Photo editor's favorites of 2014
A sloth peeks out from behind a door on a floating house in the 'Lago do Janauari' near Manaus, Brazil, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Manaus is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
People walk through a tunnel on the main road in the occupied areas in Central, Hong Kong Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Talks between the Hong Kong government and student leaders of a democracy protest that has blocked main roads in the Asian financial hub for nearly two weeks are canceled because they're unlikely to be constructive, a senior government official said Thursday.
Israeli couple, Noga and Moshiko Siho, have their wedding photo taken in an army staging area on the Israeli Gaza border, near Kibbutz Yad Mordechai, Israel, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
Tourists take a 'selfie' picture as demonstrators burn a trash container during a May Day rally in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, May 1, 2014. Tens of thousands of workers marked May Day in European cities with a mix of anger and gloom over austerity measures imposed by leaders trying to contain the eurozone's intractable debt crisis.
Camels are seen from a hot air balloon flying over the Margham desert about 60 km (37 miles) southeast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.
Sri Lankan men move a cow from the affected mudslide area in Punagala, Sri Lanka, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Sri Lankan authorities warned of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of homes this week, but residents said Friday there was no room left at the shelters and no alternative housing for them to move to.
Workers hang outside the clock face as they clean the Big Ben clock tower of the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.
A Bengal tiger named "Pnoy" licks the glass cage as it takes a bath at Malabon Zoo Friday, July 11, 2014 at Malabon city, north of Manila, Philippines.
A stuntman performs in a car at the "Well of Death" at an exhibition in Srinagar, India, Friday, May 23, 2014. In the Well of Death, stunt drivers on motorbikes and cars drive in circles around the vertical walls of the well-shaped construction.
A young vendor holds a couple fish to his face as he jokingly poses for a photo at the Panair fish market in Manaus, Brazil, Saturday, May 24, 2014. Manaus is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, right, talks to a Buddhist devotee as he arrives at the Tibetan children's village school near Leh, India, Thursday, July 3, 2014. Buddhist devotees from across the globe are expected to arrive in this Himalayan region of Ladakh to attend the 'Kalachakra' or Wheel of Time initiations by the Dalai Lama beginning Thursday.
Panda cub Bao Bao hangs from a tree in her habitat at the National Zoo in Washington on her first birthday, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. The National Zoo is celebrating with a traditional 'Zhuazhou' ceremony, a Chinese birthday tradition symbolizing long life.
A Chinese People's Liberation Army soldier adjusts a hat of a member of a guard of honor as they prepare for a welcome ceremony for visiting Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi held outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Wednesday, June 11, 2014.
An elderly woman stands in a cloud of insecticide after a health ministry worker fumigated her house against mosquitoes that transmit dengue fever as well as chikungunya fever, in Managua, Nicaragua, Monday, Oct 27, 2014. The Nicaraguan health ministry detected 20 new cases of chikungunya in Managua during the weekend, according to First Lady Rosario Murillo.
Air Force Academy graduates throw their caps into the air as F-16 jets from the Thunderbirds make a flyover, at the completion of the graduation ceremony for the class of 2014, at the U.S. Air Force Academy, in Colorado, Wednesday, May 28, 2014.
An Indian Muslim boy stretches his arms and looks skyward as rain falls in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
A monkey cools off in a water tub in the premises of a Hindu temple on a hot summer afternoon in Jammu, India, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Severe heat conditions are prevailing across northern India with temperatures soaring past 45 degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit) at several places.