Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where officials are still evaluating the damage from super storm Sandy. A family navigates through receding floodwaters in Little Ferry, N.J.; the Atlantic City, N.J., boardwalk and waterfront property have been heavily damaged; and in New York, traders were on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange for the first time this week. More Photos
In the Philippines, relatives spruce up the tombs of their loved ones in preparation for All Saints Day. In Myanmar, which has been torn by violence between Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims, children at a refugee camp pump water for their family.
Elsewhere, salmon attempt to climb a fish ladder on the way to their ancestral waters to spawn in Selkirk, Scotland; and animal rights activists stage a protest at a Rome zoo after an antelope, a chimpanzee and an elephant recently died there.