Photos of the week: 9/1 - 9/8

Kelsey Driscoll, AOL.com

Natural disasters continue to dominate the news cycle as hurricanes and wildfires continued to ravage the United States. Residents of the Houston, Texas, area began rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey, while Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia formed in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. 

This week, President Trump declared a national day of prayer for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, began planning for the removal of the Obama-era DACA program and made headlines after siding with Democrats in regards to repealing the debt ceiling. 

Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photos from the coming seven days.