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Our world in photos: September 16

September 16, 2020 Noah Singer
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VATICAN CITY — Reaching out: A child reached out to Pope Francis in the St. Damaso courtyard on Wednesday. Photo: Gregorio Borgia/AP


WISCONSIN — Family time: State Republican Sen. Roger Roth pushed his four sons on a park swing set in Appleton on Aug. 19. Photo: David Goldman/AP


JAPAN — Moving out: Japan’s outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waved before leaving the prime minister’s office on Wednesday in Tokyo, to allow his successor Yoshihide Suga to take over. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


OREGON — Fire damage: Fire retardant blanketed leveled homes in Talent on Tuesday, after the Almeda Fire tore through the area. Photo: Noah Berger/AP


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FRANCE — Riding high: Performers dressed as riders pedaled during the start of the stage 17 of the Tour de France on Wednesday. Photo: Christophe Ena/AP


GERMANY — Getting there: A woman wearing a face mask arrived in Frankfurt on Wednesday. Photo: Michael Probst/AP


CALIFORNIA — Continued destruction: California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris assessed damage during the Creek Fire in Auberry on Tuesday. Photo: Gary Kazanjian/AP


GERMANY — River reflection: The lights of bank buildings were reflected in the river Main in Frankfurt on Tuesday. Photo: Michael Probst/AP


ALABAMA — On the move: Courtney Watts of Tuscaloosa moved off the beach at Gulf State Park on Tuesday in Gulf Shores, as Hurricane moved in. Photo: Gerald Herbrt/AP


BELGIUM — Sanitizing crew: A member of a cleaning crew sanitized desks in the plenary chamber at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday. Photo: Francisco Seco/AP

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