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22 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From the dramatic midterm elections to the tragic shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, these are the most powerful pictures from this past week.

Posted on November 9, 2018, at 4:42 p.m. ET

Kristen Leach votes with her 6-month-old daughter, Nora, on Election Day, Nov. 6, in Atlanta.
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Kristen Leach votes with her 6-month-old daughter, Nora, on Election Day, Nov. 6, in Atlanta.

Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke meets 77-year-old Texas voter Pamela Aguirre after he cast his ballot on Nov. 6 in El Paso, Texas.
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Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke meets 77-year-old Texas voter Pamela Aguirre after he cast his ballot on Nov. 6 in El Paso, Texas.

Supporters of Rep. John Culberson, a Texas Republican, are led in prayer by his pastor in Houston on Nov. 6. Culberson lost his seat to Democratic challenger Lizzie Pannill Fletcher.
Elizabeth Conley / AP

Supporters of Rep. John Culberson, a Texas Republican, are led in prayer by his pastor in Houston on Nov. 6. Culberson lost his seat to Democratic challenger Lizzie Pannill Fletcher.

Democratic congressional candidate Ilhan Omar is greeted by her husband's mother after appearing at her election night party in Minneapolis on Nov. 6.
Eric Miller / Reuters

Democratic congressional candidate Ilhan Omar is greeted by her husband's mother after appearing at her election night party in Minneapolis on Nov. 6.

As President Donald Trump points to CNN's Jim Acosta, a White House aide takes the microphone from him during a news conference in the East Room of the White House on Nov. 7.
Evan Vucci / AP

As President Donald Trump points to CNN's Jim Acosta, a White House aide takes the microphone from him during a news conference in the East Room of the White House on Nov. 7.

People comfort each other after a mass shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California, on Nov. 8.
Ringo Chiu / Reuters

People comfort each other after a mass shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California, on Nov. 8.

People gather outside the Rivalry Roasters coffee shop for a vigil for Sean Adler on Nov. 8, in Simi Valley, California. Adler was killed in the Thousand Oaks mass shooting Wednesday night.
Jae C. Hong / AP

People gather outside the Rivalry Roasters coffee shop for a vigil for Sean Adler on Nov. 8, in Simi Valley, California. Adler was killed in the Thousand Oaks mass shooting Wednesday night.

Firefighters raise a flag at the Los Robles hospital to hang over the procession carrying the body of Ventura County Sheriff Sgt. Ron Helus, who was killed in the Thousand Oaks mass shooting.
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Firefighters raise a flag at the Los Robles hospital to hang over the procession carrying the body of Ventura County Sheriff Sgt. Ron Helus, who was killed in the Thousand Oaks mass shooting.

US Army soldiers put up a razor wire fence for an encampment to be used by the military near the US–Mexico border in Donna, Texas, on Nov. 4.
Delcia Lopez / Reuters

US Army soldiers put up a razor wire fence for an encampment to be used by the military near the US–Mexico border in Donna, Texas, on Nov. 4.

Migrants, part of a caravan traveling to the United States, carry a Honduras flag and a cross as they walk through Pijijiapan, Mexico, on Nov. 4.
Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters

Migrants, part of a caravan traveling to the United States, carry a Honduras flag and a cross as they walk through Pijijiapan, Mexico, on Nov. 4.

Medical staffers evacuate patients as the Feather River Hospital burns in the Camp fire raging through Paradise, California, on Nov. 8.
Noah Berger / AP

Medical staffers evacuate patients as the Feather River Hospital burns in the Camp fire raging through Paradise, California, on Nov. 8.

A home burns as the Camp fire rages through Paradise, California, on Nov. 8.
Noah Berger / AP

A home burns as the Camp fire rages through Paradise, California, on Nov. 8.

On the eve of renewed sanctions by Washington, Iranian protesters demonstrate outside the former US Embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on Nov. 4.
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On the eve of renewed sanctions by Washington, Iranian protesters demonstrate outside the former US Embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on Nov. 4.

A giant robotic spider arrives at the Place du Capitole square as part of the French street theatre company La Machine's show Le Gardien du Temple, on Nov. 2 in Toulouse, France.
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A giant robotic spider arrives at the Place du Capitole square as part of the French street theatre company La Machine's show Le Gardien du Temple, on Nov. 2 in Toulouse, France.

French President Emmanuel Macron pays his respects at the Douaumont Ossuary near Verdun, France, on Nov. 6, during ceremonies marking the centennial of the end of World War I.
Etienne Laurent / AP

French President Emmanuel Macron pays his respects at the Douaumont Ossuary near Verdun, France, on Nov. 6, during ceremonies marking the centennial of the end of World War I.

Participants parade through the town during the annual Bonfire Night festivities in Lewes, Britain, on Nov. 5.
Toby Melville / Reuters

Participants parade through the town during the annual Bonfire Night festivities in Lewes, Britain, on Nov. 5.

Families and colleagues of passengers and crew of Lion Air flight JT 610 throw flowers and petals from the deck of an Indonesia Navy ship as they visit the site of the crash to pay tribute at the north coast of Karawang, Indonesia, on Nov. 6.
Beawiharta Beawiharta / Reuters

Families and colleagues of passengers and crew of Lion Air flight JT 610 throw flowers and petals from the deck of an Indonesia Navy ship as they visit the site of the crash to pay tribute at the north coast of Karawang, Indonesia, on Nov. 6.

A puppy with sindoor, a red vermillion powder, on its forehead is pictured after a boy offered his prayers during Diwali in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Nov. 6.
Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

A puppy with sindoor, a red vermillion powder, on its forehead is pictured after a boy offered his prayers during Diwali in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Nov. 6.

Indian children dressed up as the Hindu deities Rama and Sita take a selfie at an event to celebrate the Diwali festival in Ajmer, Rajasthan state, on Nov. 6.
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Indian children dressed up as the Hindu deities Rama and Sita take a selfie at an event to celebrate the Diwali festival in Ajmer, Rajasthan state, on Nov. 6.

Ballet dancers chat before performing on a street in Havana on Nov. 4.
Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters

Ballet dancers chat before performing on a street in Havana on Nov. 4.

Runners race through Brooklyn during the 2018 New York City Marathon on Nov. 4.
Caitlin Ochs / Reuters

Runners race through Brooklyn during the 2018 New York City Marathon on Nov. 4.

A rainbow forms over the US Capitol as the evening sets on Election Day in Washington, DC, Nov. 6.
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

A rainbow forms over the US Capitol as the evening sets on Election Day in Washington, DC, Nov. 6.

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