LUMBERTON, NC - OCTOBER 12: Chris Moore walks down Martin Luther King Blvd. on October 12, 2016 in Lumberton, North Carolina. Hurricane Matthew's heavy rains ended over the weekend, but flooding is still expected for days in North Carolina. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)
MANILA, PHILIPPINES - OCTOBER 12: Inmates watch as drug suspects are processed inside a police station on October 12, 2016 in Manila, Philippines. The Duterte administration shifted to the next phase on its war on drugs after the first 100 days of President Rodrigo Duterte as over 3,600 people have been killed while more than 700,000 drug dependents surrendered to authorities. According to reports, Duterte received an 'excellent' rating for his war on drugs during a recent opinion, with 84 percent of Filipinos respondents said they are satisfied with the drug crackdown. (Photo by Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 12: Members of an Orthodox Jewish community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn walk through the neighborhood on Yom Kippur, one of the most important holidays of the Jewish year on October 12, 2016 in New York City. Also known as the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur includes a sundown to sundown fast where worshippers can't use electronics or work. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - US President Barack Obama waves as he walks off Air Force One in Greensboro, North Carolina, October 11, 2016.
President Obama is in Greensboro to participate in a town hall conversation hosted by ESPN. / AFP / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 09: Cameron Ward, 24, has his first ever tattoo through a hole in the wall at celebrity tattoo artist Scott Campbell's event 'Whole Glory' on October 9, 2016 in London, England. The recipient sits on a chair with their arm through the wall as Scott Campbell tattoos on the other side of the wall. Campbell's tattoos usually cost thousands of dollars but at his event he gives members of the public free tattoos to stick their arm through the wall with no communication allowing Campbell to tattoo whatever he pleases leaving the recipient unaware of the design until it is finished. Campbell's clients have included Robert Downey Jr., Courtney Love, Heath Ledger and Sting. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speak during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
In this photo taken with a slow shutter speed, autumn's colors peak on hardwood trees in a cemetery near the Congregational Church, Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, in Cumberland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Fire and smoke rise after a Saudi-led airstrike hit a site believed to be one of the largest weapons depots on the outskirts of Yemen's capital, Sanaa, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy delivers his speech as he runs for the 2017 presidential election in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - OCTOBER 10: A bus is seen in flames as the clashes between students and riot police continues during a protest over government's plan of increasing university tuition fees on October 10, 2016 in Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg. The ministry of education announced an increase of university fees following calls by student demonstrators of a zero percent increase. Clashes between South African police and protesters demanding free education spread into Johannesburg's streets around the one of the nations largest universities. (Photo by Ihsaan Haffejee/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCTOBER 09: A two-old-day male baby Asian elephant stands next to his mother Tamara in their enclosure at Prague Zoo on October 9, 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic. Tamara delivered the calf on late October 7 and according to zoo, it is the third birth in Prague Zoo's history. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)
Gasoline seller Bernadette Simeon reclines on a tree felled by Hurricane Matthew, as she waits for buyers on the side of a rode in Beaumont, a district of Jeremie, Haiti, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. Simeon, 41, said she lost everything to the hurricane, and lamented that her kids couldn't go to school because the buildings were destroyed and they lost books and uniforms. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
INDIO, CA - OCTOBER 09: Roger Waters performs onstage during Desert Trip at the Empire Polo Field on October 9, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Iranian Shiite Muslims take part in a mourning ceremony during the Muslim month of Muharram, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. Muharram is an important period of mourning for Shiites which marks the anniversary of the 7th century Battle of Karbala in present day-Iraq, when Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad and one of Shiite Islam's most beloved saints, was killed. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
ALEPPO, SYRIA - OCTOBER 7: An aerial view of the buildings destroyed by the Assad Regime forces and Russian Army in the Tariq al-Bab neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria on October 2016. (Photo by Jawad al Rifai/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Christopher Taylor of the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control holds a pike pole during a ceremony at the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial at the Empire State Plaza on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, in Albany, N.Y. The names of eight firefighters who died in the line of duty were added to the memorial. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
Great White Pelicans fly over Mishmar HaSharon reservoir, Israel, before they land to catch food, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. Thousands of Pelicans stop in the reservoir for food provided by the Israeli nature reserves authority as they make their way to Africa (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton smiles at the audience after speaking at a rally at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
People eat dinner next to a fire after Hurricane Matthew in a street of Les Anglais, Haiti, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A man walks through flood waters after Hurricane Matthew in Lumberton, North Carolina October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Egyptian fishermen gather their nets at El-Burollos Lake in Kafr el-Sheikh, 170 kilometers (106 miles) north of Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. A $12 billion bailout loan aimed at supporting the governmentâs reform package has yet to be finalized, but could come as early as next week, hopefully paving the way for sustainable economic growth that generates jobs for Egyptâs surging population of over 90 million. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
FLAGLER BEACH, FL - OCTOBER 08: A1A is seen after ocean waters stirred up by Hurricane Matthew washed away part of the ocean front road on October 8, 2016 in Flagler Beach, Florida. Across the Southeast, Over 1.4 million people have lost power due to Hurricane Matthew which has been downgraded to a category 1 hurricane on Saturday morning. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
A Thai woman holding up a picture of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej cries while waiting for a van carrying the body of the king to pay her last respects outside Grand Palace in Bangkok, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. Bhumibol, the world's longest reigning monarch, died on Thursday at the age of 88. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)
A visitor to the Jefferson Memorial casts a long shadow as she holds up her tablet to take a photo of Jefferson's statue in Washington October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A tree and power lines blown over by Hurricane Matthew lay across a road on St. Simons Island, Ga., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. Matthew plowed north along the Atlantic coast, flooding towns and gouging out roads in its path.(AP Photo/David Goldman)
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump arrives at a campaign rally in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A gust of wind blows Pope Francis' mantle as he attends a Marian vigil prayer in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, October 8, 2016. REUTERS/Tony Gentile TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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The world was chock full of news over the past week. One of the biggest stories of the week was the aftermath Hurricane Matthew, which killed hundreds in Haiti before severely damaging parts of the southern United States.
All eyes were also on the second presidential debate between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump on Sunday. The two nominees will have one more debate before the United States votes on November 8.
Click through the slideshow above to see photos from these stories and more, and be sure to check back next week to see our selection of the best photography from the coming days.