Today in Pictures: Nov. 2, 2011

A boy flies a kite in the cemetery on Day of the Dead in Zunil, Guatemala, Nov. 1, 2011. Because Mayans believe the dead are allowed to visit their families on earth for one day, family members fly kites to guide their departed relatives to their earthly homes. (Rodrigo Abd/AP Photo)

 

A demonstrator shouts in front of riot police, Nov. 2, 2011 during a protest as the Ukrainian cabinet was meeting in Kiev. Ukrainian veterans of the cleanup from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are demonstrating against planned benefit cuts. (Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Young revelers take part in a parade called “La Calabiuza”, Nov. 01, 2011, on the eve of the Day of the Dead, in Tonacatepeque, 16 miles north of San Salvador. During the celebration, the residents of Tonacatepeque, originally an indigenous community, recall the characters of the mythology of Cuzcatlan and their dead relatives. (Oscar Rivera/AFP/Getty Images)

 

West University Elementary third graders, Lauren Aguilar, left, and Ava Janczak react during a close look at a replica of the remains of Tutankhamun while touring the Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs exhibit at MFAH with her class, Nov. 1, 2011, in Houston. (Johnny Hanson / Houston Chronicle /AP Photo )

 

Sarah Jessica Parker wears a hat designed by Philip Treacy as she waves to the audience at the VRC Oaks Club Ladies Luncheon, Nov. 2, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

 

Nepalese Hindu devotees worship the rising sun as they stands in the Rani Pokhari during the Chhath festival, Nov. 2, 2011. People pay obeisance to both the rising and setting sun during the Chhath festival. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Street food vendors and local residents gather over a table in floodwaters near the Chao Praya River in Bangkok, Nov. 2, 2011. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Chinese cleaners tie autumn colored fake foliage to replace green ones to better reflect the season at a hotel in Beijing, China, Nov. 2, 2011. (Ng Han Guan/AP Photo)

 

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