Week in review: The most compelling photos from the week's news, October 17-23, 2015, including a California mudslide, synchronized drones and Hillary Clinton on Capitol Hill.
In this photo, Hindu devotees perform "Garba," a traditional dance, during the Navratri festival in honor of goddess Durga at Surat in the western state of Gujarat, India, October 21, 2015.
By CBSNews.com Senior Photo Editor Radhika Chalasani
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A young girl covers herself from the rain with a banana leaf next to a man in the sea on the outskirts of Colon City in the Philippines, October 17, 2015.
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Tokyo - Stormtroopers
Cosplayers dressed up as Stormtroopers from "Star Wars" wave as they board an All Nippon Airways (ANA) Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner JA873A named the "R2-D2 ANA JET" during a fan event at Haneda airport in Tokyo, October 17, 2015.
The event, a part of ANA's Star Wars project, was held ahead of the Japanese airliner's "R2-D2 ANA JET" launch for international flights on October 18, 2015.
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Hong Kong - cross harbor swim
Swimmers, with buoys attached, compete in a cross harbor swimming event in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour, October 18, 2015.
Some 2,500 people took part in the nearly one mile event.
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Germany - Cologne Cathedral
Towers of the Cologne Cathedral are shrouded in fog in Germany, October 19, 2015.
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Slovenia - migrants
A mounted policeman leads a group of migrants near Dobova, Slovenia on October 20, 2015.
Credit: Srdjan Zivulovic/Reuters
California - mudslide
Cars and trucks remain mired in mud and debris on State Route 58 near Tehachapi, California, about 60 miles outside of Los Angeles, October 17, 2015.
A mudslide on October 15 left nearly 200 vehicles, including 75 semi-trailer trucks, stuck in up to five feet of mud.
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Britain - state visit
Chinese President Xi Jinping with the Duchess of Cambridge at a state banquet at Buckingham Palace in London, during the first day of his state visit to Britain, October 20, 2015.
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California - synchronized drones
Drones fly in synchronization above conference goers as they dine along the ocean during the opening remarks at the beginning of the Wall Street Journal Digital Live (WSJDLive ) conference in Laguna Beach, California October 19, 2015.
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Teachers and students exercise on the rooftop playground of a kindergarten building, in Xi'an, China, October 20, 2015.
Eddie Murphy, his partner Paige Butcher (L) and members of his family applaud as he takes his seat at the Kennedy Center in Washington during an event to present him with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, October 18, 2015.
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Philippines - Typhoon Koppu
Residents cross a swelling dam, due to rising waters brought about by Typhoon Koppu, in Las Pinas city, metro Manila, October 19, 2015.
Typhoon Koppu swept across the northern Philippines killing at least nine people as trees, power lines and walls were toppled and flood waters spread far from riverbeds.
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North-South Korean reunions
North Koreans on a bus hold the hands of their South Korean relatives as they say goodbye, after the Separated Family Reunion Meeting at Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, October 22, 2015.
Hundreds of elderly Koreans cried and embraced as they parted -- perhaps for good -- after briefly reuniting for the first time in more than 60 years.
About 390 South Koreans traveled to North Korea to spend three days with relatives they were separated from during the turmoil of the 1950-53 Korean War.
India - protest over killings
The father (bottom C) of two children who were burnt alive, with his hands bandaged, wails next to the bodies of his children wrapped in white shrouds, as he along with other villagers block a national highway in a protest against the crime at Ballabhgarh in the northern state of Haryana, India, October 21, 2015.
Police in northern India arrested four men for the death of the two low-caste children, though authorities ruled out caste violence as a motive.
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Hillary Clinton on Capitol Hill
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts to reporters' questions as she exits the hearing room for a lunch break during her 11-hour testimony before the House Select Committee on Benghazi at Capitol Hill in Washington, October 22, 2015.
The congressional committee is investigating the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, when Clinton was secretary of state.
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New York - Zombie Crawl
Jason Bregartner and his son Jason Jr., 2, sit in costume with J.D. Mirable at a bustop during the NYC Zombie Crawl in New York, October 18, 2015.
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Greece - migrant crisis
A pile of life vests are left by migrants beside a water stream, at a beach during a rainstorm on the Greek island of Lesbos, October 21, 2015.
Over half a million refugees and migrants have arrived by sea in Greece this year and the rate of arrivals is rising with over 8,000 coming on October 19 alone, in a rush to beat the onset of freezing winter, according to the the United Nations.
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India - beef row
Kashmiri lawmaker Sheikh Abdul Rashid, talks to media after his news conference in New Delhi, India, October 19, 2015.
Rashid's face was smeared in black paint and ink thrown by activists from Hindu Sena, a Hindu hardline group, because he served beef in a government building in Srinagar earlier in the month.
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World Solar Challenge
Primavera of EAFIT-EPM Solar Car Team Colombia crosses a cattle grid as it races in the Challenger Class on October 21, 2015 outside of Coober Pedy, Australia.
Teams from across the globe are competing in the 2015 World Solar Challenge - a 3000 km solar-powered vehicle race between Darwin and Adelaide.
Credit: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images for The World Solar Challange
Israel - arrested suspects
Israelis (C) suspected to have participated in what Israel's defense minister termed a lynching, sit in court in Beersheba, October 22, 2015.
An Eritrean migrant was shot by a security guard and beaten by an angry crowd of Israelis in Beersheba on October 18. The man was attacked because he was mistaken for a gunman and died from his injuries.
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Iraq - Ashura
Iraqi Shiite Muslims take part in a traditional mourning event to commemorate Ashura, which marks the seventh century slaying of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed and one of Shiite Islam's most revered figures, in the holy city of Najaf, Iraq on October 21, 2015.
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Vice President Joe Biden (L) walking with his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, and President Barack Obama, arrives at the White House to announce he will not seek the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination during an appearance in the Rose Garden in Washington, October 21, 2015.
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YouTube subscription service
YouTube Chief Business Officer Robert Kyncl unveils the new paid subscription service at the YouTube Space LA in Playa Del Rey, L.A., October 21, 2015.
Alphabet Inc's YouTube will launch a $10-a-month subscription option in the U.S. October 28 that lets viewers watch videos from across the site without ads.
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Justin Trudeau wins
Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau greets a supporter at the end of his speech at his victory rally in Ottawa on October 20, 2015, after winning the general election.
Liberal leader Trudeau won by a landslide, following in his father Pierre Trudeau's footsteps as Canada's next Prime Minister.
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Latin American Clown Convention
Clowns pose for a photo in front of the Monument to the Revolution during the Latin American Clown Convention in Mexico City, October 21, 2015.
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World Indigenous Games
Indigenous men from the Tabajara tribe talk in front of stadium before the World Indigenous Games in Palmas, Brazil, October 21, 2015.
The event was billed as the first "indigenous Olympics."
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"Back to the Future"
Toby Fulp, 38, (L) and Tommy Mack, 45, portraying characters from the film "Back to the Future" stand outside the Burger King featured in the movie, in L.A., October 21, 2015.
October 21, 2015 was the day the movie's main character, Marty McFly, traveled to the future in the 1989 "Back to the Future" sequel.
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Chafee quits race
Democratic presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee waves goodbye after dropping out of the presidential race at the Democratic National Committee's Women's Leadership Forum's 22nd annual conference in Washington, October 23, 2015.
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Kenya - flooding
A park ranger surveys damage caused by flooding at Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya on August 18, 2015.
The Park is home to some of the world's most majestic wildlife including lions, rhinos, zebras and flamingos.
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New York - slain police officer
A New York City Police (NYPD) officer touches the edge of the south reflecting pool at the 911 Memorial during a ceremony in honor of slain New York City Police officer Randolph Holder in New York City, October 22, 2015.
Holder was shot and killed late on October 20, while pursuing a suspected armed robber close to a busy road in the city's East Harlem neighborhood.
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King Tut's mask restoration
German conservator Christian Eckmann works on the restoration of the golden mask of King Tutankhamun at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, October 20, 2015.
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France - fall foliage
Late autumn colors in vineyards mark a change of season in Soultz in the Alsace region of eastern France, October 22, 2015.
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South Africa - tuition hike protest
Students chant slogans as they burn portaloos during a protest over planned increases in tuition fees outside the Union building in Pretoria, October 23, 2015.
South African police fired stun grenades and used a water cannon to douse fires lit by students.
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John Kerry and guitar
Secretary of State John Kerry (L) poses with a guitar, given as a present by Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo, during a meeting at the Foreign Ministry in Madrid, October 18, 2015.
West Bank stabbing attack
Israeli soldiers stand next to the covered body of a Palestinian man at the scene of a stabbing attack near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Adam, north of Jerusalem, October 21, 2015.
The Palestinian man stabbed and wounded an Israeli soldier. Nine Israelis have been killed in Palestinian stabbings, shootings and vehicle attacks since the start of October, while 48 Palestinians, including 24 attackers, have been killed by Israeli security forces in response.