Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Three different views of today
These three pictures were shot today. One was shot in Spain, one in Iraq and one here in the United States. They couldn't more different in subject matter.
Above, a model displays an autumn/winter design by Miguel Palacio during the Pasarela Cibeles fashion show in Madrid. Spain's top fashion show has turned away three British models because they are too thin. Organizers of the fashion shows used a mathematical formula to calculate the models' body mass index, a measure of their weight in relation to their height, and 30 percent of the women flunked, said the Association of Fashion Designers of Spain. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
Carolina Hurricanes' Ryan Bayda, right, is upended as he tries to score against Boston Bruins' Andrew Ference (21) and goalie Alex Auld (partially hidden) in the first period in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
A mother kisses the foot of her dead daughter in a hospital yard in Baqouba, capital of Iraq's Diyala province, 35 miles northeast of Baghdad. The 10 year old was killed in a roadside bomb blast. (AP Photo)