From a tumultuous week in the Trump White House to a looming hurricane in the Pacific Ocean, here are the most eye-catching and emotional pictures from this past week.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
BuzzFeed News Photo Essay Editor
Posted on August 24, 2018, at 5:04 p.m. ET
President Donald Trump reacts to a question during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office of the White House on Aug. 20.
Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, leaves federal court after reaching a plea agreement in New York on Aug. 21.
Protester Bill Christeson holds up a sign saying "GUILTY!" as the first guilty count comes in at the trial of former Donald Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort, at federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, on Aug. 21.
Aria Berry, 4, and her father, James Berry, join about 20 members and supporters of Confederate heritage groups as they rally across the street from the Jefferson Davis Monument in Richmond, Virginia, on Aug. 19.
Police stand guard after the Confederate statue known as Silent Sam was toppled by protesters on campus at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill on Aug. 20.
Cristhian Bahena Rivera is escorted into the Poweshiek County Courthouse for his initial court appearance on Aug. 22, in Montezuma, Iowa. Rivera is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Mollie Tibbetts, who disappeared July 18 from Brooklyn, Iowa.
An undocumented man from Mexico is apprehended by Border Patrol agents after allegedly dropping off a group of migrants in an area known for human smuggling near Falfurrias, Texas, on Aug. 16.
A Venezuelan migrant woman heading to Peru carries bags as she walks along the Pan-American highway in Tulcán, Ecuador, on Aug. 21.
A Brazilian soldier strip-searches youths during a patrol near the Alemão favelas complex in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 22.
Mourners shed tears before the funeral of Battalion Chief Matthew David Burchett at the Maverik Center on Aug. 20, in West Valley City, Utah. Burchett was killed on Aug. 13 as he was fighting the Mendocino Complex fire in Northern California, the largest fire in California history.
Indian Muslims leave after offering Eid al-Adha prayers at the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi on Aug. 22.
A man controls a cow to slaughter in celebration of Eid al-Adha in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Aug. 22.
Muslim pilgrims gather on Mount Arafat, southeast of the Saudi holy city of Mecca, on Aug. 20. Arafat is the site where Muslims believe the Prophet Muhammad gave his last sermon about 14 centuries ago after leading his followers on the pilgrimage.
A photo taken from the International Space Station shows Hurricane Lane nearing Hawaii on Aug. 22.
A car is stuck partially submerged in floodwaters from Hurricane Lane rainfall on the Big Island of Hawaii on Aug. 23.
A woman carries her child as they make their way past collapsed homes on Indonesia's Lombok island on Aug. 20.
South Korean Kim Byung-oh, left, 88, cries with his North Korean sister Kim Sun Ok, 81, as they bid farewell at the last meeting of a three-day family reunion event at North Korea's Mount Kumgang resort on Aug. 22. Elderly North and South Korean family members were allowed to meet for the first time in nearly seven decades and prepared to bid each other farewell for the last time in their lives.
Angela Jansen communicates with her carer during her art performance "I'm still present" at an exhibition in Berlin on Aug. 23.
Japan's Shiho Nakaji participates on the balance beam exercise in the women's qualification of the artistic gymnastics event during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia on Aug. 21.
A penguin with a zoo keeper as it stands on weighing scales for the London Zoo's annual weigh-in on Aug. 23.
A cat rests in an adoption cage following an operation at the Animal Protection Society in Gennevilliers, France, on Aug 21.
A young Muslim girl dances and runs in the sea as she and her family celebrate Eid al-Adha by watching the sunset at Crosby Beach in Liverpool, England, on Aug. 21.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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