Rice terraces in Yuanyang, China, reflect the colors of twilight on Monday, October 12.
Locals gather around a dead whale shark that was caught by fishermen near Surabaya, Indonesia, on Monday, October 12.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, foreground, talks to a guest at the University of Surrey, where she officially opened a state-of-the-art veterinary school Thursday, October 15, in Guildford, England.
Children hang from the bumper of a vintage car as they play in a flooded street in Havana, Cuba, on Wednesday, October 14. The street was flooded after heavy rain.
The Cotopaxi volcano spews ash near Quito, Ecuador, on Friday, October 9.
A model receives some final touches before a fashion show in Lisbon, Portugal, on Friday, October 9.
A man dressed as Edward Scissorhands applies makeup in the bathroom during New York Comic Con on Friday, October 9.
A cow runs past troops from the United States and the Philippines as they take part in a joint exercise at a naval base in San Antonio, Philippines, on Friday, October 9.
Men carry a work by Domenico Beccafumi for a Frieze Week exhibition in London on Saturday, October 10. Behind them is Frank Stella's "Delaware Crossing."
Two U.S. jets release flares after they fueled up over Southwest Asia on Tuesday, October 13.
Family members of police officers who died in the line of duty touch the names of their loved ones during a ceremony at the Police Memorial Wall in New York on Tuesday, October 13.
Protesters throw stones at police during a march in Santiago, Chile, on Monday, October 12. The march was organized by indigenous groups demanding autonomy and the recovery of ancestral land. Protesters also demonstrated against Chile's anti-terrorism law.
A man in Los Angeles is detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents on Wednesday, October 14. Agents said the undocumented immigrant was a convicted criminal and gang member who had previously been deported and would be again.
A performer dressed as British cartoon character Danger Mouse waits outside an exhibition center in London on Tuesday, October 13.
Dead cows are washed up on Brazil's Gatos Mortos beach on Tuesday, October 13. A Lebanese ship loaded with about 5,000 cows capsized earlier this month at a port in Barcarena, Brazil. Most of them perished.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, talks with Bolivian President Evo Morales during the inauguration of a sports arena in Vila Vila, Bolivia, on Sunday, October 11. Ban was in the country for a conference on climate change.
Wind hits two girls in Washington as they watch U.S. President Barack Obama take off on a helicopter on Friday, October 9.
People pray next to St. Maria Goretti, whose remains were displayed at a church in Orland Park, Illinois, on Wednesday, October 14. Goretti, the youngest canonized saint in the Catholic Church, was murdered during an attempted rape in 1902. Her skeletal remains are encased in a wax statue and displayed in a glass-sided casket.