From the emotional funeral of Sen. John McCain to the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, here are the most eye-catching pictures from this past week.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on September 7, 2018, at 4:55 p.m. ET
The casket of Sen. John McCain is carried out of the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC, on Sept. 1.
Former president Barack Obama speaks at a memorial service for Sen. John McCain in Washington, DC, on Sept. 1.
President Donald Trump waves to a crowd during a meeting with sheriffs from across the US at the White House in Washington, DC, on Sept. 5.
Alex Jones of Infowars rubs his brow as he sits in the audience listening to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey (left) testify in Washington, DC, on Sept. 5, before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on foreign influence operations on social media platforms.
Fred Guttenberg, left, the father of Jamie Guttenberg, who was killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, attempts to shake hands with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, as he leaves for a lunch break while appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, DC, on Sept. 4.
Women dressed as characters from “The Handmaid's Tale” stand in an elevator at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, DC, as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh starts the first day of his confirmation hearing on Sept. 4.
Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley celebrates victory over Rep. Michael Capuano in the Massachusetts 7th Congressional District Democratic primary on Sept. 4, in Boston.
Houses damaged by a landslide caused by an earthquake are seen in Atsuma, Japan, on Sept. 6.
A dog takes a puppy to a drier place in Allahabad, India, on Sept. 3, as water levels of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers increase following monsoon rains.
Light from a train rounds a bend near the Sacramento River as flames from the Delta fire fill a valley in Delta, California, on Sept. 6.
People watch as a fire burns at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro on Sept. 2.
A drone view shows the damage at Rio de Janeiro's treasured National Museum on the day after a massive fire ripped through the building, on Sept. 3.
A relative mourns over the body of Ali Qassim, killed during a protest, on Sept. 4, in Basra, Iraq. Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and live ammunition on hundreds of protesters, killing several civilians and wounding several others.
A Syrian rebel fighter from the recently formed National Liberation Front poses with his weapon against a sandbag barricade along the frontline near the village of Abu Dali on Sept. 1.
A young Palestinian protester is carried to an ambulance after being shot during a protest at the entrance of the Erez border crossing between Gaza and Israel on Sept. 4.
An Iraqi man stands in a damaged government complex in the aftermath of a violent protest against the government on Sept. 7, in the southern city of Basra.
Detained Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo leave Insein court after being sentenced to seven years in prison, in Yangon, Myanmar, on Sept. 3.
People covered in black grease take part in the traditional festival of the Cascamorras, in Baza, Spain, on Sept. 6.
Devotees form a human pyramid during the Hindu festival of Janmashtami, marking the birth anniversary of Hindu god Krishna, in Mumbai, India, on Sept. 3.
An LGBT activist celebrates after the Supreme Court's verdict decriminalizing gay sex and the revocation of the Section 377 law, in Bengaluru, India, on Sept. 6.
A woman wears a costume during J'Ouvert, an overnight-into-dawn celebration ahead of the annual West Indian American Carnival Day Parade in Brooklyn, New York, on Sept. 3.
Flowers are seen on the star of the late actor Burt Reynolds on the Hollywood walk of fame in Hollywood, California, on Sept. 6.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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