Patient Nina Pham gets a hug from Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital, is free of the virus.
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A newspaper vendor holds up a copy of the N.Y. Post near the entrance to Bellevue Hospital in New York City the morning after it was confirmed that Craig Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders who recently returned to New York from West Africa, had tested positive for Ebola.
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Ivorian schoolchildren wait in line to wash their hands at a primary school in Bouake. The Ivory Coast, currently free of the Ebola epidemic ravaging its neighbors, has launched a hunt for a Guinean health worker who may have fled his home country after possibly catching the disease.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Fishermen try their luck at the M.B. Miller County Pier during a partial solar eclipse in Panama City Beach, Fla.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Wardlow / Panama City News HeraldLink
Hong Kong police officers arrest a pro-democracy demonstrator carrying a Captain America shield.
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Pro-democracy demonstrators gather at the main protest site in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong. Major intersections in the southern Chinese city have been paralyzed by mass rallies demanding free elections for more than three weeks. The demonstrations have been one of the biggest challenges to Beijing's authority since the Tiananmen pro-democracy protests of 1989.
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People surround a memorial dedicated to deserters of the Nazi Wehrmacht troops and victims of their military actions during its unveiling in downtown Vienna. The memorial is located in front of the presidential office in the Hofburg Palace and the federal chancellery.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ronald Zak / Associated PressLink
Members of the public cross a bridge at Loch Faskally in Pitlochry, Scotland. Forecasters have predicted that the summer's warm temperatures and spells of rain, twinned with recent dry, autumn days and cooler nights, is a promising recipe for a spectacular show of seasonal color in woods and forests across the United Kingdom over the next few weeks.
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Ukrainians look through a giant pink glasses artwork in Kiev. The sculpture, named "World Through Pink Glasses," was created with 800 pairs of normal glasses.
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Athletes gather for the start of the Diagonal of Fools in Saint-Pierre, France. During the more-than-100-mile challenge, competitors battle not only the terrain, but also to stay awake through several nights without sleep.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RICHARD BOUHET / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
In Sanliurfa, Turkey, people carry the coffins of Kurdish fighters killed in fighting against the Islamic State in Kobane, Syria. The Islamic State reportedly has gained ground around Kobane in the last few days, despite more than two weeks of U.S.-led airstrikes and an airdrop of weapons and ammunition to Kurdish defenders.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SEDAT SUNA / EPALink
Ken Chu, chairman and CEO of the Mission Hills Group, and actress Nicole Kidman walk down the red carpet in Haikou, China, ahead of the Mission Hills Celebrity Pro-Am on the southern Chinese island of Hainan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: XAUME OLLEROS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Kabuki actor Kyozo Nakamura looks at a mirror as he is transformed to play the female role of Fuji-musume, or the Wisteria Maiden, during a rehearsal at Kabuki Gallery in Tokyo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated PressLink
Filipino members and supporters of the LGBT community hold candles during a demonstration over the killing of a transgender person, allegedly by a U.S. Marine, at the University of the Philippines Diliman in Manila.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPALink
A Bhutanese Buddhist offers prayers at the Buddha Dordenma statue in Thimphu, Bhutan. The country is known for its rich Buddhist culture.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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