Photos of the week: 9/25 - 10/2

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A Palestinian protester covers his face from smoke and tear gas during clashes with Israeli border police following a demonstration after the Friday prayers in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, on October 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO / HAZEM BADER (Photo credit should read HAZEM BADER/AFP/Getty Images)
GENOA, ITALY - OCTOBER 01: A baby manatee plays against the glass in one of the very first public appearances on October 1, 2015 in Genoa, Italy. The baby manatee is the only one in Italy and there are only 10 zoos in Europe with these herbivorous marine mammals. (Photo by Awakening/Getty Images)
Morning mist rises from the pastures of the river Elbe on September 30, 2015 in Dresden, eastern Germany. AFP PHOTO / DPA / ARNO BURGI +++ GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read ARNO BURGI/AFP/Getty Images)
A super moon is seen from the German navy frigate ship 'Werra' in the southern Mediterranean sea, on September 28, 2015. The frigate, part of the European external action service Eunavfor-Med, an EU naval operation against human smugglers in the Mediterranean, enables participants to board, search, seize and divert vessels suspected of being used for human smuggling or trafficking on the high seas, in line with international law. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
KUANTAN, MALAYSIA - SEPTEMBER 28: A man is seen fishing at Kuantan river under the bridge shrouded in haze on September 28, 2015 in Kuantan, Malaysia. The worsening smog across northern Indonesia, neighbouring Singapore and parts of Malaysia forced some schools to close and airlines to delay flights this week, while Indonesia ordered a crackdown on lighting fires to clear forested land. The smoke resulted from wildfires caused by illegal land clearing in Sumatra and Borneo islands of Indonesia, often spreads choking haze into neighboring countries such as Malaysia and Singapore. (Photo by Mohd Samsul Mohd Said/Getty Images)
The lightning flashes over the statue of Christ the Redeemer at Corcovado hill in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 27, 2015. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)
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This past week in news saw headlines including the tail end of Pope Francis' visit to the United States, the so-called "Supermoon" eclipse, and severe weather weather around the country and the world, as well as more heartbreaking stories like the fatal shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon.

Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photography from the coming week.

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