In this 2013 photo, Luke Somers, 33, an American photojournalist who was kidnapped over a year ago by al-Qaida, poses for a picture during a parade marking the second anniversary of the revolution in Sanaa, Yemen.
Hundreds of residents take shelter Friday inside the provincial capitol of Surigao city close to central Philippines in anticipation of typhoon Hagupit which is expected to hit land Saturday afternoon. About a year the country was lashed by Typhoon Haiyan, which left more than 7,300 people dead.
The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. The fraternity was at the center of gang-rape allegations published in Rolling Stone magazine. The magazine said Friday that there were "discrepancies" in its reporting.
A construction worker clears wood from a platform that spans the Penn Station railroad tracks in New York City on Nov. 18. Construction jobs rose by 20,000 according to the November jobs report.
Zodiac commando boats arrive at the rear of the French luxury yacht Le Ponant, whose crew was held hostage by pirates, in April 2008. The French navy frigate Le Commandant Bouan is seen in the background, off Somalia's coast.
Protesters hold caskets as they march across the Brooklyn Bridge for the second night in a row following a decision by a grand jury not to indict an NYPD officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York.
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An undated handout image released by the British Museum of a headless sculpture of the river god Ilissos. The British Museum has put the sculpture, one of the Elgin Marbles, on loan to the Hermitage Museum in Russia, the first time one of the Parthenon sculptures has been lent.
In an image from video of the men's event at the Beer Mile World Championships, competitors are seen poised to open their beers, which they'll guzzle before taking off on their first of four laps.
A sculpture of oil workers in Caracas, Venezuela. The country is heavily dependent on oil exports, and falling oil prices have had a ripple effect on the country's already troubled economy.