21 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From the bomb scares shutting down post offices to the inauguration of the first completed section of President Trump’s border wall, these are the most striking pictures of the week.

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Police tape cordons off a post office in Wilmington, Delaware, after suspicious packages addressed to former vice president Joe Biden were intercepted at mail facilities in New Castle and Wilmington on Oct. 25.

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (right) shakes hands with Salah Khashoggi, son of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 23.

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Honduran migrant children in a caravan to the US travel by truck near Pijijiapan in Southern Mexico on Oct. 26.

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Sahle-Work Zewde (left) walks with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed after being elected Ethiopia’s first woman president at the parliament in Addis Ababa on Oct. 25.

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Groundskeepers remove the tarp over the infield at Fenway Park following a rainstorm before Game 1 of the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers on Oct. 23.

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Trader Jonathan Mueller in his booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Oct. 26 as a number of big companies report disappointing results.

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An exiled Tibetan youth shouts from a police bus as she protests a visit of Chinese leaders to India in New Delhi on Oct. 23.

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LGBT activists and supporters rally on the steps of New York City Hall on Oct. 24 in opposition to an unreleased Trump administration memo proposing a strict biological definition of gender based on a person’s genitalia at birth, as reported by the New York Times.

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A South Korean soldier carries a coffin containing a piece of bone believed to be the remains of an unidentified South Korean soldier killed in the Korean War in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas on Oct. 25.

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FBI Director Christopher Wray, accompanied by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, speaks at a press conference about the apprehension of a suspect in the recent spate of mail bombings at the Department of Justice on Oct. 26.

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Supporters cheer as President Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Houston on Oct. 22.

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A Yemeni child suffering from malnutrition receives care at a hospital in Yemen’s northwestern Hajjah province on Oct. 25.

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The carcass of an endangered 60-foot-long fin whale washes up on a beach in De Haan, Belgium, on Oct. 25.

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People cast their ballots at a community center during early voting in Potomac, Maryland, on Oct. 25.

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Julia Flores Colque, known as “Mama Julia,” celebrates her 118th birthday in Sacaba, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia, on Oct. 26.

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A Palestinian technician at the ICRC for Artificial limbs and Polio Center (ALPC) in Gaza City. The ALPC treats people whose legs were amputated after being shot Great March of Return protests., on Oct. 25.

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People attend the interment ceremony for Matthew Shepard, the 21-year-old gay college student brutally murdered in Wyoming in 1998, at the Washington National Cathedral, on Oct. 26.

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Mounted Border Patrol officers before Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen inaugurates a completed section of a 30-foot border wall in the El Centro Sector, at the US–Mexico border in Calexico, California, on Oct. 26.

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Young black conservative leaders from across the country take photos as President Trump speaks as part of the 2018 Young Black Leadership Summit in the East Room of the White House on Oct. 26.

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Sculptures representing fallen soldiers line Sydney Harbour during the There But Not There campaign on Oct. 22 in Sydney.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Tonga during their official 16-day autumn tour of cities in Australia, Fiji, Tonga, and New Zealand.


The technician at the ICRC for Artificial limbs and Polio Center in Gaza City may be shaping a knee ankle foot orthosis instead of a prosthesis. A earlier version of this post stated otherwise.