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The week in 44 photos

Updated 6:15 AM ET, Fri September 4, 2020
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Participants gather at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool for the ''Get Your Knee Off Our Necks'' Commitment March in support of racial justice in Washington, DC, on Friday, August 28. Carolyn Kaster/AP
Najee Ali, director of Project Islamic Hope, leads a "Wakanda Forever!" salute from the 2018 film "Black Panther," in honor of late actor and "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman, on Saturday, August 29, in Los Angeles. Boseman had battled colon cancer since 2016 and died at home with his family and wife by his side, according to a statement posted on his Twitter account. He was 43. See Boseman's life and career, in photos. Chris Pizzello/AP
In this image taken from newly released police body camera video, a Rochester police officer puts a hood over the head of Daniel Prude, on March 23, 2020, in Rochester, New York. The video shows officers covering his head with a "spit sock" and holding him on the ground in a prone position before he stopped breathing. Prude died March 30 after he was taken off life support, seven days after the encounter with police in Rochester. Rochester Police/Roth and Roth LLP/AP
Lady Gaga accepts the award for Best Collaboration for her song "Rain on Me" with Ariana Grande onstage during the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, on Sunday, August 30. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
President Donald Trump tours an area affected by civil unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, September 1. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks as he meets with members of the community at Grace Lutheran Church on Thursday, September 3 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Biden said he had spoken by phone Thursday with Jacob Blake, the 29-year-old Black man who was shot in the back by police, while meeting with Blake's family in Wisconsin. Carolyn Kaster/AP
Pope Francis speaks with attendees as he arrives to hold a limited public audience at the San Damaso courtyard in The Vatican on Wednesday, September 2. Pope Francis resumed limited public weekly audiences Wednesday, six months after he halted the practice because of the coronavirus pandemic. Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images
Aaron Danielson is treated by medics after being shot on Saturday, August 29. Danielson was fatally shot Saturday night in downtown Portland, Oregon, amid clashes between pro-Trump groups and left-wing protesters. See more photos from Portland protests. Paula Bronstein/AP
David Blaine performs the stunt "Ascension" on Wednesday, September 2, in Page, Arizona. The illusionist floated over the Arizona desert by holding onto about 50 helium balloons. David Becker/Getty Images
New York Yankees left fielder Clint Frazier makes a diving catch on a hit by the Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Joey Wendle at Yankees Stadium in the Bronx, New York, on Tuesday, September 1. Justin Lane/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock
People swim in the flooded I. I. Chundrigar Road located in the central business district of Karachi on Friday, August 28, after heavy monsoon rains triggered floods. Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images
Coco Gauff, left, returns a shot to Anastasija Sevastova during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, August 31, in New York. Frank Franklin/AP
A demonstrator cries during a protest against the visit of President Donald Trump on Tuesday, September 1, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Kerem Yucel/AFP/Getty Images
People gather on the racetrack for a photo during the "Stop the COVID Chaos" rally at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colorado, on Tuesday, September 1. More than five thousand people showed up to the rally to protest Governor Jared Polis' executive and public health orders regarding the coronavirus. Michael Ciaglo/Denver Gazette
A chimpanzee in the Osnabrück Zoo reacts to a child visitor on Tuesday, September 1, in Lower Saxony, Osnabrück, Germany. Friso Gentsch/dpa/Zuma Press
Butch Segura, left, and his son Stew Segura sift through the debris of their storefront after it was destroyed by Hurricane Laura on Friday, August 28, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
A health worker collects a sample from a patient at a local health center to test for the coronavirus disease in New Delhi, India on Monday, August 31. India reported 83,337 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, September 3, the highest daily increase announced by the country's Health Ministry. Adnan Abidi/Reuters
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event in Pittsburgh, on Monday, August 31. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
Married couple Julio Mora Tapia, 110, and Waldramina Quinteros, 104, pose for a photo at their home in Quito, Ecuador, on Friday, August 28. The couple was recognized by the Guinness World Records as the oldest married couple in the world, because of their combined ages. They have been married for 79 years. Dolores Ochoa/AP
Menno Vloon of the Netherlands celebrates clearing the winning height as he competes in the Men's Pole vault at the Dutch Athletics Championships on Sunday, August 30, in Utrecht, Netherlands. Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
The Los Angeles Clippers kneel to pay respect to the Black Lives Matters movement and the life of late actor Chadwick Boseman before their NBA first round playoff game against the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday, August 30, in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Ashley Landis/AP
Students wear protective masks while writing during class on the first day of the school year at Françoise-Giroud middle school in Vincennes, east of Paris, on Tuesday, September 1. Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images
Lyon's players celebrate winning the UEFA Women's Champions League final football match against VfL Wolfsburg at the Anoeta Stadium in San Sebastian, Spain, on Sunday, August 30. Sergio Perez/Pool/AFP/Getty Images
A man who identified himself as the uncle of Dijon Kizzee grieves at a makeshift memorial on Tuesday, September 1 in Los Angeles. Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies fatally shot Kizzee, a 29-year-old Black man, during a confrontation Monday, August 31, sparking protests at the scene. David McNew/Getty Images
Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry grabs a rebound in front of Boston Celtics' Daniel Theis during an NBA conference semifinal playoff game on Tuesday, September 1 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Mark J. Terrill/AP
Dr. Jose Brizuela is sprayed with disinfectant after attending to asymptomatic Covid-19 patients quarantined in a hotel in Caracas, Venezuela, on Sunday, August 30. Ariana Cubillos/AP
Jacob Blake Sr., father of Jacob Blake, raises his fist while speaking at the ''Get Your Knee Off Our Necks'' Commitment March at the Lincoln Memorial on Friday, August 28 in Washington, DC. Jacquelyn Martin/AP
Riders compete in The Every Race Live On RacingTV Nursery at Kempton Park on Tuesday, September 1 in Sunbury, England. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
People take part in a ceremony for the Islamic mourning month of Muharram on Wednesday, September 2 in the holy city of Karbala, Iraq. Mohammed Sawaf/AFP/Getty Images
Serena Williams hits the ball during a match against Kristie Ahn at the US Open tournament on Tuesday, September 1 in Flushing Meadows, New York. Williams set a new record as the all-time leader in matches won at the US Open. Robert Deutsch/USA Today
A woman walks past a painting by French street artist and painter Christian Guemy, known as C215, in tribute to members of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper who were killed by gunmen in January 2015, in Paris on Monday, August 31. Fourteen people have gone on trial in Paris over their alleged involvement in the series of deadly terrorist attacks in the city, which began in the Charlie Hebdo offices, and ended at a kosher supermarket two days later. Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images
Policemen detain Muslims participating in a religious procession on Friday, August 28 in Srinagar, India. Mukhtar Khan/AP
Lightning flashes as President Donald Trump exits Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Friday, August 28, following a campaign rally in Londonderry, New Hampshire. Doug Mills/The New York Times/Redux
León's Fernando Navarro celebrates after scoring a goal during a match against Atlas on August 31 in León, Mexico. Jam Media/Getty Images
Law enforcement officers detain students during a protest against presidential election results on Tuesday, September 1 in Minsk, Belarus. Unrest in Belarus erupted last month after President Alexander Lukashenko's contested victory in an August 9 election that independent observers have criticized for not being free and fair. TUT.BY/AFP/Getty Images
Guests wear face masks and sit a safe distance apart during the opening ceremony of the 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, September 2 in Venice Lido, Italy. Domenico Stinellis/AP
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after Arsenal beat Liverpool to win the FA Community Shield at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, August 29 in London. Andrew Couldridge/Reuters
French President Emmanuel Macron speaks to a patient during a visit to Rafik Hariri University Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, on Tuesday, September 1. Stephane Lemouton/Pool/AFP/Getty Images
Muslims mourn during a reenactment of the Battle of Karbala on the tenth day of Muharram on Sunday, August 30 in Suq al-Shyoukh, Iraq. Hussein Faleh/AFP/Getty Images
The University of Alabama football team, led by coach Nick Saban, marches on campus in support of the Black Lives Matter movement on Monday, August 31 in Tuscaloosa Alabama. Vasha Hunt/AP
A young migrant hugs doctor Aniek Combak onboard the Sea-Watch 4 civil sea rescue ship off the coast of Sicily, Italy on Tuesday, September 1, as they learn they have permission to disembark at the port of Palermo, Sicily, the next day. Thomas Lohnes/AFP/Getty Images
Students attend the 100th anniversary of the founding of Wuhan High School on the first day of the new semester on Tuesday, September 1 in Wuhan, China. Stringer/AFP/Getty Images
Hong Kong pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai pushes through a media pack as he leaves the West Kowloon court on Thursday, September 3 in Hong Kong, where he was found not guilty of criminal intimidation. Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images
Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackmon jogs off the field after the top half of the second inning against the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field on Tuesday, September 1 in Denver, Colorado. See last week in 43 photos. Justin Edmonds/Getty Images