Fenwick Island, Del. — 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
Rehoboth Beach, Del. — 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
Damascus, Syria — Syrians inspect buildings damaged by a bomb in Jaramana.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANALink
Aleppo, Syria — A street of shattered buildings in the Karm al-Jabel battlefield.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Narciso Contreras / Associated PressLink
Zhengzhou, China — 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
Beijing — The KORADIOR Fang Ying Collection added to the elegance of China Fashion Week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wang Zhao / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Northumberland, England — A red squirrel takes a flying leap in the Kielder Forest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Owen Humphreys / Associated PressLink
Dresden, Germany — Dew on a fallen leaf.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arno Burgi / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Berlin — 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
Chennai, India — Protesters demonstrate against the Kudankulam nuclear plant.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nathan G / EPALink
Marikina, Philippines — 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
Chonburi, Thailand — A Thai jockey learns the hard way the risks of racing water buffalo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rungroj Yongrit / EPALink
Lebus, Germany — 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
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