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The U.S. Capitol is photographed through a chain fence in Washington

The U.S. Capitol is photographed through a chain fence in Washington September 30, 2013. As many as a million government employees were making urgent plans on Monday for a possible midnight shutdown, with their unions urging Congress to strike a last-minute deal. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Photos of the day - September 30, 2013

September 30, 2013

The best news photos of the day for September 30, 2013.

Stella McCartney's ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2014 fashion collection, flamingos in protected wetlands in western Greece and gymnast Daan Kenis takes a tumble off a horse. (Associated Press/Reuters)