Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., testifies at a House Oversight Committee Hearing on taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on September 29, 2015.
A lunar eclipse on September 27, 2015. The event, called a "Supermoon Eclipse" by scientists, is visible throughout most of the western hemisphere. Although lunar eclipses are not rare, the next "Supermoon eclipse" will not occur until 2033.
The "Day Without Cars" event in Paris on September 27, 2015. The event, planned in conjunction with the global summit on climate change later this year, highlighted the need for European capitals to reduce air pollution.
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of the haj by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command. The celebrations began on September 24, 2015.
Pope Francis arrived in New York City on September 24, 2015. The bishop of Rome is on a five-day trip to the United States, which includes stops in Washington D.C., New York and Philadelphia, after a three-day stay in Cuba.
Yogi Berra, a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, died at his home in New Jersey on September 22. He was 90. The front of the St. Louis home has become a memorial for Yogi, who won 10 World Championships for the Yankees.
On September 25, 2015 Speaker of the House John Boehner announced his plan to resign from Congress in October after nearly four years on the post. Before assuming the role, the U.S. Representative from Ohio's 8th congressional district served as Minority Leader from 2007 to 2011 and as House Majority Leader from 2006 to 2007. This photo collection offers a look at Boehner's time in Congress since 2002.
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