This Week in Pictures: Sept. 19-25
Pope Francis visits Washington, D.C., New York, and Philadelphia this week on his first trip to the United States. Muslim worshippers made the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, where a deadly stampede killed hundreds on Thursday. Jews celebrate Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement.
The refugee crisis continued to unfold in Europe, with hundreds of thousands of Syrian and other refugees trying to reach Europe, and the leader of a coup in Burkina Faso seized power as clashes broke out in the country’s capital.
And in California, firefighters continue to battle the Valley Fire, which has burned across more than 70,000 acres in Northern California.