Photos of the Week (07/31/16)


1) Police cars block access to the site where a hot air balloon crashed early Saturday, near Lockhart, Texas. There were 16 people aboard when the balloon caught fire and crashed. There don’t appear to be any survivors, authorities said. Photo: James Vertuno / AP

2) Pope Francis walks through Auschwitz’s notorious gate below lettering that reads “Arbeit Macht Frei,” or “Work Sets You Free,” during his visit to the former Nazi death camp in Poland on July 29. Photo: Filippo Monteforte / AFP – Getty Images

3) Pope Francis addresses the faithful during World Youth Days at Blonia Park in Krakow, Poland. Photo: KACPER PEMPEL / Reuters

4) Police officers investigate at a facility for the disabled, where a deadly attack by a knife-wielding man took place, in Sagamihara, Japan. Photo: Reuters

5) Syrian Civil Defense volunteers, known as the White Helmets, dig out a young boy trapped under the rubble of destroyed buildings following reported air strikes on the rebel-held neighborhood of Al-Mashhad in the northern city of Aleppo. Photo: KARAM AL-MASRI / AFP – Getty Images

6) Residents flee their home as flames from the Sand Fire close in on July 23 near Santa Clarita, California. Triple-digit temperatures and dry conditions fueled the wildfire at a rate of about 10,000 acres per day. Photo: DAVID MCNEW / AFP – Getty Images

7) Rhonda Reed wipes the sweat from her brow as she rakes up the remains of the siding from the south side of her home on July 28 in Pine Bluffs, Wyoming, after a damaging hail storm. Gov. Matt Mead ordered more than two dozen members of the Wyoming National Guard to help residents of Pine Bluffs recover from the storm. Photo: Blaine McCartney / Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP

8) A high school student is detained during a protest for education reform in Santiago, Chile. Protesters’ demands include free access to school for all ages, including university level. Photo: Esteban Felix / AP

9) Four-year-old Kameron Pitts, nephew and godson of slain Baton Rouge Police Department officer Montrell Jackson, attends his funeral service at Greenoaks Memorial Park in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 25. Multiple police officers were killed and wounded in a shooting near a gas station in Baton Rouge on July 17, less than two weeks after a black man was shot and killed by police here, sparking nightly protests across the city. Photo: ONATHAN BACHMAN / Reuters

10) Emily and John Garafola, right, parents of East Baton Rouge Sheriff deputy Brad Garafola, weep after being presented with a flag at the Istrouma Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 23. Multiple police officers were killed and wounded in a shooting near a gas station in Baton Rouge on July 17, less than two weeks after a black man was shot and killed by police here, sparking nightly protests across the city. Hilary Scheinuk / Pool via AP

11) At the DNC in  Philadelphia protesters supporting Bernie Sanders prepare for a demonstration in front of City Hall. Photo: TRACIE VANAUKEN / EPA

12) An activist with the coalition “Democracy Spring” is arrested outside the site of the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Photo: Adrees Latif / Reuters

13) Protesters yell at DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz at a breakfast in Philadelphia. Photo: AP

14) Supporters of former US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders hold a giant inflatable joint calling for the legalization of marijuana during a rally at City Hall in Philadelphia on July 25, 2016. Photo: Getty Images

15) Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, mayor of Baltimore, opens Day 1 of the DNC at the Wells Fargo Center. Photo: SAUL LOEB / AFP – Getty Images

16) Bernie Sanders supporters with tape over their mouths reading ‘Silenced By DNC’ stand in the arena. Although Sanders endorsed Clinton, and reiterated the need to defeat Donald Trump in November when he spoke on Monday night, a number of his delegates were dismayed after the Wikileaks release of emails from party officials, which the DNC apologized for on Monday. Photo: JUSTIN LANE / EPA

17) First lady Michelle Obama addresses the Democratic National Convention. Photo: SCOTT AUDETTE / Reuters

18) Former Democratic Presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders is met by a supportive crowd as he takes the stage during the first day of the Democratic National Convention. John Locher / AP

19) Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., yell at delegates through the fence at Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park in Philadelphia during the second day of the Democratic National Convention. Photo: Matt Slocum / AP

20) A protester climbs over the fence near the AT&T Station in Philadelphia on July 26 during the second day of the Democratic National Convention. (Matt Slocum/Associated Press)

21) Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders march near City Hall in Philadelphia during the second day of the Democratic National Convention. Photo:  John Minchillo / AP

22) Delegates celebrate after formally nominating Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Photo: Aaron P. Bernstein / Getty Images

23) Former President Bill Clinton arrives on stage to deliver a speech on the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 26, in Philadelphia, Penn. Photo: Jessica Kourkounis / Getty Images

24) Demonstrators square off during a rally outside City Hall in Philadelphia on July 27 during the third day of the Democratic National Convention. (Alex Brandon/Associated Press)

25) President Obama hugs Hillary Clinton after addressing the delegates. Photo: Carolyn Kaster / AP

26) Delegate Sondra Milkie from Madison, Wis., cries during the final day. Photo: John Locher / AP

27) Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes the stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, July 28, 2016, in Philadelphia. Photo: John Locher / AP

28) Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds baby cousins Evelyn Kate Keane, 6 months, and Kellen Campbell, 3 months, following his speech at the Gallogly Events Center at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, on July 29. Photo: Stacie Scott / The Gazette via AP

29) Two men clean Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Photo: Caters News

30) A group of folk dancers rehearses prior to the arrival of Pope Francis at the military airport in Krakow, Poland. Pope Francis is traveling to Poland to meet young Catholics from around the globe and visit the Auschwitz death camp and many Catholic places in this deeply religious nation. It will be the pope’s first visit to central or Eastern Europe. Alik Keplicz / AP

31) Belgian scientists Marjolein Vanoppen and Sebastiaan Derese demonstrate the use of a machine that turns urine into fertilizer and drinkable water using solar energy at the University of Ghent in Belgium. Photo: FRANCOIS LENOIR / Reuters

32) A man looks up as he uses his phone to play the Pokemon Go app in Hong Kong. The Chinese army garrisoned in Hong Kong has warned people searching for Pikachu and other virtual monsters to stay off its premises as Pokemon Go mania sweeps the smartphone-obsessed city. Photo: ANTHONY WALLACE / AFP – Getty Images

33) Men run along the famous Copacabana Beach at sunrise in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 30. The summer Olympics in Rio, which begin Aug. 5, will be the first Games hosted in South America. Photo: BARBARA WALTON / EPA

34) A sun halo is seen in the sky over the pagoda of Wat Bowonniwet temple in Bangkok, Thailand. The halo is created by tiny ice crystals in cirrus clouds in the upper atmosphere. Photo: NARONG SANGNAK / EPA

35) White lion cubs play in a Magdeburg, Germany, zoo. Photo: Zuma Press

36) A red panda peers out of its Yangon, Myanmar, zoo enclosure. Photo: Zuma Press

37) A child climbs onto a giant mock-up laptop keyboard during a promotional event at a shopping center in Beijing.Photo: THOMAS PETER / Reuters

38) Visitors observe the sculpture “That Girl” by U.S. artist Paul McCarthy, at the Hyperrealist Sculpture 1973-2016 exhibition in the Museum of Bellas Artes in Bilbao, Spain. Photo: VINCENT WEST / Reuters

AND FINALLY…

A bald eagle and great blue herons competing for fish

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