The Week in Pictures: August 21 - 28

A funeral in Ferguson, a doctor escapes Ebola, a truce in Israel and Gaza, surf’s up from Hurricane Marie, earthquake shakes Napa and more.

Ron Mcgee, bottom, and Shawn Williams, top, sunbathe on a rafts in a shallow tidal pool, on Aug. 23, on the South Beach of Tybee Island, Ga.

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Dr. Kent Brantly, the Samaritan's Purse doctor who contracted Ebola while treating patients at a hospital in Liberia, was released from Emory University Hospital on Aug. 21.

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Michael Brown Sr. yells out as his son's casket is lowered into the ground at St. Peter's Cemetery in St. Louis, Mo., on Aug. 25. Family, politicians and activists gathered for the funeral of teen Michael Brown on Monday following weeks of unrest and at times violent protests.

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Airport and airline employees walk the fifth runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to clear debris as the sun rises, on Aug. 27, in Atlanta. The annual Foreign Object Debris Walk drew approximately 100 airline and airport employees volunteering to find and remove debris that could be hazardous to aircraft. The resulting damage from foreign object debris is estimated to cost the aerospace industry $4 billion a year. Airport officials closed Runway 10L/28R for about 30 minutes. In addition to the annual walk, Hartsfield-Jackson performs daily inspections on all its runways.

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Relatives mourn during the funeral of two brothers, 16-year-old Omar and 12-year-old Mohammed Breem, who were killed by an Israeli airstrike in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on Aug. 27. A long-term truce was agreed upon between Israel and the Palestinians, ending the deadliest violence in a decade with Israel and Hamas both claiming 'victory' in the 50-day war.

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Israeli couple Noga and Moshiko Siho have their wedding portrait taken in an army staging area on the Israel-Gaza border, near Kibbutz Yad Mordechai, Israel, on Aug. 27.

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An elderly resident of Gaza City's Shejaiya neighborhood walks in a street lined by destroyed homes early on Aug. 27. The neighborhood was one of the hardest hit by the fighting between Hamas militants and Israel.

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A boogieboarder rides a wave at "The Wedge" in Newport Beach, Calif., on Aug. 27. Southern California beachgoers experienced much higher than normal surf, brought on by Hurricane Marie spinning off the coast of Mexico.

•Gallery: Stoked Surfers Ride Hurricane Marie's Huge Waves

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Cabbar Duyum of Turkey (blue) celebrates winning the men's freestyle 46 kg bronze medal final against Oscar Eduardo Tigreros Urbano of Colombia (red) on day eleven of the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games on Aug. 27, in Nanjing, China.

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Skateboarder Chris Young, 22, launches himself off a buckled sidewalk in Napa, Calif., following an earthquake on Aug. 24. Officials in the city of Napa say 15 to 16 buildings are no longer inhabitable after Sunday's magnitude-6.0 earthquake, and there is only limited access to numerous other structures.

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A worker looks at a pile of wine bottles that were thrown from the shelves at Van's Liquors following a 6.0 earthquake in Napa, California on Aug. 24. The earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area shortly after 3:00 am on Sunday morning causing damage to buildings. At least 70 people whose injuries were not life-threatening were sent to hospitals.

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Damaged items lie in a kitchen in downtown Donetsk, Ukraine, on Aug. 26. Ukraine said it had captured Russian soldiers engaged in combat on Ukrainian territory, a claim that could complicate efforts to end fighting between government forces and separatist rebels in the east of the country.

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A car sits atop an embankment after losing control and skidding up the concrete retaining wall on South La Brea Ave in Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles on Aug. 24. The driver and his passenger escaped without injuries.

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A Chinese girl wears a facekini as she floats in the water on Aug. 21 on the Yellow Sea in Qingdao, China. The locally designed mask is worn by many local women to protect them from jellyfish stings, algae and the sun's ultraviolet rays.
Gallery: Facekinis Can't Hide Character in Beguiling Portraits of Chinese Swimmers

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