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.
The weeklong Sukkot holidays begins at sunset September 27 and commemorates the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt and their wandering in the desert for 40 years. Temporary huts, or Sukkahs, are built outside the houses where meals are eaters and religious Jews sleep during the holiday.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas receives the Grand Medaille de Vermeil de la Ville de Paris from Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, making him an honorary citizen of the city, during a ceremony at city hall in Paris on September 21, 2015.
Hundreds of refugees, many of them from Syria's civil war, continue in their long journey toward the European Union. Austria and Germany opened its borders to refugees after Hungary's government transported the migrants who had left Budapest on foot en route to the Austrian border.
Actors, hip-hip artists, justice activists, state and local elected officials and community leaders gathered for a screening of "Fixing the System," an upcoming special documentary about criminal justice reform, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building South Court Auditorium September 18, 2015 in Washington, D.C.
According to Palestinian witnesses, Egyptian authorities pumped water from the Mediterranean Sea through pipes to destroy the tunnels dug beneath the Gaza-Egypt border, in Rafah in the southern Gaza September.
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