A woman places flowers at the JFK Tribute in Fort Worth. People visited the JFK Tribute on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy when he was shot as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas.
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A banner of John F. Kennedy is lowered to the stage before a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of his assassination near Dealey Plaza in Dallas.
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The eternal flame flickers in the early morning light at the grave of John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery on the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's death.
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A school bus picks a student as the snow falls along Highway 2 on the way to Wrightwood. A strong winter storm blanketed the local mountains with snow, creating difficult traveling conditions for the pre-Thanksgiving weekend.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
Mila a 7,600-pound African elephant, plays with a feed bag in a quarantine cage at the San Diego Zoo. Mila accidentally crushed Helen Schofield, the animal's keeper at the Franklin Zoo near Auckland, New Zealand, on April 25, 2012. The animal was flown to California on a 747 cargo jet and is being rehabilitated at the Conrad Prebys Elephant Care Center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles TimesLink
Greenpeace activists Dima Litvinov, second from left, of Sweden and Roman Dolgov , left, of Russia leave prison as they are released on bail from SIZO 1 detention center in St. Petersburg, Russia.
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Agnes Zavadzki of the U.S. performs ladies short program during ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Moscow.
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Women and children gather at the UNAMID base to be attended to by medical personnel in East Darfur, Sudan. Nearly 200 patients, mostly children and women, visit the UNAMID clinic every week, the only health center providing assistance to them since April.
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An Israeli border guard briefly detains a Palestinian protester during a demonstration against Israeli settlers who set up tents at the main entrance of Tuqua village, near the West Bank village of Bethlehem.
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The crowd celebrates after Steven Smith, center, of Australia took a catch to dismiss Ian Bell of England during Day Two of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.
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Spectators enjoy the match while wearing horse masks during Day Two of the first Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia at the Gabba Cricket Ground in Brisbane.
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Chinese rescuers search for survivors after an oil pipeline exploded, ripping roads apart, turning cars over and sending thick black smoke billowing over the city of Qingdao, killing 22 people. The pipeline, run by state-owned oil giant Sinopec, sprang a leak earlier in the day and exploded several hours later as workers sought to repair it,.
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Villagers carry religious statues during a procession before taking part in a Latin Mass at a chapel in Santa Rita township. Typhoon Haiyan, which ripped through Philippines over a week ago, has been described as one of the most powerful typhoons ever to hit land, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dondi Tawatao / Getty ImagesLink
A face-painted villager from the Boeung Kak lake community joins a rally to demand the release of activist Yorm Bopha outside the Supreme Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodia's highest court released Bopha on bail Friday after she served more than a year in prison on charges widely condemned as trumped-up to silence a government critic.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heng Sinith / Associated PressLink
White smoke rises from a newly created islet from a volcano near the Ogasawara island chain in Japanese waters, 600 miles south of Tokyo. Video footage showed plumes of smoke and ash billowing from the 200-metre island, and Japan's coast guard said it was warning vessels to use caution in the area until the eruption cools off.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAPAN COAST GUARD / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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