Photojournalism of the Week: September 21, 2012

U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks at campaign rally in Sarasota
Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Sarasota, Florida. Jim Young is a US-based Reuters staffer. While he doesn't update too often, you can check out more of his work on the Reuters blog.Jim Young/Reuters
Jorgen and Ruth Sabinsky watch the fly-over of the space shuttle Endeavou after departure from NASA's Kennedy Space Centere
Jorgen and Ruth Sabinsky watch the fly-over of the space shuttle Endeavour atop NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft September 19, 2012 in Cocoa Beach, Florida.NASA/Reuters
Palestinian youths throw stones towards Israeli border police (not seen) in the Shuafat refugee camp in the West Bank near Jerusalem
Palestinian youths throw stones towards Israeli border police (not seen) in the Shuafat refugee camp in the West Bank near Jerusalem. Ammar Awad is a Reuters staffer based in Palestine covering the on-going conflict.Ammar Awad/Reuters
A girl is covered by a shawl to protect her from rain while being carried by her mother after returning from Pashupatinath Temple during the Teej festival in Kathmandu
A girl is carried by her mother after returning from Pashupatinath Temple during the Teej festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. Navesh Chitrakar is a Reuters staffer based in Nepal. His work has appeared in our weekly roundup more than any other photographer. You can see more of his incredible images here, here, here, here, and here.Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters
Water polo players warm up before their training in a public swimming pool in Sao Paulo
Water polo players warm up before their training in a public swimming pool in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Paulo Whitaker is a Reuters staffer based in Brazil. Keep up to date with his assignments by checking out the Reuters blog.Paulo Whitaker/Reuters
A protester shouts slogans as he stands on a burnt car during clashes with riot police along a road leading to the U.S. embassy in Cairo
A protester shouts slogans as he stands on a burnt car during clashes with riot police along a road leading to the U.S. embassy, near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. Amr Dalsh is a Reuters staffer based in Cairo. He has been with the organization since 2006. Check out more of his work in last week's round-up.Amr Dalsh/Reuters
U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta hands coins to U.S. military personnel stationed in Japan
U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta passes out a "Challenge Coin" to U.S. military personnel stationed at Yokota Air Base in Japan. Larry Downing is a Reuters staff photographer currently covering President Obama on the campaign trail. See more of his work in our past round-up and on the Reuters blog.Larry Downing / Reuters
A rabbit is pictured next to weapons in a Free Syrian Army bus in Bustan Al-Basha district in Aleppo
A rabbit is pictured next to weapons in a Free Syrian Army bus in Bustan Al-Basha district in Aleppo, Syria. Zain Karam, a stringer working for Reuters, is currently covering the revolution there.Zain Karam/Reuters
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. of Mexico stands in the ring after losing to Sergio Martinez of Argentina following their title fight at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada September 15
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. of Mexico stands in the ring after losing to Sergio Martinez of Argentina following their title fight at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Steve Marcus is Reuters's most experienced boxing photographer, having shot more title bouts than nearly anyone else at the company. Check out more of his work in our past round-up.Steve Marcus/Reuters
An Occupy Wall Street activist yells at friends after being arrested during demonstrations on the one-year anniversary of the movement in New York
An Occupy Wall Street activist yells at friends after being arrested during demonstrations on the one-year anniversary of the movement in New York City. Lucas Jackson is a New York City-based Reuters staffer who recently arrived back in the States after covering the conflict in Afghanistan. See more of his work in our previous roundups here, here, here and here.Lucas Jackson/Reuters
Lightning strikes over buildings during a thunderstorm in Belgrade
Lightning strikes over buildings during a thunderstorm in Belgrade, Serbia. Marko Djurica is a Reuters staffer covering general and breaking news in Serbia.Marko Djurica/Reuters

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