Myeshia Johnson, the widow of slain Army Sgt. La David Johnson, kisses his casket as he is laid to rest today following a private funeral service in Florida. He was killed along with three comrades in an ISIS ambush in Niger earlier this month. The American flag draped over Johnson’s casket was folded and given to her and two other flags were presented to the couple’s daughter and son. The investigation into the details surrounding Johnson’s death and the three other soliders is ongoing. (: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Massive crowds of pro-independence protesters gathered in the center of Barcelona, Catalonia’s regional capital, chanting and waving Catalan flags on Saturday after Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said his government was seeking to remove the leaders of Catalonia’s regional government from power and call new elections as soon as possible. The move follows weeks of division triggered by a banned independence referendum on October 1. (: Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images)
Somalis pray for the victims of the double car bombing that rocked Mogadishu on October 14. The attack was the deadliest in Somalia’s modern history, with at least 300 people confirmed dead. (: MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian sikh devotees gather at the illuminated Golden Temple in Amritsar for the Sikh holiday Bandi Chhor Divas which coincides with Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. (Update: previous caption indicated this was a celebration of Diwali. Image shows a celebration of Bandi Chhor Divas) ( by Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)
As local legend has it, the town of Villalba was the first city in Puerto Rico to get electrical light more than 100 years ago. But now, people wonder if this might be one of the last places to get the lights turned back on. It's been four weeks since the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria, and it remains in a state of crisis. This drone video with @edlavacnn shows some of the impact.
Decorations made of colored rice are prepared in the lobby of a #NewDelhi hotel ahead of #Diwali, which begins tomorrow. Also known as the festival of lights, Diwali is #India's biggest and brightest national holiday. ( @maxfostercnn)