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The week in 32 photos

Updated 12:07 PM ET, Fri October 2, 2015
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Students, staff and faculty from Umpqua Community College are led away from the school after a deadly shooting Thursday, October 1, in Roseburg, Oregon. Preliminary information indicated that nine people were killed and nine were wounded, police said. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin announced at a news conference that the shooter was dead. Michael Sullivan /The News-Review/AP
U.S. President Barack Obama shares a toast with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a luncheon in New York hosted by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday, September 28. "Amid the inevitable trials and setbacks, may we never relax in our pursuit of progress and may we never abandon the pursuit of peace," Obama said before clinking glasses. "Cheers." The two, bitterly at odds over Ukraine and Syria, had a closed-door meeting later in the day.
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Pope Francis looks out a plane's window Sunday, September 27, as he prepares to head back to Rome after a six-day visit to the United States. See more photos from the Pope's trip Susan Walsh/AP
People in India's Rajsamand District stand around a leopard that got its head stuck in a pot on Wednesday, September 30. The leopard's head got stuck when it attempted to drink water from the pot, according to reports. Officials tranquilized the animal and sawed off the pot later in the day. Kabir Jethi/AP
A satellite image shows Hurricane Joaquin in the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday, October 1. NOAA
House Speaker John Boehner became emotional Friday, September 25, during a news conference in Washington where he announced his upcoming resignation. Boehner, who turns 66 in November, said he had planned to step down at the end of the year, but turmoil within his caucus prompted him to resign earlier than planned. He will leave Congress at the end of October. Steve Helber/AP
Skydivers link together above Perris, California, on Tuesday, September 9. They set a world record for largest sequential skydiving formation (202 skydivers). Craig O'Brien/AP
Dark streaks called recurring slope lineae emanate from of the walls of the Garni Crater on Mars in this undated image released by NASA on Monday, September 28. Scientists have inferred that the streaks were formed by water that still flows across the planet's surface from time to time. NASA/Getty Images
Protesters sing outside a prison in Jackson, Georgia, before the execution of Kelly Renee Gissendaner on Tuesday, September 29. Gissendaner had been convicted of murder for persuading her lover to kill her husband in 1997. Ben Gray/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/AP
A helicopter flies near a skyscraper that caught fire in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, on Thursday, October 1. It was not immediately clear whether there were any casualties. AP
A man at the London Tattoo Convention is given a traditional Samoan tattoo on Friday, September 25. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
A migrant rests at a makeshift shelter in Hanau, Germany, on Tuesday, September 29. KAI PFAFFENBACH/Reuters/Landov
Soldiers with the Peshmerga, the military force of the Kurdish Regional Government, hide behind a tank while fighting ISIS militants in northern Iraq on Wednesday, September 30. EPA/LANDOV
Men slaughter a bull for Eid al-Adha celebrations in Karachi, Pakistan, on Friday, September 25. Eid al-Adha is one of Islam's revered holidays. ASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty Images
New Volkswagen cars are ready to be shipped from a factory in Emden, Germany, on Wednesday, September 30. Ingo Wagner/DPA/AP
Fashion designer Simon Porte Jacquemus leads a horse on the catwalk during his label's fashion show in Paris on Tuesday, September 29. Thibault Camus/AP
Amanda Scarpinati, right, hugs Susan Berger during a news conference in Albany, New York, on Tuesday, September 29. Berger was the nurse who cared for Scarpinati in the hospital when she suffered severe burns as an infant. Scarpinati had photos of her and the nurse from 1977, but she never knew the nurse's identity until the photos went viral on Facebook. Mike Groll/AP
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured this high-resolution enhanced color view of Pluto's largest moon, Charon, just before its closest approach on July 14. The image was released by NASA on Thursday, October 1. Stuart Robbins/SwRI/JHUAPL/NASA
Journalists take photos of Cesare Tavella, a 51-year-old Italian who was gunned down as he jogged home Tuesday, September 29, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The ISIS militant group claimed responsibility for the killing. A.M. Ahad/AP
Stranded motorists make calls from their cars as they wait to be rescued Tuesday, September 29, in Roanoke, Virginia. Steady rain flooded area streets. Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times/AP
A woman and child examine a map on the Sky Promenade at Midland Square, a skyscraper in Nagoya, Japan, on Monday, September 28. Ben Weller/ZUMA Press
People in Baghdad, Iraq, enjoy an amusement ride during Eid al-Adha celebrations on Friday, September 25. Hadi Mizban/AP
A robotic arm on the International Space Station prepares to release a Japanese cargo vehicle on Monday, September 28. The vehicle had delivered almost 5 tons of hardware and supplies a few weeks ago. NASA/AFP/Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama has his tie adjusted by first lady Michelle Obama as they await the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan, on Friday, September 25. Xi was making his first official state visit to Washington. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
A huge wave crashes over a pier's wall in Quanzhou, China, on Tuesday, September 29. Typhoon Dujuan walloped Taiwan with howling winds and sheets of rain, killing at least two people and injuring more than 300 before heading on to mainland China. STR/AFP/Getty Images
Trevor Noah tapes an episode of "The Daily Show" on Tuesday, September 29. It was the first week on the job for Noah, the 31-year-old comedian who is taking over for longtime host Jon Stewart. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
People gather near wooden megaphones in the forest near the Estonian village of Pahni on Monday, September 28. The megaphones were set up by architecture students so people could climb inside and listen more closely to the sounds of nature. Ints Kalnins/REUTERS/LANDOV
German slackliner Quirin Herterich participates in the Highline Extreme event at Moleson peak in western Switzerland on Saturday, September 26. FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images
A man carries out a chair reserved for a head of state during the U.N. General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, September 29. Mike Segar/REUTERS/LANDOV
A dog wipes out during the Surf City Surf Dog Contest in Huntington Beach, California, on Sunday, September 27. Lucy Nicholson/REUTERS/LANDOV
Protesters holding yellow umbrellas gather for a moment of silence to mark the first anniversary of the "Umbrella Movement" in Hong Kong on Monday, September 28. Last year, thousands of protesters occupied Hong Kong's financial district to demand true universal suffrage -- one person, one vote, without the interference of Beijing. Kin Cheung/AP
A flock of birds in Minsk, Belarus, flies in front of a "super moon" late on Sunday, September 27. A "super moon" is a full moon that appears larger because it's at perigee, the closest point of its orbit with Earth. See last week in 40 photos Sergei Grits/AP