Winter weather in China, Europe, and the United States, a Martian panorama, a neighborhood in flames in Manila, demonstrations in Chicago, power outages in Crimea following an attack on power lines, the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City, and much more.
A Belgian soldier patrols a shopping street in central Brussels as police searched the area during a continued high level of security following the recent deadly Paris attacks, in Belgium on November 24, 2015.
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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton runs onto the field during player introductions prior to the game against the Washington Redskins at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina, on November 22, 2015.
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Spectators watch as the balloon of Spongebob Squarepants is moved down Central Park West during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York on November 26, 2015.
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Scientist Dr Robert Krickl poses behind his crystal structure model, registered as largest model of this type at the Guinness Book of Records, at the city hall in Vienna, Austria on November 23, 2015. The model is a cube with an edge length of 3.1 meters, consisting of 38,880 balls of red and white color and, when put side by side, nearly 10 km of connecting sticks. It visualises the arrangement of atoms in crystals, concretely the NaCl-structure-type, magnified almost a billion times.
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A roe deer jumps on a field near Lietzen, around 80 kilometers east of Berlin, Germany, on November 21, 2015.
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Visitors pose for a photograph during the Enchanted Christmas event at the Forestry Commission's National Arboretum in Westonbirt, Tetbury, England, on November 25, 2015.
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Rescue workers look for bodies of miners killed by a landslide in Hpakant jade mine, at Kachin state, Myanmar, on November 24, 2015.
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(1 of 3) Military-dressed volunteers take a photo standing near a damaged transmission tower close to the village of Chaplinka on the Crimean border on November 22, 2015. Russia's Energy Ministry says nearly 2 million people on the Crimean Peninsula were without electricity after two transmission towers in Ukraine were damaged by explosions.
(2 of 3) A single light illuminates a room during a blackout at a residential building in Simferopol, Crimea, on November 24, 2015. Crimea continued to rely on emergency generators to meet its basic power needs after unknown saboteurs blew up electricity pylons supplying the peninsula with electricity over the weekend.
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(3 of 3) In this photo taken on November 24, 2015, a lion cub is bundled up in a blanket to get warm during a power outage at the Taigan Safari Park, in Belogorsk, about 50 km (31 miles) east of Simferopol, Crimea.
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Demonstrators confront police during a protest following the release of a video showing Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing Laquan McDonald on November 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Van Dyke was charged with first degree murder for the October 20, 2014 shooting in which McDonald was hit with 16 bullets.
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Visitors take pictures of leaves falling from an old gingko tree in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China, on November 21, 2015.
A migrant with his mouth sewn shut in protest sits at the border with Greece near the village of Gevgelija, Macedonia, on November 23, 2015. Conditions for hundreds of migrants stuck on Balkan borders worsened as temperatures dropped and a first smattering of snow fell. Countries along the Balkan route taken by hundreds of thousands of migrants seeking refuge in western Europe last week began filtering the flow, granting passage only to those fleeing conflict in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Kashmiri villagers transport sand on a boat in Vullar Lake during dense fog in Bandipora, north of Srinagar, on November 23, 2015.
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The moon rises behind the skyline and financial district in Toronto on November 25, 2015.
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Stranded Pakistani migrants keep warm by an open fire at a field near the Greek village of Idomeni on November 23, 2015.
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Armed vigilantes patrol in the center of Bujumbura, Burundi, on November 20, 2015.
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Kazakh herdsmen drive their sheep and goats among snow-covered fields at Guozigou valley in Yili, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, on November 21, 2015.
(1 of 3) Filipino residents try to save items from a house during a fire at a residential area in Mandaluyong, east of Manila, Philippines, on November 25, 2015. Mandaluyong City Fire Marshall Nahum Tarroza said about 1,000 homes were burned during the fire. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.
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(2 of 3) Water splashes out of the bucket of a Filipino resident as they help firemen in battling the blaze at a residential area in Mandaluyong, Philippines, on November 25, 2015.
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(3 of 3) Filipino firemen train their hoses during a fire at a residential area in Mandaluyong, Philippines, on November 25, 2015.
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A visitor listens to sounds played through speakers at an exhibition entitled “War Damaged Musical Instruments” at the Tate Britain museum in London on November 20, 2015. The exhibition which marks the centenary of the First World War features recordings of damaged British and German musical instruments playing isolated tones from “The Last Post”.
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A Pakistani girl stands between cut firewood in Peshawar, Pakistan, on November 25, 2015. The demand for wood is on the rise due to the harsh winter Pakistan is facing.
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The Jinshanling Great Wall, covered with snow on November 22, 2015, in Luanping County, China.
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Snow setles on the uniform of a Chinese paramilitary police officer as he stands guard outside Tiananmen Gate during a snowfall on November 22, 2014 in Beijing, China. China's capital and other parts of northern China had its second snowfall of the year Sunday.
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A wooden boat full of life jackets used by refugees and migrants to cross the Aegean sea from the Turkish coast remains on the shore of the Greek island of Lesbos on November 23 , 2015.
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Kain Durbin, of Cincinnati, looks at a rainbow-colored tunnel of holiday lights during the PNC Festival of Lights preview night at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden on November 20, 2015, in Cincinnati.
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Sick and malnourished Northern Fur Seal pups sit in an enclosure at the Marine Mammal Center on November 24, 2015, in Sausalito, California. A record number of emaciated Northern Fur Seal pups have been found stranded on California beaches and are being cared for at the Marine Mammal Center. Scientists believe that warmer waters are affecting the distribution of fish that Fur Seals and other marine life depend on. The Marine Mammal Center has rescued 1,747 seals and sea lions so far this year, more than any time in their 40 year history.
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A man stops to look at a frozen handrail as he walks his dogs along the coastline, in Dalian, Liaoning province, China, on November 25, 2015.
A panorama stitched from several images of the surface of Mars, taken by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 1174 (November 25, 2015). Curiosity has now been exploring Mars for 1176 Martian Sols, or nearly 3 years, four months, Earth time.
Fernando Lopez bathes and does laundry in the Los Angeles River on November 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. With the approach of devastating winter storm conditions due to the growing predicted El Nino weather effect, and an affordable housing crises and rapidly growing homeless population in Los Angeles, the L.A. City Council has declared a shelter crisis to help homeless residents. Many of the estimated 26,000 homeless in L.A. live in riverbeds and storm drains that could quickly turn deadly during powerful storms.
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A dog, with his fur dyed green, wearing antlers made out of red fabric, poses for a photograph before participating in the Thanksgiving Day Parade in El Paso, Texas, on November 26, 2015.
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Heimdal Glacier in southern Greenland is seen in a NASA image captured by Langley Research Center's Falcon 20 aircraft October 13, 2015 and released November 24, 2015. NASA's Operation IceBridge North is an airborne survey of polar ice aimed at learning how much snow and ice disappeared over the summer.
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Cows eat pine needles in a snow covered forest in the Basque mountain port of Opakoa, Spain, on November 23, 2015.
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A winter storm clears at sunset over Interstate 80 near Baxter, California, on November 24, 2015. A winter storm hit Northern California dropping rain and snow.