This Week in Pictures: Oct. 4-10
A total lunar eclipse resulted in a red-hued “blood moon” this week. Fresh protests rocked Ferguson after a man allegedly fired at and then was shot to death by a police officer in St. Louis. The latest shooting happened days ahead of a planned “weekend of resistance” in Ferguson.
Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong remained on the streets to demand political independence from China.
In the Middle East, the U.S., along with a coalition of forces, continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, as the Sunni militant group continued its march across Syria, fighting a fierce battle with Kurdish forces for control of the Syrian border town, Kobani.
And the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. died in Dallas days after arriving from Liberia.