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The conscripts of Ukrainian National Guard protest in Kiev.

This Week in Pictures: Oct. 11-17

10/17/14 01:07PM

Ebola cases stoke fears across the U.S., protests continue in Hong Kong, and the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals clench their division finals to proceed to the World Series. read more

Ferguson's 'Weekend of Resistance'

10/13/14 12:13PM

Over 100 protesters marched peacefully down W. Florissant Ave. on Friday night carrying a mirrored coffin in Michael Brown’s honor, kicking off what organizers billed as a “Weekend of Resistance,” a multi-day event designed to pay tribute to the lives of young black men who have died at the hands of police. read more

An Aurora Borealis is seen in Northern Norway

This Week in Pictures: Sept. 27-Oct. 3

10/03/14 10:42AM

The first case of Ebola was confirmed in the U.S. this week, as the world's worst outbreak that began six months ago continued its deadly march through West Africa. Protesters in Hong Kong took to the streets in a budding pro-democracy movement there that has been dubbed the "Umbrella Revolution" after the umbrellas protestors used to shield themselves from the tear gas fired by police attempting to suppress the movement. read more

Hong Kong Police Continue To Clear Protest Sites

Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement

09/28/14 02:46PM

Thousands of protesters joined the budding pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong during a national holiday on Wednesday, promising to storm government buildings if the territory’s leader doesn’t resign by the end of Thursday. read more

Selichot prayer at the Western Wall

This Week in Pictures: Sept. 20-26

09/26/14 12:05PM

As the United Nations General Assembly convened in New York this week, the U.S. ramped up its military offensive against the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq in a series of coordinated air strikes with Arab allies. read more


The forgotten faces of war

09/23/14 01:46PM

Approximately 150,000 refugees, mainly Kurds, fleeing threats by the Islamic State (ISIS) in northern Syria and last night’s US-led airstrikes have crossed into southern Turkey since Friday according to the UNHCR. read more