Photos of the day Oct. 17, 2012
The Associated Press
Published: October 17, 2012 02:33PM
Updated: October 17, 2012 02:33PM
A hiker rests near a cross as he enjoys the view over the Alps near the top of Wendelstein mountain (1,838 meters; 6,030 feet) near Bayrischzell, southern Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

A collection of the best photos from around the world updated throughout the day Oct. 17, 2012.