21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From the migrant crisis at the border to the arrival of NASA’s InSight lander on the surface of Mars, here are the most powerful pictures from the past week.

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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, leaves federal court after pleading guilty to charges related to lying to Congress, in New York City, on Nov. 29.

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Trees made from red berries line the East Colonnade during the 2018 Christmas Press Preview at the White House on Nov. 26.

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Children play with Mexico’s Federal Police at the El Chaparral port of entry on the US–Mexico border in Tijuana, Mexico, on Nov. 22.

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Maria Meza, a 40-year-old woman from Honduras, runs away from tear gas with her 5-year-old twin daughters, Saira Mejia Meza, left, and Cheili Mejia Meza, in front of the border wall between the US and Mexico in Tijuana, Mexico, on Nov. 25.

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Tijuana lifeguards and firefighters rescue a man who was trying to cross to the United States through the sea in Playas de Tijuana, Mexico, on Nov. 29.

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The “baby Trump” balloon is seen ahead of the G20 leaders summit, in front of the Congress building in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Nov. 29.

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Members of the human rights organization Madres de Plaza de Mayo march together, ahead of the G20 summit, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Nov. 29.

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A fire rages as men wearing yellow vests protest against rising fuel prices on the Champs-Élysées avenue on Nov. 24, in Paris, France.

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A mudslide traps several vehicles along Valley of the Falls Drive in Forest Falls, California, on Nov. 29.

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A Russian security service officer escorts a detained Ukrainian sailor to a courthouse in Simferopol, Crimea, on Nov, 27. A court in Russian-annexed Crimea ordered three Ukrainian sailors to be held in custody for two months after a weekend confrontation at sea with Russian border guards.

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Pakistani military personnel take part in a drill during the 10th International Defence Exhibition and Seminar in Karachi on Nov. 29.

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Men dressed as 1812-era French soldiers reenact a staged battle near the village of Bryli, in Belarus, on Nov. 25, to mark the 206th anniversary of the Berezina battle during Napoleon’s army retreat from Russia.

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The remains of people that had been shot in 1936 by the forces of dictator Francisco Franco are seen during the exhumation of a mass grave in Sadaba’s cemetery, Spain, on Nov. 26.

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Israeli archeologist Ronit Lupu holds a rare stone mask dating to the Neolithic period, which was found at the Pnei Hever region of the southern Hebron Hills area of the West Bank, on Nov. 28, at the Rockefeller Archeological Museum in Jerusalem.


These handout photos made available by NASA on Nov. 26 show the Martian surface after NASA’s InSight lander touched down on the red planet.

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NASA engineers celebrate the InSight spacecraft’s successful landing on the planet Mars from the mission support area at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, on Nov. 26.

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Dancers of the Shanghai Ballet perform at the Bode Museum in Berlin on Nov. 29.

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Indian Gond tribal women display the ink mark on their index fingers after casting their vote during the Madhya Pradesh state assembly elections on Nov. 28.

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Women await the visit of Danish Crown Princess Mary at the Kalama Conservancy in Kalama, Kenya, on Nov. 27.

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Iraqi students walk through a damaged road on their way back from school in the northern city of Mosul on Nov. 28.

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A woman attends a rally against gender-based and sexual violence against women in Marseille, France, on Nov. 24.