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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Jerusalem on edge

Recent weeks have seen rising tensions in the region.

Flooding in South Carolina

Torrential rains leave at least eight dead.

Cubs beat Pirates

The Chicago Cubs defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL Wild Card game.

Taiwan on China's shores

Rustic Kinmen islands, closer in distance to China than Taiwan, lie in a bay across from the high-rises of booming Xiamen, China.

Streets of Tehran

Glimpses of daily life in the Iranian capital.

Best of Paris Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from Paris.

Hot air in Albuquerque

Balloons fill the sky during the 2015 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

Past Nobel Peace Prize winners

Nobel Peace Prize recipients and why they won.

Action Putin

A look at Russia's premiere tough guy.

Postcards from the Amazon

Deforestation, mining and drought threaten the natural splendor and indigenous people of the Amazon basin.