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Investigators look at a bent bicycle wheel at the scene where a cyclist was struck by two vehicles and killed Wednesday morning in Anaheim. Police were searching for one of the motorists, who they say did not stop. The accident occurred about 5:40 a.m. near Orangethorpe Avenue and Lemon Street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Mormon student Chase Davis, facing camera, and Muslim students Afra Khan, left and Ambreen Baig discuss their religious beliefs during a "speedfaithing" session at UC Irvine on Wednesday. Students went from station to station hearing about different spiritual practices for 10-15 minutes each. Traditions included Islam, Sikh, Mormon, Jewish, Catholic, Buddhist, Atheist, Christian and Baha'i.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Cathey Park of Cambridge, Mass., points to her "I Love Obamacare" cast just signed by President Obama after he spoke at Boston's historic Faneuil Hall about the federal healthcare law on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Dharapak / Associated Press

A Chinese man in a Halloween mask poses with a girl making a scary face on a shopping street of Shenyang, China. Halloween has become hugely popular with young people in many Chinese cities.


Models wearing creations from the Fause Haten winter collection trade the catwalk for a crosswalk during Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Brazil.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andre Penner / Associated Press

Queen Elizabeth II eyes wares for sale during a visit to the Newhaven Fish Market in East Sussex, England. The queen and her husband Prince Phillip also toured West Quay Fisheries and stopped at Harvey's Brewery, the oldest independent brewery in Sussex.


Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara jumps into catcher David Ross' arms as teammates race to the Fenway Park infield to join the celebration after the Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-1, in Game 6 to win the 2013 World Series.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Slocum / Associated Press

Lazio's Lorik Cana, right, battles AC Milan's Mario Balotelli for the ball during a Serie A soccer match in Milan. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.


San Jose Sharks right wing Mike Brown, top, slams Kings left wing Kyle Clifford to the ice during a first-period fight Wednesday night at Staples Center. The Kings won, 4-3.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press

A boy leaps from one cluster of crypts to another in a cemetery in Paranaque city, south of Manila, as Filipinos prepare for All Saints' Day by sprucing up the graves of their loved ones.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Smoke billows from burning houses as fire sweeps through a shanty town on the banks of the Rimac River near Lima, Peru. At least 300 homes were damaged or destroyed and three people were hurt, according to police.


Flames engulf a shantytown near Lima, Peru. The fire damaged or destroyed 300 homes and left three people injured, police said.


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