From the deadly ambush of nine Americans in Mexico to the voter turnout in elections across the US, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on November 8, 2019, at 5:01 p.m. ET
Relatives of victims of the Mexican American families belonging to Mormon communities react next to the burnt wreckage of a vehicle where some of their relatives died in Bavispe, Mexico, on Nov. 5.
FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Nov. 5 in Washington, DC.
President Donald Trump and player Kurt Suzuki, wearing a "Make America Great Again" baseball hat, during a ceremony to welcome the 2019 World Series champions, the Washington Nationals, on the South Lawn of the White House, Nov. 4.
Roger Stone (center), former adviser to President Trump, walks with his wife, Nydia Stone (right), and his legal team as he arrives for the first day of his trial Nov. 5, in Washington, DC.
Chief Election Official Sandy Pace wears her patriotic-themed boots while staffing the polling station on Election Day in Stafford, Virginia, on Nov. 5.
Former Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke addresses his supporters after announcing he was dropping out of the presidential race on Nov. 1 in Des Moines.
Moroccans in traditional costumes ride horses while Ivanka Trump speaks during a ceremony in the province of Sidi Kacem, Morocco, on Nov. 7.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and President Donald Trump watch a mixed martial arts fight at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Nov. 2.
A firefighter works at containing the Maria fire spreading in the hills near Ventura, California, on Nov. 1.
Protesters light up their phones as they gather at Martyrs' Square during ongoing anti-government protests in Beirut, Lebanon, on Nov. 3.
Demonstrators in Chile perform during a protest against the government's economic policies in Santiago on Nov. 6.
Graduates wearing anonymous masks, also known as Guy Fawkes masks, pose for a photograph following a graduation ceremony at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on Nov. 7.
Kurdish demonstrators hurl rocks at a Turkish military vehicle on Nov. 8 during a joint Turkish–Russian patrol near the town of Al-Muabbadah, Syria.
A man tries to put out a fire after a car bomb exploded in Tal Abyad, Syria, on Nov. 2.
A man holds a sign reading "Peace" as demonstrators clash with riot police in Santiago, Chile, on Nov. 5.
Melpomeni Dina reacts during a reunion at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem on Nov. 3. Dina, a 92-year-old Greek woman who rescued a Jewish family during the Holocaust, has been reunited with two of the people she saved and dozens of their family members.
Hindu women worship the sun god in the polluted waters of the river Yamuna during the Hindu religious festival of Chhath Puja in New Delhi, India, on Nov. 3.
A volunteer shows his protective gloves encrusted with crude oil spilled at Praia de Busca Vida beach in Camaçari, Brazil, during a clean-up operation Nov. 3.
A leader of an indigenous community in Brazil wears a feather headdress as he protests forest destruction in front of the EU headquarters in Brussels on Nov. 5.
Christian nuns offer prayers on graves during the celebrations of All Souls Day in a cemetery in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Nov. 2.
Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the Professional Men's category of the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon in New York City on Nov. 3.
A black cat runs onto the field during the second quarter of the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys game at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 4, in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Revelers take part in the Gay Pride Parade in Buenos Aires on Nov. 2.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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