Homeless veterans gather at the Midnight Mission in downtown Los Angeles to raise a U.S. flag on Veterans Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Marine Corps veteran Steven Bell, 49, salutes during the presentation of the colors during a Veterans Day observance at the Midnight Mission in downtown Los Angeles. The event also included patriotic music, testimonials and a color guard.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
A visitor at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington passes early in the morning on Veterans Day on Monday to look at the names inscribed on the wall. Several ceremonies are scheduled in the nation's capital to honor those who have served in the U.S. military including a wreath laying at Vietnam War Memorial. The Washington Monument is at right.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: J. David Ake / Associated PressLink
World War II veteran Harry Marrington, from Portsmouth, England, leans down to pick up a paper poppy during an Armistice Day ceremony under the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium, on Monday. The Menin Gate Memorial bears the names of more than 54,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are not known.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Virginia Mayo / Associated PressLink
People walk among debris next to a ship washed ashore in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan at Anibong in Tacloban, eastern island of Leyte on Monday. Hundreds of Philippine soldiers and police poured into a city devastated by Typhoon Haiyan to try to contain looting that threatens an emergency relief effort.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Noel Celis / AFPLink
A Palestinian kicks a burning tire toward Israeli security forces (unseen) in a demonstration in the West Bank city of Hebron on Monday, marking the ninth anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat, the former PLO chairman and Palestinian president. Recent reports by a Swiss forensic team conclude that Arafat was poisoned to death by polonium-210, but a Russian teams thinks the results are inconclusive.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABED AL HASHLAMOUN / EPALink
A woman throws a bag near a garbage container piled up with trash bags during the seventh day of a garbage collectors strike, in Madrid on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Ochoa de Olza / Associated PressLink
Ground personnel carry International Space Station crew member Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin near his capsule after it landed in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan in central Kazakhstan on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shamil Zhumatov / PoolLink
Residents flee the area following the eruption of Sinabung volcano at Kuta Gugung village, in Karo on Sunday. No casualties were reported. Some 1,710 people have been evacuated since Mount Sinabung in western Indonesia erupted, according to Indonesia's Disaster Mitigation Agency.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KHARISMA TARIGAN / AFPLink
Iraqi youngsters help push a vehicle through flood waters in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Monday following overnight rains.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFPLink
Indian camel herders sit among camels as they arrive for the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, India, on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ajit Solanki / Associated PressLink
David Hall and Star the Reindeer cross I Street in downtown Anchorage, Alaska, while walking in a snowstorm on Sunday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bill Roth / The Anchorage Daily NewsLink
Runners participate in the "Color Run" across the streets of Santiago on Sunday. Some 15,000 people took part in the 5-kilometer race, organizers said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HECTOR RETAMAL / AFPLink
Masqueraded revelers celebrate the start of the carnival season in the western German city of Duesseldorf on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRIK STOLLARZ / AFPLink
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