Photos of the Week (11/21/21)

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Former White House strategist Steve Bannon arrives at the FBI Washington Field Office, in Washington. The longtime ally of former President Donald Trump surrendered to federal authorities after being indicted on two counts of criminal contempt of Congress. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Migrants help fellow migrants onto the bed of a trailer in Jesus Carranza, in the Mexican state of Veracruz, Nov. 17, 2021. A group of mainly Central American migrants are attempting to reach the U.S.-Mexico border. Photo: AP

Benjamin Lopez walks through floodwater surrounding his parents home, Nov. 15, 2021, in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. Photo: AP

Pope Francis blesses a blind woman after the weekly general audience at the Paul VI Audience Hall, at the Vatican, November 17. Photo: REUTERS/Remo Casilli

The Beaver ‘blood’ Moon partial lunar eclipse is seen above the Washington Monument in Washington, November 19. Photo: REUTERS/Al Drago

A zoo curator using a kayak tries to catch a pelican in order to move the bird into its winter enclosure at the zoo in Liberec, Czech Republic. Photo: AP

A zookeeper catches a pelican to move it to its winter enclosure at Liberec Zoo in Liberec, Czech Republic, November 16. Photo: REUTERS/David W Cerny

Migrating red crabs climb a bridge on Christmas Island, Australia, in this still image from undated video obtained via social media. Photo: Parks Australia

Models wearing garments made from recycled waste materials pose for pictures during Fashion Revolution, an event to raise awareness of environmental issues, in Tel Aviv, Israel. Photo: Reuters

A makeup artist laughs with 90-year-old Holocaust survivor and participant Chana Harel before the annual Holocaust survivors’ beauty pageant in Jerusalem November 16. Photo: REUTERS/Nir Elias

Members of the National System of Orchestras of Venezuela play during an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of Records for the largest orchestra in the world, with more than 12,000 musicians, at the Military Academy of the Bolivarian Army in Fuerte Tiuna Military Complex, in Caracas, Nov. 13, 2021. Photo:
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Macy’s unveils a new giant character balloon, Grogu (also known as Baby Yoda) from the Star Wars series “The Mandalorian,” for the 95th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 13, 2021, in New York City.  Photo: Getty Images

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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Photos of the Week (10/31/21)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) People watch municipal workers march across Brooklyn Bridge during a protest against the Covid-19 vaccine mandate. New York firefighters took to the streets to demonstrate against the city’s ruling that they will be fired if they refuse to be inoculated. Photograph: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty

2) FDNY union members, municipal workers and others demonstrate during a protest against the city’s COVID-19 mandates on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, October 28. Another look. Photos: REUTERS/Mike Segar

3) Attendees embrace at a candlelight vigil for the late cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, Oct. 24, 2021, in Burbank, California. A prop firearm discharged by actor Alec Baldwin, while producing and starring in a Western movie in Santa Fe, New Mexico, killed Hutchins and wounded director Joel Souza. Photo: AP

4) The entrance to the film set of “Rust” is seen through a barbed wire fence after Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer and wounded a director when he discharged a prop gun on the movie set in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Photo:  REUTERS/Kevin Mohatt

5) Migrants heading in a caravan to the U.S., walk towards Mexico City to request asylum and refugee status in Villa Comaltitlan, Chiapas State, Mexico. Photo: Agence France-Presse

6) Rocks and vegetation cover Highway 70 following a landslide in the Dixie Fire zone, Oct. 24, 2021, in Plumas County, California. Photo: AP

7) In La Palma, Canary islands, a house is covered by ash from the volcano that continues to erupt. Photograph: Emilio Morenatti/AP

8) In Gambia, a boy runs away from men dressed as Kankurang, which symbolizes the spirit that provides order and justice and is considered a protector against evil. Photograph: Léo Corrêa/AP

9) At the Siena awards festival in Italy, Photograph of the year – Hardship of Life. Munzir lost his right leg when a bomb was dropped as he walked through a bazaar in Idlib, Syria. Here he is pictured in Hatay province, Turkey, with his son Mustafa, who was born without lower or upper limbs because of tetra-amelia syndrome, which was caused by the medications his mother, Zeynep, had to take after nerve gas attack during the war. Mustafa will need special electronic prostheses in the future which, unfortunately, are not yet available in Turkey. Photograph: Mehmet Aslan/Siena Awards 2021

10) Colorful trees surround the small Hattstein lake in Usingen in the Taunus region near Frankfurt, Germany. Photo: AP

11) In Dunbar, Scotland, the northern lights shine over Belhaven bridge. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

12) In Taxco, Mexico, a Catrina skull made with 18,000 cempasuchil (marigold) flowers is displayed outside the Church of Santa Prisca as part of Day of the Dead celebrations. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty ImagesA view of the sculpture ‘Together’ by Italian sculptor Lorenzo Quinn, son of late actor Anthony Quinn, is seen in front of the Great Pyramids of Giza, on the outskirt of Cairo, Egypt, October 23. Photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

13) In Vancouver, Canada, people attend a preview of the Imagine Picasso immersive exhibition where more than 200 works by Pablo Picasso are projected on screens and three-dimensional structures. Photograph: Darryl Dyck/AP

14) A woman visits the Olympic Park 100 days before the start of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, which are followed by the Paralympics in March 2022. Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA

15) Runners in the women’s elite division race to the first set of stairs during the 43rd annual Empire State Building run-up in New York. Runners climb 86 floors, 1,576 steps, from the lobby to the observation deck. Photo: Justin Lane/EPA

16) Norbert Dopf from Austria participates in the German Moustache and Beard Championships 2021 at Pullman City Western Theme Park in Eging am See, Germany, Oct. 23, 2021. Photo: Reuters

17) A woman dressed as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz walks her dog dressed as the Cowardly Lion as they attend the annual Congressional Dog Costume Parade on Capitol Hill. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

18) Green Bay Packers’ Robert Tonyan catches a touchdown pass in front of Washington Football Team’s Jamin Davis during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won 24-10. Photo: Matt Ludtke, AP

19) The Arizona Cardinals suffered their first loss of the 2021 regular season on Thursday night, falling to the Green Bay Packers 24-21. It was a game that came down to the wire, and one that appeared was headed to, at the very least, overtime. With the Cardinals just 5 yards away from the end zone and 15 seconds left, Kyler Murray threw a pass to A.J. Green on the far right side of the field, but the wideout did not see the ball coming. Packers cornerback — and former Cardinals practice-squader — Rasul Douglas grabbed an interception to seal the victory for Green Bay. Photo: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

20) Wisconsin tight end Jake Ferguson catches a touchdown pass during a football game between No. 9 Iowa and Wisconsin at Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. The Badgers won 27-7. Photo: The Daily Iowan

21) Wisconsin players hoist the Heartland Trophy after defeating Iowa Saturday 27-7. Iowa has yet to win at Wisconsin since 2015. Photo: The Daily Iowan.


Photos of the Week (10/24/21)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, accompanied by his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, walks out of University of California Irvine Medical Center, in Orange, California. Photo: Reuters

2) The 96-year-old defendant Irmgard F. sits in an ambulance chair behind a plexiglass screen in a courtroom in Itzehoe, Germany. She is charged of more than 11,000 counts of accessory to murder. Prosecutors argue that she  was part of the apparatus that helped the Nazi camp function more than 75 years ago. Photo: AP

3) An army soldier helps a schoolgirl get to her parents, after a gunfire erupted in Beirut, Lebanon, October 14. Photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

4) A woman looks at The Empire State Building and the New York Skyline during a preview of SUMMIT One Vanderbilt observation deck, which is spread across the top four floors of the new One Vanderbilt tower in Midtown Manhattan, in New York City, New York, Oct. 18, 2021. Photo: Reuters

5) Nude Israelis pose for American art photographer Spencer Tunick’s mass photo shoot in the desert landscape surrounding Arad, Israel, about 15 kilometers west of the Dead Sea, on October 17, 2021. About 300 participants registered to be part of the photo installation, designed to draw world attention to the importance of preserving and restoring the Dead Sea. Photo: Menahem Kahana / AFP / Getty

6) A woman poses for a photo inside a bathtub, simulating that she is calling her psychologist, in a crying space named ‘La Lloreria’ to raise awareness about mental health in Madrid, Spain. Photo: REUTERS/Juan Medina

7) Two deer face each other during the deer rutting (breeding) season in Dublin’s Phoenix park, Ireland, Oct. 18, 2021. Photo: AP

8) Boji, a street dog, rides a subway train in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 21, 2021. Boji is a regular Istanbul commuter, using the city’s public-transport systems to get around, sometimes traveling as many as 30 kilometers a day using subway trains, ferries, buses, and trams. Since noticing the dog’s movements, local officials began tracking his commutes via a microchip and a phone app. Most days, he will pass through at least 29 metro stations and take at least two ferry rides. Boji has learned how and where to get on and off the trains and ferries.  Photo: Chris McGrath / Getty

9) Greek actress Xanthi Georgiou, playing the role of the High Priestess, lights the torch during the flame lighting ceremony for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Ancient Olympia archeological site, birthplace of the ancient Olympics in southern Greece. Photo: Agence France-Presse

10) Yaakov Sharvit of the Israel Antiquities Authority holds a sword believed to have belonged to a Crusader who sailed to the Holy Land almost a millennium ago, after it was recovered from the Mediterranean seabed by an amateur diver, in Caesarea, Israel, on October 18, 2021. Photo: Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

11) First year students of the University of St. Andrews participate in the annual Raisin Monday shaving foam fight on the Lower College Lawn in St. Andrews, eastern Scotland. Photo: Agence France-Presse

12) Another look at first-year students at the University of St. Andrews participating in the annual Raisin Monday shaving-foam fight on the Lower College Lawn in St. Andrews, Scotland, on October 18, 2021. Photo: Andy Buchanan / AFP / Getty

13) A cosplayer looks at a baby during the Comic Con event in Prague, Czech Republic, Oct. 16, 2021. Photo: AP

14) Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams flips into the end zone after running out of bounds on the 21-yard-line during the fourth quarter against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field Sunday Oct. 17, 2021, in Chicago. Photo: Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune

15) Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers pulls the ball down and runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Chicago. AP Photo/David Banks

16) Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers celebrates with his teammates after scoring a rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter last Sunday against the Chicago Bears. One more. Photos: Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune

17) Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy walks off the field after the Bears lost to the Green Bay Packers, 24-14, at Soldier Field. Photo: Armando L. Sanchez / Chicago Tribune

18) Wisconsin running back Braelon Allen breaks away from Purdue safety Chris Jefferson on his way to a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Wisconsin defeated Purdue 30-13. Photo: MICHAEL CONROY, ASSOCIATED PRESS

19) Cherry Starr touches the image of late husband Bart Starr on a plaque set to be installed on the former Walnut Street Bridge, recently renamed the Bart Starr Memorial Bridge, during a dedication ceremony on Oct. 23, 2021, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Bart Starr, the legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback, died in 2019. Photo: Sarah Kloepping / USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin


Photos of the Week (10/17/21)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket launches carrying Star Trek actor William Shatner, 90, Chris Boshuizen, Audrey Powers and Glen de Vries from its spaceport near Van Horn, Texas. Photo: AP

2) Star Trek actor William Shatner experiences weightlessness with three other passengers during the apogee of the Blue Origin New Shepard mission NS-18 suborbital flight near Van Horn, Texas. Photo: Blue Origin/via REUTERS

3) Astronauts from Europe and Israel walk in spacesuits during a training mission for planet Mars at a site that simulates an off-site station at the Ramon Crater in Mitzpe Ramon in Israel’s southern Negev desert, Oct. 10, 2021. Photo: Agence France-Presse

4) A pedestrian crosses an empty street in the Central business district as Hong Kong battens down for the second time in less than a week as Tropical Cyclone Kompasu prompted forecasters to raise their alert level and usher in mandatory safety measures. Photo: AFP

5) A vandalized statue of Christopher Columbus is seen in London, Britain. Photo: Reuters

6) A demonstrator wears a traditional Native American headdress during an Indigenous Peoples’ Day protest outside of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 11, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

7) The words “Expect Us” are spray-painted on the base of the Andrew Jackson statue in Lafayette Park as Indigenous and environmental activists protest in front of the White House in Washington. Photo: AP

8) The “Pillar of Shame” statue, a memorial for those killed in the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown, is displayed at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: AP

9) A passenger in a full protective suit uses a phone while waiting to board a flight at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. Photo: AP

10) A child looks up at fish at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium on the venue’s first day of re-opening, following an extended closure due to coronavirus lockdown orders, in Sydney, Australia. Photo: REUTERS/Loren Elliott

11) A red deer stag bellows at sunrise during the rutting (breeding) season which takes place during autumn, in Bushy Park, south west London. Photo: AP

12) Dogs stand on a wall overlooking Carlingford Lough with Northern Ireland on the left and the Republic of Ireland on the right with the Lough marking the border between the two countries, in Flagstaff, Northern Ireland, October 13. Photo: REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

13) The world’s tallest woman Rumeysa Gelgi poses with her mother Safiye Gelgi during a news conference outside their home in Safranbolu, Karabuk province, Turkey, October 14. Photo: REUTERS/Cagla Gurdogan

14) Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby kicks the winning field goal in overtime for a final score of 25-22 during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Emilee Chinn)

15) Teammates rush to celebrate with Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) after he kicked the winning field goal in overtime for a final score of 25-22 during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Emilee Chinn)

16) Fans in the Wisconsin student section display a message during the third quarter of their game Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin beat Army 20-14. Photo: MARK HOFFMAN/MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL


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Photos of the Week (10/10/21)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Four-year-old Elliana Barresi, the daughter of late New York City Fire Department (FDNY) officer Carmine J. Barresi, holds a flower at the annual FDNY memorial service for members who died in 2021, at the Fireman’s Memorial on Manhattan’s upper west side in New York City. Photo: REUTERS/Mike Segar

2) A protester, who identified herself as a New York City school teacher, demonstrates against the mandate that teachers and staff in the New York City Schools system be vaccinated against the coronavirus, outside the Department of Education headquarters in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Photo: REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

3) One of Senator Rand Paul’s staff members takes photos of her puppy, Jefferson, standing on a podium before a press event where Paul introduced legislation that would end the FDA’s mandate that experimental drugs must be tested on animals before they are used on humans in clinical trials, on October 7, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Photo: Anna Moneymaker / Getty

4) A mannequin depicting Superman is placed upside down next to the door of the parliament session hall hosting a no confidence vote against Romanian Prime Minister Florin Citu’s government in Bucharest, Romania. Photo: AP

5) A cleanup crew works on the beach in Newport Beach, California, on October 7, 2021. Normally busy beaches in the area are deserted as California races to clean up a huge oil spill. Up to 130,000 gallons of crude might have leaked into the Pacific Ocean when a pipeline ruptured over the weekend. Photo: Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty

6) This image grab taken from a video provided by the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO-CSIC) shows an aerial shot from the oceanographic vessel Ramon Margalef (IEO) of the delta formed on the coast from the lava of the Cumbre Vieja volcano, on the Canary Island of La Palma. Photo: AFB

7) A Barbie doll version of an Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti is seen during a zero-gravity flight with members of the European Space Agency in an unknown location. Photo: Reuters

8) A sloth called Chuwie, who lost the claws of three of his four legs when he was burned on power lines and rescued after suffering serious burns, remains hanging while being fed at Chuwie’s Sloth Rescue Center in San Antonio de Los Altos, Miranda state, Venezuela. Photograph: Yuri Cortéz/AFP/Getty Images

9) Buddhist monks paddle a boat through floodwaters in front of a reclining Buddha at the Wat Satue in Ayutthaya province north of Bangkok. Photo: AP

10) A lake in a shape of a heart is seen surrounded by autumn-colored trees outside Balashikha, Moscow region, Russia. Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

11) Al Capone’s platinum and diamond Patek Philippe pocket watch is displayed at Witherell’s auction house in Sacramento, California. More than 170 items once owned by Capone, one of the most notorious gangsters in US history, are going under the hammer. Photograph: Nick Otto/AFP/Getty Images

12) Wisconsin running back Brady Schipper (29) celebrates with Wisconsin fullback John Chenal (44) after Chenal scored against Illinois in the second quarter on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, IL. The Badgers won, 24-0. Photo: CLAY JACKSON, HERALD & REVIEW

13) Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers scores a touchdown under coverage by Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt during the first half at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis., last Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021. The Packers won, 27-17Photo: KAYLA WOLF, STATE JOURNAL

14) Green Bay Packers linebacker Rashan Gary sacks Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during the first half at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis., Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021. Photo: KAYLA WOLF, STATE JOURNAL


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Photos of the Week (10/03/21)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Visitors look at the Chinese military’s J-16D electronic warfare airplane during the 13th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as Airshow China 2021, in Zhuhai, Guangdong. Photo: AP

2) The newly developed hypersonic missile Hwasong-8 is test-fired by the Academy of Defense Science of the DPRK in Toyang-ri, Ryongrim County of Jagang Province, North Korea, in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).  Photo: Reuters

3) Lava is seen through the window of a kitchen from El Paso following the eruption of a volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain. Photo: REUTERS/Jon Nazca

4) Mick Jagger, Steve Jordan, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood perform during the Rolling Stones No Filter 2021 North American tour at the Dome, at America’s Center stadium, St Louis. Photograph: Kamil Krzaczyński/AFP/Getty Images

5) People watch a light show over Hogwarts Castle in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction at Universal Studios’ Beijing Resort on September 23, 2021, in Beijing, China. Universal Beijing Resort officially opened to sellout crowds on September 20. Photo: Kevin Frayer / Getty

6) Visitors in front of an immersive art installation, Machine Hallucinations – Space: Metaverse, by the media artist Refik Anadol, at the Digital Art Fair in Hong Kong. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

7) Staring impassively out from the murky waters of Bilbao’s River Nervion, the eerily lifelike face of a young girl drowning in the tide has been unsettling people in the Spanish city since she appeared unannounced last week. Mexican hyperrealist artist Ruben Orozco created the enigmatic figure, entitled ‘Bihar’ (‘Tomorrow’ in Basque) for a campaign by the BBK Foundation – the charitable arm of Spanish lender Kutxabank – to encourage debate around sustainability. The goal is for people to be aware that “their actions can sink us or keep us afloat”, the artist told Spanish news website Nius. “At first it gave me a feeling of stress, when more of the face was out of the water, but now to me she communicates sadness, a lot of sadness,” said visitor Triana Gil. Photo: REUTERS/Vincent West

8) A boy buries himself in the shingle in Brighton, England, on September 26, 2021. Photo: Dan Kitwood / Getty

9) Huan-Huan cuddles her cub, Fleur de Coton, at Beauval zoo in France. Photograph: Guillaume Souvant/AFP/Getty Images

10) Luciana Benetti feeds Chanchi in her kitchen in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Millions of people have found solace during the pandemic in cuddling a dog or cat. For a few, comfort comes in other forms. As the new coronavirus began to circulate last year, Luciana Benetti found her plans for a big traditional 15th birthday party scrapped. In its place, her parents gave her a pig. Chanchi turned out to be a loyal and loving companion — racing to her side when she fainted. “One day my legs gave way and he came running. He grabbed my hair and raised my head,” she said. She had been taking online classes at home, unable to see friends or schoolmates. “I didn’t feel well. I was dizzy because I couldn’t leave.” Without Chanchi, “I wouldn’t be me,” said Benetti, who often sleeps alongside the 20-kilo (45-pound) Juliana pig that greets her with a squeal of delight when she arrives at her house. Photos: Natacha Pisarenko, AP

11) Former Wisconsin Coach Barry Alvarez waves to fans Saturday, October 2, 2021 as he is honored at Camp Randall Stadium for Barry Alvarez Day during the University of Wisconsin Badgers football vs Michigan game in Madison, Wis. Michigan won the game 38-17. Photo: Doug Raflik/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin

12) Michigan fans take over the Wisconsin student section as they increase their lead over the Badgers during the second half at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis., Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. Photo: KAYLA WOLF, STATE JOURNAL

13) Football fans stand during the playing of the national anthem before the Green Bay/San Francisco game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. Photo: Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group.

14) San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers fans do a selfie during warm ups before the San Francisco 49ers game against the Green Bay Packers at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. Photo: Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group 

15) Jessie Tram, of San Jose, barbecues lobsters and oysters before the game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. Photo: Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group

16) A Green Bay Packers fan hugs a San Francisco 49ers fan in the second quarter of their game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. Photo: Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group

17) San Francisco 49ers’ Kyle Juszczyk celebrates his touchdown against the Green Bay Packers late in the fourth quarter at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. The TD briefly put San Francisco in the lead. Photo: Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group

18) Green Bay Packers’ Mason Crosby kicks the 51-yard, game winning field goal against the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth quarter at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. Packers 30, 49ers 28. Photo: Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group

19) Team USA vice captain Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka celebrate with champagne after winning The Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, September 26, 2021. The United States, led by a new generation of golfers, reclaimed the trophy, thrashing holders Europe 19-9 to herald what could be an era of domination by the Americans at the biennial competition. Photo: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

20) U.S. Representative Greg Steube (R-FL) wears a hat signed by former U.S. President Donald Trump during the annual Congressional Baseball game at Nationals Park in Washington. Photo: REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz


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Photos of the Week (09/26/21)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) A U.S. border patrol officer grabs the shirt of a migrant trying to return to the United States along the Rio Grande river, after having crossed from the United States into Mexico to buy food, as seen from Ciudad Acuna, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, Sept 19, 2021. Photo: Reuters. One more. Photo: AFP

2) An asylum-seeking migrant carrying a girl, crosses the Rio Grande river towards Mexico near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S. in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, Sept. 19, 2021. Photo: Reuters

3) Some thousands of migrants take shelter as they await to be processed near the Del Rio International Bridge after crossing the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Ciudad Acuna in Del Rio, Texas. Picture taken with a drone. Photo: REUTERS/Adrees Latif

4) Immigrants take shelter along the Del Rio International Bridge at sunset as they wait to be processed after crossing the Rio Grande into the US from Ciudad Acuña in Del Rio, Texas, Sept. 19. Photo: Reuters

5) Drug addicts are seen doing drugs on the side of a road in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: Reuters

6) Members of Texans for Vaccine Choice gather in the rotunda as the Texas House of Representatives convenes a third special legislative session for controversial legislative items at the State Capitol in Austin, Texas.  Photo: REUTERS/Sergio Flores

7) A health worker inoculates a child with a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 at a children’s hospital in Colombo, as Sri Lanka began inoculating children over 12. Photo: AFP

8) Firefighters control the Windy Fire as trees burn in the Sequoia National Forest near Johnsondale, California, Sept. 22, 2021. Photo: AFP

9) Lava from a volcano eruption flows around a home on the island of La Palma in the Canaries. Photo: AFP

10) The capsule containing the crew of SpaceX’s Inspiration 4 mission splashes down off the coast of Florida on Saturday, September 18. It was the first-ever flight to Earth’s orbit flown entirely by tourists or otherwise non-astronauts. On board were Jared Isaacman, a 38-year-old billionaire who personally financed the trip; Hayley Arceneaux, a 29-year-old physician assistant; Sian Proctor, a 51-year-old geologist and community college teacher; and Chris Sembroski, a 42-year-old Lockheed Martin employee and lifelong space fan who claimed his seat through an online raffle. Photo: SpaceX

11) A child hugs Pope Francis during the weekly general audience in the Paul VI Audience Hall at the Vatican. Photo: Reuters

12) Wildlife rangers pose with a sedated 9-meter long python, estimated to weigh about 100 kilograms, they caught near a village in Kampar and later released back into the neighboring jungle of Palalawan, Indonesia. Photo: AFP

13) Seized rhino horns are seen burning during an event to mark World Rhino Day in Bokakhat near Kaziranga National Park in the northeastern state of Assam, India. Photo: Reuters

14) Panda cubs born this year rest in a breeding room at the Shenshuping giant panda base in Wolong National Nature Reserve, Sichuan province, China, Sept. 22, 2021. Photo: Reuters

15) A string quartet plays onboard a violin-shaped boat, titled “Violin of Noah”, that was built during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic by artist Livio De Marchi in collaboration with Consorzio Venezia Sviluppo and is dedicated to people who have died from the disease, in Venice, Italy. Photo: REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

16) Nathan Paulin walks on a slackline between the Eiffel Tower and the Théâtre National de Chaillot during events for Heritage Day in Paris on Saturday, September 18 Paulin walked the 600-meter slackline in a trip that took the 27-year-old just half an hour. Photo: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

17) Packer fans made their way to Lambeau Field in Green Bay for the Packers home opener against the Detroit Lions last Monday.⁠⁠⁠ Photo: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

18) Mike Blunk, left, of Cambridge City, Ind., and Ken Equitz of Hubertus, Wis., pose for a photo with a Packers themed 1950 Packard prior to the Green Bay Packers playing against the Detroit Lions Monday, September 20, 2021, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. The car owner is Dr. Alfredo Cinpron of Oak Creek. Photo: Dan Powers/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin

19) Green Bay Packers tight end Robert Tonyan celebrates scoring a touchdown against the Detroit Lions during their football game Monday, September 20, 2021, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. Green Bay beat the Lions 35-17. Photo: Dan Powers/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin

20) A fan places a sombrero on Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones after he scored a touchdown against the Detroit Lions during their football game Monday, September 20, 2021, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. Photo: Dan Powers/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin

21) Notre Dame Fighting Irish wide receiver Kevin Austin Jr. receives a pass for a touchdown against Wisconsin Badgers cornerback Faion Hicks during the first half at Soldier Field. Photo: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports. Another look. Photo:

22) Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver Kendric Pryor runs in for a touchdown against Notre Dame Fighting Irish cornerback Clarence Lewis during the second half at Soldier Field. Photo: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports

23) A flag waves at practice round for the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wisconsin. Photo: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

24) United States fans cheer on the first tee during day one foursome matches for the 43rd Ryder Cup golf competition at Whistling Straits. Photo: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports

25) USA golfers Justin Thomas and Daniel Berger pound beers thrown to them from fans in the stands on the first tee box at the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wisconsin.. Photo by Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

26) Team USA’s Scottie Scheffler waits to putt on the third green at the Ryder Cup at the Whistling Straits Golf in Haven, Wisconsin. Photo by Charlie Neibergall/Associated Press

27) Team USA’s Bryson DeChambeau reacts to the crowd on the first tee during a Ryder Cup singles match at the Whistling Straits Golf in Haven, Wisconsin. Photo by Ashley Landis/Associated Press

28) Jordan Spieth of Team US plays his shot from the bunker on the 17th hole. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

29) Bryson DeChambeau plays his shot on the first hole during Friday afternoon Fourball matches. Phoot: Stacy Revere/Getty Images

30) Lee Westwood plays his shot from the third tee during Friday morning Foursome matches. Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

31) A view of the shoes worn by US pair Dustin Johnson and Collin Morikawa during Saturday morning’s Foursome matches. Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images

32) Basketball legend Michael Jordan watches by the 11th green during the Fourballs on day one of the Ryder Cup. Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

33) A fan watches on the eighth hole during a fourball match. Photo: Ashley Landis/AP

Photos of the Week (09/19/21)

Retired Paramedic Chief Charlie Wells kisses the name of a relative killed in the attack on the World Trade Center at the National September 11 Memorial in New York on the 20th anniversary of the attacks, Sept. 11, 2021.

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Former U.S. President Donald Trump visits the 17th Precinct of the New York City Police Department during the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York City. Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

2) U.S. first lady Jill Biden walks next to local police escort before boarding a plane at General Mitchell International Airport, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 15. Photo: REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein/Pool

3) Migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. walk in the Rio Grande river near the International Bridge between Mexico and the U.S., as they wait to be processed, in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, September 16, 2021. According to officials, some migrants cross back and forth into Mexico to buy food and supplies. Photo: REUTERS/Go Nakamura

4) A girl, who does not have access to internet facilities and gadgets, uses a microscope as she attends an open-air class outside a house with its walls converted into black boards following the closure of their schools due to the COVID-19 outbreak, at Joba Attpara village in Paschim Bardhaman district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India. Photo: Reuters

5) A Syrian boy strokes a dog whose leg has been amputated after being hit by shrapnel in a bombardment. Idlib is home to nearly 3 million people, two-thirds of them displaced from other parts of the country during the decade-long civil war. The region is dominated by Syria’s former al-Qaida affiliate, but rebels and other jihadists are also present. Photo: Aaref Watad/AFP/Getty

6) An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man whips a member of his Hasidic dynasty with a leather strap as a symbolic punishment for his sins last year, during the traditional Malkot (whipping in Hebrew) ceremony, ahead of Yom Kippur that begins at sunset, in the city of Beit Shemesh, near Jerusalem. Photo: AP

7) U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney testifies during a Senate Judiciary hearing about the Inspector General’s report on the FBI handling of the Larry Nassar investigation of sexual abuse of Olympic gymnasts, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., September 15, 2021. Photo: Saul Loeb/Pool via REUTERS

8) U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles testifies during a Senate Judiciary hearing about the Inspector General’s report on the FBI handling of the Larry Nassar investigation of sexual abuse of Olympic gymnasts, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., September 15. Photo: Graeme Jennings/Pool via REUTERS

9) Audience members exit the Richard Rodgers Theater at the end of the first return performance of “Hamilton,” as Broadway shows began to reopen to live audiences after being closed for more than a year because of the pandemic, in Manhattan, New York City, on September 14, 2021. Photo: Eduardo Munoz / Reuters

10) Dancers perform on stage at Le Lido. The world-famous cabaret venue is celebrating its 75th anniversary, after being closed due to the pandemic. The dancers perform in the show Paris Merveilles. Photograph: Kristy Sparow/Getty

11) Jennifer Lopez arrives at the Met Gala 2021 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

12) Kim Kardashian attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” exhibition, Sept. 13, 2021, in New York. Photo: AP

13) Host Doja Cat presents the award for best new artist at the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center, Sept. 12, 2021, in New York. Photo: AP

14) A model has her lipstick applied backstage before Fernando Claro’s show for the 2022 Spring/Summer season during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain, September 16. Photo: REUTERS/Sergio Perez

15) A model displays an outfit created by Duyos for the 2022 Spring/Summer season during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain, September 16. Photo: REUTERS/Sergio Perez

16) Hunter Schafer, wearing a stylized brooch on the bridge of her nose and colored contact lenses, arrives for the 2021 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021, in New York. Photo: Angela Weiss / AFP / Getty

17) A 2-year old cattle dog emerges from the water after retrieving a ball during the 2nd Annual Rio Grande Doggy Paddle held at the Rio Grande Pool, Albuquerque. Photo: Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal/ZUMA/REX/Shutterstock

Photos of the Week (09/12/21)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) People help with the display of U.S. flags to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11 with the annual Waves of Flags display and remembrance at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, Sept. 8. 2021. Photo: AFP

2) Firefighters attend a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, at the FDNY Engine 1/Ladder 24 fire house in New York City, September 11, 2021.  Photo: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

3) New York police and firefighters hold a U.S. flag as a band plays the U.S. National Anthem at the National 9/11 Memorial during a ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, September 11, 2021. Photo: Ed Jones/Pool via REUTERS

4) Deborah Ivory and family lay flowers at the grave of her husband SGM Lacey B. Ivory in Section 64 reserved for service members who lost their lives at the Pentagon, on the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks in Arlington, Virginia, September 11, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Michael A. McCoy

5) An American flag is unfurled from the roof of the Pentagon at the site where a jetliner hit the building in Arlington, Virginia, September 11, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Al Drago

6) People mourn at the 9/11 Memorial on the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in New York City, September 11, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Mike Segar

7) Retired Paramedic Chief Charlie Wells kisses the name of a relative on the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in New York City, September 11, 2021. Photo: David Handschuh/Pool

8) A man walks by a 9/11 memorial mural in the Bronx borough of New York City, September 10, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

9) Cpl Preston Dyce, a soldier with the 4th Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 10th Mountain Division, is greeted by his wife Michaela Dyce upon his return home from deployment in Afghanistan, at Fort Drum, New York, Sept. 7, 2021. Photo: Reuters

10) The statue of former Confederate General Robert E. Lee is removed from Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia, on September 8, 2021. The statue was lowered to the ground and cut into pieces, then brought to a secure location, where it will be stored until its final place is determined. The statue, one of the largest monuments to the Confederacy in the U.S., was taken down after years of resistance and a long court battle. Photo: Ryan M. Kelly / AFP / Getty

11) Actor Ben Crawford, dressed as The Phantom of the Opera‘s titular character, wears a protective face mask under his costume mask, as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19, during his fitting in the closed lower lobby of the Majestic Theater in Manhattan, New York City, on September 3, 2021. Photo: Caitlin Ochs / Reuters

12) French urban climber Alain Robert, also known as “The French Spider-Man,” and climbers Martin Banot, Alexis Landot, and Leo Urban scale the TotalEnergies tower in the business district of La Défense in Courbevoie, near Paris, France, on September 7, 2021. Photo: Eric Gaillard / Reuters

13) Little Amal, a 3.5-meter-tall puppet of a young Syrian refugee girl, embraces the Angels Unawares sculpture in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, as she travels across Europe to raise awareness for the plight of young refugees. Photo: Reuters

14) Penny Verdin displays a sleeping squirrel she helped rescue after it was injured during Hurricane Ida, Sept. 4, 2021, in Dulac, Louisiana. Photo: AP

15) A dog is comforted after being scared by a person wearing a dinosaur costume, who was advertising a dinosaur exhibition next to the National Geology Museum in Bucharest, on September 4, 2021. Photo: Daniel Mihailescu / AFP / Getty

16) Corbin Burnes and Josh Hader combined to throw a no-hitter in Saturday night’s 3-0 win over Cleveland. It’s the Brewers’ first no-hitter since 1987. Photo: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.


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