Today in Pictures - October 1, 2013

Primary 1 pupils from Qifa Primary School look at Sheba the polar bear, which has been stuffed and is now used for educational talks at the Singapore Zoo. See more pictures from around the world in Through The Lens' Today in Pictures. -- ST PHOTO:&nb
Primary 1 pupils from Qifa Primary School look at Sheba the polar bear, which has been stuffed and is now used for educational talks at the Singapore Zoo. See more pictures from around the world in Through The Lens' Today in Pictures. -- ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA

Sheba the polar bear at the Singapore Zoo, tourists at the US Capitol before a partial government shutdown, portraits of the 2013 US Olympic Team.

These, and more pictures, from around the world. Click here to see them.