Random International's Tom Stacey, from left, Hannes Koch, and Dev Joshi, drink their coffee and converse while standing inside the newly assembled Rain Room, which will be on exhibit at LACMA in Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles TimesLink
A Union Pacific train engine sits on its side waiting to be uprighted, after the train was derailed by flood waters near Corsicana, Texas.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LM Otero / Associated PressLink
A Pakistani boy examines a house damaged caused by massive earthquake in Mingora, the main town of Swat Valley, Pakistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Naveed Ali / Associated PressLink
A boy who was injured in 7.7 magnitude earthquake, receives medical treatment at a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARSHAD ARBAB / EPALink
Samaritans pray on top of Mount Gerizim near the northern West Bank city of Nablus during Sukkot celebrations. The Samaritans are a community of a few hundred people living in Israel and in the Nablus area, who trace their lineage to the ancient Israelites Moses led out of Egypt.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The neighborhoods of Jalousie, left, Philippeaux . center, and Desermites, right, in the commune of Petion Ville, Port au-Prince , Haiti.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Kenyans pray during a mass featuring a cardboard cutout of Pope Francis at the Holy Family Basilica in Nairobi. Pope Francis will visit Kenya, the second pope to have done so, as well as Uganda, and the Central African Republic in November 2015.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SIMON MAINA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Palestinian children sit at the window of their damaged home in Beit Hanun in the northern Gaza Strip.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAHMUD HAMS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Supporters of Turkish newspaper Bugun hold placards reading "Bugun wont be silent" as they gather outside its headquarters in Istanbul during a protest against the Turkish government's crackdown on media outlets. There has been growing concern about deteriorating press freedoms under Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in particular over the numbers of journalists facing legal proceedings on accusations of insulting top officials.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OZAN KOSE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An Egyptian soldier stands guard as a voter leaves a polling station for the runoff to the first round of the parliamentary elections in Giza, just outside of Cairo, Egypt.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Amr Nabil / Associated PressLink
Supporters of Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party sing along with a live band during an NLD campaign rally for the upcoming general elections in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aung Shine Oo / Associated PressLink
An unidentified man reacts as he is detained by special police officers outside a restaurant in central Melbourne, Australia. Police were called to the restaurant at the corner of Latrobe
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIAN SMITH / EPALink
Brazilian surfer Italo Ferreira in action during Round 4 of the Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal surfing event as part of the World Surf League Championship Tour at Supertubos Beach in Peniche, Portugal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSE SENA GOULAO / EPALink
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