A sign painter outlines the pope's nose on the side of a New York City office building. Pope Francis will visit the United States beginning Sept. 22, with stops in Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Lennihan / Associated PressLink
A couple dances to Kermit Ruffins at Kermit's Treme Mother-in-Law Lounge in New Orleans. Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters that rose so fast some people drowned in their homes.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LEE CELANO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Los Angeles police Sgt. Emada Tingirides, right, comforts the sister of a victim at the scene where two people were fatally shot in South L.A.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
Firefighters continue fighting a blaze at the Sandone Tire warehouse in downtown Scranton, Pa. Officials said the warehouse houses an estimated 20,000 tires.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Butch Comegys / The Times & TribuneLink
Migrants crawl under a barbed-wire fence at the Hungarian-Serbian border near Roszke, Hungary. As Europe struggles with its worst migrant crisis since World War II, Hungary has become, like Italy and Greece, a "frontline" state. So far this year, police say about 141,500 migrants have been intercepted crossing into Hungary, mostly from neighboring Serbia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Investigators stand near a truck on the shoulder of Highway A4 near Parndorf, south of Vienna, Austria. At least 20 migrants were found dead in the truck, which was parked on the Austrian highway leading from the Hungarian border.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ronald Zak / Associated PressLink
A colorful character called "Cipotegato" acknowledges the crowd after running through the streets of Tarazona, Spain. Following a tradition coming from at least the middle of the 18th century, thousands of people gather every year at midday in Tarazona's main square waiting to throw tomatoes at Cipotegato, who represents a prisoner from the local jail who was given the chance to escape to freedom after crossing through a crowded village.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alvaro Barrientos / Associated PressLink
Runners take part in the third bull run in San Sebastian de los Reyes in Madrid, Spain. Nine people out of more than 2,300 participants were injured during the run, which lasted about two minutes. The fiestas at San Sebastian de los Reyes are known as Pamplona Chica (Little Pamplona) and are held every year in August.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Emilio Naranjo / EPALink
Athletes take part in the international parachuting competition called Mountain Gravity in Quinto, Switzerland. Some 200 participants from all over the world are expected to jump at the event.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAMUEL GOLAY / EPALink
A crying man lies on the ground in front of the Portuguese Finance Ministry in Lisbon, Portugal, during a protest held by victims of toxic investments made by the former Banco Espirito Santo (now Novo Banco).
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Balloons from an installation called "Heartbeat" by French artist Charles Petillion can be seen at Covent Garden Market in London. "Heartbeat" is Petillon's first public art installation.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Augstein / Associated PressLink
Jamaica's Usain Bolt takes a selfie with the crowd as he celebrates winning the gold in the men's 200-meter final at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated PressLink
A TV cameraman drives into Usain Bolt of Jamaica after the men's 200-meter final during the Beijing 2015 IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLEX DELA PENA / EPALink
Pedestrians are reflected in the glass of an electronic board displaying the Tokyo stock index at a securities office in Tokyo after the day's trading session.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPALink
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Pictures in the News | August 27, 2015
Thursday’s Pictures in the News begins in the Big Apple, where a sign painter outlines the pope’s nose on the side of a New York City office building. Pope Francis will visits the United States beginning Sept. 22, with stops in Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia.
New Orleans: A couple dances to Kermit Ruffins at Kermit’s Treme Mother-in-Law Lounge. Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept buildings off their foundations and deluged nearly all of New Orleans with floodwaters that rose so fast some people drowned in their homes.
Beijing: A TV cameraman drives into Usain Bolt of Jamaica after the men’s 200-meter final during the Beijing 2015 IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium.
Los Angeles: LAPD Sgt. Emada Tingirides, right, comforts the sister of a victim at the scene where two people were fatally shot in South L.A.
Roszke, Hungary: Migrants crawl under a barbed-wire fence at the Hungarian-Serbian border.
Quinto, Switzerland: Athletes can be seen in action during the international parachuting competition called Mountain Gravity.
Add stops in England, Austria, Spain, Portugal and Japan to round out the report.
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