The most compelling photos from October 8-14, 2016.
A diver from the diving school Dive Nicaragua takes pictures of a statue of the Miraculous Medal Virgin after it was buried in the deep sea at San Juan del Sur town, Nicaragua, October 8,2016.
By CBSNews.com Senior Photo Editor Radhika Chalasani
Ahmad Khan Rahimi
Ahmad Khan Rahimi (on hospital bed) appears via video in a court room in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Thursday, October 13, 2016.
Rahimi, accused of last month’s bombings in New York and New Jersey that injured dozens of people, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges of attempted murder stemming from his shootout with police.
Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) speaks as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump looks on during the town hall debate at Washington University on October 9, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.
It was the second of three presidential debates scheduled prior to the November 8th election.
London - Dog surgery
Veterinary nurse Lauren Emmett carries out a procedure on a terrier in Battersea Dogs & Cats Home’s new Veterinary Hospital and Centre of Excellence on October 7, 2016 in London.
The new hospital has three operating theaters, enabling staff to perform over 100 operations per week.
Japan - Eruption of Mount Aso
An aerial view shows the eruption of Mount Aso in southwestern Japan, October 8, 2016.
China - Wedding dress market
Women in wedding dresses hold balloons at a wedding dress market during an event attempting to break the Guinness world record for a gathering with the most people dressed as brides, in Suzhou, China, October 7, 2016.
North Carolina - Flood waters
A man walks through flood waters after Hurricane Matthew in Lumberton, North Carolina, October 10, 2016.
A woman is held up by a relative as she collapses after meeting her detained brother, who was facing trial, at the courtroom entrance in Shwe Pyi Thar town on the outskirts of Rangoon, also known as Yangon, on October 10, 2016.
Israel - Kaparot ritual
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man holds a chicken as he performs the Kaparot ritual, where white chickens are slaughtered as a symbolic gesture of atonement, ahead of Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, in Ashdod, Israel, October 9, 2016.
Johannesburg - Protests
Protesters run and hide as police fire rubber bullets after the FeesMustFall protest spills onto the streets in Braamfontein district, in Johannesburg on October 10, 2016.
University tuition fees have become a flashpoint for protests in South Africa, which has struggled to provide education, jobs and housing for many poor black people since the end of apartheid in 1994.
Phlippine drug war
Inmates watch as drug suspects are processed inside a police station on October 12, 2016 in Manila.
In the first 100 days of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs over 3,600 people have been killed while more than 700,000 drug dependents surrendered to authorities.
Palm Springs - Memorial
The photographs of slain Palm Springs Police Officers Lesley Zerebny (L) and Jose Vega are shown amidst flowers and remembrances atop a memorial statue at police headquarters in Palm Springs, California, October 9, 2016.
South Africa - Desmond Tutu
South African retired Anglican archbishop and anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu laughs during a tea party held to mark his 85th birthday on October 7, 2016 in Cape Town.
Lebanon - Ashura
Shi’ite Muslim men, with gashed foreheads, holds swords aloft during a religious procession to mark Ashura in Nabatiyeh, southern Lebanon on October 12, 2016.
Bill Paul helps remote control plane builder Otto Diefffenbach III launch a model plane creation resembling presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Carlsbad, California, September 15, 2016.
A man holds a sign as Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, October 10, 2016.
Houses of Parliament
Soap bubbles float past the Houses of Parliament in central London, October 10, 2016.
Muslim Shi'ite women
Muslim Shi’ite women, chained to each other, march during a re-enactment of the battle of Kerbala during a mourning procession, one day before Shi’ites mark the day of Ashura in Nabatiyeh, Lebanon on October 11, 2016.
Chibok schoolgirl released
Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (R) looks on while his wife Dolapo (C) comforts one of the 21 Chibok girls freed from Boko Haram in Abuja on October 13, 2016.
Jihadist group Boko Haram freed 21 of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped more than two years ago, raising hopes for the release of the others.
Sailing boats gather at the start of the Barcolana regatta in Trieste harbor, Italy, October 9, 2016.
Haiti - Hurricane Matthew
People walk on a street next to destroyed houses after Hurricane Matthew hit Jeremie, Haiti, October 6, 2016.
Injured man - Damascus
Civil defense members carry an injured man after an air strike in the rebel-held Douma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria on October 12, 2016.
72nd Annual Columbus Day Parade
Revelers dressed as Abraham Lincoln and his wife Mary Todd Lincoln take part in the 72nd Annual Columbus Day Parade in New York City, October 10, 2016.
Los Angeles - Summer Zervos
Summer Zervos, right, listens alongside her attorney Gloria Allred during a news conference in Los Angeles, October 14, 2016. Zervos, a former contestant on the reality tv show “The Apprentice” said Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made unwanted sexual contact with her at a Beverly Hills hotel in 2007.
Zervos is among several women who have made sexual allegations against the Republican nominee. Trump has strenuously denied all allegations.
Mist rises off the water as a flooded building is pictured after Hurricane Matthew in Lumberton, North Carolina, October 11, 2016.
Women from the Laguerre family cry as the coffin carrying Roberto Laguerre is taken out of the morgue, to bury him at the cemetery in Jeremie, Haiti, October 8, 2016. Roberto, 32, died when the wall of a church next door to his home fell during Hurricane Matthew.
Mourning Thailand's king
A woman cries while holding up a portrait of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej while his body is moved from the Bangkok hospital where he died to the Grand Palace in Bangkok, October 14, 2016.
Bhumibol, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, passed away aged 88 on October 13, 2016 after years of ill health, removing a stabilizing father figure from a country where political tensions remain two years after a military coup.
Death of the Thai king
A motorcade carrying the body of Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej makes its way from the hospital to the the Grand Palace in Bangkok on October 14, 2016.
A Syrian boy receives treatment at a hospital in the regime-held part of Aleppo on October 13, 2016. Syrian state television said four children were killed by rebel rocket fire on a school in a western regime-held neighborhood.
Juan Manuel Santos
Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos, right, arrives with his wife Maria Clemencia Rodirguez for a press conference at the presidential palace in Bogota, Colombia, October 7, 2016.
Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize Friday, just days after voters narrowly rejected a peace deal he signed with rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC.
Queen Elizabeth II
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II views a painting of herself by British artist Henry Ward at Windsor Castle in Windsor, west of London, on October 14, 2016.
The painting, unveiled on Friday, was commissioned to commemorate the Queen’s six decades of patronage to the British Red Cross.