A worker disinfects the Salt Cathedral in Zipaquira, north of Bogota, on Aug. 30.
The Salt Cathedral, an underground church built into a salt mine, is one of Colombia's main tourist attractions.
— Juan Barretto / AFP - Getty Images
President Donald Trump arrives at Joint Base Andrews from New Hampshire where he held a rally on Aug. 28.
— Carlos Barria / Reuters
A group of young men eat dinner on the empty Pattaya beach in Thailand on Sept. 1.
— Mladen Antonov / AFP - Getty Images
A man wrapped in a thermal blanket rests on board the Louise Michel vessel after being rescued from an overcrowded rubber boat sailing adrift, 70 miles southwest Malta, in the central Mediterranean Sea on Aug. 29.
— Santi Palacios / AP
Two women kiss under the former red and white Belarusian flag that the opposition uses as an emblem in Minsk on Aug. 30.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered in the capital for the fourth week of daily protests demanding that the country's authoritarian president resign.
Maria de Concepcion Illa, 89, blows a kiss from her nursing home window to her neighbor's dog in Barcelona on Aug. 27.
Officials are beginning to see a rise in coronavirus cases in Spain and France as the summer months wind down and Europe continues to resume daily life.
— Nacho Doce / Reuters
Clowns entertain children during a lockdown following a surge in coronavirus cases, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, on Sept. 2.
— Mahmud Hams / AFP - Getty Images
A man, caught not wearing a face mask in public during the pandemic, lies in a mock coffin while members of the public and the media take pictures as part of his punishment by local authorities in Jakarta, on Sept. 3.
— Fahmi Dolli / AFP - Getty Images
President Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, accompanied by the head of Israel's National Security Council Meir Ben-Shabbat, left, and U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien board an El Al flight at Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv on Aug. 31.
Marble urns containing the remains of people suspected of dying of COVID-19, sit in a van, to be delivered to relatives in Lima on June 1.
In March, Peru ordered the cremation of all coronavirus victims, one of the strictest rules in the region to help prevent the spread of the virus. At the end of April, the rule was softened, allowing funerals with no more than five mourners.
— Rodrigo Abd / AP
Julio Mora Tapia, 110, kisses his wife Waldramina Quinteros, 104, at their home in Quito on Aug. 28.
The retired teachers, married for 79 years, hold the Guinness World Records' title of the oldest married couple, measured by the highest combined age.
— Dolores Ochoa / AP
Fishermen sell their catch during an auction in Istanbul on Sept. 1.
Tuesday marked the official opening of the fishing season across Turkey. Masks, social distancing and continuous hand hygiene are mandatory in the market to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
— Yasin Gul / AFP - Getty Images
Illusionist David Blaine hangs from a cluster of jumbo-sized balloons while performing his latest stunt, "Ascension," in Page, Ariz., on Sept. 2.
Blaine ascended nearly 25,000 feet (7,600 meters) into the Arizona sky while hanging from a cluster of jumbo-sized balloons before parachuting safely back to earth.
— David Becker / Getty Images for YouTube Originals
New York City
A child plays by the fountain during the public reopening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on Aug. 29.
After more than five months in hibernation, the city's museums are starting to reopen.
— Nina Westervelt / Bloomberg via Getty Images
A house lies submerged in a lake in Carlyss, La., on Aug. 28.
Packing wind speeds of 150 mph and bringing a life-threatening storm surge, Laura became one of the strongest hurricanes in U.S. history to make landfall as it struck Louisiana near the Texas border.