Photos of the Week (08/22/21)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Afghanistan in crisis after Taliban takeover. Series of photos: CNN

2) An Afghan child sleeps on the cargo floor of a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, kept warm by the uniform of Airman First Class Nicolas Baron, during an evacuation flight from Kabul, Afghanistan, August 18, 2021. Photo: U.S. Air Force/Handout

3) Asylum-seeking migrant families arrive to the United States side of the bank on inflatable rafts after crossing the Rio Grande into the U.S. from Mexico in Roma, Texas, August 12, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Go Nakamura

4) A student wearing a protective mask, attends class on the first day of school, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, at St. Lawrence Catholic School in North Miami Beach, Florida. Photo: Reuters

5) A home burns on Jeters Road as the Dixie fire jumps Highway 395 south of Janesville, California, Aug. 16, 2021. Photo: AP

6) Police officers introduce a litter of golden retriever puppies that will be trained as police dogs, during a ceremony at the National Police Academy in La Paz, Bolivia. Photograph: Juan Karita/AP

7) Players emerge from a cornfield to enter the “Field of Dreams” before the MLB game between the Chicago White Sox and the New York Yankees in Dyersville, Iowa, August 12, 2021. The specially constructed field, which seats just 8,000 fans, is located just yards from the actual field used on the set of the 1989 film. Photo: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

8) People on wheelchairs play basketball during the summer streets event in New York. The annual event offers New Yorkers different entertainment and activities on a seven-mile stretch of city streets from the Upper East Side to the Brooklyn Bridge. Photograph: Kena Betancur/Afp/AFP/Getty Images

9) British-Belgian pilot Zara Rutherford, 19, poses before taking off for a round-the-world trip in a light aircraft, in bid to become the youngest woman to fly solo round-the-world in Wevelgem, Belgium. Photo: AFP

10) A girl pretends to ring the doorbell on a mural by Dotmaster of a dog urinating on the door of number 10 Downing Street, in New Brighton, Britain. Photo: REUTERS/Phil Noble

11) A woman takes a picture of a sculpture depicting servant Puck from Shakespeare’s comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” during a flower festival in Pakruojis, Lithuania. Photo: REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

12) Bridal couples Lise Sydnes Bordal and Njal-Stian Bordal, Ina Kulsveen and Kjetil Skjaerbaek, Katarina Karlsson and Fredrik Gustavsson, and Tinna Bundgaard Frentz and Kasper Sorensen, who were married by mayor of Ullensvang Roald Aga Haug, take part in the first wedding ceremony at Trolltunga, Norway. Photo: Ase Marie Evjen/Trolltunga AS/NTB

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