From President Trump's State of the Union address to the Patriots' victory at Super Bowl LIII, these are the most striking and memorable images from this past week.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on February 8, 2019, at 5:21 p.m. ET
Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi applaud President Donald Trump after completing his State of the Union address at the Capitol in Washington, DC, on Feb. 5.
First lady Melania Trump with Grace Eline and Joshua Trump, special guests of President Donald Trump, during the State of the Union address on Feb. 5.
Women members of Congress cheer after Trump acknowledges more women in Congress during his State of the Union address on Feb. 5.
Acting US Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is sworn in prior to testifying before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department in Washington, DC, on Feb. 8.
New England Patriots' Tom Brady holds his daughter, Vivian, after his team won the NFL Super Bowl LIII football game against the Los Angeles Rams on Feb. 3, in Atlanta.
Adam Levine of Maroon 5 performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show on Feb. 3, in Atlanta.
Beto O'Rourke and Oprah Winfrey speak onstage at Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations on Feb. 5, in New York City.
Aalayah Eastmond (center) a survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, wipes away tears as she receives a standing ovation while testifying to the House Judiciary Committee on Feb. 6, in Washington, DC. The committee heard testimony from gun violence victims, a trauma doctor, law enforcement officials and others during the first hearing in the House of Representatives on gun violence in eight years.
US Ambassador Pete Hoekstra unveils an American flag from Navy ship LCC 60 that led the US invasion fleet at Normandy's Utah Beach, in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Feb. 4.
Yandy Smith is helped by others after being pepper sprayed on on Feb. 3, after she and others stormed the main entrance to the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, New York, a federal prison where prisoners have gone without heat, hot water, and flushing toilets due to an electrical outage.
A Yellow Vest supporter wears a Guy Fawkes mask with a bandaged eye representing those protesters injured by the French police, as he takes part in a "day of strikes" in Bordeaux, France, on Feb. 5.
A woman with her face painted takes part in a protest against gender violence in Mexico City on Feb. 2.
Rescuers work at the site of a collapsed building in Istanbul, Turkey, on Feb. 6. According to initial reports, at least one person was killed and several remained missing under the rubble after the collapse of a six-story building.
Helicopters hover over an iron ore mining complex to release thousands of flower petals paying homage to the dozens of victims killed and scores of missing after a mining dam collapsed there a week ago, in Brumadinho, Brazil, on Feb. 1.
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A police officer prepares for the execution of Wadah Refat, 28, and Mohamed Khaled, 31, who were convicted of raping a 12-year-old boy in Aden, Yemen, on Feb. 7.
People hold yellow colored butterflies dedicated to former South Korean "comfort woman" Kim Bok-dong during her funeral in Seoul, South Korea, on Feb. 1.
Clowns and entertainers gather to attend an annual service of remembrance in honor of British clown Joseph Grimaldi, at the All Saints Church in London on Feb. 3.
A worker gives final touches to a carnival float character depicting President Donald Trump during preparations of the 2019 Nice Carnival, in Nice, France, on Feb. 5.
David Aguliar poses with his prosthetic arm built with Lego pieces in Sant Cugat del Vallès, near Barcelona, Spain, on Feb. 4.
A Miss Chinatown USA contestant holds a piglet while ushering in Chinese New Year on Feb. 5, in San Francisco.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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