In this Nov. 25, 2012 photo, chihuahua dogs in costume, from left, Petite, Legrand and Lentille, sit on the hood of a classic American car at the Fall Canine Expo in Havana, Cuba. Hundreds of people from all over Cuba and several other countries came for the four-day competition to show off their shih tzus, beagles, schnauzers and cocker spaniels that are the annual Fall Canine Expo's star attractions.
Indians and a person with a tambourine protest during a march in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Thousands of demonstrators gathered in downtown Rio de Janeiro for a march against legislation that officials here insist would strip this oil-producing state of much of its income from the energy sector. The protesters are calling on President Dilma Rousseff to veto the measure.
A nearly full moon sets over waters of Cook Inlet and a children's whale slippery slide just before sunrise on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Elderberry Park in downtown Anchorage, Alaska. Anchorage's next full moon is Wednesday.
Nikki Cocherell walks away from the site where her home was being demolished in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. City building inspectors last week ordered the demolition of 29 houses by Dec. 20. Four other homes, including two that were leveled in the Nov. 10 explosion, are being maintained as police investigate what they believe was an intentional natural gas explosion.
People walk at a Christmas Market during heavy rain in front of the Mariendom (Cathedral of Mary), left, and St. Severi's Church, right, in Erfurt, central Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. The Erfurt Christmas Market is one of the most beautiful Christmas Markets in Germany. The square is decorated with a huge, candle-lit Christmas tree and a large, hand-carved nativity scene.
Protesting villages who blocked a road with rocks and wood eat a meal while guarding their position in Letpadaung mine, Monywa town shop, northwestern Myanmar, Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012. Hundreds of Buddhist monks and villagers occupying a Letpadaung mine defied a government order to leave by Wednesday, saying they will stay until the project is halted. The protest is the latest example of increased activism by citizens since an elected government took over last year following almost five decades of repressive military rule.
Ukrainian people make a red ribbon sign with candles ahead of the World AIDS Day, in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.
A halo surrounds the full moon as it rises behind a cross on the steeple of a church, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.
A Palestinian Christian youth hangs up the national flag on a cross as others pray at St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church, also know as the Church of the Ten Lepers, in the West Bank village of Burqin near the town of Jenin, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. Palestinians celebrated the U.N. General Assembly votes on a resolution to upgrade the status of the Palestinian Authority to a nonmember observer state.
A model showcases a creation by French designer Yin Yiqing Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 in Singapore during the French Couture 2012 Singapore fashion show.