Wednesday Oct. 22: Our World In Pictures
HONG KONG — Stickers Cover Walls, Show Support for Hong Kong Protesters: Stickers with support messages are seen on a wall in an occupied area outside government headquarters in Hong Kong’s Admiralty district on Wednesday. The student-led protests are rooted in growing discontent among young people about poor economic prospects amid one of the world’s biggest wealth gaps. The protesters want Hong Kong’s government to abandon a requirement by China’s legislature for a committee to screen candidates for inaugural 2017 elections for the top leader. They say it gives the city’s pro-Beijing elite too much say.
FLORIDA — Students Bounce to Hometown Huddle Finish Line: Fourth and fifth graders race at one of the play stations during the Hometown Huddle at West Jacksonville Elementary School on Tuesday in Jacksonville, Fla. The United Way and its volunteers spent the day refurbishing the playground at the school.