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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Cubs defeat Cardinals

The Chicago Cubs defeat the St. Louis Cardinals in game four of the NLDS.

The Democrat debate

Five Democrat candidates square off in the first debate in Las Vegas.

Hollywood's gender pay gap

A look at the top-earning actors and actresses according to Forbes, after Jennifer Lawrence's scathing essay on sexism and pay equality in the movie business.

Shades of Paris

As Autumn descends on the city of lights, a look at the French capital through the seasons.

"Day of Rage"

Palestinians kill at least three and wound several others in a string of attacks in Jerusalem and near Tel Aviv.

Schooling Pakistan

A look inside schools across the largely Muslim nation.

Reconstructing MH17

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board concluded.

Indigenous festival

The festival is held as a counter-celebration to Columbus Day and to promote Native American culture and history.

Nobel Prize winners

The winners of the prestigious Nobel Prizes.

Bolivia's female wrestlers

Bolivia's female wrestlers battle it out.


China's small investors

Some are in it purely for the money. Others just want a few extra yuan to buy a meal. And then there are also those who trade for fun or to spend time among friends.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Earthprints: Andasol solar power station

On a barren, sun-baked plateau in southern Spain, row upon row of gleaming mirrors form one of the world's biggest solar power plants and harness the sun's power even after dark.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Welcome to The Villages

Reuters photographer Carlo Allegri looks at the world's largest retirement community, The Villages in Florida, ahead of World Older Persons Day on October 1.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

The Umbrella Movement: one year on

A year after Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at pro-democracy protesters, Reuters photographer Tyrone Siu revisits the scenes of the demonstrations.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Joe Penney

Ivory Coast booming

From Abidjan's packed airport arrivals hall to the buildings mushrooming across the capital, Ivory Coast is booming after years of turmoil and civil war.  Full Coverage