to get a closer look and local restaurants to reopen, after firefighters decla…

Penitents carries a cross taking part in the procession of ''El Ensogado'' in a Holy Week procession in Sietamo, northern Spain.

Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket lifts off the launch pad at NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. A fresh grocery shipment is on its way to the International Space Station after launching from Virginia.