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Pictures of the week: 20 great news photos from the Associated Press and Getty Images

In case you hadn't heard, it's Fashion Week. During Fashion Week, skinny people strut around dressed in clothes that look to have come straight from District 1 in The Hunger Games.

In addition to an abundance of haute couture, this week's collection of the best wire photos features religious observances in Nepal, India, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia, the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and a beautiful and sobering image from Shanksville, Pa., site of the Flight 93 National Memorial.

All photos are from the Associated Press or Getty Images and were transmitted between September 9 and September 16.

(AP Photo/Diane Bondareff)

The Thom Browne Spring 2017 collection is presented during Fashion Week in New York, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016.

(AP Photo/Diane Bondareff)

The Thom Browne Spring 2017 collection is presented during Fashion Week in New York, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016.

(AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

A young Nepalese girl wearing traditional attire plays with a vessel while waiting for the Kumari puja to start at Hanuman Dhoka temple, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. Girls under the age of nine gathered for the Kumari puja, a tradition of worshiping young prepubescent girls as manifestations of the divine female energy. The ritual holds a strong religious significance in the Newar community that seeks divine blessings to save small girls from diseases and bad luck in the years to come.

(AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

A young Nepalese girl wearing traditional attire plays with a vessel while waiting for the Kumari puja to start at Hanuman Dhoka temple, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. Girls under the age of nine gathered for the Kumari puja, a tradition of worshiping young prepubescent girls as manifestations of the divine female energy. The ritual holds a strong religious significance in the Newar community that seeks divine blessings to save small girls from diseases and bad luck in the years to come.

(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

Devotees prepare to immerse an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea after worship marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturti festival in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. The act symbolizes sending the god back to his mythical home in the snow-capped mountains taking all the worries and problems of his worshippers with him.

(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

Devotees prepare to immerse an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea after worship marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturti festival in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. The act symbolizes sending the god back to his mythical home in the snow-capped mountains taking all the worries and problems of his worshippers with him.

(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

In this Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 photo, Noorallah, a Pakistani from Karachi, poses for a portrait on Noor Mountain, where Prophet Muhammad received his first revelation from God to preach Islam, poses for a portrait, on the outskirts of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Noorallah, who works as a cleaner at the site, has been living in Mecca for six years.

(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

In this Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 photo, 60-year old Mariam Abdel Karim from Sudan poses for a photograph as she prays on a rocky hill known as the Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat, during the annual hajj pilgrimage, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Karim walked from Madina to Mecca to Arafat and will complete her pilgrimage by walking.

(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

In this Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 photo, Noorallah, a Pakistani from Karachi, poses for a portrait on Noor Mountain, where Prophet Muhammad received his first revelation from God to preach Islam, poses for a portrait, on the outskirts of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Noorallah, who works as a cleaner at the site, has been living in Mecca for six years.

(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

In this Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 photo, 60-year old Mariam Abdel Karim from Sudan poses for a photograph as she prays on a rocky hill known as the Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat, during the annual hajj pilgrimage, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Karim walked from Madina to Mecca to Arafat and will complete her pilgrimage by walking.

(AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

The Tracy Reese Spring 2017 collection is modeled at the New York Marble Cemetery during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016.

(AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

The Tracy Reese Spring 2017 collection is modeled at the New York Marble Cemetery during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016.

(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Two fishermen cast lines off a jetty as the sun rises, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, in Bal Harbour, Fla. According to the National Weather Service, numerous thunderstorms are expected Monday into tonight around South Florida.

(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Two fishermen cast lines off a jetty as the sun rises, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, in Bal Harbour, Fla. According to the National Weather Service, numerous thunderstorms are expected Monday into tonight around South Florida.

(Gary Cosby Jr./Tuscaloosa News via AP)

A Northport, Ala., firefighter is framed between a pair of sousaphone players in the Tuscaloosa County High School marching band as he puts out grass burning around a bonfire during the Tuscaloosa County High School homecoming bonfire in Northport, Thursday evening, Sept.15, 2016.

(Gary Cosby Jr./Tuscaloosa News via AP)

A Northport, Ala., firefighter is framed between a pair of sousaphone players in the Tuscaloosa County High School marching band as he puts out grass burning around a bonfire during the Tuscaloosa County High School homecoming bonfire in Northport, Thursday evening, Sept.15, 2016.

(AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Leftist protesters throw a petrol bomb at riot policemen during clashes in Paris, France, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. With strikes and protests, French unions are staging a last-ditch bid to dismantle a labor law that weakens their powers and worker protections.

(AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Leftist protesters throw a petrol bomb at riot policemen during clashes in Paris, France, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. With strikes and protests, French unions are staging a last-ditch bid to dismantle a labor law that weakens their powers and worker protections.

(AP Photo/J. David Ake)

The rising sun passes behind on the Washington Monument early in the morning Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, in Washington on what is expected to be another 90 degree day in the Nation's Capitol.

(AP Photo/J. David Ake)

The rising sun passes behind on the Washington Monument early in the morning Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, in Washington on what is expected to be another 90 degree day in the Nation's Capitol.

(AP Photo/Jared Wickerham)

Visitors make their way through the Flight 93 National Memorial before lit candles are carried to the Wall of Names in memory of the passengers and crew of Flight 93, at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, as the nation marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

(AP Photo/Jared Wickerham)

Visitors make their way through the Flight 93 National Memorial before lit candles are carried to the Wall of Names in memory of the passengers and crew of Flight 93, at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, as the nation marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

A model displays a 2017 Spring/Summer design by Andres Sarda at the Madrid's Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 .

(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

A model displays a 2017 Spring/Summer design by Andres Sarda at the Madrid's Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 .

(Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: An alternative view of the Tadashi Shoji fashion show durng New York Fashion Week September 2016 at Moynihan Station on September 9, 2016 in New York City.

(Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: An alternative view of the Tadashi Shoji fashion show durng New York Fashion Week September 2016 at Moynihan Station on September 9, 2016 in New York City.

(Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA - SEPTEMBER 12: Indonesian Muslims carry a cow after it was slaughtered during celebrations for Eid al-Adha at Jogokaryan mosque on September 12, 2016 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid Al-Adha, to commemorate the Prophet Ibrahim's readiness to sacrifice his son as a sign of his obedience to God, during which they sacrifice permissible animals, generally goats, sheep, and cows.

(Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA - SEPTEMBER 12: Indonesian Muslims carry a cow after it was slaughtered during celebrations for Eid al-Adha at Jogokaryan mosque on September 12, 2016 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid Al-Adha, to commemorate the Prophet Ibrahim's readiness to sacrifice his son as a sign of his obedience to God, during which they sacrifice permissible animals, generally goats, sheep, and cows.

(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

The image of a face appears as hundreds of military troops holding mosaic cards raise them in a wave, during a review of the troops that will march in the Independence Day parade, in Mexico City, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. Thousands will gather in Mexico City's main square known as the Zocalo on Friday for a massive military parade to commemorate Mexico's independence from Spain.

(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

The image of a face appears as hundreds of military troops holding mosaic cards raise them in a wave, during a review of the troops that will march in the Independence Day parade, in Mexico City, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. Thousands will gather in Mexico City's main square known as the Zocalo on Friday for a massive military parade to commemorate Mexico's independence from Spain.

(Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 10: A general view of the stadium prior to the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Deportivo Alaves at Camp Nou stadium on September 10, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.

(Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 10: A general view of the stadium prior to the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Deportivo Alaves at Camp Nou stadium on September 10, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.

(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Fashion from the Monique Lhuillier Spring 2017 collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Tuesday Sept. 13, 2016, in New York.

(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Fashion from the Monique Lhuillier Spring 2017 collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Tuesday Sept. 13, 2016, in New York.

(Photo by Raphael Dias/Getty Images for the International Paralympic Committee)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 10: Rwanda sitting volleyball players align for the national anthem before their match against China during the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Riocentro Pavillion 6 on September 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

(Photo by Raphael Dias/Getty Images for the International Paralympic Committee)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 10: Rwanda sitting volleyball players align for the national anthem before their match against China during the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Riocentro Pavillion 6 on September 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

(Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows)

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Street style during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Skylight at Moynihan Station on September 13, 2016 in New York City.

(Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows)

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Street style during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Skylight at Moynihan Station on September 13, 2016 in New York City.

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