This Week in Pictures: Sept. 13-19
Scots voted in a referendum on Thursday to determine whether or not to end their country’s 307-year union with the United Kingdom. Ultimately, the oil and Scotch-rich nation decided to remain a part of the U.K., with 55% of voters saying “no, thanks” to the change.
Wildfires ravaged parts of California as the King Fire in Fresh Pond, California, threatened some 1,600 homes and remained only 5% contained as of Thursday.
President Barack Obama announced that a coalition of forces led by the U.S. would take on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, but he denied that combat troops would be deployed to fight the terrorist group on the ground.