The Metrojet jet was downed over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Oct. 31, an attack claimed by Islamic State. Russian officials say there is growing consensus with Western powers on fighting Islamist terrorism.
USS Nimitz Logistics Spc. 3rd Class Michael Zegarra swings his wife Caterina into the air as they embrace on the pier at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, Wash., on Dec. 10. The USS Nimitz returned from a six-month deployment.