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White whale or beluga Zhuoya gives birth to her first offspring at an aquarium in Changsha, Hunan province, October 29, 2014. Picture taken October 29, 2014. REUTERS/China Daily (CHINA - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA

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The High Heel Race

The annual Halloween tradition fills 17th Street NW in Washington, D.C., with extravagant costumes and delighted crowds.

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Lucha VaVoom wrestling, Mexican royal tomb discovery, birth of a beluga whale, Mount Kilauea lava flow and more.

San Francisco Giants are the champions

Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants defeat the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 to win the World Series.

Celebrating Ben Bradlee’s life and times

Friends, former colleagues and dignitaries gathered for a reception.

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MONROVIA, LIBERIA-SEPTEMBER 20: A boy lays on a mattress on the floor inside the Redemption Hospital which has become a transfer and holding center to intake Ebola patients located in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Monrovia that locals call 'New Kru Town on Saturday September 20, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. Health workers are overwhelm with a constant stream of new patients since the Ebola outbreak. On Friday there were 102 ebola related patients; nine died overnight and Today the hospital has 107 patients. Nine Ebola related deaths occurred overnight Friday but with Saturday admissions they are now holding 107. Liberians have been living under most extreme conditions as the Ebola virus worsens. (Photo by Michel du Cille/The Washington Post)

Ebola hospital: A facility grapples with insufficient resources

A facility in a poor area of Monrovia, Liberia’s capital, grapples with insufficient resources and a steady stream of new patients.

A Nepalese Hindu devotee prays to the setting sun while holding offerings Wednesday at the Bagmati River in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Narendra Shrestha/EPA)

Celebrating the sun during the Hindu festival Chhath Puja

Hindu devotees flock to the world’s most famous riverbanks to give thanks for the gift of life and sunlight.

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Tunisia at a crossroads

Many Tunisians are joining the Islamic State. Upcoming elections will help determine the direction of the country.

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Tracking Ebola in a Liberian slum

In New Kru Town, everything is shared: mattresses, toilets, food, the burden of caring for the ill.

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A deportee from the U.S. tries to find his footing

Mexican national Javier Flores endures separation from his family north of the border and the challenge of living where he started.

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