Photos of the Week (11/25/18)

A large crowd of people shop during a Black Friday sales event at Macy's flagship store on 34th St. in New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Jeremie Saylors, 11, adjusts his face mask as he searches through the charred remains of his home in Paradise, which has the worst pollution in the world after a series of wildfires. His family lost a home in the same location to a fire 10 years earlier.  Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

2) Fueled by high winds and low humidity, the rapidly spreading Camp Fire ripped through the town of Paradise and has quickly charred 70,000 acres and has destroyed numerous homes and businesses in a matter of hours.

3) Evacuees sift through a pile of clothing at an encampment in a Walmart parking lot in Chico, California, Nov. 17, 2018. More than 1,000 people remain listed as missing in the worst-ever wildfire to hit the U.S. state.  Photo: SAFP

4) Juanita McLish sits on a curb after she and her husband lost their home. Photo: Getty Images

5) Jim Casler, who lost his home in Paradise to the Camp Fire, feeds a piece of pie crust to his brother’s dog Sweetie after eating Thanksgiving dinner with his brother, wife, and father at a ‘Thanksgiving Together’ dinner put on by World Central Kitchen at Chico State University in Chico, California. Photo: REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

6) Central American migrants, mostly Hondurans, head towards Tijuana on their way to the US. Photograph: Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images

7) Kirstjen Nielsen, the homeland security secretary, center, speaks with San Diego border patrol chief Rodney Scott, left, next to a section of the border wall fortified with razor wire. Nielsen says an appeal will be filed on the decision by a judge to temporarily bar the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. Photograph: Gregory Bull/AP

8) An anti-migrant demonstrator is surrounded by the press as she argues with a woman during a protest against the presence of thousands of Central American migrants in Tijuana. Protesters accused the migrants of being messy, ungrateful and a danger to Tijuana, called the caravan an ‘invasion’, and voiced worries that their taxes might be spent to care for the group as they wait possibly months to apply for US asylum. Photograph: Rodrigo Abd/AP

9) In Metapa, Mexico, a pregnant migrant, part of the caravan from El Salvador traveling to the US, faints during an operation by the Mexican police to detain them for entering the country illegally. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

10) In Tijuana, Mexico, riot police keep watch beneath onlookers on a bridge as members of the ‘migrant caravan’ rally outside the El Chaparral port of entry. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

11) A migrant family runs away from tear gas in front of the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico in Tijuana. Photo:  Kim Kyung-Hoon / Reuters

12) Migrants return to Mexico after being hit by tear gas. Photo; Adrees Latif / Reuters

13) A South Korean military officer (R) and a North Korean military officer shake hands during an operation to reconnect a road across the Military Demarcation Line inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas. Photo: The Defense Ministry/Yonhap via REUTERS

14) A Yemeni woman holds a child suffering from malnutrition at a treatment center in a hospital in the third city of Taez in the country’s southwest. Photo: AFP

15) In Jammu, India, a performer blows out fire during a religious procession ahead of the anniversary of the birth of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Photograph: Jaipal Singh/EPA

16) In Jeju, South Korea, Haenyeos, literally ‘sea women’, emerge from the water after catching turban shells and abalones while diving off the coast. Haenyeos hold their breath for up to two minutes as they pry abalone or gather seaweed from the ocean floor. Photograph: Ahn Young-joon/AP

17) A boy plays on the glass at Thailand’s first skywalk. Photo: Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters

18) A mother looks at her daughter sitting in a pile of fallen leaves shaped like a heart, in Beijing, China, Nov. 19, 2018. Photo: Reuters

19) In Haukadalur valley, Iceland, tourists watch the eruptions at Strokkur geyser. Photograph: Charlotte Graham/REX/Shutterstock

20) Two turkeys from South Dakota are photographed in their room at the Willard InterContinental hotel after their arrival in Washington. The turkeys were named and pardoned by Donald Trump during a ceremony at the White House ahead of Thanksgiving. Photograph: Jacquelyn Martin/AP

21) A turkey meets the news media in the press briefing room of the White House before President Trump participates in the 71st annual pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

22) U.S. President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump gives “Peas,” one of the National Thanksgiving turkeys, an absolute pardon during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington. Photo: AP

23) In São Paulo, Brazil, people jostle for televisions at a supermarket during a Black Friday sale. Photograph: Sebastião Moreira/EPA

24) People wait in line to pay at a Walmart during a sales event on Thanksgiving day in Westbury, New York. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

25) A Charlie Brown balloon hovers above the crowd during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan, New York. Photo: REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

26) A Paw Patrol float hovers above its handlers and the crowd. The big balloons were cleared for takeoff just before the parade, although some of them floated at noticeably lower heights above the people holding their tethers. Photo:  Brendan McDermid / Reuters

27) Bystanders refused to let cold temperatures put a damper on watching the parade, breaking out the blankets and sleeping bags to watch the giant balloons go by. Photo;  Don Emmert / AFP – Getty Images

28) Santa Claus waves to the parade crowd. The parade features about 8,000 marchers, including high school bands from across the country, and two-dozen floats culminating with the arrival of Santa Claus. Photo: Brendan McDermid / Reuters


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