Editor's choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Alibaba IPO

Alibaba launches on the NYSE.

Scotland votes to stay

Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum.

Flooding in Manila

A tropical storm brings heavy rain and flooding to the Philippine capital.

iPhone mania

Customers stand in long lines around the world to purchase newly released iPhones.

Becoming a man

Among the Bukusu tribe in western Kenya the traditional rites of passage, which mark a boy's journey into manhood, include being circumcised.

Photos of the week

Our top photos of the week.

Remains of a Nazi death camp

Personal items and a gas chamber were found during an archeological dig in Sobibor, Poland.

Funeral for a slain officer

Law enforcement officers from around the country attend the funeral of Pennsylvania state trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson who was killed in an ambush attack.

In the Ebola hot zone

In and around the Ebola quarantine zones.

Female fighters of the Peshmerga

Kurdish Peshmerga female soldiers train before being deployed to fight Islamic State militants.

REUTERS/Stringer

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Burning Man

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The Ukraine front

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Celebrating a ceasefire

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