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22 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From Michael Cohen's explosive testimony before Congress to the brief summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.

Posted on March 1, 2019, at 4:54 p.m. ET

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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, swears in to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, Feb. 27.

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From left: Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib listen as Michael Cohen testifies, Feb. 27.

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President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before a meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam, Feb. 27.

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A visitor inspects a ribbon wishing for the reunification of the two Koreas near the demilitarized zone in Paju, South Korea, Feb. 27.

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A man in Seoul, wearing a Donald Trump mask, stands with pro-Trump demonstrators during a rally denouncing government policies toward North Korea on March 1.

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A border wall prototype is torn down at the US–Mexico border, as seen from Tijuana, Feb. 27.

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A man paddles through a miniature golf course in Guerneville, California, after the Russian River flooded, Feb. 27.

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R. Kelly surrenders to authorities in Chicago, Feb. 22.

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Samuel L. Jackson embraces Spike Lee, winner of the award for Best Adapted Screenplay for BlacKkKlansman at the Oscars, Feb. 24, in Los Angeles.

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Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper perform "Shallow" from A Star Is Born at the Oscars, Feb. 24.

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Models wear creations from the Manish Arora Fall/Winter 2019–2020 collection, which was presented in Paris on Feb. 28.

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A construction worker squeezes through a tunnel boring machine after successfully building a tunnel for the metro train in Ahmedabad, India, on Feb. 25.

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Men in Putian, China, jump across fire to pray for well-being, safety, and peace on Feb. 23.

Marco Bello / Reuters

Opposition supporters clash with Venezuela's security forces at the Francisco de Paula Santander bridge at the Colombia–Venezuela border, Feb. 23.

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Rescue workers carry a miner who survived the collapse of an illegal gold mine in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Feb. 28.

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Indian soldiers stand next to the wreckage of an Indian Air Force helicopter after it crashed in Kashmir, Feb. 27.

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A Syrian man weeps as he cradles the body of his daughter who was killed in the town of Khan Shaykhun, Feb. 26.

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Women and children wait to be searched by members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces after leaving ISIS's last holdout of Baghouz, Syria, on Feb. 27.

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Firefighters make their way across a charred landscape after extinguishing a grass fire in Saddleworth Moor, England, Feb. 27.

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Participants carrying torches reenact the March 1st Movement against Japanese colonial rule in Cheonan, South Korea, Feb. 28.

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Revelers take part in a street carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Feb. 28. The Loucura Suburbana street carnival is organized by workers and patients of the Nise da Silveira Municipal Psychiatric Hospital. The parade starts inside the hospital and winds its way through the neighborhood.

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews surround a baby male donkey during the "Redemption of the First-Born Donkey" ceremony in Jerusalem, Feb. 25.


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