The Best Photos of the Week (09/15/19)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) The U.S. flag is unfurled at sunrise as part of the 18th annual September 11 observance ceremony at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. Photo: REUTERS/Al Drago

2) The annual Tribute in Light illuminates the skyline of lower Manhattan behind the Statue of Liberty on the eve of the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, as seen from Bayonne, New Jersey. Photograph: Gary Hershorn/Getty Images

3) Alexandra Hamatie, whose cousin Robert Horohoe was killed during the attacks, pauses at the National September 11 Memorial during a morning commemoration ceremony in New York on Sept. 11. Photo: Spencer Platt / Getty Images

4) An American flag is seen left in the engraved names of 9/11 victims at the edge of the north reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial in Manhattan, New York, during ceremonies marking the 18th anniversary of terrorist attacks. Photo: Reuters

5) People visit the Pepperdine Wave of Flags display at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, Sept. 10, 2019, remembering those who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with 2,977 flags. Photo: AFP

6) A child’s bicycle is seen in a destroyed neighborhood in the wake of Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco, Bahamas. Photo: REUTERS/Loren Elliott

7) Synobia Reckley holds up the dress her niece wore as a flower girl at her wedding, as she goes through the rubble of her home destroyed a week ago by Hurricane Dorian in Rocky Creek East End, Bahamas, on Sept. 8. Photo: AP

8) Immigration protesters run onto the stage in front of the Democratic presidential candidates, interrupting the 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential debate in Houston, Texas. Photo: REUTERS/Mike Blake

9) Supporters of Donald Trump attend a campaign rally in North Carolina. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

10) Protesters react as the motorcade carrying U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Baltimore, Maryland. Classy. Photo: REUTERS/Leah Millis

11) White House adviser Ivanka Trump dances with a woman in a courtyard after holding a woman’s economic empowerment event in Asuncion, Paraguay. Photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

12) A scientist holds two golden frogs at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Gamboa. Experts are freezing sperm from the creatures in an effort to prevent their extinction by the deadly Chytrid fungus. Photograph: Bienvenido Velasco/EPA

13) A turtle died after becoming attached to a washed-up beach chair in Alabama’s Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge by a length of rope. The Kemp’s Ridley is not only one of the smallest sea turtles at just 65cm long it is also the most endangered. Despite protection of its limited nesting sites along the western coast of the Gulf of Mexico and a requirement for trawlers to use turtle-excluders, it is still under threat. The Natural History Museum in the UK has released a selection of highly commended photographs from a range of categories. This photo is entered in the Wildlife Photojournalism category. Photograph: Matthew Ware

14) A Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing Roadster made of teak wood is seen at the IAA Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. Photo: AP

15) Newlywed couples kiss during a mass wedding in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 9, 2019. A mass wedding ceremony was held for 99 couples on the ninth day of the ninth month, considered an auspicious date, at a Chinese temple in the city. Photo: REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

16) Children play under a lantern installation before the mid-autumn festival at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur. Photograph: Mohd Rasfan/AFP/Getty Images

17) A ground squirrel appears to take a deep whiff of a flower in Vienna. Dick van Duijn, an amateur photographer took the trek especially for pictures of the ground squirrels and after almost 500 shots, captured this moment. “Afterwards, he ate the flower,” he said. Photo:  Dick van Duijn

18) A finalist in the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. That’s an otter BTW. Photo: Harry M. Walker. And another. Photo: Vicki Jauron

19) A model presents a creation during the Pam Hogg catwalk show during London Fashion Week in London, Britain, September 13, 2019. Photo: REUTERS/ Henry Nicholls

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