Photos of the Week (10/16/17)

1) More than a dozen wildfires ignited and fed on powerful winds through California wine country this past week. Fire consumes a home in Glen Ellen, California. Photo: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

2) A resident rushes to save his home as a wildfire moves through the area in Glen Ellen.  Photo: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

3) Smoke rises as a wildfire burns in the hills north east of Napa. Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through Northern California sending residents on a headlong flight to safety through smoke and flames as homes burned. Photo: Michael Short / San Francisco Chronicle via AP

4) Two people hug as they watch houses burn in Santa Rosa. Photo: Jeff Chiu / AP

5) Wildfires turned the sky over Disneyland orange in Anaheim, California on Oct. 9, 2017. Photo: Kerry McQueen

6) The Coffey Park neighborhood was destroyed as wildfires swept through Santa Rosa, California, on Oct. 11. Santa Rosa, a city of 175,000 people, was one of the hardest-hit communities during the wildfires that ignited last Sunday night. Photo: Elijah Nouvelage / AFP – Getty Images

7) Residents signal that they need water as UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters from the First Armored Division’s Combat Aviation Brigade fly past during recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria, near Ciales, Puerto Rico on Oct. 7. Photo: Lucas Jackson / Reuters

8) Fifty-eight white doves are released in honor of the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, at the culmination of a faith unity walk on Oct. 7 in Las Vegas. Photo: Drew Angerer / Getty Images

9) People watch as the Hoa Binh hydroelectric power plant opens the flood gates after heavy rainfall in Hoa Binh province, Vietnam on Oct. 12. Photo: Kham / Reuters

10) In Nairobi, Kenya, a car carrying a politician from the National Super Alliance coalition is hit by a gas canister fired by a policeman during a protest. Photograph: Baz Ratner/Reuters

11) Hundreds of sheep fill a central square in Lyon, France on Oct. 9, 2017, in protest against the government’s protection of wolves, which they blame for livestock deaths. As the wolf population has rebounded, after being hunted to the brink of extinction in the 1930s, they have encroached increasingly on farmland. A new five-year government plan allows a small number of wolves to be culled each year, but farmers are demanding the right to shoot dead any wolf that attacks their herds. Photo: Jean-Philippe Ksiazek / AFP – Getty Images

12) In Aba, China, panda cubs are presented the Shenshuping Base of the China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

13) The Geological Society of London has announced the 12 winners of its photography competition. The chosen images represent the dynamic processes which have shaped the UK and Ireland over its tectonic history, from ancient volcanic activity to ice age glaciers. The pictures will feature in a free exhibition at the Geological Society to mark Earth Science Week, October 7-15. First Place: Three Sisters of Glencoe, in the Highlands of Scotland, in autumn by Milena Farajewicz. Photograph: Milena Farajewicz/Geological Society

14) Wisconsin’s Garret Dooley reacts after bring down Purdue quarterback David Blough in the second quarter Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. The Badgers beat Purdue 17-9. Photo: Amber Arnold, WI State Journal.

15) Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers races down the sidelines in front of Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett for a first down on a 18-yard run on a third-and-eight play with less than a minute left to play during the second half of an NFL football game at AT&T Stadium lastr Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Arlington. The Packers won the game 35-31. Photo: Smiley N. Pool , Dallas Morning News

16) Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams catches a 12-yard touchdown pass over Dallas Cowboys cornerback Jourdan Lewis for the game-winning score with 11 seconds left to play. Photo: Smiley N. Pool, Dallas Morning News

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