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Pope Francis, accompanied by members of Congress, waves to the crowd from the Speakers Balcony on Capitol Hill in Washington, after addressing a joint meeting of Congress inside

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The sun begins to rise as people gather on Capitol Hill in Washington for a chance to see Pope Francis.

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Pope Francis addresses a joint session of Congress in Washington, DC. The Pope is the first leader of the Roman Catholic Church to address a joint meeting of Congress, including more than 500 lawmakers, Supreme Court justices and top administration officials including Vice President Joe Biden.

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Police officers pass through security fences around the perimeter of St. Patrick's Cathedral before the arrival of Pope Francis in New York. Security screening will be just part of "layers and layers and layers of protection" the pope will receive during his visit, including a deployment of 6,000 extra police officers and specialized counterterrorism units, said John Miller, the NYPD's top security official.

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A muslim pilgrim walks through the site where dead bodies are gathered in Mina, after hundreds were killed and injured. The crush happened in Mina, a large valley about three miles from the holy city of Mecca that has been the site of hajj stampedes in years past.

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Indian Muslim devotees offer Eid al-Adha prayers in the grounds of a school in Chennai.

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Indonesian police and firefighters extinguish a fire on burning peat land on Borneo island during President Joko Widodo's inspection of a firefighting operation to control agricultural and forest fires. Under pressure from its neighbors to stop the annual haze, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has pledged to crack down on companies and individuals behind the burnings, which are a cheap but harmful way of clearing vast tracts of land for plantations.

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Indian artist, Ravi Kali, dressed as Hindu goddess Kali, participates in a religious procession for the Hindu festival, Ganesh Chaturthi in New Delhi.

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Seven-month-old Olanazy Prince at a UNICEF supported community nutrition site in Port Dauphin, Madagascar. A severe food and nutrition crisis is affecting southern Madagascar with 200,000 people being affected, of which 40,000 are children under 5.

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A woman plays around as she walks across a glass-bottomed suspension bridge in southern China's Hunan province. The bridge, 984 feet long and 590 feet high, opened to visitors on Thursday for the first time since its conversion from a regular suspension bridge was completed.

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A flag blows in the wind in front of a mural of Pope Francis across the street from Madison Square Garden in New York as the city prepares for his visit.

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Nuns attend a mass officiated by Pope Francis at the basilica to Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre in Santiago de Cuba.

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Father Luis Estrada leading a prayer prior to a candlelight march, organized by a local youth group Children Over Politics, supporting Pope Francis's message of inclusion of immigrants, in Los Angeles.

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People attend a candlelight vigil for Bella Bond on Deer Island in Boston. Bella Bond, 2, was known as Baby Doe until she was identified almost three months after her remains washed up inside a trash bag on the Boston Harbor beach.

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Visitors look at Volkswagen cars at the 2015 IAA Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany. Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn apologized yesterday to consumers following allegations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that the company had installed software into its diesel cars sold in the U.S. that manipulated emissions results.

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A refugee woman faints upon her arrival on Kagia beach on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey. EU ministers neared a compromise on plans to relocate 120,000 refugees at emergency talks despite deep divisions over how to handle Europe's worst migration crisis since World War II.

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Hundreds of migrants who arrived by train at Hegyeshalom on the Hungarian and Austrian border walk the four kilometres into Austria in Hegyeshalom, Hungary. Thousands of migrants have arrived in Austria over the weekend with more en-route from Hungary, Croatia and Slovenia.

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A visitor takes a picture of a light installation during a preview of the 2015 NightFest Festival in Canberra, Australia.

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Viola Davis presents to Peter Dinklage his Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor for a Drama Series at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sept. 20, 2015.

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Julia Louise Dreyfus and VEEP won for Outstanding Comedy Series at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sept. 20, 2015.

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Celia Tran, left, of West Covina, Kathy Tran of Glendale and Dee Tran of El Monte take pictures at Jeff Koons' Tulips. The $140-million Broad museum opened with 250 works by about 60 artists on view. Admission is free, but reservations are recommended.

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The sky over a Sanaa neighborhood is illuminated by anti-aircraft fire as the Saudi-led coalition intensifies airstrikes on Houthi positions in the capital of Yemen Sept. 21, 2015.

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People search for survivors amid the rubble of houses destroyed in a Saudi-led airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen on Sept. 21, 2015.

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A Yemeni fighter loyal to the Yemeni government fires a mortar round toward an alleged Houthi position, during an offensive against Houthi positions in Marib province, Yemen, Sept. 20, 2015.

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A refugee child is seen through a window of a bus heading further into Austria in Nickelsdorf at the Austrian-Hungarian border on Sept. 20, 2015. Crowded aboard buses and trains, thousands more migrants flooded into Austria from countries unable or unwilling to cope with a desperate human tide fleeing war and poverty for a better life in western Europe.

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Pope Francis, foreground, is greeted by Cuba's President Raul Castro as he arrives to give a morning Mass at the Calixto Garcia square in Holguin, in eastern Cuba, on Sept. 21, 2015.

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A group of migrant and refugees walk down a dirt road towards the Serbia-Croatia border, near the western-Serbia town of Sid, on Sept. 20, 2015. Hungary on September 20 reopened its main border crossing with Serbia, whose closure led thousands of migrants to surge into Croatia and resulted in the shunting of the desperate flood of humanity from one country to another.

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Ultra-orthodox Jews pray as they perform the Tashlich ritual at the beach in Herzliya, outside Tel Aviv, Israel, Sept. 21, 2015. Tashlich is a ritual during which believers cast their sins into the water and the fish, and it is performed before the Day of Atonement or Yom Kippur.

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We start with a historic moment in Washington, D.C., as Pope Francis addressed a joint session of Congress, the first pope ever to do so. The pontiff followed that with a trip to New York and stops at St Patrick’s Cathedral, the United Nations, Central Park and Madison Square Garden. More photos

Washington, D.C.: House Speaker John A. Boehner said he would resign from Congress at the end of October, giving up his top leadership post and his seat in the House in the face of hardline conservative opposition.

Washington, D.C.: President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping greet schoolchildren during an arrival ceremony for Xi on the South Lawn of the White House.

Rio de Janeiro: Actor Johnny Depp poses for a photo with a woman receiving hearing device supplied by the Starkey Hearing Foundation and the Hollywood Vampires band.

Mina, Saudi Arabia: At least 717 people were killed and 805 injured in a crushing human stampede during the hajj pilgrimage outside the holy city of Mecca.

Port Dauphin, Madagascar: A severe food and nutrition crisis is affecting southern Madagascar with 200,000 people being affected, of which 40,000 are children under 5.

London: A skull is part of a collection of bones found among the stepped footings of Westminster Abbey’s south transept that were built from Reigate stone between 1246 and 1250, during the reign of Henry III.

Seoul: A South Korean protester is surrounded by police during a rally against the government’s labor policy.

Boston: A candlelight vigil is held for Bella Bond on Deer Island in Boston. Bella, 2, was known as Baby Doe until she was identified almost three months after her remains washed up in a trash bag on the Boston Harbor beach.

Lesbos, Greece: A refugee woman faints upon her arrival on Kagia beach on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey.

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Demonstrators take to the streets of Burkina Faso’s capital, burning tires to protest a proposed compromise solution to the country’s deepening political crisis as tensions mounted over military rule.

Add stops in Ecuador, China, Indonesia, Hungary, Australia and Vietnam to round out the report.

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