Vote closed, scroll down to see results.
Justin Sullivan / Getty Images
California blazing -- Flames consume trees as the Rim Fire burns out of control on August 21 in Buck Meadows, Calif. The blaze also threatened 2,500 homes near Yosemite National Park.
Darrin Zammit Lupi / Reuters
An ancient dare, a dream, a demand, a tragic train, a cute critter, a Mediterranean splash, and more gripping images.