Photos of the Week (09/27/20)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) US President Donald Trump arrives at an event to announce Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee for the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on September 18, 2020. Photograph: Carlos Barría/Reuters

2) A child in a Supergirl costume pays respects as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose under the Portico at the top of the front steps of the U.S. Supreme Court building on September 23, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Ginsburg, 87, died of cancer on September 18. Photo: Alex Brandon / AP

3) A person pays respects as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose at the U.S. Supreme Court building on September 23, 2020. Photo: Alex Brandon / AP

4) Angelica Mendez, 48, says goodbye to her mother, Catalina Salazar, 86. Salazar died of COVID-19 later in the day at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, on September 8, 2020. Photo released on September 21. Photo: Callaghan O’Hare / Reuters

5) A volunteer places American flags representing some of the 200,000 lives lost to the coronavirus in the United States on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on September 22, 2020. Photo: Joshua Roberts / Reuters

6) Supporters of President Donald Trump hold up signs as he speaks at a campaign rally, Sept. 21, 2020, in Swanton, Ohio. Photo: AP

7) Supporters of President Donald Trump listen as he speaks during a campaign rally at Cecil Airport, Sept. 24, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. Photo: AP

8) A young Trump supporter waits outside a campaign rally for President Donald Trump in Toledo, Ohio, on September 21, 2020. Photo: Megan Jelinger / Reuters

9) Police officers make arrests during protests in Louisville, Kentucky, on September 23, 2020. Protesters marched in the streets after a Kentucky grand jury indicted one of the three officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor for wanton endangerment; the other two officers who fired shots were not indicted. Taylor was fatally shot by Louisville Metro Police officers at her apartment on March 13, 2020. Photo: Brandon Bell / Getty

10) A sign advertising new homes stands in a neighborhood severely damaged by wildfire in Medford, Oregon, Sept. 20, 2020. Photo: Reuters

11) Relatives carry the coffin of a loved one for burial in the section of the Nueva Esperanza cemetery reserved for COVID-19 cases, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, Sept. 21, 2020. Photo: AP

12) An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man swings a chicken over his children’s heads as he performs the Kapparot ceremony, which is supposed to transfer the sins of the past year to the chicken. Photo: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

13) White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, left, and White House legislative aide Cassidy Hutchinson dance to the song YMCA as Donald Trump ends a campaign rally in Ohio. Photograph: Alex Brandon/AP

14) A man sweeps at the Taj Mahal monument early morning in Agra, India, Sept.21, 2020. The Taj Mahal reopened after being closed for more than six months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AP

15) In Paris, people crowd a cafe as the government announces that from Monday all bars in the French capital will be made to shut at 10pm as part of new measures to curb the spread of Covid-19. Photograph: Kiran Ridley/Getty Images

16) Drinkers leave the bars as police patrol in Soho, in central London on September 24, 2020 on the first day of the new earlier closing times for pubs and bars in England and Wales, introduced to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Getty Images

17) A server carries mugs at a beer garden near Theresienwiese in Bavaria’s state capital of Munich, where a greatly reduced Oktoberfest was held after the world’s biggest beer festival was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, on September 19, 2020. Photo: Andreas Gebert / Reuters

18) In Edinburgh, Scotland, an installation entitled TakeASeat has been unveiled in the foyer of the Royal Lyceum theatre to highlight the absence of theatre in Scotland owing to the coronavirus and to let audiences know how much they are missed. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA

19) In Tokyo the world’s smallest Rubik’s Cube goes on display to mark the 40th anniversary of the six-sided puzzle. The tiny version of the puzzle has gone on sale in Japan for 198,000 yen (£1,470), for delivery from December. Photograph: Maciej Komorowski/AP

20) English channel swimmer Michael Read, center, 79, warms up to swim with Istanbul’s Avcılar municipality mayor, Turan Hançerli, second left, who is an amputee, and other Turkish swimmers in the Marmara sea. Michael Read will try to swim approximately 90km to Cyprus from Mersin, Turkey on October 1, 2020. Photo: Erdem Şahin/EPA

21) In Siem Reap, Cambodia, Magawa, an African giant pouched rat, has been awarded a prestigious gold medal from the UK veterinary charity PDSA for his work in detecting landmines. Photograph: PDSA/AFP/Getty Images


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