Photos of the week
The rare spectacle of a Beaver blood moon is seen behind a statue during a lunar eclipse in San Salvador, El Salvador, November 8. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
Supporters react as they watch news of a projected victory for Democratic candidate for Governor Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro at the midterm election night party for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman, in Pittsburgh,...more
A Ukrainian servicewoman fires a 2S7 Pion self-propelled gun at a position on a frontline in Kherson region, Ukraine, November 9. REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi
A conscript kisses the window of a train carriage as he says goodbye to family members at a railway station during departure for the garrisons, in Sevastopol, Crimea, November 9. REUTERS/Alexey Pavlishak
Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis waves from the stage next to his wife Casey and children, after winning re-election, at his midterm election night party in Tampa, Florida, November 8. REUTERS/Marco Bello
The Houston Astros hoist the World Series trophy after defeating the Philadelphia Phillies in game six of the 2022 World Series in Houston, Texas, November 5. Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports
An abortion clinic escort checks on anti-abortion demonstrators through the privacy hedge at Northland Family Planning in Westland, Michigan, November 5. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
Republican candidate for Arizona Governor Kari Lake reacts as she speaks at the Republican Party of Arizona's midterm election night rally in Scottsdale, Arizona, November 8. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Democratic candidate for Governor of Georgia Stacey Abrams delivers her concession speech during her midterm election night party in Atlanta, Georgia, November 8. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Police officers carry a man who threw an egg at King Charles into a police van during the king's visit to Micklegate bar in York, Britain, November 9. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
A Ukrainian serviceman rests in a dugout at his position on a front line in Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine, November 3. REUTERS/Stringer
Kelly Clarkson, Kelsea Ballerini and Carly Pearce perform at the 56th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, November 9. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Migrants remaining on the rescue ship Geo Barents hold banners after Italy allowed the disembarkation of children and sick people, in the port of Catania, Italy, November 7. REUTERS/Antonio Parrinello
Yuliia Zaika, a 9-year old Ukrainian girl, holds her cat Marsyk outside her half-sister Kateryna Tyshchenko's destroyed house in the village of Moshchun near Kyiv, Ukraine, November 8. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
Republican Ohio U.S. Senate candidate J.D. Vance arrives with his wife Usha to declare victory at his midterm election night party in Columbus, Ohio, November 8. REUTERS/Gaelen Morse
Lake Ogleton is reflected in the window as voters cast their ballots in the U.S. midterm elections at the Bay Ridge Civic Association, in Annapolis, Maryland, November 8. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert
A weak and emaciated cow affected by the worsening drought due to failed rain seasons, lays down at a water point in the Mgeno Conservancy in Mwatate Sub-County, Taita-Taveta County, Kenya, November 8. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
The sails of the Sydney Opera House are illuminated with poppies at dawn to mark Remembrance Day, in Sydney, Australia, November 11. REUTERS/Jaimi Joy
Nataliia Chopova, 69, comes out of a shelter where she and her husband Oleksandr have lived during nights since July 12, amid constant Russian military attacks in the town of Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk region, Ukraine, November 7. REUTERS/Valentyn...more
A border patrol agent lights a path for asylum seeking migrants from Central America as they navigate through thick brush after being smuggled from Mexico and across the Rio Grande river into Roma, Texas, November 6. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
A local resident walks past the body of a person killed by recent shelling near a damaged block of flats in Makiivka (Makeyevka), in Russian-controlled Ukraine, November 4. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko
A macaw is seen in Caracas, Venezuela, November 8. REUTERS/Gaby Oraa
Michigan Jaelynn Smith, a freshman at Michigan State University, holds a sign in support of Proposal 3, a ballot measure which would codify abortion rights, during a 'get out the vote' rally at MSU, the night before the midterm election, in East...more
Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Lt. Governor John Fetterman delivers remarks during a rally with Democratic candidate for Governor Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro in Newtown, Pennsylvania, November 6. REUTERS/Hannah Beier
Former U.S. President Donald Trump is reflected in his wife Melania's sunglasses outside a polling station during the midterm election in Palm Beach, Florida, November 8. REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo
U.S. President Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama attend a campaign event for Democratic U.S. senatorial candidate John Fetterman and Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania governor Josh Shapiro in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 5....more
A demonstrator shouts slogans as she attends a protest in support of Iranian women, after the death of Mahsa Amini, near the Iranian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey November 7. REUTERS/Dilara Senkaya
Horses are pictured during the championship of Kokpar, a traditional game between two teams of horsemen competing to throw a dummy of a goat into a scoring circle, in Almaty, Kazakhstan, November 5. REUTERS/Konstantin Chalabov
People wade through water on a flooded St. Mark's Square during seasonal high water in Venice, Italy, November 6. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
People pray before casting krathongs into a pond at a public park during the Loy Krathong festival, which is held as a symbolic apology to the goddess of the river, in Bangkok, Thailand, November 8. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
In pictures: Ukrainian forces advance as Russia orders retreat
Ukrainian troops pushed forward and a battle-scarred stretch of the front fell silent, after Moscow ordered one of the war's biggest retreats, though Kyiv...
Our oddest photos of the week
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Highlights from the annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee.
Russian conscripts bid farewell to loved ones
Drafted conscript board a train and say goodbye to family members in Sevastopol, Crimea.
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