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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.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press

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.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP/Getty Images

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 Images

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 Herald

Hong Kong police officers arrest a pro-democracy demonstrator carrying a Captain America shield.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEX HOFFORD / EPA

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.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP/Getty Images

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 Press

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.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

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.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY DOLZHENKO / EPA

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 Images

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 / EPA

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 Images

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 Press

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 / EPA

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 Images

Police staff a security perimeter around the National War Memorial and Parliament complex after a gunman shot and killed Canadian Army Reserves Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, who was standing guard at the memorial.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Burton / Getty Images

Flowers are left in front of the National War Memorial in tribute to Canadian Army Reserves Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, who was killed Wednesday while standing guard at the memorial in Ottawa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Burton / Getty Images

Protesters rally outside Los Angeles Police Department headquarters in downtown Los Angeles to mark the annual National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Visitors take photos from the spot on the sidewalk in front of the White House where a 23-year old Maryland man climbed the fence Wednesday night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press

Actress and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Selena Gomez takes selfies with students attending the We Day youth empowerment conference at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff Vinnick / Getty Images

Islamic State fighters face the shockwave of an explosion from an airstrike on Tilsehir hill near the Turkish village of Yumurtalik.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP/Getty Images

Kurds dig graves in Sanliurfa, Turkey, for female Kurdish fighters killed in clashes with Islamic State militants in the Syrian town of Kobane.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SEDAT SUNA / EPA

A Ukrainian soldier carries an unexploded shell during mine-removal operations near the eastern city of Mariupol.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER KHUDOTEPLY / AFP/Getty Images

Palestinian youths throw stones at Israeli police in East Jerusalem after police flooded volatile Arab neighborhoods in response to a Palestinian car attack that killed a baby the day before.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP/Getty Images

A child sitting on adults' shoulders holds the Catalan flag at a Catalonia pro-independence rally in Barcelona, Spain. The pro-independence protesters urged regional president Artur Mas to call elections as soon as possible and to use the results as a de facto referendum on breaking away from Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Juanjo Perez Monclus / Bloomberg

Costumed activists wearing masks of the faces of members of parliament protest outside the parliament building in Kiev, Ukraine. The protesters were demanding that some members of parliament targeted in corruption investigations be banned from running in the upcoming election.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP/Getty Images

A girl walks on the handle of a giant, 24-meter frying pan -- an art installation titled "We're fryin' out here" by Australian artist Andrew Hankin -- that's part of a selection of works featured in the annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition on the ocean walk between Bondi Beach and Tamarama Beach in Sydney, Australia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DEAN LEWINS / EPA

The Northern lights, or Aurora borelias, are seen over the city of Tromso in northern Norway.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAN MORTEN BJOERNBAKK / EPA

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius arrives at the High Court for sentencing in his murder trial in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide for shooting his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, and sentenced to five years in prison.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: IHSAAN HAFFEJEE / EPA

Oscar Pistorius holds the hands of family members as he is taken to the holding cells after being sentenced to five years in prison for the culpable homicide killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HERMAN VERWEY / AFP/Getty Images

People listen to long-awaited talks between student leaders and senior government officials being broadcast live at a protest site in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong. Hong Kong's embattled leader said he was open to creating a more democratic election committee before elections in 2017, extending a potential olive branch to democracy protesters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP/Getty Images

A sign that reads "If we lose this battle we lose our dignity FIGHT ON" is seen at a pro-democracy protester's camp site in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP/Getty Images

More than 300 protesters gather in opposition of "The Death of Klinghoffer" opening in New York at the Metropolitan Opera. The opera is based on the 1985 hijacking of the Achille Lauro cruise ship and the killing of one of its passengers, Leon Klinghoffer. Protesters say the opera glorifies terrorism.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Waves break over the sea wall at Blackpool seafront in stormy conditions brought about by the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo in northwest England.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLI SCARFF / AFP/Getty Images

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrives for a visit in Cannes. Sarkozy announced last month that he would run for the leadership of the main opposition party, the conservative UMP, a move seen as clear positioning for another presidential bid in 2017.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VALERY HACHE / AFP/Getty Images

Kurdish people mourn in a cemetery during the funeral of three Kurdish fighters who died in clashes with the Islamic State in Suruc, Turkey. Turkey said that Kurdish peshmerga fighters based in Iraq have yet to cross into Syria from Turkish territory, a day after announcing it was assisting their transit to join the fight for the besieged Syrian town of Kobani.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP/Getty Images

A Ukrainian serviceman shoots an automatic grenade launcher near the village of Peski, next to Donetsk. Ukraine's armed forces rejected allegations that they indiscriminately used banned "cluster bombs" in the six-month war against pro-Russia insurgents in the separatist east.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHERNYSHEV ALEKSEY / AFP/Getty Images

A Pakistani health worker administers the polio vaccine to a child during a vaccination campaign in Lahore. The number of polio cases in Pakistan has soared to the highest level in 14 years after attacks on immunization teams, authorities said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIF ALI / AFP/Getty Images

Guido Thaler of Austria, center, leads Milton Ramos of Spain during the fourth stage of the 20th Crocodile Trophy 2014, near Atherton, Australia. The race is the world's oldest and said to be the toughest World Cycling Union international mountain bike stage race with more than 100 professional and amateur riders competing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: REGINA STANGER / AFP/Getty Images

Smoke and flames rise after an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobani, as seen from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province, on Oct. 20. Turkey dropped its refusal to allow Kurdish fighters over the border to defend besieged Kobani, saying it was now helping Iraqi peshmerga to cross the frontier in a major policy shift.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP

Kurdish people observe smoke rising from the Syrian town of Kobani, also known as Ain al-Arab, after an explosion seen from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar on Oct. 20.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP

Los Angeles Galaxy fans hold signs celebrating the last home game for Galaxy midfielder Landon Donovan during an MLS soccer match against the Seattle Sounders in Carson on Oct. 19.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kelvin Kuo / FR170752 AP

Indian schoolchildren perform yoga at Delhi Public School in Hyderabad, India, on Oct. 20. Nearly 5,000 people, including students, teachers and parents, performed seven yogic postures after a prayer for world peace.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mahesh Kumar A. / AP

Two 3-week-old white lion cubs play with a stuffed donkey at Belgrade Zoo on Oct. 20. The two white lion cubs, an extremely rare subspecies of the African lion, were born at the zoo. They are being bottle-fed by zookeepers after they were rejected by their mother.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP

A group of athletes compete in the International Marathon in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Oct. 19.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ulises Ruiz Basurto / EFE

Brazilian surfer Samuel Pupo is shown in action during the Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal Expression Session at Supertubos Beach in Peniche, Portugal, on Oct. 20.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSE SENA GOULAO / LUSA

President Obama casts his early vote at Dr. Martin Luther King Community Center in Chicago on Oct. 20.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The threat of Ebola dominated the news this week. On Friday, it was announced that Nina Pham, a Texas nurse diagnosed with Ebola, is free of the virus and a New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola is in stable condition.

Ottawa: Police staff a security perimeter around the National War Memorial and Parliament complex after a gunman shot and killed Canadian army reserve Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, who was standing guard at the memorial.

Hong Kong: Police officers arrest a pro-democracy demonstrator carrying a Captain America shield. More photos

Pretoria, South Africa: Double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius went from global sporting icon to prisoner as he was sentenced to five years behind bars for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year. More photos

Yumurtalik, Turkey: The shockwave of an explosion from an airstrike is about to overtake members of the radical militant group Islamic State standing in its path on Tilsehir hill near the border with Syria.

Sydney, Australia: A girl walks on the handle of a giant, 24-meter frying pan — an art installation titled “We’re fryin’ out here” — featured in the annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition on the ocean walk between Bondi Beach and Tamarama Beach.

Tromso, Norway: The Northern lights, or Aurora borelias,  glisten over the city.

Cannes, France: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrives for a visit in Cannes. Sarkozy announced last month that he would run for the leadership of the main opposition party, the conservative UMP, a move seen as clear positioning for another presidential bid in 2017.

Los Angeles: Protesters rally outside Los Angeles Police Department headquarters in downtown Los Angeles to mark the annual National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality.

New York: More than 300 protesters gather in opposition of the opera “The Death of Klinghoffer.”

Panama City Beach, Fla.: Fishermen try their luck at the M.B. Miller County Pier during a partial solar eclipse.

Add stops in Austria, Scotland, Ukraine, Spain and Bhutan to round out the report.

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