Photos of the Week (12/05/21)

A Canadian Pacific freight train is seen past Morant's Curve near Lake Louise in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, Nov. 29, 2021.

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) People attending a vigil embrace at LakePoint Community Church in Oxford, Michigan, Nov. 30, 2021. Authorities say a 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at Oxford High School, killing several students and wounding multiple other people, including a teacher.  Photo: AP

2) People visit a makeshift memorial outside Oxford High School on December 1, 2021, in Oxford, Michigan. The day before, four students were killed and seven injured when student Ethan Crumbley allegedly opened fire on fellow students at the school. Photo: Scott Olson / Getty

3) Ghislaine Maxwell, the Jeffrey Epstein associate accused of sex trafficking, attends her trial near an image of Epstein on a screen in a courtroom sketch in New York City, December 2, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg

4) A man holds a gun under his chin as he speaks with members of the NYPD outside the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, December 2. Photo: REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

5) A sign on the door warning customers not to wear a face mask reads “We Draw Guns on Masked Visitors” at the 619DW Guns and Ammo store in Merrimack, New Hampshire, Nov. 29, 2021. Photo: Reuters

6) Children work in a classroom while a schoolgirl at home is connected with a “Buddy” tele-education robot at Jules Ferry elementary school in Ormesson-sur-Marne, near Paris. Photo: AFP

7) A man takes a picture of one of the ships that have been grounded on the shores of the Marmara Sea after extreme winds drove them off their moorings, in Istanbul’s Maltepe district, Turkey. Photo: Reuters

8) Lava flows as a volcano continues to erupt on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain. Photo: AP

9) Trucks belonging to sand miners sit buried by volcanic ash after heavy rains shifted ash from the slopes of Indonesia’s most active volcano, Merapi, in Magelang. Photo: Agence France-Presse

10) A fissure is seen next to a house covered with ash on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain. Photo: Associated Press

11) Abandoned cats wander in search of food at a road covered by ash and blocked by the lava at the exclusion zone near the volcano on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain. Photo: AP

12) A three-month-old baby elephant is seen recovering in Nong Nooch Tropical Garden in Chonburi, Thailand, following lifesaving treatment after being shot several times and caught in a hunter’s trap. Photo: Reuters

13) People walk past trees shedding their autumn leaves at the Nishat Bagh garden in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir. Photo: Agence France-Presse

14) Traditional dancers in grass skirts welcome holidaymakers in Nadi as Fiji opens its borders to international travelers for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic swept the globe and devastated its tourism-reliant economy. Photo: Agence France-Presse

15) Eleanora Costantini, a 25-year-old pianist from Venice, plays a composition on the Flying Piano at the Opportunity Pavilion Plaza of the Dubai Expo. Photo: AFP

16) Francesca Cesarini, 15, practices pole dancing at home in Magione, near Perugia, Italy. Cesarini was born with no hands and with only one leg. Like many girls her age, she wears braces on her teeth and a black plastic choker necklace. She likes to go to McDonalds and loves all things about Harry Potter. Cesarini chose an increasingly popular sport that anyone would find difficult, she wanted to be an acrobatic pole dancer. In 2021 she competed in the International Pole Sports Federation’s virtual world pole and aerial championship. She was the only athlete to compete in the disability category and was awarded the gold medal. “It makes me feel free,” she said. Photo: REUTERS/Yara Nardi

17) A White House military social aide stands in the Center Hall during a press tour of White House Christmas decorations, ahead of holiday receptions by President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, in Washington, D.C., on November 29, 2021.  Photo: Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

18) People watch the 89th lighting of the The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in New York City, Dec. 1, 2021. Photo: Reuters

19) A passerby joins people dressed as Santa Claus, as they sit at a bus stop during Santa School, organized by the Ministry of Fun, in London, England, on November 30, 2021. This year’s school will include both in-person and digital training. The Ministry of Fun is experiencing its busiest year on record for Christmas experiences. Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP

20) Fans tailgate outside Lambeau Field before an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, in Green Bay. Photo: Matt Ludtke, Associated Press

21) Hall of Famer Charles Woodson speaks after receiving his Hall of Fame ring during halftime ceremony at an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, in Green Bay. Photo: Aaron Gash, Associated Press

22) Green Bay Packers cornerback Rasul Douglas scores a touchdown against the Los Angeles Rams during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2021, in Green Bay. The Packers won, 36-28. Photo: Kamil Krzaczynski, Associated Press

23) Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City shoots during the Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, on November 28, 2021. Photo: Alex Livesey / Getty

AND FINALLY…

From Reuters, Top Photos of the Year: Animals



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