This Week in Pictures: Oct. 3-9
The House was thrown into chaos on Thursday when House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the front-runner to replace John Boehner as speaker of the House, abruptly withdrew his name from the race.
Severe weather caused massive flooding in South Carolina this week, and a landslide in Guatemala killed over 200 people and injured many more.
President Obama this week apologized for the accidental bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan this week, five days after the hospital in Kunduz took fire from an AC-130 gunship. Russian airstrikes continued in Syria, where President Putin aligned himself with Bashar al-Assad against the groups trying to oust the beleaguered Syrian leader.
And in Oregon, people mourned the loss of those killed in the Oct. 1 shooting at Umpqua Community College near Rosedale, Oregon.