The day in pictures The day in pictures

A look at the day's best photographs from around the world.       

October 11, 2021, 14:24
'Moderate' geomagnetic storm headed for Earth; aurora could be visible tonight across far northern US 'Moderate' geomagnetic storm headed for Earth; aurora could be visible tonight across far northern US

A "moderate" geomagnetic storm is forecast for the Earth on Monday, which could cause fluctuations to the power grid.       

October 11, 2021, 20:24
Suspect in Colorado shooting found not competent to stand trial, will have second evaluation Suspect in Colorado shooting found not competent to stand trial, will have second evaluation

State experts concluded that the man charged with killing 10 people at a Boulder, Colorado King Soopers supermarket is not competent to stand trial.      

October 11, 2021, 20:17
At least 2 dead after small plane crashes into Southern California homes, hits UPS truck At least 2 dead after small plane crashes into Southern California homes, hits UPS truck

A small plane crashed into multiple homes on Monday in Santee, California, near San Diego, killing at least two people, officials said.       

October 11, 2021, 23:19
What is Indigenous Peoples' Day? Does it replace Columbus Day? Everything you need to know What is Indigenous Peoples' Day? Does it replace Columbus Day? Everything you need to know

Indigenous Peoples' Day is celebrated Monday. What started in 1977 as a day of respect at a discrimination conference is now a national holiday.       

October 11, 2021, 15:12
Florida county faces a $3.57 million fine over its employee vaccine requirement Florida county faces a $3.57 million fine over its employee vaccine requirement

Gov. Ron DeSantis has made good on his threat to fine local governments that require employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.       

October 13, 2021, 1:12
Body found in California open desert, the same area where Lauren Cho had disappeared Body found in California open desert, the same area where Lauren Cho had disappeared

Searchers had been looking for New Jersey resident Lauren Cho, who disappeared in the area two months ago.       

October 11, 2021, 18:52
Money, murder, mystery: Another twist unfolds in case of former South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh Money, murder, mystery: Another twist unfolds in case of former South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh

Alex Murdaugh, a member of a well-known legal family, is the subject of multiple investigations and civil lawsuits after a cascading series of events.       

yesterday, 13:33
Blackfeet Chief Earl Old Person, the longest-serving elected tribal official in US, dies at 92 Blackfeet Chief Earl Old Person, the longest-serving elected tribal official in US, dies at 92

An advocate for the advancement of the Blackfeet people and the preservation of cultural traditions, Old Person had been the tribe's chief since 1978.      

October 14, 2021, 21:55
Iowa fines dental hygienist $100 for coming into work after positive COVID-19 test Iowa fines dental hygienist $100 for coming into work after positive COVID-19 test

An Iowa dental hygienist was faced with a $100 fine and a five-day suspension after she tested positive for COVID-19, then came into work.       

October 11, 2021, 22:43