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The Green Fuzz stays connected even moments before wrestling in the Lucha VaVoom "All Mini, Black Light Battle Royale" at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

There was a ghoulish presence on Santa Monica Boulevard at the annual Halloween Carnaval in West Hollywood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Dr. Mehrdad Makhani, right, and dental assistant Damary Machuca extract a tooth from Nathaniel Hartfield during the four-day Care Harbor free clinic in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

A man keeps vigil at the graveside of a relative during Day of the Dead celebrations in Atzompa, Mexico.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eduardo Verdugo / Associated Press

Artists decorate a traditional Mexican "Catrina" as part of the Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City's main plaza, the Zocalo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marco Ugarte / Associated Press

People visit a public cemetery for All Saint's Day in Marikina City, Philippines.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dondi Tawatao / Getty Images

Being the first to purchase the new iPad Air at an Apple store in New York makes Rami Shamis a happy man.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Craig Warga / Bloomberg

Bulgarian students with bandages covering their eyes attend a protest in Sofia. Students called for the ousting of the Socialist-backed government.


A man controls the burning sarcophagus at the cemetery during the Royal cremation ceremony in Bali, Indonesia. Tjokorda Istri Sri Tjandrawati is the late wife of Tjokorda Gde Putra Sukawati, head of Ubud's ruling family, who died at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore at the age of 59.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Agung Parameswara / Getty Images

A model presents a creation during the L'Oreal Paris Professionnel Hairstyling Show as part of the Mercedes Benz China Fashion Week in Beijing.


Protestors in Bangkok, Thailand express their displeasure with a bill, passed by the lower house of parliament, that would pardon all political crimes committed between 2006 to 2013.


A couple look at Christmas and New Year's Eve illuminations at an amusement park in Tokyo.


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.


Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the difficulties plaguing the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press

Lakers star Kobe Bryant, still recovering from surgery to repair a torn Achilles' tendon, sits on the sideline while his teammates play the Clippers in the NBA season opener for both teams at Staples Center. Even without Bryant, the Lakers won, 116-103.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

The Lakers' Jordan Hill gets control of a a loose ball in front of the Clippers' Chris Paul in the NBA season opener for both teams at Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

A black bear surveys the scene from a tree behind St. Andrew & St. Charles Church in Granada Hills before leading the state Department of Fish and Wildlife and Los Angeles Police Department on a daylong chase through yards and a nearby golf course, before being tranquilized, captured and removed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Students dressed as zombies clamor for brains in an annual Halloween Costume Parade in Manila.


A plastic grim reaper stands in a garden in Ailingen, Germany, where a man has decorated his property with more than 8,000 lights in dozens of Halloween figures and designs.


Afghan and Pakistani migrants rest in their makeshift tent at night near the port in Calais, France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oli Scarff / Getty Images

Torch bearers carry the Olympic flame across the North Pole for the first time in history after its arrival aboard the nuclear-powered icebreaker 50 Years of Victory on its way to the 2014 Sochi Winter Games .

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergey Dolya / Associated Press

Mourners gather after a train rammed into a public service bus in Nairobi. The accident happened at a crossing point killing at least 12 passengers in the bus.


Smoldering cars are sprayed with water as people survey the scene of a bombing in Quetta, Pakistan. According to media reports, at least two people were killed and 19 wounded when a pair of bombs exploded.


A model showcases an outfit by Chinese designer Liu Wei during China Fashion Week in Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / Associated Press

Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips performs in a blizzard of confetti during the band's "Halloween Blood Bath" tour stop at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Pizzello / Associated Press

An investigation is underway after a shooting near Hollywood Park in Inglewood left one suspect dead and two sheriff's deputies injured.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Jeri Dye Lynch lights a candle at a bus stop bench at Woodman and Addison avenues in Sherman Oaks near where her son, Conor Lynch, was struck and killed by a car three years ago while running with his Notre Dame High School cross country teammates.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Doriane Raiman / Los Angeles Times

People are issued wristbands outside the Los Angeles Sports Arena to get access to the annual Care Harbor free health clinic. Four days of medical care will be administered by volunteer doctors and other healthcare professionals Thursday through Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Steve Kang of Diamond Bar fishes in the surf of Manhattan Beach at sunset.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara reacts after getting St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday to fly out and end Game 5 of the 's World Series on Monday in St. Louis. The Red Sox won, 3-1, to take a 3-2 lead in the series.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff Roberson / Associated Press

Afghan boys play football during a break at their school in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan. Afghan children across the country could increasingly be seen playing football after Afghanistan beat India to win the South Asian Federation Football Cup earlier this month.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anja Niedringhaus / Associated Press

An Afghan Shiite kisses the holy mace for blessings at the Karti Sakhi shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rahmat Gul / Associated Press

Student supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood carry a comrade injured during clashes with Egyptian security forces outside al-Azhar University in Cairo.


Brazilian big wave surfer Carlos Burle rides a wave in Nazare, central Portugal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francisco Leong / AFP/Getty Images

A dancer joins dozens of others at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue at a reenactment of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video dance. They were celebrating the 30th anniversary of the megahit song and video.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Utah running back Bubba Poole can't find the handle on a pass from quarterback Travis Wilson in the first quarter against USC at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Organizer Lily Corcoran signals with a bullhorn at the start of a beachside ceremony, "Rockaways Rising: Hands Across the Sand," commemorating the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy in New York. In the event, thousands of people formed a human chain on the beach in the Rockaways where nearly a year ago Superstorm Sandy washed ashore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kathy Willens / Associated Press

NASA image of magnetic filament of solar material erupting on the sun. The 200,000-mile-long filament ripped through the sun's atmosphere, the corona, leaving behind what looks like a canyon of fire. The glowing canyon traces the channel where magnetic fields held the filament aloft before the explosion. In reality, the sun is not made of fire, but of something called plasma: particles so hot that their electrons have boiled off, creating a charged gas that is interwoven with magnetic fields.


French multiple sclerosis sufferer Marc Kopp, bottom, and tandem skydiving partner Mario Gervasi, top, free-fall over Nepal's Mount Everest region. Kopp became the first disabled person to skydive over Mount Everest, successfully completing his landing before being taken to the hospital as a precaution.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ryan Jackson / AFP/Getty Images

A customers undertakes a massage using pythons at Bali Heritage Reflexology and Spa in Jakarta, Indonesia. The snake spa offers a unique massage treatment that involves having several pythons placed on the customer's body. The movement of the snakes and the adrenaline triggered by fear is said to have a positive impact on the customer's metabolism.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ulet Ifansasti / Getty Images

Young Afghan children hold tires on the outskirts of Herat.


Mexican bullfighter Juan Pablo Llaguno performs during the "Senor de los Milagros" festival at the Acho bullring in Lima, Peru.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ernesto Benavides / AFP/Getty Images

Strong wind restyles a woman's hair in Frankfurt, Germany.


A coffee shop owner cleans a table as Mount Sinabung is seen in the background in North Sumatra, Indonesia. There are more than 100 active volcanoes in Indonesia, which is prone to seismic upheaval due to its location on the Pacific "Ring of Fire," an arc of volcanoes and fault lines encircling the Pacific Basin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Binsar Bakkara / Associated Press

A street monkey performs on a sidewalk in Java, Indonesia. Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo plans to stop masked monkey performances, locally known as "topeng monyet," by 2014 to improve public order and prevent illness carried by monkeys. The city's administration planned to buy the monkeys used in street performances and keep them in a zoo.


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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, thousands of revelers descended on West Hollywood for the city’s annual Halloween Carnaval, billed as the largest Halloween celebration in the world (more photos). Not to be outdone, at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles, wrestler the Green Fuzz checks his phone moments before competing in the Lucha VaVoom “All Mini, Black Light Battle Royale” (more photos).

Boston: The Boston Red Sox celebrate after winning the World Series .

Washington, D.C:  Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on Capitol Hill before the House Energy and Commerce Committee about the difficulties plaguing the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The Obama administration contends the botched rollout was the result of contractors failing to live up to expectations and not bad management at the Department of Health and Human Services.

Burle, Portugal: Brazilian big wave surfer Carlos Burle rides a wave off the coast of Nazare. Burle claimed one of the biggest waves ever ridden at Praia do Norte and is challenging the world record set by Garrett McNamara in November 2011.

North Pole: For the first time in history, the Olympic flame is brought to the North Pole, aboard the nuclear-powered icebreaker 50 Years of Victory, as part of the torch relay to the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.

Nairobi, Kenya: Mourners gather to remember those killed when a public bus was rammed by a train. The accident happened  at a crossing point, killing at least 12 passengers in the bus.

Atzompa, Mexico: A man keeps vigil at the graveside of a relative during Day of the Dead celebrations.

Manhattan Beach: Steve Kang of Diamond Bar fishes in the surf as the sun sets.

Bali, Indonesia: A man controls a burning sarcophagus at a cemetery during the royal cremation ceremony.

Bangkok, Thailand: Supporters of the opposition Democrat Party wave Thai national flags and shout slogans during a rally against an amnesty bill that would provide pardons for all political crimes committed between 2006 to 2013.

Add stops in Japan, China, Bulgaria, Germany, France, Pakistan and the Philippines to round out the report.

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