A protester takes refuge from snowfall while sitting outside the Ferguson Police Station in Missouri. The streets of Ferguson, were mostly quiet on Wednesday after two nights of racially charged unrest following a U.S. grand jury decision to clear a white policeman over the killing of an unarmed black teenager.
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A homeless man sits under a sign giving directions to the White House at the entrance of the McPherson Metro Station in Washington DC
Amanda Ashe of Oakland, left, ‘faces off’ with a police officer during the second night of demonstrations in Emeryville, California, following the grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri
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Dr. Joe Wallace, right, uses a pressure washer to cut years of algae growth off the Eye Spy statues at Silver Springs State Park in Ocala, Florida.
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Residents attempt to remove deep snow from a rooftop in Lakeview, Buffalo, New York. Record snowfall over 24 hours closed a 100-mile section of the New York State Thruway as well as other main roads around Buffalo
A blue herring walks along the beach at sunset in Orange Beach Alabama.
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An employee with the City of Dubuque Park Division gets in position to cut down a branch of a tree being removed from Washington Square on Tuesday in Dubuque, Iowa
Tyler Lewis practises Parkour in downtown Seattle, Washington. Parkour originated in France in the 1980s as military obstacle course training and has now become a recognised sport
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Rockefeller Center’s Christmas tree, an 85-foot Norway spruce from central Pennsylvania, is hoisted onto a platform on Friday in New York City
Scaffolding surrounds the U.S. Capitol Building while it undergoes repairs in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday. Republicans roared back in the midterm elections on Tuesday night, capturing control of the Senate from the Democrats