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21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From President Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the US–Mexico border to the Best in Show at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.

Posted on February 15, 2019, at 5:07 p.m. ET

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President Donald Trump arrives for a rally in El Paso, Texas, on Feb. 11.

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Beto O'Rourke carries his son Henry O'Rourke on his shoulders as they march along the US–Mexico border in protest of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall on Feb. 11 in El Paso, Texas.

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Supporters wait in a snow fall to see Minnesota Democrat Sen. Amy Klobuchar announce that she is running for president in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Feb. 10.

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Anthony Gonzalez hugs his daughter, Victoria Gonzalez, and her teacher Ronit Reoven as they visit a memorial near Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where a mass shooting occurred one year before on Feb. 14. Anthony is a captain at the Coral Springs Fire Department and responded to the shooting a year ago.

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Rep. Debbie Dingell watches the flag-draped casket of former Rep. John Dingell upon arrival at Holy Trinity Catholic Church for a funeral service on Feb. 14, in Washington, DC. Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history, has died at age 92.

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Robin Roberts interviews actor Jussie Smollett on Feb. 14, for ABC's Good Morning America, following an attack in Chicago against Smollett that is being investigated as a hate crime.

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Lindsey Vonn celebrates with the US Ski team after the flowers ceremony of the Women's Downhill Race at the 2019 FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships in Are, Sweden, on Feb. 10.

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Kacey Musgraves, winner of the four Grammy awards for her album Golden Hour, poses in the press room at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10 in Los Angeles.

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King, a wire fox terrier, leans toward a microphone during a press conference on Feb. 13, in New York. King won Best in Show at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

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A US Marine is fed snake blood during the Cobra Gold multilateral military exercise in Chanthaburi, Thailand, on Feb. 14.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in a training session with members of the Russian national judo team in Sochi, Russia, on Feb. 14.

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A Sentinelle security operation car burns in front of the Eiffel Tower on the sidelines of a demonstration in Paris on Feb. 9, as the "Yellow Vests" protesters take to the streets for the 13th consecutive Saturday.

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A man takes a selfie amid unrest during a protest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 10. Haiti experienced its fourth consecutive day of violent protests against the government of President Jovenel Moïse.

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Rescuers work to move the wreckage of a Cessna 206 light aircraft that crashed northwest of Nairobi, Kenya, on Feb. 13, killing all five people onboard.

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A wounded girl fleeing ISIS's embattled holdout of Baghouz stands in a field on Feb. 13, during an operation by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces to expel the Islamic State group from the region.

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Opponents gather to stage a protest after the call from self-proclaimed interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, demanding soldiers to allow humanitarian aid into the country, in Caracas, Venezuela, on Feb. 12.

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Activist Medea Benjamin (right) confronts US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams (left) prior to a hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Feb. 13, in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing to examine "Venezuela at a Crossroads."

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Anti-Brexit protesters demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament on Feb. 14 in London.

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Firefighters say a prayer before resuming the search of victims 20 days after the rupture of a tailings dam in Corrego do Feijao, Brazil, on Feb. 13.

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An elderly couple attends a wedding ceremony re-created for them by local charities on their 70th wedding anniversary on Valentine's Day in Jiaxing, China, on Feb. 14.

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The Aurora Borealis is seen over the sky near Inari, Finland, on Feb. 14.


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