The most compelling photos from October 1-7, 2016.
A base jumper leaps from the 300-meter high skydeck of Malaysia’s landmark Kuala Lumpur Tower against the backdrop of the city’s skyline on October 3, 2016 during the annual International KL Tower Base-Jump event.
By CBSNews.com Senior Photo Editor Radhika Chalasani
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A woman cries amid the rubble of her home, destroyed by Hurricane Matthew in Baracoa, Cuba, October 5, 2016.
The hurricane rolled across the sparsely populated tip of Cuba overnight, destroying dozens of homes in the eastern most city, Baracoa, leaving hundreds of others damaged.
Credit: Ramon Espinosa/AP
We Need Nine protest
Protesters with We Need Nine, a group calling for the U.S. Senate to allow President Barack Obama to nominate a ninth U.S. Supreme Court justice, display signs in front of the court in Washington, D.C., October 4, 2016.
Credit: Gary Cameron/REUTERS
South Carolina - Jacob Hall's funeral
Dale Hall, dressed as Superman, stands before the casket during a superhero-themed funeral service for his brother, Jacob Hall, at Oakdale Baptist Church on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, in Townville, South Carolina.
A 14-year-old boy killed his own father, then drove to Townville Elementary and fired on two children and a teacher as recess began. Jacob died October 1st.
Credit: Ken Ruinard/The Independent-Mail via AP, Pool
Honduras - Police chase
A supporter of the Liberty and Refoundation party (LIBRE) is chased by a policeman during a nationwide protest against the re-election bid of Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez for the 2017 election, in Zambrano, on the outskirts of Tegucigalpa, Honduras on October 3, 2016.
Credit: Jorge Cabrera/REUTERS
Vegetarian Festival in Phuket
A devotee of the Nine Emperor Gods is seen with multiple skewers pierced through his mouth during the annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival in the southern province of Phuket in Thailand on October 3, 2016.
Devotees showed their religious devotion through ritualistic self-mutilation and pain trials, including running over hot coals and piercing their bodies with an astonishing -- and stomach-turning -- variety of objects.
Credit: Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images
Syndney - Terrace house displays
A cleaner washes the steps of a building where photographs of terrace houses are displayed in central Sydney, Australia, October 3, 2016.
Credit: David Gray/REUTERS
Ohio - Hillary Clinton doll
Nine-year-old Belle Shefrin holds a doll of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton while listening to Clinton speak at a campaign rally in Akron, Ohio, October 3, 2016.
Credit: Brian Snyder/REUTERS
South Korea - Mannequin anti-terror drill
Mannequins explode during an anti-terror drill in Seoul, October 6, 2016.
Credit: Kim Hong-Ji/REUTERS
Civil war remains unearthed
A member of the Association for the Recovery of Historical Memory of Valladolid (ARMH-Valladolid) shows a shoe during the exhumation of the one of the three mass graves that contain, in total, the remains of around 200 bodies believed to have been killed by Spain’s late dictator Francisco Franco’s forces during the civil war, at El Carmen’s cemetery in Valladolid, Spain, July 27, 2016.
Credit: Juan Medina/REUTERS
Karl Lagerfeld Spring/Summer 2017
Models present creations by German designer Karl Lagerfeld as part of his Spring/Summer 2017 women’s ready-to-wear collection for fashion house Chanel during Fashion Week in Paris, October 4, 2016.
Credit: Charles Platiau/REUTERS
Ariane 5 rocket
The Ariane 5 rocket lifts off from the Ariane Launchpad Area at the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on October 5, 2016.
The rocket successfully launched a pair of communications satellites, the Australian SKY Muster II and the Indian GSAT-18.
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Vietnam - Dead fish
Workers collect dead fish floating in the polluted West Lake in Hanoi, Vietnam on October 2, 2016.
India - Looking for survivors
Police and rescue workers look for survivors in the rubble at the site of a collapsed under construction building in Bengaluru, India, October 5, 2016.
Credit: Abhishek N. Chinnappa/REUTERS
Democratic U.S. vice presidential nominee Senator Kaine and Republican U.S. vice presidential nominee Governor Pence discuss an issue during their vic
Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Tim Kaine (L) and Republican vice presidential nominee Governor Mike Pence discuss the issues in their debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, October 4, 2016.
Credit: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
India - Air Force drills
Indian Air Force soldiers toss their rifles as they perform during the full-dress rehearsal for Indian Air Force Day at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, October 6, 2016.
Credit: Adnan Abidi/REUTERS
A man says goodbye to relatives as they get in a bus to be evacuated ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Matthew in Secilia, Cuba, October 3, 2016.
The dangerous storm left hundreds of people dead in the Caribbean before hitting the U.S. coast.
Credit: Alexandre Meneghini/REUTERS
Goats wait to get unloaded from a vehicle at a livestock market during Dashain, the biggest religious festival for Hindus in the country, in Kathmandu on October 4, 2016.
Credit: Navesh Chitrakar/REUTERS
Apollo Orlando, brother of Alfred Olango, reacts as he speaks to a crowd of supporters as demonstrators hold a rally to protest the fatal police shooting of Ugandan immigrant Olango in El Cajon, California, October 1, 2016.
Olango, 38, was shot and killed after his sister requested help because her brother was “not acting like himself.”
Credit: Mike Blake/REUTERS
South by South Lawn Festival
LEGO statues for the South by South Lawn Festival of ideas, arts, and action are seen at the White House in Washington, D.C., October 3, 2016.
Credit: Gary Cameron/REUTERS
Pope Francis visits quake zone
Pope Francis prays in front of rubble, with the standing bell tower in the background, of the quake-struck town of Amatrice, Italy, October 4, 2016.
Credit: Greg Burke/Vatican Press Office via AP
The flash of an exploding stun grenade is seen while an University of Witwatersrand student jumps on a falling policeman and another policeman discharges his rubber bullet loaded rifle during a running battle with police forces on campus during a mass demonstration on October 4, 2016 in Johannesburg.
The university, along with many campuses across South Africa, has been closed for at least two weeks during protests over tuition fees, with violent clashes regularly erupting between students, police and private security guards.
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Wax figures of James Bond actors (L-R) Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Daniel Craig, Sean Connery, George Lazenby and Pierce Brosnan are presented at the Madame Tussauds wax museum on October 4, 2016 in Berlin.
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Caskets of soldiers
Greek soldiers hold caskets of soldiers draped in the Greek and Cypriot flags, whose remains were recently discovered in the wreckage of a Greek military aircraft shot down by friendly fire in 1974, at the Tymvos Macedonitissas military cemetery in Nicosia, Cyprus on October 4, 2016.
Credit: Yiannis Kourtoglou/REUTERS
Death in Syria
The body of a Syrian child lies on a table at a morgue on October 5, 2016, following reported air strikes on the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus.
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An artwork featuring the image of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte with the letters D U and the number 3, a word play on the President’s surname “DU30,” is seen in a rice paddy in Los Banos city, Laguna province, south of Manila on October 6, 2016.
Credit: Romeo Ranoco/REUTERS
Saudi-led air strike
Boys stand by a hole caused by a Saudi-led air strike on the roof of their school last year, as schools open this week in Sanaa, the capital of war-torn Yemen on October 5, 2016.
Credit: Khaled Abdullah/REUTERS
Donald Trump prays
Pastors from the Las Vegas area pray with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a visit to the International Church of Las Vegas and International Christian Academy, October 5, 2016 in Las Vegas.
Credit: Evan Vucci/AP
Protest against abortion ban
A sea of thousands of umbrellas is seen as both women and men participate in a nationwide “Black Monday” strike to protest a legislative proposal for a total ban on abortion in downtown Castle Square in Warsaw, Poland, October 3, 2016.
Massive protests were held in the rain in the streets of Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw and elsewhere across the largely Catholic nation.
Credit: Czarek Sokolowski/AP
Children pay tribute to their
Children pay tribute to their deceased schoolmates at a local cemetery in an affected area in El Cambray, where one year ago the town was destroyed by a landslide, on the outskirts of Guatemala City, September 30, 2016.
Credit: Saul Martinez/REUTERS
Members of Proactiva Open Arms NGO evacuate a dead body on a stretcher during a rescue operation in the Mediterranean Sea, some 12 nautical miles north of Libya, on October 4, 2016.
Twenty-nine bodies were recovered from one boat. At least 1,800 migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast, according to the Italian coastguard.
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Human castle competition
Members of the colla ‘Castellers de Sants’ build a human tower during the 26th Tarragona Competition on October 2, 2016 in Tarragona, Spain.
The Castellers who build the towers with precise techniques compete in groups, know as colles, at local festivals with the aim to build the highest and most complex human tower. The Catalan tradition is believed to have originated from human towers built at the end of the 18th century by dance groups.