The most compelling photos from Sept. 17-23, 2016
Chelsea bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami is carried to an ambulance in Linden, New Jersey on September 19, 2016, after a shootout with police. Two officers were shot, but not seriously. Rahami was shot multiple times and taken to a hospital.
By CBSNews.com Senior Photo Editor Radhika Chalasani
Senate Banking Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., center, questions Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, during the committee’s hearing.
Stumpf was called before the committee for betraying customers’ trust in a scandal over allegations that employees opened millions of unauthorized accounts to meet aggressive sales targets.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie divorce
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie divorce. Studio assistants Alex Cameron and Olivia Steen move apart the wax figures of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie at Madame Tussauds London following the news of their divorce, September 21, 2016. The Hollywood couple, known collectively as Brangelina, married in 2014 after 10 years together and have six children.
Students from the University of the Witwatersrand are injured by a police grenade during a protest against university fee increases on September 21, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
South African police fired stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse protesting students in central Johannesburg, in further outbreaks of unrest over higher tuition fees.
Cinema in a pool
People attend a projection of the movie “Jaws” in the swimming-pool of the city’s public bath of the eastern French city of Strasbourg on September 18, 2016, within the framework of the 9th edition of the European Fantastic Film festival, which runs from September 16 to 25.
Star Wars school band
Members of a school band wearing Star Wars costumes walk in the center of La Paz, Bolivia, September 19, 2016.
Police and protesters carry a critically wounded protester into the parking area of the the Omni Hotel during a march to protest the death of Keith Scott September 21, 2016 in Carolina. Scott, who was black, was shot and killed at an apartment complex near UNC Charlotte by police officers, who say they warned Scott to drop a gun he was allegedly holding.
Syria - Damaged aid trucks
Damaged aid trucks are pictured after an airstrike on the rebel held Urm al-Kubra town, western Aleppo city, Syria, Sept. 20, 2016.
Emmys - Veep crew
Cast & crew of ‘Veep’ pose with the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series, in the press room during the 68th Emmy Awards on September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.
Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg
Priscilla Chan (R) embraces her husband Mark Zuckerberg while announcing the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to “cure, prevent or manage all disease” by the end of the century during a news conference at UCSF Mission Bay in San Francisco, September 21, 2016.
Indian performers wearing body-paint depicting tigers wait for the artwork to dry as they prepare to take part in the Pulikali, or Tiger Dance, in Thrissur on September 17, 2016. The folk-art event is held every year in the town during the Onam festival.
A veterinarian from Saving the Survivors and Rhina 911 crew treat a rhino that was wounded during a dehorning by poachers on September 19, 2016 at the Pilanesberg National Park in the North West province, South Africa.
Rhino 911 is a tactical air support non profit organization created in cooperation with Battle Born Munitions and Bell Helicopter to fight Rhino poaching in South Africa.
Prada fashion show
A model presents a creation at the Prada fashion show during Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017 in Milan, Italy, September 22, 2016.
Members of the military investigate the site where an Air Force U-2 crashed in Sutter, California on September 20, 2016. A U.S. pilot was killed and another injured after they ejected from a U-2 spy plane on a training mission in rural California, the Air Force said. With a maximum altitude of 70,000 feet (21,300 meters,) the plane was initially designed to fly out of reach of Soviet air defenses.
Some 2,500 lifejackets, worn by refugees during crossings from Turkey to the Greek island of Chios, are displayed on Parliament Square, opposite the Houses of Parliament, in central London on September 19, 2016, during a photocall to highlight the number of refugees that have died trying to reach Europe since 2015.
A summit to address the biggest refugee crisis since World War II opened at the United Nations on Monday, overshadowed by the ongoing war in Syria and faltering US-Russian efforts to halt the fighting.
Demonstrators gather in front of a burning car during an opposition rally in Kinshasa on September 19, 2016.
Police fired tear gas at scores of opposition supporters rallying in Kinshasa to demand that DR Congo’s long-serving President Joseph Kabila step down this year, AFP journalists said. Kabila, who has ruled DR Congo since 2001, is banned under the constitution from running again -- but he has given no sign of intending to give up his job in December.
New York - Mangled dumpster
A view of a mangled dumpster at the site of an explosion that occurred on Saturday night in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City that injured 31 people, September 18, 2016.
Ig Nobel Prize
Nobel laureate Eric Maskin (R) presents the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize in Biology to Thomas Thwaites of the United Kingdom for “creating prosthetic extension of his limbs that allowed him to move in the manner of, and spend time roaming the hills in the company of, goats” during the 26th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, September 22, 2016.
First Nail Ceremony
(L-R) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI), House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) drive nails into a piece of lumber at the ‘First Nail Ceremony’ September 21, 2016 outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
The ceremony marked the official launch of construction on the platform where the next president of the United States will take the oath of office on Friday, January 20, 2017.
Members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla dance during a cultural event held at their encampment in Llanos del Yari, Caqueta department, Colombia, on September 21, 2016.
After 52 years of armed conflict, FARC rebels open what leaders hope will be their last conference as a guerrilla army, where they are due to vote on a historic peace deal with the Colombian government.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s planes are seen at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on September 16, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia.
British athlete Alistair Brownlee (L) helps his brother Jonathan Brownlee (R) before crossing the line in second and third place during the ITU World Triathlon Championships 2016 in Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico on September 18, 2016.
Heaviest Onion Competition
Press photographers take pictures of the podium of the winning onions in the Heaviest Onion Competition on the first day of the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show held at the Great Yorkshire Show ground, in Harrogate, northern England, on September 16, 2016.
Vietnamese blogger Anh Ba Sam
Prominent Vietnamese blogger Anh Ba Sam whose real name is Nguyen Huu Vinh (L) and his assistant Nguyen Thi Minh Thuy stand at dock during their appeal trial in Hanoi, Vietnam September 22, 2016. The blogger was sentenced to five years in prison for anti-state warnings. His colleague was given three years. New York-based Human Rights Watch has called for the release of both defendant
St. Paul's church
People ride a swing in front of the St. Paul’s church at the 183rd Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, southern Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. The world’s largest beer festival will be held from Sept. 17 to Oct. 3, 2016.