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25 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From the emotional testimonies of Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, to President Donald Trump’s address to the United Nations General Assembly, these are the most captivating photos of the past week.

Posted on September 28, 2018, at 4:53 p.m. ET

Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in before testifying to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 27 in Washington, DC.
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Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in before testifying to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 27 in Washington, DC.

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 27.
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 27.

Phoenix prosecutor Rachel Mitchell questions Christine Blasey Ford as Sens. (from left) Mike Crapo, Jeff Flake, Ben Sasse, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, and John Cornyn, listen during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Sept. 27, in Washington, DC.
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Phoenix prosecutor Rachel Mitchell questions Christine Blasey Ford as Sens. (from left) Mike Crapo, Jeff Flake, Ben Sasse, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, and John Cornyn, listen during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Sept. 27, in Washington, DC.

Rep. Carolyn Maloney cries as Christine Blasey Ford testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 27.
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Rep. Carolyn Maloney cries as Christine Blasey Ford testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 27.

Capitol Hill Police move the crowd back as protesters speak out against Judge Brett Kavanaugh outside the office of Sen. Susan Collins on Sept. 24, in Washington, DC.
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Capitol Hill Police move the crowd back as protesters speak out against Judge Brett Kavanaugh outside the office of Sen. Susan Collins on Sept. 24, in Washington, DC.

President Donald Trump addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Sept. 25.
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President Donald Trump addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Sept. 25.

A young boy holds the American flag in front of his face as President Donald Trump arrives at a campaign rally in Springfield, Missouri, on Sept. 21.
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A young boy holds the American flag in front of his face as President Donald Trump arrives at a campaign rally in Springfield, Missouri, on Sept. 21.

Rep. Beto O’Rourke listens to Sen. Ted Cruz during a debate Sept. 21 in Dallas.
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Rep. Beto O’Rourke listens to Sen. Ted Cruz during a debate Sept. 21 in Dallas.

Former president Barack Obama greets supporters after speaking during a campaign rally for Sen. Bob Casey and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Sept. 21 in Philadelphia.
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Former president Barack Obama greets supporters after speaking during a campaign rally for Sen. Bob Casey and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Sept. 21 in Philadelphia.

People practice the Pledge of Allegiance during a class for immigrants who are applying for citizenship Sept. 26 in Los Angeles.
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People practice the Pledge of Allegiance during a class for immigrants who are applying for citizenship Sept. 26 in Los Angeles.

Professor Anita Hill gets a standing ovation as she arrives for a speech to students, faculty, and guests on the campus of the University of Utah on Sept. 26 in Salt Lake City.
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Professor Anita Hill gets a standing ovation as she arrives for a speech to students, faculty, and guests on the campus of the University of Utah on Sept. 26 in Salt Lake City.

Bill Cosby is escorted out of the Montgomery County Correctional Facility on Sept. 25, in Eagleville, Pennsylvania.
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Bill Cosby is escorted out of the Montgomery County Correctional Facility on Sept. 25, in Eagleville, Pennsylvania.

Andrea Constand reacts at a news conference with prosecutor Kristen Feden after Bill Cosby was sentenced to 3–10 years for sexual assault Sept. 25, in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
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Andrea Constand reacts at a news conference with prosecutor Kristen Feden after Bill Cosby was sentenced to 3–10 years for sexual assault Sept. 25, in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

Super Typhoon Trami is seen from the International Space Station as it moves in the direction of Japan on Sept. 25.
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Super Typhoon Trami is seen from the International Space Station as it moves in the direction of Japan on Sept. 25.

People collect personal effects from damaged homes following a tornado in Dunrobin, Ontario, Sept. 21.
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People collect personal effects from damaged homes following a tornado in Dunrobin, Ontario, Sept. 21.

Maura Walbourne looks in at her flooded home in Conway, South Carolina, Sept. 23.
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Maura Walbourne looks in at her flooded home in Conway, South Carolina, Sept. 23.

Navy sailors assist local authorities in shuttling the passengers and crew of the Air Niugini flight to shore after the plane crashed into a lagoon on its approach to Chuuk International Airport in Micronesia on Sept. 28.
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Navy sailors assist local authorities in shuttling the passengers and crew of the Air Niugini flight to shore after the plane crashed into a lagoon on its approach to Chuuk International Airport in Micronesia on Sept. 28.

Palestinian cadets crawl during a police college run by the Hamas-led Interior Ministry, in Khan Younis, on Sept. 26.
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Palestinian cadets crawl during a police college run by the Hamas-led Interior Ministry, in Khan Younis, on Sept. 26.

A soldier runs past injured comrades at the scene of an attack on a military parade Sept. 22 in the Iranian city of Ahvaz.
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A soldier runs past injured comrades at the scene of an attack on a military parade Sept. 22 in the Iranian city of Ahvaz.

A woman with her face bloodied after she was pummeled by the police, stands in shock inside a house after a peaceful anti-government march was dissolved violently by government forces in Managua, Nicaragua, on Sept. 23.
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A woman with her face bloodied after she was pummeled by the police, stands in shock inside a house after a peaceful anti-government march was dissolved violently by government forces in Managua, Nicaragua, on Sept. 23.

Graffiti in the shape of hearts is left by activists on riot police shields during clashes within a protest against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s government in Managua on Sept. 23.
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Graffiti in the shape of hearts is left by activists on riot police shields during clashes within a protest against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s government in Managua on Sept. 23.

South Koreans hang ribbons wishing for reunification of the two Koreas on the wire fence near the demilitarized zone separating South and North Korea on Sept. 24 in Paju, South Korea.
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South Koreans hang ribbons wishing for reunification of the two Koreas on the wire fence near the demilitarized zone separating South and North Korea on Sept. 24 in Paju, South Korea.

Ethnic Miao women in traditional costumes take part in a tug-of-war to celebrate a local festival at a village in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, China, on Sept. 27.
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Ethnic Miao women in traditional costumes take part in a tug-of-war to celebrate a local festival at a village in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, China, on Sept. 27.

Indian Hindu devotees immerse an eco-friendly idol of Lord Ganesh during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad on Sept. 23.
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Indian Hindu devotees immerse an eco-friendly idol of Lord Ganesh during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad on Sept. 23.

Visitors celebrate in a beer tent on the opening day of the 2018 Oktoberfest beer festival Sept. 22 in Munich.
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Visitors celebrate in a beer tent on the opening day of the 2018 Oktoberfest beer festival Sept. 22 in Munich.


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