Photos of the Week (08/20/17)

1) White nationalists rally around a statue of Thomas Jefferson on the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville on Aug. 11. The white nationalists were holding the rally to protest plans by the city of Charlottesville to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.  Photo:Edu Bayer / The New York Times via Redux Pictures

2) People fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of counter-protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 12. Several hundred counter-protesters were marching in a long line when the car drove into a group of them. Photo: Ryan M. Kelly / The Daily Progress via AP

3) About a 1,000 people gathered at a memorial service for 32-year-old Heather Heyer, killed a week ago Saturday during violent protests in Virginia. Clergy observe a moment of silence for Heather Heyer outside the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville on Aug. 16.  Heyer was among the hundreds of protesters who had gathered Saturday in Charlottesville to decry what was believed to be the largest gathering of white supremacists in a decade — including neo-Nazis, skinheads and Ku Klux Klan members. They descended on the city for a rally prompted by the city’s decision to remove a Confederate monument. Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

4) Marcus Martin, second left, and his fiance Marissa Blair cry as Heyer’s mother Susan Bro, right, becomes emotional. Martin pushed his fiance out of the way of the vehicle that killed Heyer.  Counter-protesters had converged for a march along a downtown street when suddenly a Dodge Challenger barreled into them, hurling people into the air. Video shows the car reversing and hitting more people. Photo: Andrew Shurtleff / The Daily Progress pool

5) A protester kicks the toppled statue of a Confederate soldier after it was pulled down by anti-racist protesters in North Carolina. Many states plan to destroy similar memorials after deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photograph: Casey Toth/AP

6) The word ‘shame’ is written on a Confederate monument near a photograph of Heather Heyer. The civil rights activist was killed in a car attack in Charlottesville a week ago last Saturday. Photograph: Steve Earley/The Virginian-Pil/AP

7) A van plowed through a crowded pedestrian plaza in the heart of Barcelona, killing more than 10 people and injuring dozens. A woman and child flee the scene in Barcelona, Spain, on Aug. 17, 2017, the latest in a series of low-tech attacks in European cities. Photo: Giannis Papanikos / AP

8) People flee the scene after a white van plowed into tourists and residents on Las Ramblas. Photograph: Giannis Papanikos/AP

9) Soldiers patrol the Colosseum area a day after a deadly van attack in Barcelona. Italy stepped up security around the city, with soldiers on main streets and in areas popular with tourists.  Photograph: Angelo Carconi/AP

10) A woman poses for a friend at the entrance to a restaurant in the Tamuning area of Guam. Photograph: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images

11) Fans gather for a candlelight vigil in front of Graceland, Elvis Presley’s Memphis home, on Aug. 15, 2017, the night before the 40th anniversary of his death. Photo: Brandon Dill / AP

12) Pigs are encouraged to dive off a platform into water by breeders during daily exercise at a pig farm. Photograph: China Stringer Network/Reuters

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