PHOTOS: Week in photos August 16, 2021

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Seen in a long exposure photograph, embers light up hillsides as the Dixie Fire burns near Milford in Lassen County, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

A grave marker for seven soldiers is seen in Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. Section 60 is where the men and women who died in America’s most recent wars, especially Iraq and Afghanistan, are buried. These seven soldiers were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Staff Sgt. Luis M. Gonzalez, 27, of South Ozone Park, N.Y., Sgt. Fernando De La Rosa, 24, of Alamo, Texas, Sgt. Dale R. Griffin, 29, of Terre Haute, Ind., Sgt. Issac B. Jackson, 27, of Plattsburg, Mo., Sgt. Patrick O. Williamson, 24, of Broussard, La., Spc. Jared D. Stanker, 22, of Evergreen Park, Ill., and Pfc. Christopher I. Walz, 25, of Vancouver, Wash. They died Oct. 27, 2009 in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Police officers introduce a litter of golden retriever puppies, some of which are black golden retrievers, to be trained as police dogs during a ceremony at the National Police Academy in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, the date of the feast day for Saint Roch, considered the patron saint of dogs, among other things. Other police dogs were retired from service during the ceremony. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
A woman sleeps outside her home in Saint-Louis-du-Sud, Haiti, Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, two days after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the southwestern part of the country. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
Scorched vehicles destroyed by the Caldor fire rest on Evergreen Drive in Grizzly Flats, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Ethan Swope)
Seen in a long exposure photograph, embers light up hillsides as the Dixie Fire burns near Milford in Lassen County, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Wearing masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, elementary school students line up to enter school for the first day of classes in Richardson, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. Despite Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order banning mask mandates by local officials, the Richardson Independent School District and many others across the state are requiring masks for students. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
People hold a poster demanding the security of girls and other people in Afghanistan during a demonstration in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. Several hundred people attended a demonstration to support an air bridge to bring people out of the Taliban-controlled country. (Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Kashmiri Shiite Muslims shout religious slogans as they participate in a Muharram procession on wooden boats in the interiors of Dal lake, outskirts of Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. Muharram is a month of mourning in remembrance of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
A Taliban fighter patrols the Wazir Akbar Khan neighborhood of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. The Taliban declared an “amnesty” across Afghanistan and urged women to join their government Tuesday, seeking to convince a wary population that they have changed a day after deadly chaos gripped the main airport as desperate crowds tried to flee the country. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
A Kashmiri Shiite Muslim boy flagellate himself as he participates in an Ashura procession, the 10th day of Muharram, in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. Muharram is a month of mourning in remembrance of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Youths, some wearing masks, wait in line to be vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 during a vaccination campaign for people between ages18-29 in Mexico City, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. Xochimilco encouraged youths to arrive in costumes and compete for prizes if they were coming for their first shot. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Taliban fighters patrol Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. The Taliban celebrated Afghanistan’s Independence Day on Thursday by declaring they beat the United States, but challenges to their rule ranging from running a country severely short on cash and bureaucrats to potentially facing an armed opposition began to emerge. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
A boy points at an approaching helicopter bringing aid for earthquake survivors in a neighborhood near the airport in Les Cayes, Haiti, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
Kashmiri villagers salvage utensils and other household items as they stand on the rubble of a house damaged during a gunfight between Indian soldiers and suspected rebels in Khrew, south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, Aug. 20, 2021. Indian government forces killed two rebels in disputed Kashmir on Friday, officials said, as violence increased in recent weeks. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
A scavenger holds onto to pieces of metal he found in the rubble of a home destroyed by last week’s 7.2 magnitude earthquake, in Les Cayes, Haiti, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)

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