Image: Nov. 3, 2012. Susan Aman searches through the remains of her father’s home, which had been located on Kissam Avenue, but was carried by the flood water into the marsh along Mill Road. She believes that she is crouching on top of what had been her father’s bedroom.
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Nov. 3, 2012. Susan Aman searches through the remains of her father’s home, which had been located on Kissam Avenue, but was carried by the flood water into the marsh along Mill Road. She believes that she is crouching on top of what had been her father’s bedroom.Eugene Richards for TIME
Image: Nov. 3, 2012. Susan Aman searches through the remains of her father’s home, which had been located on Kissam Avenue, but was carried by the flood water into the marsh along Mill Road. She believes that she is crouching on top of what had been her father’s bedroom.
Image: Nov. 3, 2012. An American flag in a burned out area of Breezy Point, Queens, N.Y. More than 80 homes were destroyed by wind-fed fire during hurricane Sandy.
Image: Nov. 5, 2012. A Syrian girl who fled with her family from the violence in their village, rests at a displaced camp, in the Syrian village of Atma, near the Turkish border.
Image: Nov. 4, 2012. Water is discharged at the Shirakawa-go World Heritage in Shirakawa, Gifu, Japan. This annual drill is held to prevent fire.
Image: Nov. 1, 2012. A pile of shoes covered by blood from wounded or dead residents lies at the entrance of the emergency ward at a hospital in the Tarik Al-Bab neighborhood in Aleppo, Syria.
Image: Nov. 4, 2012. Indian Muslim brides chat as they wait for the start of a mass wedding ceremony in Ahmedabad.
Image: Nov. 5, 2012. Revelers walk with burning crosses during the Bonfire Night celebrations in Lewes, Sussex in England. Bonfire Night is related to the ancient festival of Samhain, the Celtic New Year.
Image: Nov. 2, 2012. A Palestinian girl tries to punch an Israeli soldier during a protest against the expansion of the nearby Jewish settlement of Halamish, in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh near Ramallah.
Image: Nov. 5, 2012. Old locomotives are seen in a train cemetery in Uyuni, near a salt flat some 290 miles (466 km) south of La Paz, Bolivia.
Image: Nov. 2, 2012. Afghan border policemen patrol during an operation near Walli Was in Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan.
Image: Nov. 2, 2012. A sniper line-of-fire is seen through the scope of a rebel fighter's gun in the Karm al-Jebel neighborhood in Aleppo, Syria.
Image: Nov. 2, 2012. Breezy Point, N.Y. after hurricane Sandy.
Image: Nov. 2, 2012. Paintings are seen inside a hurricane damaged home in Long Beach, N.Y. Four days after superstorm Sandy smashed into the U.S. Northeast, rescuers were still discovering the extent of the death and devastation in New York and the New Jersey shore, and anger mounted over gasoline shortages, power outages and waits for relief supplies.
Image: Nov. 2, 2012. A car lies buried in sand left by Superstorm Sandy's storm surge in Long Beach, N.Y.
Image: Nov. 2, 2012. Boys play with a balloon at a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad.
Image: Nov. 2, 2012. An Afghan boy stands next to his donkey cart outside a timber market in Kabul.
Image: Nov. 2, 2012. U.S. and Afghan soldiers rest during an operation on a cold morning near the town of Walli Was in Paktika province.
Image: Nov. 2, 2012. A mannequin used by the Free Syrian Army as a decoy is seen in an area where clashes continue with pro-government forces in the Old Town of Aleppo.
Image: Nov. 2, 2012. Russian servicemen hold flags during a military parade rehearsal in Red Square in Moscow. The parade will be held on Nov. 7 to mark the anniversary of a historical parade in 1941 when Soviet soldiers marched through Red Square towards the front lines at World War Two.
Image: Nov. 2, 2012. A cadet lies on the grass after collapsing during an annual ceremony for graduating cadets at the police school in Bogota.
Image: Nov. 2, 2012. A rider concentrates prior to competing in the "Red Bull Skylines," an international BMX competition at the Grand Palais in Paris.
Image: Nov. 3, 2012. An Aerial view of a parking lot in Staten Island, N.Y. with sand after hurricane Sandy.
Image: Nov. 3, 2012. Palestinian children peer through a wooden door at the Shati Palestinian refugee camp in Gaza City.
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Image: Nov. 3, 2012. A rebel fighter takes cover as he looks up at a warplane attacking rebel positions during heavy clashes between rebel fighters and the Syrian army.
Image: Nov. 3, 2012. A fisherman takes a nap on his boat after deep sea fishing all night in El Callao, Peru. Small scale fishermen in this area work 24-hour shifts, catching mostly anchovy, mackerel and silverside.
Image: Nov. 4, 2012. U.S soldiers blows up a roadside bomb set up by Taliban fighters near the town of Walli Was in Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan.
Image: Nov. 4, 2012. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton greets President Barack Obama after introducing him at a campaign rally in Concord, N.H.
Image: Nov. 4, 2012. A member of the congregation prays for President Obama to be successful in his bid for re-election, during a service at the St. Richard Catholic Church in Kogelo, western Kenya. Kogelo village is the home of Sarah Obama, the step-grandmother of the U.S. President.
Image: Nov. 4, 2012. Kathy Lahey sifts through her damaged home for items to save in the Breezy Point neighborhood of Queens, N.Y. With the death toll currently over 100 and millions of homes and businesses without power, the U.S. east coast is attempting to recover from the effects of floods, fires and power outages brought on by superstorm Sandy.
Image: Nov. 5, 2012. Students practice during a ballet class at Lizt Alfonso school in Old Havana.
Image: Nov. 5, 2012. An Indian man tries to move his buffalo that were jamming traffic on a busy bridge in New Delhi.
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Image: Nov. 5, 2012. A woman walks past a wall decorated with a giant painting in Moscow.
Image: Nov. 5, 2012. President Obama speaks, as a tear streams down his face, at his final campaign stop on the evening before the 2012 presidential election in Des Moines.
Image: Nov. 5, 2012. Bruce Springsteen is greeted by President Obama after performing at a campaign rally in Madison, Wis.
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Image: Nov. 5, 2012. Supporters behind a flag at a campaign event for Republican vice presidential candidate at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Vienna, Ohio.
Image: Nov. 5, 2012. Ventilation pipes pile into a building in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan as cleanup from damages caused by Superstorm Sandy continued.
Image: Nov. 6, 2012. The capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia is seen surrounded by cranes during a rescue operation in front of Giglio harbour.
Image: Nov. 6, 2012. An Indian man dries laundry on the polluted Yamuna River on a hazy morning in New Delhi.
Image: Nov. 6, 2012. The Obama campaign headquarters already beginning to be cleared out as campaign staffers made their Election Day push in Reno, Nev.
Image: Nov. 6, 2012. Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney leave a campaign plane during the U.S. presidential election in Cleveland.
Image: Nov. 6, 2012. Kenady Pettingill, 12, and friends urge drivers to vote for Mitt Romney in Spanish Springs, Nev.
Image: Nov. 6, 2012. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate, Paul Ryan exit an airport in Cleveland on Election Day.
Image: Nov. 6, 2012. Voters cast ballots at the Fellowship of Christ church in Cary, N.C. on Election Day.
Image: Nov. 6, 2012. The Sea Bright Beach Club stands in ruins in Sea Bright, N.J. Sea Bright was devestated by Superstorm Sandy and officials allowed residents to come home only for one day to salvage valuables from the debris.
Image: Nov. 6, 2012. U.S. Marines and U.S. Navy seamen offer assistance to local residents removing damaged household items caused by Superstorm Sandy in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood in the Staten Island borough of New York.
Image: Nov. 6, 2012. The stage is set for President Obama's election night event in Chicago.
Image: Nov. 6, 2012. Mitt Romney and his supporters on Election Night at the Boston Convention Center.
Image: Nov. 6, 2012. Supporters cheer during President Obama's election night event at the McCormick Place Lakeside Center in Chicago.
Image: Nov. 7, 2012. President Obama celebrates with first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha at their election night victory rally in Chicago.
Image: Nov. 6, 2012. President Obama walks off the stage following his victory speech in Chicago.
Image: Nov. 6, 2012. Obama supporters celebrate victory outside the White House.
Image: Nov. 7, 2012. Indian students next to a cardboard cutout of President Obama after he was projected as the winner during an event organized by the U.S embassy at the landmark Imperial Hotel in New Delhi.
Image: Nov. 7, 2012. Newly graduated Afghan police officers demonstrate their skills during a graduation ceremony at a National Police training center in Laghman province, east of Kabul.
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Image: Nov. 7, 2012. A fisherman casts his net in the Mekong river in Phnom Penh.
Image: Nov. 7, 2012. A Syrian family who fled from the violence in their village sit next to their belongings at a displacement camp in the Syrian village of Atma.
Image: Nov. 7, 2012. Dead foxes are seen placed on a dry stone wall near Fair Head in the Glens of Antrim, Northern Ireland. Foxes that have been culled during the night are left on display for the landowner to view.
Image: Nov. 7, 2012. A gaggle of geese stand in a pasture near the village of Edlitz, Austria. Austrian farmers Johann and Maria Reisenbauer have been raising geese organically for the traditional 'Martin Goose' (Martini Gansl) dinner in celebration of St. Martin for the past eight years.
Image: Nov. 7, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI arrives to lead his Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican. Pope Benedict called on the international community to urgently address a bloody civil war in Syria.
Image: Nov 7, 2012. A firefighter stands beside the body of one of four people who died in the earthquake in San Marcos, Guatemala. At least 48 people died in southwestern Guatemala after a strong 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the country's Pacific coast.
Image: Nov. 7, 2012. Indian child Rajesh, 8, reads from a black board painted on a building wall at a free school run under a metro bridge in New Delhi.
Image: Nov. 7, 2012. A young Palestinian girl plays with sand on a littered road in the Al-Shabora refugee camp in Rafah, southern Gaza.
Image: Nov. 7, 2012. A riot police officer is engulfed by petrol bomb flames thrown by protesters in front of the parliament during clashes in Athens.
Image: Nov. 8, 2012. Indian baby Priya hangs in a makeshift bed as her sister stands next to her at a shanty where their family lives New Delhi.
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