A supermoon seen from the Astrophysical Institute of the Canaries on the island of Tenerife in Spain's Canary Islands. The supermoon was said to be the biggest and brightest of the year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL LOPEZ / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
Paul McCartney greets a sold-out crowd in Dodger Stadium at the start of his first performance in the stadium since the Beatles played there 48 years ago.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
Leon Hwang of San Diego is dressed as Matoki, the mascot of B.A.P., a Korean pop group, for KCON, an annual K-pop convention held in downtown Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles TimesLink
Grammy-nominated music producer and disc jockey Steve Aoki is helped up by his team after body-surfing the crowd during his show at the Hakkasan nightclub inside the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles TimesLink
Grieving residents watch as New Orleans police investigate after seven people were shot, two fatally, in the city's Holy Cross neighborhood. A 2-year-old and a 4-year-old were among the wounded.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael DeMocker / Times-PicayuneLink
Soccer players are photographed with a sign saying ''Stop Ebola in Africa" before a tournament in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, that gathered young people from adjacent Guinea, a focal point of the Ebola outbreak.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SIA KAMBOU / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community cross the Iraqi-Syrian border on the Fishkhabur bridge over the Tigris River. At least 20,000 civilians, most of them Yazidis, were besieged by Sunni militants on a mountain in northern Iraq before they escaped to Syria and were escorted by Kurdish forces back into Iraq.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Palestinian fisherman prepares his net on a beach in Gaza City.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Supporters of Turkish President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan cheer as he speaks in front of the headquarters of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party in Ankara, Turkey.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: European Pressphoto AgencyLink
Immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa rest on their arrival in Tarifa, Spain. They were among 227 Africans rescued by maritime authorities at the Gibraltar Straight as they tried to reach the Spanish coast aboard 23 small boats.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: A. CARRASCO RAGEL / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
A mother holds her newborn infant at a government-run hospital ward in Manila.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dondi Tawatao / Getty ImagesLink
A car drives through floodwaters in Jakarta, Indonesia. Unseasonable rains flooded many areas of southern Jakarta, causing major traffic congestion as commuters attempted to make their way home.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Baker / Associated PressLink
A colorful umbrella canopy is suspended over Comix Home Base in Hong Kong to mark the first anniversary of the event space for comic illustrators and animators.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEX OGLE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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