Photos of the Day: May 16
In today's pictures, rescue workers comb through debris in Texas, a U.S. soldier responds to a bomb attack in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama checks the weather, and more.
Smashed U.S. cars get second chance in Afghanistan
Vehicles rejected by insurance companies in the U.S. and Europe gain a certain mystique in used-car lots, their musty interiors revealing vestiges of the past. HERAT, Afghanistan — They sit in the sun harboring their lost histories, their forgotten dreams, their traces of funerals, graduations and stolen kisses. On dusty windshields, insurance stickers from Travelers and State Farm bear witness to wrecks in "Metro DC," "Hardin, Texas," and "North Hollywood," some with bright orange "total loss" decals.