Joe Mahoney/The Richmond Times-Dispatch/AP Photo
  • Yassin Elalamy, of Egypt, from left, Ezra Dessie, of Ethiopia, and Hilary Suarez, of the Dominican Republic, recite the pledge of allegiance during a Halloween-themed naturalization ceremony, Oct. 31, 2014, in Baltimore. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services welcomed 38 children, many of whom came dressed in Halloween costumes.
    Patrick Semansky/AP Photo
  • Employees manufacture toys at a workshop, Oct. 30, 2014 in Lianyungang, China. Hundreds of toy companies usher in peak period of production and sales and prepare to exports their products to over 60 countries as the new year draws near.
    ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images
  • Relatives visit the grave of a loved one at the Navotas Public Cemetery in Manila, Philippines, Oct. 31, 2014, days ahead of the traditional All Souls' day. Millions across the Philippines will visit cemeteries to pay their respects to their dead, in an annual tradition that combines Catholic religious rites with the country's penchant for festivity.
    NoelCelis/AFP/Getty Images
  • Caridad Pernito offers prayers and candles for her daughter at a mass grave of typhoon victims along the highway of Tulosa, which was damaged by the Typhoon Haiyan last year, Philippines, Oct. 31, 2014. One year after Haiyan left nearly 8,000 people dead or missing in the eastern Philippines, many survivors are still suffering from emotional distress despite being busy with physically rebuilding their lives. Over 4 million people were displaced when Haiyan destroyed or damaged almost everything in its path as it swept through the eastern and central Philippines on Nov. 8, 2013.
    Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA
  • Smoke rises after a house is blown up during a military operation by Egyptian security forces in Rafah, near the border with southern Gaza Strip, Oct. 29, 2014. At least 33 Egyptian security personnel were killed in the Sinai Peninsula bordering Israel and Gaza, in an attack on a checkpoint. Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said the military would respond with measures in the border area where a buffer zone is likely to be expanded to pursue militants and destroy tunnels used to smuggle weapons and fighters.
    Suhaib Salem/Reuters
  • A protester holds a white cloth as cars and documents burn outside the parliament in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Oct. 30, 2014. Hundreds of angry demonstrators in Burkina Faso stormed parliament before setting it on fire in protest at plans to change the constitution to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year rule.
    Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images
  • Palestinian youths clash with Israeli police, Oct. 30, 2014 in Jerusalem. Public security have closed down the Temple Mount until further notice following the assassination attempt of the right-wing activist, Rabbi Yehuda Glick.
    Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images
  • Television cameras stand on the road across from the house of nurse Kaci Hickox in Fort Kent, Maine, Oct. 30, 2014. State officials are going to court to keep Hickox in quarantine for the remainder of the 21-day incubation period for Ebola that ends on Nov. 10.
    Robert F. Bukaty/AP Photo
  • An elderly man walks past a cartoon character painted on a school wall in Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border, Oct. 29, 2014.
    Vadim Ghirda/AP Photo
  • A man jumps over a burning couch after the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco.
    Noah Berger/AP Photo
  • An aerial view from the U.S. Geological Survey shows the flow of lava over Cemetery Road and Apa'a Street near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii, Oct. 29, 2014. Rain fell on the red-hot river of lava as it threatened to consume its first home on its slow advance into the rural Hawaii town.
    U.S. Geological Survey/AP Photo
  • Houses, bridges and roads are damaged by flooding after heavy rain fell in Voss, Norway, Oct. 29, 2014. Houses have practically been flushed out into the roaring rivers.
    Marit Hommedal/AFP/Getty Images
  • Two girls take picture with a tablet while visiting Clifton beach, Karachi, Pakistan, Oct. 28, 2014. Pakistan authorities closed the coastal areas due to the tropical cyclone Nilofar, which has gained further strength as it continue to move inwards.
    Akhtar Soomro/Reuters
  • A devotee offers prayers to the setting sun during the "Chhat" festival at Bagmati River in Kathmandu, Nepal, Oct. 29, 2014. Hindus in Nepal celebrate "Chhat", a four-day festival that honors the sun god by praying at sunrise and sunset, and seeking blessings for ones family by giving offerings.
    Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters
  • Gaza civil servants wait outside the Omer Al-Mukhtar post office to receive their delayed salaries, Oct. 29, 2014 in Gaza City, Gaza. Thousands of civil servants in the Gaza Strip began receiving portions of their overdue salaries, payment of which had been delayed for over four months since the formation of a Palestinian unity government.
    Ashraf Amra/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
  • An unmanned rocket owned by Orbital Sciences Corporation explodes during launch, Oct. 28, 2014, in Wallops Island, Va.
    Steve Alexander/AFP/Getty Images
  • Young Ukrainian cadets carry soft toys near the monument for victims of the Nazi massacre in Babiy Yar, Kiev, Ukraine, Oct. 28, 2014. Ukrainians marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Ukraine from the Nazi occupation during WWII.
    Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA
  • A camel herder walks his camels at Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan, India, Oct. 28, 2014. Thousands of animals are brought to the fair to be sold and traded.
    Himanshu Sharma/Reuters
  • Tens of thousands of umbrellas are opened at the main Hong Kong protest site, Oct. 28, 2014, one month after police used tear gas to disperse protesters during a demonstartion. A peaceful atmosphere remains at the massive protest site, as artists freely express themselves and families bring their children to experience the Umbrella Revolution.
    Paula Bronstein/Getty Images
  • Brazilian performers Vanessa Nascimento holds Carlinhos de Jesus while dancing during the Rock in Rio USA sneak peak event, Oct. 27, 2014, in Las Vegas. The permanent open-air concert venue sits on 37 acres with the capacity for 85,000 people per day.
    Jeff Scheid/Las Vegas Review-Journal/AP Photo
  • Indonesian Maritime and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti, center, adjusts her sunglasses as she prepares for a photo session after the inauguration ceremony for the newly appointed Cabinet members at the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, Oct. 27, 2014.
    Dita Alangkara/AP Photo
  • US Marines walk in line after arriving in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Oct. 27, 2014, as British and US forces withdraw from the Camp Bastion-Leatherneck complex. British forces handed over formal control of their last base in Afghanistan to Afghan forces, ending combat operations in the country after 13 years.
    Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images
  • Setting a tentative world record for sending the most rockets skyward simultaneously, two teens raised $20,000 for cancer research by launching 3,973 model rockets at County Fairgrounds in Chesterfield, Va., Oct. 26, 2014. The teens were inspired by Whitesel's mothers battle with the disease and spent month’s finding sponsors for the rockets.
    Joe Mahoney/The Richmond Times-Dispatch/AP Photo
  • A competitor dressed as Captain America rides a wave during the 7th annual ZJ Boarding House Haunted Heats Halloween surf contest in Santa Monica, California, Oct. 25, 2014.
    Lucy Nicholson / Reuters
  • North Korean children rollerblade as they are reflected in a rain puddle at the Kim Il Sung Square, Oct. 26, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea.
    Wong Maye-E/AP Photo
  • Jamie Whincup drives the #1 Red Bull Racing Australia Holden during the Gold Coast 600 at the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit, Oct. 26, 2014, on the Gold Coast, Australia.
    Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
  • Hindu devotees prepare to receive rice as offerings being distributed by the temple authority on the occasion of the 'Annakut' festival in Kolkata, India, Oct. 24, 2014. Annakut is celebrated on the first day of the full moon in the Kartik month where 56 types of food items are prepared and given to the worshippers.
    Reuters
Join the Discussion
blog comments powered by Disqus