Police shove a protester as they move to evict Occupy Denver demonstrators from Civic Center Park.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Petty / Denver PostLink
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa dances with Rabbi Cunin of Los Angeles Chabad during a menorah lighting ceremony at City Hall.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
The body of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il lies in state at a memorial palace.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press / Kyodo NewsLink
A crowd of North Koreans weep as they mourn the death of leader Kim Jong Il.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KCNALink
Officials work at the site of the crash of a single-engine airplane that killed five people, including two children. The flight originated in Atlanta, stopped in Jackson, Miss., and was headed for Waco, Texas, when it crashed in a field.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave McDermand / The Bryan-College Station EagleLink
Fog surrounds men walking near the Presidential Palace on a cold morning.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated PressLink
A tree stands in a snow-covered field at sunrise.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sebastian Widmann / Associated PressLink
Indonesian punk rock fans, their head shaved, stand in lines before prayer at a police school where they are being detained, part of efforts by authorities to restore what they say are moral values.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heri Juanda / Associated PressLink
Members of a People's Liberation Army honor guard prepare for a welcoming ceremony for Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski at the Great Hall of the People.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADRIAN BRADSHAW / EPALink
Afghan refugee children play in an alley of a slum on the outskirts of the city.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated PressLink
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