From practicing riot control techniques to fighting wildfires in South Carolina to celebrating Thanksgiving while deployed; these are just some of the things members of the United States military have been doing in November 2016.
A rare look inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at the Tomb of Jesus in the Old City of Jerusalem, Israel, on November 24, 2016. Archeologists have recently exposed the original surface of what's believed to be the traditional burial place of Jesus during conservation work. According to tradition the body of Jesus was laid in a limestone cave following his crucifixion by the Romans in 30 A.D.
According to local reports, the poverty level in Gaza has reached 60 percent with more than 250,000 laborers unemployed. The number of child laborers however, has increased, with more than 9,700 Palestinian youth between the ages of 10-17 now in the workforce.
During a break in travel to New Zealand, Secretary of State John Kerry popped down to conduct a tour of U.S. research facilities around Antarctica's Ross Island and the Ross Sea, and visited the McMurdo Station in an effort to learn about the effects of climate change on the Continent.
Chinese tourists visit the formerly top secret, now decommissioned, 816 Nuclear Military Plant buried underground in Fuling District, a few hours outside of Chongqing, one of four direct-controlled municipalities in China, on November 5, 2016.
After a 20-year decline following a peak in the 1980s, arms exports are again on the rise. Here are the world's top 5 exporters of conventional military weapons in 2011-2015 – from small arms to naval warships.
From service dogs receiving awards for bravery in battle to aerial operations over Iraq in the fight against ISIS to soldiers competing for Europe's title of "Best Sniper Squad," soldiers around the world faced a number of challenges in July. Here are some highlights in pictures.
Israeli archaeologists sift through debris from the Temple Mount, or Al-Haram Al Sharif, at the Temple Mount Sifting Project in east Jerusalem, on October 25, 2016. The Temple Mount Sifting project has recovered numerous archeological remains from the First and Second Jewish Temple periods from the debris.
Thousands of Christians from around the world marched with Israelis to show their solidarity and love for Israel during the annual Jerusalem Parade to mark the Jewish holiday of Sukkot on October 20, 2016.
Cuban artist Rachel Valdes Camejo with support from Times Square Arts and the Cuban Artists Fund unveil 'The Beginning of the End,' an interactive and reflective monument that asks visitors to investigate the relationship of the viewer to the object and its surrounding space, in New York City's Times Square on October 18, 2016.
Israelis add some ink to their skin at the Israeli Tattoo Convention in Tel Aviv, Israel, on October 7, 2016. International and top Israeli tattoo artists take part in the annual convention, currently in its fourth year.
A pair of sailors take to a crane to paint the hull of an aircraft carrier, early mornings for working dogs going to obedience school, and the U.S. Navy's Leap Frogs drop in on Arrowhead Stadium. Here are some highlights from September of the U.S military in action.
The year 2016 will go down in history as a strange one: the US election, a host of notable deaths that no one expected, and some celebrity breakups that have shaken the foundations of Hollywood relationships.
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