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Updated 11:38 AM ET, Fri October 23, 2020
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US President Donald Trump, right, and Democratic candidate Joe Biden debate each other for the last time on Thursday, October 22. At center is moderator Kristen Welker. This was supposed to be the third meeting between the two candidates, but the second was canceled after Trump tested positive for Covid-19 and refused to take part in a virtual debate. Jim Bourg/Pool/Getty Images
Detained left-wing activist Reina Mae Nasino, in handcuffs and a protective suit, touches the coffin of her 3-month-old daughter, River, during funeral rites in Manila, Phillippines, on Friday, October 16. River died of pneumonia on October 9. She had been battling lung complications in the hospital. Aaron Favila/AP
Cody Bellinger and Mookie Betts, two Los Angeles Dodgers, celebrate Bellinger's fourth-inning home run in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday, October 21. The Dodgers defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II visits the new Energetics Analysis Center, a counterterrorism facility near Salisbury, England, on Thursday, October 15. It was her first public engagement since the country's coronavirus lockdown in March. Ben Stansall/Pool/Retuers
Former US President Barack Obama speaks at Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park as he campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, his former vice president, on Wednesday, October 21. During his remarks, Obama delivered an often-incredulous and blistering account of Donald Trump's first four years in office. Matt Slocum/AP
Dana Clark and her 18-month-old son, Mason, wait in line at City Hall as early voting began in New Orleans on Friday, October 16. Clark, a teacher, said she donned this protective cover because Mason doesn't have a mask and she didn't know how many people would be wearing masks in line. In pictures: America votes Kathleen Flynn/Reuters
Alabama quarterback Mac Jones throws a pass during the Crimson Tide's 41-24 victory over Georgia on Saturday, October 17. Jones threw for 417 yards and four touchdowns. Gary Cosby Jr./The Tuscaloosa News/USA Today Sports
People come to the aid of a man who was wounded when security forces officers opened fire on a protest at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos, Nigeria, on Tuesday, October 20. Protesters have been rallying across Nigeria to demand police reform and bring the government's attention to recurring police brutality. Adetona Omokanye/Getty Images
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks during his debate with US President Donald Trump on Thursday, October 22. Because their first debate quickly descended into a glorified shouting match, the Commission on Presidential Debates instituted an unprecedented change this time around: The candidates had their microphones cut off while their opponent responded to the first question of each of the debate's six segments. Julio Cortez/AP
Portraits of people who rely on the Affordable Care Act are seen in the seats of Democratic senators who boycotted a committee vote on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Thursday, October 22. The Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 12-0 to advance Barrett's nomination to the full Senate next week. Hannah McKay/Pool/Getty Images
A seagull tries to catch a piece of bread thrown by a tourist in Timmendorfer Strand, Germany, on Saturday, October 17. Michael Probst/AP
French President Emmanuel Macron gestures near Samuel Paty's coffin, which was inside a Sorbonne University courtyard in Paris on Wednesday, October 21. Paty, a 47-year-old teacher, was beheaded in a terrorist attack last week. He had recently showed his students controversial caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed during a discussion about the Charlie Hebdo attacks in 2015. Francois Mori/Pool/AFP/Getty Images
Vasyl Lomachenko, left, boxes Teofimo Lopez Jr. during their lightweight title bout in Las Vegas on Saturday, October 17. Lopez won by unanimous decision to become the youngest four-belt champion in the history of the sport. Mikey Williams/Top Rank/Getty Images
People watch the US presidential debate from their vehicles in San Francisco on Thursday, October 22. Jeff Chiu/AP
New Zealand's Jordie Barrett scores a try during a rugby match against Australia on Sunday, October 18. New Zealand won 27-7. Mark Baker/AP
A supporter of US President Donald Trump attends a campaign rally at an airport in Macon, Georgia, on Friday, October 16. Carlose Barria/Reuters
A boy jumps into the Yamuna River in Delhi, India, on Saturday, October 17. Adnan Abidi/Reuters
An anti-government protester pushes against riot police after being sprayed with water cannons in Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday, October 16. Adam Dean/The New York Times/Redux
To promote the new "Borat" film, a barge carries an inflatable Borat along the River Thames in London on Thursday, October 22. Peter Nicholls/Reuters
This NASA handout image, obtained on Wednesday, October 21, shows the Bennu asteroid more than 200 million miles from Earth. After orbiting the near-Earth asteroid for nearly two years, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully touched down and reached out its robotic arm to collect a sample from the asteroid's surface on Tuesday. Goddard/University of Arizona/Lockheed Martin/NASA
US President Donald Trump speaks during his debate with challenger Joe Biden on Thursday, October 22. Whether he wins next month or not, this was Trump's final appearance ever on a presidential debate stage. Patrick Semansky/AP
A protester gestures while a church burns during a protest in Santiago, Chile, on Sunday, October 18. Tens of thousands of Chileans gathered in Santiago's central square to mark the one-year anniversary of mass protests that left over 30 dead and thousands injured. Peaceful rallies devolved into riots and looting. Ivan Alvarado/Reuters
Polar bears Nanook and Nuna play together at the Hellabrunn zoo in Munich, Germany, on Friday, October 16. Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attends an election-night event in Auckland after winning a second term on Saturday, October 17. Hannah Peters/Getty Images
The Tampa Bay Rays celebrate their American League title on Saturday, October 17. They defeated the Houston Astros in seven games to reach the World Series. Gregory Bull/AP
A Covid-19 patient receives care at a hospital on the outskirts of Buenos Aires on Friday, October 16. Argentina recently topped 1 million reported cases. Agustin Marcarian/Reuters
Activists who oppose the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett are dressed as characters from "The Handmaid's Tale" as they protest in front of the high court on Thursday, October 22. Jose Luis Magana/AP
People in Hue, Vietnam, drink beer inside an eatery that was partially submerged by floodwaters on Saturday, October 17. More than 100 people are dead and thousands of homes have been submerged in some of Vietnam's most severe floods in decades. Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden arrives for a "60 Minutes" interview in Wilmington, Delaware, on Monday, October 19. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images
A wooden boat used by migrants from Morocco is seen on the coast of one of the Canary Islands on Friday, October 16. Migrants are increasingly crossing a treacherous part of the Atlantic Ocean to reach the Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago near West Africa. Javier Bauluz/AP
A dog is dressed up during Sanja Matsuri, one of Tokyo's biggest traditional festivals, on Sunday, October 18. Issei Kato/Reuters
Members of the Bavarian state Parliament are separated by protective panels in Munich, Germany, on Wednesday, October 21. Peter Kneffel/Pool/Getty Images
Fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers watch a World Series broadcast from a vehicle outside Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, October 20. The World Series is taking place in Arlington, Texas, this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Ashley Landis/AP
Trees poke out from an early morning mist in Bernbeuren, Germany, on Monday, October 19. Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa/ZumaPress
A police marksman and his dog observe Peter Madsen after Madsen briefly escaped from a jail in Albertslund, Denmark, on Tuesday, October 20. Madsen, the Danish inventor found guilty of the mutilation and murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, was eventually captured. Nils Meilvang/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP/Getty Images
A man carries geese on top of his car as he drives on a highway leading to Ganja, Azerbaijan, on Wednesday, October 21. Umit Bektas/Reuters
Supporters cheer for US President Donald Trump after he spoke at a campaign rally in Macon, Georgia, on Friday, October 16. Evan Vucci/AP
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Mookie Betts slides into home during Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday, October 20. David J. Phillip/AP
Timur Haligov embraces the body of his 10-month-old baby girl, Narin, during a funeral ceremony in Ganja, Azerbaijan, on Saturday, October 17. Azerbaijan has accused Armenia of striking its second-largest city with a ballistic missile that killed at least 13 civilians and wounded 50 others in an escalation of their conflict over the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. Can Erok/DHA/AP
French skier Alexis Pinturault competes in the giant slalom during a World Cup event in Soelden, Austria, on Sunday, October 18. Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images
A woman talking on her phone is shielded from the rain by a protective plastic sheet at a cafe in Galway, Ireland, on Tuesday, October 20. Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters
Tonya Swain, wearing a jacket that says "I Really Care So I Vote," casts her ballot in Norwalk, California, on Monday, October 19. The jacket resembled the one that first lady Melania Trump wore in 2018 that said "I really don't care. Do U?" Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images
Triathletes line up before the start of an Ironman race in Tempe, Arizona, on Sunday, October 18. See last week in 40 photos Chris Coduto/Getty Images for Ironman