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The week in 41 photos

Updated 12:47 AM ET, Fri September 11, 2020
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In this photo, which was taken with a slow shutter speed, embers from the Bear Fire light up a hillside in Oroville, California, on Wednesday, September 9. As of Thursday, at least 24 large fires were burning in California, where dry, windy conditions and record-breaking high temperatures have been fueling flames for weeks. More than 2.5 million acres have burned across California. In terms of acres burned, this year is the worst in the state's history. Noah Berger/AP
US President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on Tuesday, September 8. Evan Vucci/AP
An injured protester, bleeding from the face, is detained by a police officer in Portland, Oregon, on Friday, September 4. For more than three months, people in Portland have been protesting against racial inequality and police brutality. The protests have been mostly peaceful, but there have been instances of violence, arson and vandalism. Allison Dinner/AFP/Getty Images
Tennis star Novak Djokovic checks on a line judge he hit with a ball during a US Open match on Sunday, September 6. Djokovic said he didn't intend to hit the judge when he smacked the ball in frustration, but he was disqualified from the tournament. Al Bello/Getty Images
People flee the Moria migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos after massive fires broke out at the site on Wednesday, September 9. Greek authorities believe the fires were started by Moria camp residents expressing "dissatisfaction" with coronavirus-related lockdown measures. The camp was put under lockdown after 35 people this week tested positive for Covid-19. Petros Giannakouris/AP
Authentic, ridden by jockey John Velazquez, leads the field during the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, September 5. Authentic won the race, which was held without fans because of the coronavirus pandemic. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
A baby Western chimpanzee is held at the Chester Zoo in England on Friday, September 4. The species is critically endangered. Cover Images/Zuma Press
Young students make sure they are spread out from one another as they stand in a line before entering a classroom in Pamplona, Spain, on Monday, September 7. In photos: How the pandemic has changed education Alvaro Barrientos/AP
Boaters show their support for US President Donald Trump during a parade in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Monday, September 7. Two days earlier, a few boats sank during a similar Trump parade on Texas' Lake Travis. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Inmates at a maximum-security prison sit on the floor during a search operation in Izalco, El Salvador, on Friday, September 4. Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images
Joe Biden, the Democratic Party's presidential nominee, speaks with supporters from a distance after he met with labor leaders in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on Monday, September 7. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images
Atlanta's Ronald Acuña Jr. steals second base during a Major League Baseball game against Miami on Monday, September 7. Kevin D. Liles/Atlanta Braves
Smoke rises from a fire that broke out in the port of Beirut, Lebanon, on Thursday, September 10. The cause of the fire was not immediately clear, but the Lebanese army said in a statement that it began at a warehouse where oil and tires are kept in the port's duty-free market. The fire came weeks after there was a massive blast at the same site, killing nearly 200 people. Hussein Malla/AP
Josef Koeberl is covered with ice in Melk, Austria, as he tries to break a Guinness World Record on Saturday, September 5. He told CNN he lasted in the ice for two hours, 30 minutes and 53 seconds, which would be a new record if approved. Ronald Zak/AP
Before the NFL's season-opening game on Thursday, September 10, Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans locked arms for a moment of unity. "Please join us in a moment of silence dedicated to the ongoing fight for equality in our country," the announcer at the stadium said. Jeff Roberson/AP
A girl cries as she is tested for Covid-19 at a drive-thru testing station in East Jerusalem on Sunday, September 6. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images
Actor Tom Cruise jumps with a motorcycle as part of a stunt for his newest "Mission: Impossible" movie on Sunday, September 6. The stunt was filmed in Hellesylt, Norway. Geir Olsen/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock
Tennis star Naomi Osaka wears a face mask with George Floyd's name before playing in the quarterfinals of the US Open on Tuesday, September 8. Osaka has worn a different name for each of her US Open matches. Frank Franklin II/AP
People watch a robot dog at a trade fair in Beijing on Monday, September 7. Emmanuel Wong/Getty Images
Cyclists start the ninth stage of the Tour de France on Sunday, September 6. Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images
Thai drag queen Anne May Wong performs at the House of Heals bar in Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday, September 9. Diego Azubel/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock
Cheerleaders from the University of North Texas attend a college football game in Denton, Texas, on Saturday, September 5. Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images
Firefighters watch a back burn while battling the El Dorado Fire in Yucaipa, California, on Sunday, September 6. Investigators said the wildfire was sparked by a pyrotechnic device that was used during a gender-reveal party. Terry Pierson/Orange County Register/Zuma Press
People in New York visit the Edge sky deck Friday, September 4, as the city continues to relax its coronavirus restrictions. Cindy Ord/Getty Images
Rohingya refugees rest on Monday, September 7, after they were found stranded on a beach area in Lhokseumawe, Indonesia. The 297 refugees were believed to be at sea for six months, authorities said. Fachrul Reza/Barcroft Media/Getty Images
Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward breaks his bat during a Major League Baseball game on Saturday, September 5. Kamil Krzaczynski/USA Today
People gather on a beach in Santa Monica, California, on Saturday, September 5. Mario Tama/Getty Images
A coronavirus victim is buried at a cemetery in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday, September 8. Mast Irham/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock
Felix Auger-Aliassime returns a shot during his third-round match at the US Open on Saturday, September 5. Al Bello/Getty Images
New police officers throw their caps in the air after being sworn in Wednesday, September 9, in Bruehl, Germany. Sascha Steinbach/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock
Extinction Rebellion protesters, demanding more action on climate change, pretend to be dead outside Buckingham Palace in London on Saturday, September 5. Hollie Adams/Getty Images
Electoral officials open a ballot box at a polling station in Mekele, Ethiopia, on Wednesday, September 9. Eduardo Soteras/AFP/Getty Images
Boats taking part in a re-enactment of the Historical Regatta sail past the Rialto Bridge in Venice, Italy, on Sunday, September 6. Alessandra Benedetti/Corbis/Getty Images
Sandy Dompkosky's hat shows support for the racehorse Tiz the Law before the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, September 5. Charlie Riedel/AP
This aerial photo, taken on Wednesday, September 9, shows the devastation that the Almeda Fire caused to the Bear Lakes Estates neighborhood in Phoenix, Oregon. Adrees Latif/Reuters
Netball players Maddy Proud, left, and Liz Watson compete for the ball during a match between the NSW Swifts and the Melbourne Vixens on Tuesday, September 8. Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images
Pope Francis puts on a face mask after holding his weekly general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday, September 9. Remo Casilli/Reuters
Pro golfer Jose Maria Olazabal plays a shot during the second round of the Andalucia Masters, which took place in Sotogrande, Spain, on Friday, September 4. Octavio Passos/Getty Images
Barbary lion cubs play in their enclosure at the zoo in Dvur Kralove, Czech Republic, on Thursday, September 10. Petr David Josek/AP
An artist paints a child's face in Gaza City on Tuesday, September 8. Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images
Rugby players from the Worcester Warriors and the Bristol Bears compete in Worcester, England, on Friday, September 4. See last week in 44 photos Shaun Botterill/Getty Images