— Gabrielle Lurie / The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images
Firefighters watch the Bear Fire approach in Oroville, Calif., on Sept. 9. The blaze, part of the lightning-sparked North Complex, expanded at a critical rate of spread as winds buffeted the region.
— Noah Berger / AP
Shawn Thornton hugs his wife Shannon next to the rubble of their burned home in Malden, Wash., on Sept. 8, the day after a fast-moving wildfire swept through the tiny town west of Rosalia.
Their son Cody who was home managed to get their dog and a few belongings before leaving minutes before the flames swept through.
— Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review via AP
Annie Drake waits for her bus with her parents as schools reopen in Vernon Bridge, Prince Edward Island, on Sept. 8.
— John Morris / Reuters
A woman kneels on the ground outside the University of Chicago Medicine's Comer Children's Hospital where an 8-year-old girl was taken after being killed in a shooting that wounded three others on Sept. 7.
Firefighters respond to a blaze at Beirut port on Sept. 10. The fire broke out in a structure in the city's heavily damaged port facility, the site of last month's explosion that killed more than 190 people.
A firefighter's face is covered with ash at the scene of a wildfire in Anavyssos, south of Athens, on Sept. 9.
— Aris Messinis / AFP - Getty Images
A woman carries a baby as refugees and migrants flee a fire burning at the Moria camp on the island of Lesbos on Sept. 9.
A blaze tore through the camp, leaving roughly 12,000 people without shelter. Refugees have been flooding Greece's islands since the 2015 crisis, leaving Moria camp to host 20,000 refugees and asylum seekers at its peak.
— Alkis Konstantinidis / Reuters
Right-wing demonstrators chase a Black Lives Matter protester following the "Oregon For Trump 2020 Labor Day Cruise Rally" in Salem on Sept. 7.
— David Ryder / Getty Images
Police use chemical irritants and crowd control munitions to disperse protesters in Portland on Sept. 5.
Violent demonstrations have gripped Portland for months, following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
— Noah Berger / AP
Protesters gather in Rochester, N.Y., on Sept. 5, on the fourth night of demonstrations following the release of a video showing the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man with mental health issues who died after having been put in a "spit hood" and restrained by officers in March.
— Maranie R. Staab / AFP - Getty Images file
A health worker carries the body of a man who died of COVID-19 at a crematorium in New Delhi on Sept. 7.
India's coronavirus cases crossed 4 million on Sept. 5. The country is leading the world in new infections and closing in on Brazil’s total as the second-highest in the world.
— Adnan Abidi / Reuters
Gang members sit in a jail cell during a media tour in Quezaltepeque, El Salvador, on Sept. 4.
El Salvador's attorney general said on Sept. 4 he plans to investigate allegations that the government of President Nayib Bukele is negotiating with members of a notorious gang to reduce homicides.
— Jose Cabezas / Reuters
Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, checks on a line judge after unintentionally hitting her with a ball during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis championships on Sept. 6.
Embers light up a hillside behind the Bidwell Bar Bridge as the Bear Fire burns in Oroville, Calif., on Sept. 9. The blaze, part of the lightning-sparked North Complex, expanded at a critical rate of spread as winds buffeted the region.
— Noah Berger / AP
A man attempts to clear snow off branches during an early season winter storm in Boulder, Colo., on Sept. 9.
The storm brought more than five inches of snow to areas along Colorado's front range, but temperatures are expected to return to the 80s this weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
— Michael Ciaglo / Getty Images
Naked players participate in a match between Germany and the Netherlands to protest the increasing commercialization of professional soccer, in Wuppertal, Germany, on Sept. 6.
— Leon Kuegeler / Reuters
A parkour runner jumps on a railway bridge with Frankfurt's banking district in the background on Sept. 9.