The Best Pictures of the Week, September 2 – September 9

Mark Lennihan—AP
Mark Lennihan—AP
September 6, 2011. A test of the Tribute in Light rises above lower Manhattan, in New York. The memorial, sponsored by the Municipal Art Society, will light the sky on the evening of Sept. 11, 2011 in honor of those who died 10 years before in the terror attacks on the United States.

This week; The tribute lights rise above Manhattan on the tenth anniversary of 9/11, Texas wildfires, North Korea’s special economic zone, hostage rescue in Australia, starvation in Somalia, plane crash kills top Russian ice hockey team, the view from an Afghanistan observation post, the Ganesh Chaturti Festival, Mexican bodybuilders, and elephant polo.

See last week’s Best Pictures of the Week.

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