Photos of the Week (11/07/21)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) The flag-draped casket of former Secretary of State Colin Powell is carried into the Washington National Cathedral for a funeral service in Washington. Photo: AP

2) Virginia Republican gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin speaks during his election night party at a hotel in Chantilly, Virginia. Youngkin defeated Democrat Terry McAuliffe. Photo: REUTERS/ Jonathan Ernst

3) Joe Biden jokes about which reporter to call on for a question at a White House press conference. Photograph: Alex Brandon/AP

4) A woman who identified herself as a “patriot” demonstrates outside The Kenosha County Courthouse, as jury selection begins in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Photo: REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

5) Levi Lefkove, 6, is held by his sister Leah, 9, while getting his first COVID-19 vaccine at the Viral Solutions vaccination and testing site in Decatur, Ga., on the first day COVID-19 vaccinations were available for children from 5 to 12. Photo: AP

6) Anti-abortion protestors hold a demonstration outside the United States Supreme Court as the court hears arguments over a challenge to a Texas law that bans abortion after six weeks in Washington. Photo: REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

7) An international traveler is embraced as she arrives at Sydney Airport in the wake of COVID-19 border restrictions easing, with fully vaccinated Australians being allowed into Sydney from overseas without quarantine for the first time since March 2020. Photo: Reuters

8) Migrants take part in a caravan heading for Mexico City. Photograph: Raquel Cunha/Reuters

9) In Neurath, Germany, activists chain themselves to the rail tracks to block trains supporting the coal power plant near Cologne. Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

10) Oxfam activists with ‘Big Heads’ of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi, France’s President Emmanuel Macron, U.S. President Joe Biden, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and China’s President Xi Jinping perform in a Scottish pipe band, as the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP26) takes place in Glasgow. Photo: Reuters

11) People walk in a flooded St. Mark’s Square in Venice, Italy. Photo: AP

12) The US Navy teams up with Nasa’s recovery team to practice recovering the Artemis I Orion space capsule by capturing a mock capsule into the bay of the USS John P Murtha. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

13) An American flag hangs on the Old Stone Church, built in 1891, originally part of a town lost in the creation of the Wachusett Reservoir, amid fall foliage colors on trees in West Boylston, Massachusetts. Photo: REUTERS/Brian Snyder

14) People light lamps on the banks of the river Saryu in Ayodhya, India. Over 900,000 earthen lamps were lit and were kept burning for 45 minutes as the north Indian city of Ayodhya retained its Guinness World Record for lighting oil lamps as part of the Diwali celebration – the Hindu festival of lights. Photo: AP

15) A camel is escorted down the street to the Radio City Music Hall, where camels, sheep and donkeys return for their featured role in the “Living Nativity” scene in the 2021 production of the ‘Christmas Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes, in New York City. Photo: Agence France-Presse

16) Atlanta Braves players celebrate on the field after defeating the Houston Astros during game six of the 2021 World Series in Houston. Photo: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

17) Scooby and the gang take a seat in Washington Square Park to celebrate Halloween. Photo: Adam Powell for Buzzfeed News.

18) A Hamleys elf performs during the annual unveiling of the Hamleys Christmas Windows on Regent Street in London. Photo: AP


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