New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera collected career save number 602 and broke the all time record for saves set by Trevor Hoffman at Yankee Stadium in New York City on September 19, 2011. The Yankees defeated the Twins 6-4.
Hundreds of Israelis and internationals shed their clothes at dawn on September 15, to pose nude for Spencer Tunick's first art project in Israel, "Naked Sea". The Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth and it's high salinity enables an unique flotation experience. The "Naked Sea" project hopes to raise awareness of the disappearing of the Dead Sea and help in the bid to become one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. UPI/Debbie Hill
"Mad Men" took the honors for Outstanding Drama Series for the fourth straight year, with "Modern Family" grabbed the same award for Outstanding Comedy and two of the stars of "Mildred Pierce," Kate Winslet and Guy Pearce, grabbed acting accolades in this year's Emmy Awards, hosted by Jane Lynch from "Glee."
Tom Brady and the Patriots continued their dominance of the Chargers, the Packers managed to turn around an early deficit against the Panthers and the Jets dominated the Jaguars in just some of week two's action.
Fame doesn't necessarily come along with business acumen, as these famous failed entrepreneurial efforts show. Even the biggest names and brightest stars can close their restaurant's doors and discontinue their fashion lines.
U.S. President Barack Obama awarded Dakota Meyer, a former active duty Marine Corps Corporal, the Medal of Honor for his actions in battle in Afghanistan during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on September 15, 2011. Meyer was wounded as he made five trips to and from a battle zone to save 36 lives and bring back the bodies of four men.
The Darden restaurant chain has pledged to cut their calorie and sodium content by 20 percent and will offer heartier food options on their children's menu with a new partnership with Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Campaign.
Chris "Dutchess" Walton shows off her world-record holding fingernails as part of the "Guinness World Record 2012" book launch at the New York Public Library on September 14, 2011 in New York City. Walton, who is a rock singer and a mom, has been growing her nails for 18 years and their combined length is almost 20 feet.
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