25 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From the crowded beaches and parks during the 4th of July weekend to a surge of coronavirus cases across the US, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from the past week.

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Fireworks over North Hollywood, as seen from Burbank, California, July 4.

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for an event at Mount Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3.

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Activists and members of different tribes from the region block the road to Mount Rushmore National Monument during a protest against President Donald Trump's visit to Keystone, South Dakota, July 3.

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Civil War reenactors march with Confederate flags at Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania, July 3.

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Protesters burn a US flag in front of Trump Tower in New York City, July 4.

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Protesters hold a vigil on July 5 for Summer Taylor, who died after being hit by a car during a recent protest in Seattle.

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Bloody shoes, a gasoline container, and a face mask are left on the ground at a crime scene where a teenager was shot in the Queens borough of New York City, July 6.

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People are sworn in as American citizens during a ceremony at the US Citizenship and Immigration Services field office in New York City, July 2. The ceremonies were brief and observed precautions, including wearing a mask and adhering to social distancing, to limit exposure to the coronavirus.

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People fill the beach at Coney Island, New York City, July 2.

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A patient with COVID-19 remains in the intensive care unit of the Alberto Sabogal Sologuren Hospital in Lima, Peru, July 2.

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Dr. Joseph Varon (center) notifies the family of a patient who died inside the coronavirus unit at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, July 6.

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A worker puts up portraits of healthcare workers on the facade of the Opéra Bastille in Paris to pay tribute to frontline caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic, July 8.

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Hiroaki Fujita of Japan leaves as the last patient at the temporary COVID-19 hospital built in downtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 7.

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Relatives pray before the cremation of a woman who died from COVID-19 at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, July 8.

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A street artist paints a mural about COVID-19 and corruption near Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, July 7.

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Danish police officers take pictures of the base of the "Little Mermaid" statue in Copenhagen after it was vandalized, July 3.

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A deported immigrant holds up four crosses during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's policies at the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico, July 8. In the background, a US flag is waved.

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Members of a feminist group protest against the nominations of Gérald Darmanin as interior minister and lawyer Éric Dupond-Moretti as justice minister following a cabinet reshuffle in front of La Madeleine Church in Paris, July 7.

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A protester holds a Yemeni flag–themed sign in London's Parliament Square during a demonstration against the continued conflict in Yemen, July 5.

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Two Palestinian girls — part of a team of people with amputations, some of whom lost limbs in an Israeli fire — attend a soccer training session arranged by the International Committee of the Red Cross for the first time after COVID-19 restrictions were eased in the central Gaza Strip, July 7.

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Military aircraft fly over the Arc de Triomphe during a rehearsal for the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris, July 9.

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An aerial drone shows a temporary drive-in movie theater at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California, July 4.

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An aerial view of Queen Square in Bristol, England, where hearts have been sprayed onto the grass to encourage social distancing, July 8.

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Jasper, an 8-month-old koala joey, is weighed on a scale at the Sydney Zoo, July 8.

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Drones fly over the Han River in Seoul to encourage wearing a mask, July 4.