The most compelling photos from Sept. 3-9, 2016.
A dog investigates a bear-skin rug, which has been seized by police, and is displayed on the “Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime” stand at the Chatsworth Country Fair in the grounds of Chatsworth House, near Bakewell in northern England on September 2, 2016.
By CBSNews.com Senior Photo Editor Radhika Chalasani
Mont Blanc rescue
An EC-135 helicopter operated by the French Societe Civile hovers, Friday, September 9, 2016, near three cars of the Panoramic Mont Blanc cable car that stalled around 4 p.m. on Thursday, after its cables reportedly tangled.
The cable car carrying tourists stopped working at high altitude over the Mont Blanc massif in the Alps on Thursday, prompting a major rescue operation and leaving 45 people trapped in midair overnight, France’s interior minister said.
Air Force Capt. Jennifer Lee, center, salutes during during burial services for World War II pilot Elaine Danforth Harmon, Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.
It took an act of Congress, but Harmon was finally laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. She died last year at age 95. She was one of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), a group of women who flew military aircraft on noncombat missions during World War II so that men were freed up for combat.
Tim Cook, Maddie Ziegler
Apple CEO Tim Cook shows an iPhone 7 to performer Maddie Ziegler during an event to announce new products, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, in San Francisco.
Syrian refugees walk on their way back to the Syrian city of Jarabulus on September 7, 2016 at Karkamis crossing gate, in the southern region of Kilis.
A girl dressed as the Virgin Mary poses for a photo during the Lantern Festival celebrating the eve of the nativity of the Virgin Mary in Ahuchapan, El Salvador, September 7, 2016.
A fighter from the Jaish al-Islam (Islam Army) throws a tire onto a fire to keep the smoke billowing to give them coverage during battles with government forces, in the village of Tal al-Siwan area of the rebel-held stronghold of Douma, on the outskirts of Damascus on September 5, 2016.
Sainthood for Mother Teresa
Pope Francis waves to faithful as he leaves after a Holy Mass and the canonization of Mother Teresa of Kolkata, on Saint Peter Square in the Vatican on September 4, 2016.
Mother Teresa, the nun whose work with the dying and destitute of Kolkata made her a global icon of Christian charity, was made a saint. Her elevation to Roman Catholicism’s celestial pantheon came in a canonization mass in St Peter’s square in the Vatican that was presided over by Pope Francis in the presence of 100,000 pilgrims.
Keepers ride on the back of ostriches at the Jelita Ostrich Farm in Seremban, outside Kuala Lumpur on September 5, 2016.
The 4.2 hectare farm, the first of its kind established in Malaysia, is a popular local tourist attraction located about 40kms south Kuala Lumpur in nearby Negeri Sembilan state.
South Korean amphibious vehicles fire smoke shells during a re-enactment of the Incheon landing to mark the 66th anniversary of the start of Operation Chromite, the battle that turned the tide in the Korean War, in the western port city of Incheon on September 9, 2016.
The Incheon Landing was led by U.S. General Douglas MacArthur and led two weeks later to the recapture of Seoul from North Korean invaders during the Korean War.
Greece - flooding
A car washed away into the sea is pictured following floods caused by heavy overnight rain on 7 September, 2016 in Agia Triada, a suburb of Thessaloniki.
Reenactment of Battle of Borodino
Participants reenact the 1812 Battle of Borodino between Russia and the invading French army during anniversary celebrations in the Moscow region, September 4, 2016.
A goat escape
A goat tries to escape from the boot of a taxi after being purchased at a livestock market ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in Kolkata, India, September 8, 2016.
Indian model Reshma Quereshi
Indian model Reshma Quereshi has make up applied before walking the catwalk to present Indian designer Archana Kochhar’s Spring/Summer 2017 collections during New York Fashion Week in New York City, September 8, 2016.
Suicide attack in Kabul
Afghan officials transport a victim after a suicide attack in Kabul, September 5, 2016.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks to the press onboard her plane above Iowa, September 5, 2016.
Fog covers the Inntal valley
The sun rises as fog covers the Inntal valley in the western Austrian village of Grinzens, Austria September 2, 2016.
Saudi-led air strikes
People gather at a building destroyed by Saudi-led air strikes in the northwestern city of Amran, Yemen September 8, 2016.
Wounded Syrian boy
A wounded Syrian boy rests after receiving medical treatment at a makeshift hospital following reported government air strikes on the rebel-held town of Douma, east of the capital Damascus on September 9, 2016.
Turkish police detain a teacher during a protest in Diyarbakir on September 9, 2016.
More than 11,000 teachers in Turkey have been suspended for alleged links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), a week before children go back to school. Tens of thousands of school workers and private teachers were purged separately after a failed coup in July.
It's a dog's life
(L-R) Maria Silva, Milena Cortes, Maria Arteaga, Jackeline Bastidas and Gissy Abello pose for a picture at the Famproa dogs shelter where they work, in Los Teques, Venezuela, August 25, 2016.
A distressed Gabonese woman reacts at the Libreville Magistrate Court on September 6, 2016, while she waits, with other relatives, to hear about the release of young men arrested during a wave of unrest that followed the announcement of the results of the Presidential election.
Pressure mounted on Gabon’s President Ali Bongo on September 6 over his disputed poll victory as his justice minister resigned over the results and former colonial ruler France suggested a recount.
Volunteers are lowered on a platform with large idols of Hindu elephant-headed god Ganesh brought by Hindu devotees for immersion at a water tank during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Bangalore on September 7, 2016.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wears a Jewish prayer shawl during a church service at Great Faith Ministries, Saturday, September 3, 2016, in Detroit.
Whale and Dolphin Festival
An artist performs during the 8th Annual Whale and Dolphin Festival at Bahia Ballena Beach in Puntarenas, about 230 km southwest of San Jose, on September 2, 2016.
The whale watching season in Costa Rica runs from July until October but the peak month to see their migration is September.
Spain - Wildfire
Two men look at a wildfire from a swimming pool as it burns nearby Benitachel village, eastern Spain, Monday, September 5, 2016.
Authorities said more than 200 firefighters with 65 vehicles were deployed Monday to the wildfire some 350 kilometers (220 miles) southeast of Madrid.
Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and try to touch Maqam Ibrahim or The Station of Abraham, the golden glass structure top right, at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, September 7, 2016.
Muslim pilgrims have begun arriving at the holiest sites in Islam ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
People look up at the ceiling of the newly restored rotunda inside the U.S. Capitol, September 6, 2016 in Washington, D.C.
Bob Beckwith, retired firefighter who stood next to President George W. Bush at ground zero, stands next to a piece of steel from the World Trade Center, during a ceremony outside the Fox News studios to mark the beginning of the piece of steel’s journey from New York City to Gander, Newfoundland in Canada, September 6, 2016 in New York City.
Following the 9/11 attacks, 40 planes were grounded in the small town of Gander. In the following days, residents of Gander helped care for the nearly 6,000 people who were stranded.
London City airport protesters
Emergency services surround protesters from the movement Black Lives Matter after they locked themselves to a tripod on the runway at London City Airport in London on September 6, 2016.
Flights at London City Airport were delayed after Black Lives Matter protesters crossed the dock and “occupied” the runway.
Model of the 17th century London skyline
A 120-meter long model of the 17th century London skyline is set alight on the River Thames to commemorate the 1666 Great Fire of London in London, September 4, 2016.
U.S. team athletes listen to the national anthem during wheelchair basketball competition at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, September 9, 2016.