Barbara Hawkins is seen through an American flag as she walks into a polling place to cast her ballot in Elmodel, Ga.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Goldman / Associated PressLink
Firefighter Cheyne Hansen takes a sign out of storage at a municipal garage while helping election officials scramble to set up a last-minute polling place in Camden, Maine.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert F. Bukaty / Associated PressLink
One World Trade Center dominates the Manhattan skyline in a photograph taken from Brooklyn across the East River. The 1,776-foot-tall skyscraper, built on the New York site of the 9/11 attacks more than 13 years ago, opened for business this week with publishing firm Conde Nast moving into new offices.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles TimesLink
Crew members aboard the aircraft carrier Nimitz get a look at an F-35C Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter jet off the coast of San Diego. After development delays and cost overruns, the stealth fighter is undergoing its first test landings and takeoffs on a carrier this week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles TimesLink
Soldiers in Minsk, Belarus, take part in tests to qualify for the so-called madder beret, an honor given to the country's elite soldiers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI GAPON / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A person walks in the rain in Lyon, France, where 6,500 homes were left without power after heavy rain and strong winds raged through the area.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEFF PACHOUD / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A doctor holds a syringe containing an Ebola vaccine known as ChAd3 at a hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland, where the vaccine is being tested in a clinical trial.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RICHARD JUILLIART / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A photograph provided by police in Pratteln, Switzerland, shows a donkey that fell into a manhole. Firefighters rescued the animal from its predicament.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Basel-Landschaft PoliceLink
A tree-lined path in Stuttgart, Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sebastian Kahnert / Associated PressLink
A child plays in a fountain in London.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirsty Wigglesworth / Associated PressLink
Members of pro-government groups, some carrying Russian flags, parade through downtown Moscow to mark People's Unity Day, a public holiday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ivan Sekretarev / Associated PressLink
A break dancer performs at a party in an upscale hotel in Damascus, Syria. With the country's civil war grinding well into its fourth year, some Syrians seek refuge in light entertainment.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Diaa Hadid / Associated PressLink
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man prays near the interior of Rachel's Tomb in the West Bank town of Bethlehem. Thousands of faithful Jews flock to the holy site, just south of Jerusalem, to mark the Jewish matriarch's death.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / European Presssphoto AgencyLink
People jostle for free food during a commemoration of Ashura, a Muslim holy day, in Faisalabad, Pakistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ILYAS SHEIKH / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan fetch water from a deep well at a tent city in Tacloban City, Philippines, one year after the storm left nearly 8,000 people dead or missing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
Pro-democracy protesters chat at a protest site set up on a highway in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong. More than month after tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding free leadership elections for the semiautonomous Chinese city, weary demonstrators remain encamped across several major roads.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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