Photos of the Week
Photos of the week 09/25
Recording artist Meghan Linsey kneels after singing the national anthem before the game between the Tennessee Titans and the Seattle Seahawks at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 24.
Jane Austen lives again, in Vermont
Bonnie Britz, portraying Mrs. Jennings from 'Sense and Sensibility,' learns how to shoot a bow and arrow during an archery lesson at a Jane Austen character weekend in August in Hyde Park, Vt. Each guest takes on the persona of a beloved character from one of Austen's novels.
Ringing Success: 13 years at Saturn with the Cassini spacecraft
This natural-color image of Saturn from space, the first in which Saturn, its moons and rings, and Earth, Venus and Mars, all are visible, was taken from the Cassini spacecraft July 19, 2013. The image captures 404,880 miles across Saturn and its inner ring system, including all of Saturn's rings out to the E ring, which is Saturn's second outermost ring. Cassini's imaging team processed 141 wide-angle images to create the panorama.
Coping with Harvey
Church members sing during a Sunday service at First Baptist Church of Rockport in Rockport, Texas, on Sept. 3. The service was held outside in a tent due to severe structural damage to their sanctuary caused by hurricane Harvey.
Boston Free Speech rally
Participants wear rainbow flags during the Fight Supremacy! Boston counter-protest and resistance rally. The walk from the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston ended at Boston Common, where a "free speech" event was held by groups calling themselves conservative or libertarian.
Photos of the Week
Photos of the Week 08/14
The August full moon rises above the 5th Century BC Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounio, south of Athens, on Aug. 7. More than a hundred of Greece's ancient sites and museums were kept open until late and concerts organized to allow visitors to enjoy the full moon, which is accompanied by a partial lunar eclipse.
Yushu Horse-Racing Festival
A Khampa horseman performs tricks at the annual horse-racing festival in Yushu City in Qinghai province, China. The remote Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture is home to Tibet's historically strongest warriors, the Khampa, who showcase their culture at the horse-racing festival.
Building famine resilience in eastern Africa
A mother and child head across the road to collect water in Melkaselah village, Ethiopia. After three failed spring rain seasons, this region in the southeast of the country is experiencing extreme drought. The government, NGOs, UN agencies and private groups are coordinating to provide aid and assistance to those affected to prevent a famine.