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The Week in Pictures: Sept. 30 - Oct. 7
Hurricane Matthew's path of destruction, thousands saved at sea, a superhero's funeral, the pope's blessing and more.
Dale Hall, dressed as Superman, stands before the casket of his brother, 6-year-old Jacob Hall, at Oakdale Baptist in Townville, South Carolina, on Oct. 5.
Jacob died after a teen gunman opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school. He was struck by a bullet in a main artery in his thigh as he left for recess. A fellow classmate and a teacher were also shot but were treated and released from the hospital.
People bike on the beach before Hurricane Matthew roared up the Florida coast in Atlantic Beach on Oct. 5.
Migrants step over bodies while being rescued by members of Proactiva Open Arms in the Mediterranean Sea, 14 miles off the coast of Libya on Oct. 4.
More than 10,000 migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast over a 48-hour period as dozens of bodies were recovered.
A girl walks on a tree damaged by Hurricane Matthew in Les Cayes, Haiti on Oct. 5.
PHOTOS: Scenes of Devastation in Haiti