Traffic on Interstate 80 in Berkeley is brought to a standstill by protesters rallying against police violence.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Noah Berger / Associated PressLink
Protesters adopt the "hands up, don't shoot" posture during a rally against police violence in Berkeley.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Noah Berger / Associated PressLink
One protester lies in a chalk outline on the pavement outside Barclays Center in New York during a rally condemning the recent killings of black suspects by white police officers. Inside the arena, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were watching the Cleveland Cavaliers play the Brooklyn Nets in an NBA game.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A member of the Lubavitch community walks through crime scene tape as he leaves Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic headquarters in New York, where a man who had stabbed an Israeli student was fatally shot by police. The student was in stable condition.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Lennihan / Associated PressLink
Firefighters inspect damage to the Lewis Brisbois building on Figueroa in downtown Los Angeles, whose windows were shattered by the heat from a massive fire that engulfed a nearby apartment tower under construction.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Roping expert Tomas Garcilazo performs during opening ceremonies for the fifth go-round of the National Finals Rodeo at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Becker / LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNALLink
A police officer walks among 152 black wooden crosses placed on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro in memory of officers killed in Rio de Janeiro state in 2013 and 2014.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Felipe Dana / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A dusting of snow adds a natural touch to an outdoor Christmas tree near Unterjoch in southern Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A woman dances in front of riot police during a demonstration in Istanbul against the eviction of a squatters from an abandoned building.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OZAN KOSE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A photo of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai is seen among portraits of previous winners in the "peace garden" at at the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo. At 17, the Pakistani known everywhere as Malala is the youngest ever recipient of the prize.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ODD ANDERSEN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Violent waves driven by an approaching Atlantic storm crash over the seawall onto Seaview Road in Saltcoats, Scotland,.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty ImagesLink
A Malian immigrant warms himself before a fire in an immigrant encampment in the Moroccan province of Nador.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Santi Palacios / Associated PressLink
Barricades set up by pro-democracy protesters block a main road in the occupied area outside government headquarters in Hong Kong. Hong Kong authorities and activists are set for one last showdown after a court order was issued Tuesday authorizing the removal of barricades and tents blocking the Asian financial hub's streets for more than two months.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Hot smoke and ash spew from the Mt. Sinabung volcano in Indonesia. Thousands of nearby residents have been relocated due to the volcano, which has been erupting for more than a year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUTANTA ADITYA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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