A soldier mans a checkpoint where a sign spells out curfew hours in the Philippine city of Tacloban, which was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A woman helps her husband breathe with a hand ventilator after he had to have his leg amputated at the Divine Word hospital, which was still operating without power seven days after Typhoon Haiyan struck Tacloban.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
U.S. relief aid delivered by the aircraft carrier George Washington is loaded onto a Navy Seahawk helicopter for distribution in Tacloban.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Santana / Associated PressLink
Figure skaters perform during the opening of the 16th Annual Downtown On Ice outdoor skating rink at Pershing Square in Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
United Teachers Los Angeles union members including Will Elston, a high school special education teacher, center, rally outside LAUSD headquarters in downtown Los Angeles to call for pay raises in light of the passage of Proposition 30.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The TimesLink
A family is reflected in a tide pool as they search for hermit crabs amid warm weather and clear skies in Laguna Beach.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
President Obama delivers a speech about the economy at the ArcelorMittal Cleveland steel mill in Ohio.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM WATSON / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The National Park Service has begun removing the scaffolding that was erected around the Washington Monument to allow crews to repair the obelisk, which was damaged in an earthquake in August 2011. It has been closed to the public ever since, and the park service hopes it will reopen in the spring. It will take about three months for the scaffolding to be gone.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jacquelyn Martin / Associated PressLink
Greek children place red flowers at a monument in Athens to victims of the violent putdown of a 1973 uprising against the military junta that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU / EPALink
Demonstrators scuffle with police during a student rally in Turin, Italy. Students were protesting all over the country against the government's austerity measures and cuts in the education system planned in the 2014 budget bill.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALESSANDRO DI MARCO / EPALink
Fernando Vérgez Alzaga lies prostrate before being elevated to bishop during a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. Pope Francis canceled his morning audiences Friday because of a cold, the first time the industrious pope is known to have slowed his busy schedule due to illness.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Medichini / Associated PressLink
A Shiite Muslim shouts slogans in front of a burning market outside an Islamic seminary set on fire by a Shiite mob during clashes with Sunni Muslims in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anjum Naveed / Associated PressLink
A Sikh boy displays his skills at Gatka, a form of martial art, during a religious procession in Bhopal, India, celebrating the birthday of the first Sikh guru, or master, Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJEEV GUPTA / EPALink
Kristin Lynn Hildebrand of the U.S. has the upper hand in a FIVB World Grand Champions Cup volleyball match against Russia in Tokyo. The U.S. won the opening-round match, 25-20, 17-25, 25-21, 25-12.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIYOSHI OTA / EPALink
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Pictures in the News | Nov. 15, 2013
Friday’s Pictures in the News begins again in the Philippines, where an international aid effort gathered steam while resilient Filipinos in battered towns started rebuilding their lives and those of their neighbors — with or without help from their government or foreign aid groups. Under fire for what critics say is the slow pace of its typhoon relief effort, the Philippine government Friday defended its handling of what might be the worst natural disaster in recent history. More photos
Los Angeles: United Teachers Los Angeles union members rally outside LAUSD headquarters in downtown L.A. to call for pay raises in light of the passage of Proposition 30.
Washington: The National Park Service began removing scaffolding erected to allow crews to repair the Washington Monument, which was damaged in an earthquake in August 2011. It has been closed to the public ever since, and the park service hopes it will reopen in the spring. It will take about three months for the scaffolding to be gone.
Turin, Italy: Demonstrators scuffle with police during a student rally, one of several across the country protesting the government’s austerity measures and cuts in the education system planned 2014.
Add stops in Laguna Beach, Ohio, Greece, India and Japan to round out the report.
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