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24 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From the debate on US immigration to the shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, here are the most eye-catching and emotional pictures from this past week.

Posted on June 29, 2018, at 4:46 p.m. ET

A Honduran mother and her 3-year-old daughter seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge after being denied entry by US Customs and Border Protection officers near Brownsville, Texas, on June 24.
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A Honduran mother and her 3-year-old daughter seeking asylum wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville & Matamoros International Bridge after being denied entry by US Customs and Border Protection officers near Brownsville, Texas, on June 24.

A man carries shackles that are meant for undocumented immigrants outside a US federal court in McAllen, Texas, on June 25.
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A man carries shackles that are meant for undocumented immigrants outside a US federal court in McAllen, Texas, on June 25.

Protesters against the Trump administration's border policies try to block a bus carrying immigrant children out of a US Customs and Border Protection detention center on June 23 in McAllen, Texas.
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Protesters against the Trump administration's border policies try to block a bus carrying immigrant children out of a US Customs and Border Protection detention center on June 23 in McAllen, Texas.

Steve Schuh, county executive of Anne Arundel, holds a copy of the Capital Gazette near the scene of a shooting at the newspaper's office in Annapolis, Maryland. A man armed with smoke grenades and a shotgun attacked journalists in the building Thursday, June 28, killing several people before police quickly stormed the building and arrested him, police and witnesses said.
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Steve Schuh, county executive of Anne Arundel, holds a copy of the Capital Gazette near the scene of a shooting at the newspaper's office in Annapolis, Maryland. A man armed with smoke grenades and a shotgun attacked journalists in the building Thursday, June 28, killing several people before police quickly stormed the building and arrested him, police and witnesses said.

Police respond to the shooting in Annapolis on June 28.
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Police respond to the shooting in Annapolis on June 28.

Katie, an elementary school teacher in Jefferson County, Colorado, takes part in a simulated active-shooter drill during a three-day firearms course for school teachers and administrators in Commerce City, Colorado, on June 28.
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Katie, an elementary school teacher in Jefferson County, Colorado, takes part in a simulated active-shooter drill during a three-day firearms course for school teachers and administrators in Commerce City, Colorado, on June 28.

A man holds a photo of Antwon Rose as he joins a protest for the police shooting of Rose during a Juneteenth celebration on June 23 in Pittsburgh. Rose, an unarmed black teenager, was shot Tuesday night, leading to protests and outrage across the city.
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A man holds a photo of Antwon Rose as he joins a protest for the police shooting of Rose during a Juneteenth celebration on June 23 in Pittsburgh. Rose, an unarmed black teenager, was shot Tuesday night, leading to protests and outrage across the city.

A protester is arrested during a demonstration over US Attorney General Jeff Sessions' visit to Los Angeles on June 26.
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A protester is arrested during a demonstration over US Attorney General Jeff Sessions' visit to Los Angeles on June 26.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the winner of the 14th Congressional District Democratic primary in New York, talks to the media on June 27.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the winner of the 14th Congressional District Democratic primary in New York, talks to the media on June 27.

EMT Trudy Bermudez and paramedic Tayreen Bonilla of the New York City Fire Department get engaged at the annual Pride Parade on June 24 in New York City.
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EMT Trudy Bermudez and paramedic Tayreen Bonilla of the New York City Fire Department get engaged at the annual Pride Parade on June 24 in New York City.

A young woman drives a car on the first day she is legally allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia on June 24 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
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A young woman drives a car on the first day she is legally allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia on June 24 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

A Syrian girl who left Lebanon as a refugee looks through a window as she arrives in Qalamoun area in Syria, on June 28.
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A Syrian girl who left Lebanon as a refugee looks through a window as she arrives in Qalamoun area in Syria, on June 28.

An elderly woman in a wheelchair is helped down some stairs as she leaves Haci Sabanci polling station, where she cast her vote in the Turkish election on June 24 in Istanbul.
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An elderly woman in a wheelchair is helped down some stairs as she leaves Haci Sabanci polling station, where she cast her vote in the Turkish election on June 24 in Istanbul.

California Highway Patrol officers try to coax a man off a freeway sign in downtown Los Angeles on June 27. The man suspended banners — one about fighting pollution — after climbing onto the sign over State Route 110 during the Wednesday morning rush hour.
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California Highway Patrol officers try to coax a man off a freeway sign in downtown Los Angeles on June 27. The man suspended banners — one about fighting pollution — after climbing onto the sign over State Route 110 during the Wednesday morning rush hour.

The full moon rises behind burning moorland as a large wildfire sweeps across the moors in Stalybridge, England, on June 26.
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The full moon rises behind burning moorland as a large wildfire sweeps across the moors in Stalybridge, England, on June 26.

Cars amid debris after the wall of a residential building collapsed due to heavy rains in Mumbai on June 25.
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Cars amid debris after the wall of a residential building collapsed due to heavy rains in Mumbai on June 25.

Kenya Wildlife Services translocation team members prepare to assist a sedated, female black rhinoceros into a transport crate on June 26. Kenya Wildlife Services proceeded to relocate the rhinoceros in an effort to repopulate the habitat around the country.
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Kenya Wildlife Services translocation team members prepare to assist a sedated, female black rhinoceros into a transport crate on June 26. Kenya Wildlife Services proceeded to relocate the rhinoceros in an effort to repopulate the habitat around the country.

A man carries a child rescued from under rubble from Russian and Syrian regime airstrikes in the rebel-held town of Nawa, Syria, on June 26.
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A man carries a child rescued from under rubble from Russian and Syrian regime airstrikes in the rebel-held town of Nawa, Syria, on June 26.

Displaced Somali children attend a class to learn alphabets and numbers at a makeshift school at the Badbaado IDP camp in Mogadishu, Somalia, on June 25.
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Displaced Somali children attend a class to learn alphabets and numbers at a makeshift school at the Badbaado IDP camp in Mogadishu, Somalia, on June 25.

Legs of civilian victims are seen at a hospital after they were killed by an airstrike of the Saudi-led coalition that targeted their house in north Sana’a, Yemen, on June 25.
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Legs of civilian victims are seen at a hospital after they were killed by an airstrike of the Saudi-led coalition that targeted their house in north Sana’a, Yemen, on June 25.

Mares cross through the village of Rocío in Spain during the annual "Saca de las Yeguas" on June 26. Annually in late June, large herds of free-roaming horses are rounded up from the marshes and forests near the Coto Doñana National Park to be driven past the hermitage in Rocío, where they are blessed before heading on to run through the crowded streets of Almonte, Spain.
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Mares cross through the village of Rocío in Spain during the annual "Saca de las Yeguas" on June 26. Annually in late June, large herds of free-roaming horses are rounded up from the marshes and forests near the Coto Doñana National Park to be driven past the hermitage in Rocío, where they are blessed before heading on to run through the crowded streets of Almonte, Spain.

In this picture taken on June 24, Andre, who uses the stage name Star Vasha, applies makeup before performing at a gay club during the 2018 World Cup in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
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In this picture taken on June 24, Andre, who uses the stage name Star Vasha, applies makeup before performing at a gay club during the 2018 World Cup in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Indian chess prodigy Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, 12, is celebrated by his friends upon his arrival back to his school in Chennai, India, on June 26.
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Indian chess prodigy Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, 12, is celebrated by his friends upon his arrival back to his school in Chennai, India, on June 26.

Afghan children swim at Qargha Lake on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 27.
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Afghan children swim at Qargha Lake on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 27.

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