Richard Thomas walks through floodwaters in front of his home after assisting neighbors as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alex Brandon / Associated PressLink
Satellite image provided by NASA of Hurricane Sandy churning off the East Coast.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASALink
Raymond Souza carries away a ladder after boarding up Tidal Rave's 5 & 10 gift shop, ahead of Hurricane Sandy's landfall.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM WATSON / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Syrians inspect buildings damaged by a bomb in Jaramana.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANALink
A street of shattered buildings in the Karm al-Jabel battlefield.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Narciso Contreras / Associated PressLink
Chinese golf fans talk with a model during the Duel of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy at Jinsha Lake Golf Club.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hong Wu / Getty ImagesLink
The KORADIOR Fang Ying Collection added to the elegance of China Fashion Week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wang Zhao / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A red squirrel takes a flying leap in the Kielder Forest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Owen Humphreys / Associated PressLink
Dew on a fallen leaf.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arno Burgi / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Refugees try to protect themselves from the cold during a protest in front of Brandenburg Gate. Twenty refugees are on their fifth day of a hunger strike.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kay Nietfeld / EPALink
Protesters demonstrate against the Kudankulam nuclear plant.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nathan G / EPALink
A man is accompanied by friends in an early visit to the gravesite of a departed relative at a public cemetery. Filipino Catholics are expected to flock to cemeteries and remember departed loved ones to mark All Saints Day and All Souls Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rolex Dela Pena / EPALink
A Thai jockey learns the hard way the risks of racing water buffalo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rungroj Yongrit / EPALink
The sun breaks through fog at the river Oder. The area received the first snow of the season.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick Pleul / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
More galleries on Frameworkreturn to gallery
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where the Powerhouse fire has charred more than 1,000 acres. Also in the Southland, Los Angeles County prosecutors... View Post»
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. America went to the polls this week and reelected President Obama to a second term. View Post»
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Hurricane Isaac pounded the Gulf Coast this week, downing trees, causing widespread power outages and leaving parts... View Post»