Photos of the Week (10/01/17)

1) Green Bay Packers players sit in protest during the national anthem prior to the game last Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals at Lambeau Field. Photo: Stacy Revere / Getty Images

2) Members of the Green Bay Packers stand with arms locked as a sign of unity prior to their game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Photo: Getty Images

3) Alejandro Villanueva of the Pittsburgh Steelers stands by himself outside the tunnel for the national anthem. Photo: Getty Images

4) U.S. Capitol Police begin detaining protesters in an attempt to maintain order in the hallways outside the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the last-ditch GOP push to overhaul the nation’s health care system on Sept. 25, 2017. Photo: Susan Walsh / AP

5) U.S. Capitol Police drag a blind protester out of the hearing. Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

6) A woman in a wheelchair is removed after disrupting the hearing. Photo: Andrew Harnik / AP

7) A man rides his bicycle through a damaged road in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 24, 2017. Hurricane Maria tore up Puerto Rico a week ago, killing at least 16 people and leaving nearly all 3.4 million people on the island without power and most without water. Photo: Ricardo Arduengo / AFP – Getty Images

8) Irma Maldanado stands with her parrot and dog in what is left of her home after it was destroyed by Hurricane Maria. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

9) Orisnela Solano hugs her daughter as they attend a church service at the Parroquia Nuestra Señora de la Asunción church on Sept. 24, in Aibonito, Puerto Rico. Photo: Joe Raedle, Getty Images

10) Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Brandon Larnard, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron, carries an evacuee off an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter following the landfall of Hurricane Maria on the island of Dominica on September 27, 2017. Photo: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sean Galbreath / US Navy / Reuters

11) NOAA Satellite images show Puerto Rico in 2014 (top) and after Hurricane Maria last Sunday. Photo: NOAA via Reuters

12) A rescue dog searches for survivors in Mexico City on Sept. 23. Photo: AFP/Getty Images

13) A girl hugs a Mexican marine officer near the site of a collapsed building after the earthquake in Mexico City on Sept. 23. Photo: Reuters

14) Aremy Sanchez Flores walks with her husband Jose Padilla after getting married in an empty lot outside a church that collapsed after an earthquake in Atzala, Mexico on Sept. 23. Twelve people died during a baptism at the church on Sept. 19 where the couple was scheduled to get married. Flores said she was very sad, but that it is time to move forward. Photo: Natacha Pisarenko / AP

15) Marine air crewmen inspect a landing site from the rear bay door of an MV-22 Osprey carrying medical personnel as it prepares to land on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, on September 22, 2017. Photo: Jonathan Drake / Reuters

16) A giant sign in the front yard of a St. Croix homeowner asks U.S. President Donald Trump for “tremendous! huge! best ever!” relief for the U.S. Virgin Islands, as seen from a Navy helicopter passing over St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, on September 25, 2017. Photo: Jonathan Drake / Reuters

17) House Republican Whip Steve Scalise reacts to cheers as he returned to Capitol Hill on Sept. 27 for the first time after being shot in June at a congressional baseball team practice in Alexandria, Virginia. Photo:  Mark Wilson / Getty Images

18) Flames rise after a powerful explosion at an ammunition depot at a military base in Kalynivka, Ukraine, early on Sept. 27. A huge fire in central Ukraine set off a series of explosions and prompted an evacuation of thousands of people. The prime minister hinted it was possible sabotage by Ukraine’s enemies. Photo: Efrem Lukatsky / AP

19) Brooke Fiddes, 5, and her brother Carter Fiddes, 9, both from Charlotte, N.C., laugh as Marine One departs the White House with President Donald Trump as he heads to New York on Sept. 26. Photo: Alex Brandon / AP

20) Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton attend the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club.  Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images

21) An extremely rare white humpback whale, the holy grail of whale watching, has been spotted off Australia’s east coast. Migaloo graced Sydney on Thursday afternoon as he migrated south toward Antarctica after mating. Photo: Caters News Agency

22) A colony of little red flying foxes in the Nitmiluk national park, at the mouth of Katherine Gorge in the Northern Territory, Australia. An estimated 40,000 to 50,000 little red flying foxes are calling the park home, as they follow blossoming eucalypts around the country. Photograph: Glenn Campbell/AAP

23) Rare giant clams in the Palmyra Atoll and Kingman Reef national wildlife refuge, part of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument in the Pacific, south of Hawaii. Photograph: Reuters

24) Staff at the Chengdu research base of giant panda breeding bring out the 17 giant pandas born in 2017 for a photocall in Chengdu, China. Photograph: Imaginechina/Rex/Shutterstock

25) A red-shanked douc langur at Chleby zoo in Chleby, Czech Republic.  Photograph: Slavek Ruta/Rex/Shutterstock

26) A bird lands on the antlers of a deer in Dublin’s Phoenix Park as the rutting seasons begins.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

27) This image released by the Colorado Springs Police Department, taken by a van’s dash camera, shows a raccoon on a windshield. On September 20, 2017, Officer Chris Frabbiele was responding to an accident scene in a van used by police to investigate crashes when the raccoon landed on it. Police spokesman Lt. Howard Black says the raccoon hopped off the van after Frabbiele stopped it.  Photo: Colorado Springs Police Department via AP

28) Surf dog Georgia heads to the water to compete during the 9th annual Surf City Surf Dog event in Huntington Beach, California, on September 23, 2017. Photo: Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images

29) Maurice Manuel of Denmark scores past Clive Smith of Britain during the gold medal wheelchair rugby match at the Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada. Photograph: Mark Blinch/Reuters

30) Wisconsin Badger Natrell Jamerson runs back an interception for a touchdown in the 4th quarter Saturday against Northwestern at Camp Randal Stadium. Wisconsin held on to win, 33-24. Photo: M.P. King, WI State Journal

31) Green Bay Packers’ Davante Adams is hit by Chicago Bears’ Adrian Amos and Danny Trevathan (right) during the second half of their Week 4 game on Thursday. The NFL suspended Chicago Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan two games for his Thursday night hit that left Green Bay Packers receiver Davante Adams hospitalized and gave him a concussion. Green Bay clobbered the Bears, 35-14. Photo: AP

32) Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell dives into the crowd but is unable to catch a foul ball hit by St. Louis Cardinals’ Jedd Gyorko during the second inning of a baseball game on Sept. 25, in St. Louis. After diving into the stands chasing a foul ball down the third-base line and spilling a man’s tray of chips, Russell emerged from the dugout a few innings later with a plate of nachos and delivered it to the fan. Russell stopped to take a selfie before heading back to play shortstop. Photo: Jeff Roberson / AP

33) Dubai’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum sits inside a flying taxi in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on September 25, 2017. On Monday, Dubai staged a test flight for what it said would soon be the world’s first drone taxi service. Photo:  Satish Kumar / Reuters

34) Arnold Schwarzenegger tucks into a light snack during the Oktoberfest at Schuetzen Festzelt.  Photograph: Gisela Schober/Getty Images

35) From the yellow amphitheatre built into its sides to the tree thrusting through its innards, the extraordinary new Lego House in Billund, Denmark, is a riot of interconnecting blocks that begs fans young and old to climb aboard. The Lego House is situated in Billund, Denmark, the home town of the toy company. Its edges dissolve into ‘pixelated’ steps, intended to encourage people to clamber up it. Photograph: Iwan Baan

36) The terraced rooftops of the building are designed as free public playgrounds.Photograph: Iwan Baan

37) A 17-metre-high tree rises through the centre of the staircase. It is made of 6.3m bricks and took 24,000 hours to build.  Photograph: Iwan Baan

38) The house, built just metres from where Lego was born, is intended to help regenerate the centre of Billund. Photograph: Iwan Baan

39) Models prepare themselves backstage ahead of the International Dwarf Fashion Show in Paris.  AFP/Getty Images

40) Human canvases modelling world famous artworks including Van Gogh’s Sunflowers and Edvard Munch’s The Scream take to the streets in a bid to mend Britain’s disconnect with art. Award winning body paint artist Sarah Attwell was commissioned by online art platform Rise Art to show that great art is for everybody, following research that revealed 1 in 6 Brits have never set foot in an art gallery. Photograph: Imagewise Ltd/REX/Shutterstock

41) Naked bathers take part in the North East Skinny Dip on Sept. 25, in Druridge, England. The popular annual event takes place around the autumn equinox at Druridge Bay as the sun rises. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

42) Hugh Hefner died Wednesday at his home, the iconic Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. He was 91.  Hefner holds the first issue of Playboy, featuring actress Marilyn Monroe, circa December 1953. Playboy / AFP – Getty Images file

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