The week in 39 photos – The moon rises over the Capitol dome in Washington on Monday, November 3. The scaffolding is part of a repair project to fix cracks, leaks and corrosion in the cast-iron structure.
The week in 39 photos – Eric Matthew Frein exits the Pike County Courthouse after his arraignment in Milford, Pennsylvania, on Friday, October 31. Frein was captured after a seven-week manhunt and held with the handcuffs of a Pennsylvania state trooper he is accused of killing.
The week in 39 photos – A flock of starlings flies near the town of Gretna, Scotland, on Thursday, November 6. The birds visit the area twice a year, in February and November.
The week in 39 photos – A donkey is stuck in a manhole near Basel, Switzerland, on Saturday, November 1. Firefighters were able to rescue the animal after it was spotted by a resident.
The week in 39 photos – A man falls off a carriage after the horses bolted during the traditional Leonhardi pilgrimage in Bad Toelz, southern Germany, on Thursday, November 6. The annual pilgrimage honors St. Leonhard, patron saint of the highland farmers for horses and livestock.
The week in 39 photos – A Burkinese soldier listens to a reading of a news release from the army chief after the resignation of Burkina Faso's president in Ouagadougou on Friday, October 31. Burkina Faso's embattled President Blaise Compaore announced that he was stepping down to make way for elections after a violent uprising against his 27-year rule.
The week in 39 photos – Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul on Friday, October 31. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussain, grandson of Prophet Mohammed, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Karbala.
The week in 39 photos – Sheep are herded during the annual sheep parade through Madrid on Sunday, November 2. Shepherds take the sheep through the city every year to exercise their right to use traditional routes to migrate their livestock from northern Spain to winter grazing pastures in southern Spain.
The week in 39 photos – Palestinian youths clash with police at the Shuafat refugee camp after a van crashed into a crowd in Jerusalem on Wednesday, November 5. Police said the driver was shot and killed after he deliberately rammed his vehicle into pedestrians, then got out of the vehicle and attacked people with a metal bar. One pedestrian, an Israeli border police officer, was killed and 14 other people were injured.
The week in 39 photos – People visit the Nueva Esperanza, or New Hope, cemetery during Day of the Dead celebrations on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, on Saturday, November 1.
The week in 39 photos – A fallstreak hole forms in the sky over Wonthaggi, Australia, on Monday, November 3. The relatively rare phenomenon occurs after part of a cloud freezes. The ice crystals are heavy, so they fall out of the cloud, leaving a hole.
The week in 39 photos – Daredevil Nik Wallenda makes his tightrope walk uphill at a 19-degree angle from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the Leo Burnett Building in Chicago on Sunday, November 2.
The week in 39 photos – A Syrian Kurdish child from the Kobani area has his hair cut by a volunteer at a refugee camp in Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border, on Sunday, November 2. ISIS militants have been advancing in Iraq and Syria as they seek to create an Islamic caliphate.
The week in 39 photos – The office of Sen. Mitch McConnell is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, November 5. The GOP tipped the balance of power in the Senate in Tuesday's midterm elections, allowing McConnell to take over as Senate majority leader.
The week in 39 photos – Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Britain's Prince Charles visit the Museum of Paste in Pachuca, Mexico, on Sunday, November 2. Charles and Camilla were in Mexico on a four-day official visit.
The week in 39 photos – Teresa Romero, sitting in a wheelchair, celebrates with medical workers in the Carlos III Hospital in Madrid on Wednesday, November 5. Romero, a Spanish nursing assistant, was discharged from the hospital a month after she was admitted with the Ebola virus. She was the first person known to have contracted the disease outside of West Africa in the latest outbreak.
The week in 39 photos – A police officer checks a crime scene where the bodies of two young Indonesian women were found at a high-rise apartment in Hong Kong's Wanchai district on Sunday, November 2. A 29-year-old British investment banker has been arrested and charged with two counts of murder.
The week in 39 photos – Young debutantes make their first performance before the assembled audience at the Russian Ball in London's Old Billingsgate Hall on Sunday, November 2. The ball marks the "coming out" into society of 60 young women who are partnered for the evening with 60 young men.
The week in 39 photos – A Pakistani man wounded in a suicide bomb attack receives first aid at a hospital near Lahore on Sunday, November 2. At least 60 people were killed Sunday in a suicide attack on the Pakistani-Indian border, police said.
The week in 39 photos – Sheriffs' deputies look at wreckage from the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo near Cantil, California, on Sunday, November 2. The accident killed co-pilot Michael Tyner Alsbury and injured co-pilot Peter Siebold, who managed to parachute to the ground.
The week in 39 photos – A People's Liberation Army soldier jumps through a burning obstacle during a training session in Heihe, China, near the border with Russia on Friday, October 31.
The week in 39 photos – Lawyers' robes hang at the courthouse in Nantes, France, during a strike prompted by government reforms to their profession on Tuesday, November 4.
The week in 39 photos – Glasses worn by John Lennon are on display on Monday, November 3, ahead of the upcoming "Icons & Idols: Rock n Roll" sale at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, California.
The week in 39 photos – Palestinian girls play inside their school in Gaza on Wednesday, November 5. The school was damaged during the conflict between Israel and Hamas last summer.
The week in 39 photos – Mannequins for sale are displayed along a road in Tacloban in the Philippines on Wednesday, November 5. A resident said the mannequins were recovered among debris after Typhoon Haiyan a year ago.
The week in 39 photos – A dog waits to be blessed at the Basilica of St. Hubert in Belgium on Monday, November 3. In commemoration of St. Hubert, the patron saint of hunters, animals are blessed after an annual Mass.
The week in 39 photos – Israeli border police block a road in Jerusalem as Muslims pray Friday, October 31. A day after taking the rare step of closing the Temple Mount, Israel partially reopened access for Muslim prayers Friday. But midday access was granted only to men 50 or older and to women. Israeli police said this was meant to prevent demonstrations by young Muslim men following the recent shootings of a controversial rabbi and a Palestinian suspect in the rabbi's shooting.
The week in 39 photos – A demonstrator waves to a man dressed up as a clown during a demonstration against wage cuts and increased working hours in Lisbon, Portugal, on Friday, October 31.
The week in 39 photos – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and widow Angela Menino stand at former Boston Mayor Tom Menino's casket at Faneuil Hall in Boston on Sunday, November 2. Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history, died Thursday, October 30. He was 71.
The week in 39 photos – A picture taken from Turkey shows smoke rising after ISIS militants fired mortar shells toward an area controlled by Syrian Kurdish fighters near Kobani, Syria, on Monday, November 3.
The week in 39 photos – Technicians check an unmanned probe on Saturday, November 1, after it returned from its mission to the moon and landed in north China's Inner Mongolia region. The landing completes China's first return mission to the moon.
The week in 39 photos – A participant in costume holds a torch as bonfire societies parade through the streets of Lewes in Sussex, England, on Wednesday, November 5, during the traditional Bonfire Night celebrations. The celebrations are related to the ancient festival of Samhain, the Celtic New Year.
The week in 39 photos – Keisha Gaither, mother of kidnapping victim Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, is comforted during a news conference in Philadelphia on Tuesday, November 4. Freeland-Gaither was found alive in Maryland three days after her abduction was captured on a surveillance video in Philadelphia, sparking an all-out manhunt.
The week in 39 photos – A passenger train derailed in an eastern suburb of the Algerian capital Algiers on Wednesday, November 5. One person was killed and at least 50 were injured.
The week in 39 photos – Newly married members of the amateur rope-jumping group "Exit Point" jump from a 144-foot bridge in the Siberian Taiga area outside Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on Sunday, November 2.
The week in 39 photos – Rescuers gather around a body during search operations after a building collapsed in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Friday, October 31.
The week in 39 photos – Egyptian children push each other as a woman takes a photograph of them with her phone on Wednesday, November 5, in the village of Dierb, Egypt, about 75 miles northeast of Cairo.
The week in 39 photos – A hot air balloon flies over the International Pushkar Fair on Monday, November 3, in Pushkar, India. The weeklong event is the largest cattle exhibition and trading fair in the country.