24 Of The Most Powerful Photos From This Week

From the destruction of Europe's largest refugee camp to the wildfires consuming the West Coast of the US, these are some of the most powerful photos of this week.

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A woman walks along the Embarcadero under an orange, smoke-filled sky in San Francisco, Sept. 9, 2020.

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Smoke from wildfires obscures the sky over Oracle Park in San Francisco as the Seattle Mariners take batting practice before their game against the San Francisco Giants, Sept. 9, 2020.

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A mobile home park destroyed by a fire is seen in this aerial view in Phoenix, Oregon, Sept. 10, 2020.

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Eden McCarthy pets her dog, Hina, in the rubble of her home destroyed by the Almeda fire in Talent, Oregon, Sept. 10, 2020.

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People with children flee after a major fire broke out in the Moria migrant camp on the Greek Aegean island of Lesbos, Sept. 9, 2020.

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A refugee pulls a girl lying on a cart after a fire broke out at the Moria camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece, Sept. 11, 2020.

A firefighter with an ash-covered face and a breathing apparatus around her neck grimaces
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A firefighter reacts as she works to put out a wildfire in Anavyssos, south of Athens, Sept. 9, 2020.

A young girl wearing a face mask and light blue dress salutes with several dozen uniformed police officers around her
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Davyrelle Murray, 10, (right) joins police officers in saluting the remains of Tamarris Bohannon, a St. Louis police officer who was killed in the line of duty, on Sept. 6, 2020. Murray is the best friend of Bohannon's daughter, Tamara.

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Joe Biden speaks to CJ Brown (right) as he makes a brief stop at Three Thirteen clothing store to buy a few items for his grandchildren while visiting Detroit, Sept. 9, 2020.

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President Donald Trump addresses a crowd of supporters during a campaign rally at MBS International Airport in Freeland, Michigan, Sept. 10, 2020.

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President Donald Trump points at the crowd before speaking at a campaign rally at Smith Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Sept. 8, 2020.

Several uniformed firefighters stand in a row wearing white or gray face masks; in the background one man wears a face mask with a US flag print
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New York City firefighters stand in formation outside a fire station on the 19th anniversary of the Sep. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center in Manhattan.

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Protesters equipped with umbrellas and homemade shields march for the fifth consecutive night of protests in Rochester, New York, following the release of a video showing the events leading up to the death of Daniel Prude, Sept. 6, 2020.

A protester wearing blue goggles shouts and bleeds from the face as a police officer clad in black holds them down
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A police officer arrests a protester who's bleeding from the face in Portland, Oregon, during a march to denounce police brutality and anti-Black racism, Sept. 4, 2020.

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MS-13 and -18 gang members stand and kneel in an overcrowded cell at the Quezaltepeque prison in El Salvador, Sept. 4, 2020.

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People enjoy the crowded Ipanema Beach amid the coronavirus pandemic in Rio de Janeiro, Sept. 6, 2020.

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Naked footballers participate in a match between Germany and the Netherlands in protest against the increasing commercialization of professional football, in Wuppertal, Germany, Sept. 6, 2020.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia checks a line judge after accidentally hitting her with a ball in reaction to losing a point during the US Open tennis championships in New York, Sept. 6, 2020.

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A woman carries two bearded dragons on her shoulders at the Pet Expo Thailand in Bangkok, Sept. 6, 2020.

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A newborn sky butterfly lands on the head of a woman wearing a face mask at the Alaris Butterfly Park in Wittenberg, Germany, Sept. 8, 2020.

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An aerial view shows a farmer sorting potted plants in Taoyuan, Taiwan, Sept. 10, 2020.

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Members of the Tigray Circus rehearse in Mekele, Ethiopia, Sept. 7, 2020.

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A group of young students wearing face masks wait in a queue before entering the Luis Amigo school in Pamplona, Spain, Sept. 7, 2020.

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Barbary lion cubs play in their enclosure at the zoo in Dvur Kralove, Czechia, Sept. 10, 2020.


An earlier version of this post misidentified the bearded dragons as geckos. The caption has been updated.