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Editor's choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Michelle for Hillary

First lady Michelle Obama campaigns alongside Hillary Clinton for the first time.

Fall colors

Mother Nature puts on an autumn show.

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Islamic State escape tunnels

Iraqi counter-terrorism forces discover tunnels used by Islamic State as escape routes in Bazwaia outside Mosul.

Iraqi forces battle Islamic State for control of Mosul

Iraqi forces try to drive Islamic State from their last major stronghold in the country.

Commoner Queen

Queen Elizabeth moments when she is more civilian than royalty.

Girls for Hillary

Girls in the audience at Hillary Clinton's rallies.

Philippines' deadly drug war

President Rodrigo Duterte's "war on drugs" has killed thousands of people since he took office.

Clearing the Jungle of Calais

France begins clearing the "Jungle" migrant camp as hundreds give up on their dreams of reaching Britain following sporadic outbreaks of unrest overnight.

Earthquake hits Italy

Strong earthquakes in central Italy cause panic and fear among residents just two months after a quake nearby killed hundreds.

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Filming a drama in Damascus

A Syrian filmmaker who captured harrowing footage of sarin gas victims in 2013 is using his experience of the attack and war to make a short film looking at why people take up arms.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Jason Reed

Australian ute culture

On the edge of Australia's outback, around 20,000 lovers of "utes" — part car, part pickup truck — gathered for a two-day alcohol-fueled, muddy celebration of all things rural Australia.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Brick carrier builds social success

Chinese construction worker Shi Shenwei spends his midday break swinging from scaffolding poles on a building site, a gymnastics routine that has made him China's latest social media sensation.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Joe Penney

Sounds of the banlieue

New artists from the neglected suburbs of Paris find inspiration in their immigrant upbringings, producing some of the hottest contemporary acting, art and music formed by their own battles against entrenched stereotypes.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad

Risk of famine looms in Yemen

Intensive care wards in Yemen's hospitals are filled with emaciated children hooked up to monitors and drips - victims of food shortages that could get even worse due to a reorganization of the central bank that is worrying importers.  Full Coverage