This Week in Pictures: Sept. 26-Oct. 2
The week kicked off with Pope Francis visiting New York City after spending two days in Washington, D.C., before traveling to Philadelphia on his six-day three-city tour.
Sky-watchers some parts of the world had the rare opportunity to see a supermoon and a full lunar eclipse occur at the same time. The last time this happened was 1982, and it won’t happen again until 2033.
Refugees continued to reach Greece’s shores - most of whom are from Syria, where Russia began airstrikes this week. Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Obama disagreed in talks held during the 70th U.N. General Assembly in New York, with the bombings following shortly thereafter.
A deadly shooting in Oregon left several people dead on Thursday. Residents in India’s capital, New Delhi, battle a major outbreak of dengue fever, and residents along the east cost of the U.S. brace for Hurricane Joaquin, which was heightened to a category 4 hurricane as it barreled towards the Bahamas.