The week in pictures
Here are the most arresting images taken in the past seven days.">Fox News

Lightning hits One World Trade Center during a storm in New York City, Aug. 22.

(FOX News/Gary Hershorn)

A total solar eclipse is seen above Madras, Ore., Aug. 21.


Ivanka Trump, first lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, and their son Barron Trump view the solar eclipse, Aug. 21.

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Counterprotesters clash with police outside of the Boston Commons and Free Speech Rally in Boston, Aug. 19

(REUTERS/Stephanie Keith)

Participants on greased poles at the "Panjat Pinang" competition during the celebration of Independence Day in Jakarta, Indonesia, Aug. 17.


A competitor tries to grab a flag on a pole covered in lard during celebrations for the religious feast of St Julian in St Julian's, Malta, Aug. 20.

(REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi)

The sun is eclipsed by the moon over the top of the Empire State Building in New York City, Aug. 21.

(FOX News/Gary Hershorn)

People record the last bell bong before major conservation work on Big Ben in London, Aug. 21.

(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Pope Francis poses for a selfie with a couple attending his weekly general audience at the Vatican, Aug. 23.

(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Gorillas sit next to a ruler during a photocall for the annual weigh-in at London Zoo in London, Aug. 24.

(REUTERS/Neil Hall )

A multiple-exposure image shows the solar eclipse seen from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee, Aug. 21.

(REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst )

A burning forest during "Operation Green Wave" combating illegal logging in Apui, in Amazonas, Brazil, Aug. 23.

(REUTERS/Bruno Kelly)

A Sikh man with a burning tablet on his tongue during celebrations for the anniversary of Guru Granth Sahib in Amritsar, India, Aug. 22.

(REUTERS/Munish Sharma)

The robot "Teo Tronico," designed by Matteo Suzzi, plays a piano at the 2017 World Robot Conference in Beijing, Aug. 22.

(REUTERS/Thomas Peter )

Philippines' Nathaniel Perez fences Singapore's Jet Ng Shang Fei at the Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Aug. 22.

(REUTERS/Edgar Su )

People gather at an impromptu memorial where a van crashed into pedestrians at Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain, Aug. 20.

( REUTERS/Susana Vera)

Players warm up ahead of the annual Brambles sandbank cricket match at low tide in the Solent, Britain, Aug. 24.

(REUTERS/Hannah McKay .)

The Oval Office of the White House is seen after a renovation, Aug. 22.

(REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)

The week in pictures

Here are the most arresting images taken in the past seven days.

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