Joyce Clarin, of Bellevue, Iowa, sits in a cage with Macho, left, while Pee-wee falls asleep in her lap during a pet adoption event for the Jackson County Humane Society held at PetSmart in Dubuque, Iowa, on Nov. 25. The Jackson County Humane Society has about 25 animals from the east coast, many of them orphaned by Superstorm Sandy. (Jeremy Portje/Telegraph Herald via Associated Press) #
People stand near a house which sits in the middle of a newly built road in Wenling city in east China’s Zhejiang province on Nov. 22. The house belongs to an elderly man, who refused to sign an agreement to allow his house to be demolished by the authorities, as the compensation offered to him was not enough, according to local media. (Associated Press)
A Hindu devotee offers prayers in the River Yamuna during Karthik Purnima in New Delhi, India, on Nov. 28. Karthik Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu calendar month of Karthik and considered very auspicious by Hindus. (Kevin Frayer/Associated Press)
A Pakistani nomad woman, Zakia, kisses her grandson in Islamabad, Pakistan on Nov. 9.