Scores of people pay their respects, light candles and pray at the municipal cemetery in San Jose to commemorate All Souls Day. Millions of people across the Philippines visited cemeteries throughout the day to remember friends and family members who have passed away.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
A security guard stands before a floral display on Tiananmen Square in Beijing. The Communist Party's Central Committee convened behind closed doors, state media said, with 500 senior members brought together ahead of a congress that will open Nov. 8 to usher in leaders for the next decade.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ED JONES / AFPLink
Indian laborers work at a steel factory in the outskirts of Agartala. India's prime minister urged his reshuffled administration to focus all of its efforts on reviving the flagging economy, and said pushing through infrastructure projects would be a priority.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFPLink
A vehicle hangs over a U.S.-Mexico border fence after it reportedly tried to cross into the U.S. illegally.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFPLink
A rainbow arcs over the Grand Palais in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOEL SAGET / AFPLink
A man places flowers on the tomb of a relative in a cemetery in Barcelona, Spain, during All Saints Day, a Catholic holiday to reflect on the saints and deceased family members.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Emilio Morenatti / Associated PressLink
A Pakistani food vendor prepares rice, to be donated to the poor, on a roadside in Islamabad, Pakistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated PressLink
A woman sits on a bus going to Manhattan after waiting hours in Brooklyn as the city continues to recover from super storm Sandy. Limited public transit has returned to New York, and most major bridges have reopened but three occupants per vehicle are required for access.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Spencer Platt / Getty ImagesLink
A dog named Shaggy is handed to National Guard personnel after the dog and his owner left a flooded building in Hoboken, N.J., in the wake of super storm Sandy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Craig Ruttle / Associated PressLink
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