From memorials for the Chabad of Poway synagogue shooting victims to Attorney General William Barr's judiciary hearing, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from the past week.
Posted on May 3, 2019, at 6:02 p.m. ET
Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein (right) leaves a news conference at the Chabad of Poway synagogue, April 28, in Poway, California.
Crowds of people pray in the street near St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo, Sri Lanka, April 28, one week after the attacks that killed nearly 300 people.
US Attorney General William Barr prepares for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, DC, May 1.
Sumo wrestlers hold babies during the Naki Sumo Baby Crying Contest at Sensoji Temple, April 28, in Tokyo, where 160 babies born in 2018 compete at the traditional festival that is believed to bring growth and good health to the infants.
Police arrest a demonstrator after clashes erupted during the May Day march in Medellín, Colombia, May 1.
Israeli soldier Shira Tessler holds the hand of her grandmother, Holocaust survivor Hanna Tessler, during a ceremony marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, May 2.
Paramedics tend to two pro-Guaidó demonstrators who were wounded in a clash with police forces, April 30, in Caracas, Venezuela.
Hannah Kaye, daughter of shooting victim Lori Gilbert Kaye, mourns at her mother's grave during a graveside service, April 29, in San Diego. Lori Gilbert Kaye was killed inside the Chabad of Poway synagogue on April 27 by a gunman who opened fire as worshippers attended services.
An aerial shot shows widespread destruction caused by Cyclone Kenneth when it struck Ibo island north of Pemba, Mozambique, May 1.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, April 30.
Mashak Mahindran suffers from injuries sustained in the Zion church attack in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, May 2. His 10-year-old brother, Jebishan, was killed in the attack.
Japan's new emperor, Naruhito, arrives at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, May 1.
Members of the New Jersey Fifes and Drums perform on the steps of the Federal Hall National Memorial, April 30, celebrating the 230th anniversary of George Washington's inauguration in New York City, which took place at the location.
A young boy clears the road in Pemba city on the northeastern coast of Mozambique, following the landfall of Cyclone Kenneth, May 2.
South Korean children monks ride a roller coaster as they visit an amusement and animal park during their training program on Buddhism, May 2.
Rep. Steve Cohen, a Tennessee Democrat, holds up Kentucky Fried Chicken during a House Judiciary Committee hearing that Attorney General Barr was scheduled to appear at on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, May 2.
An interior area for housing immigrants is seen during a tour of US Customs and Border Protection temporary facilities in Donna, Texas, May 2.
Performers celebrate at the Beltane Fire Festival, which marks the end of winter and is a revival of the ancient Celtic and Pagan festival of Beltane, the Gaelic name for the month of May, April 30, in Edinburgh.
A horse is washed in the barn area after morning workouts in preparation for the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, May 2, in Louisville, Kentucky.
A wounded opposition demonstrator is seen in front of a burning bus in Caracas, Venezuela, April 30.
Joe Biden, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president, quips that it's awkward to talk to reporters about foreign policy with an ice cream cone in his hand at the Cone Shoppe during a two-day campaign kickoff in Monticello, Iowa, April 30.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó speaks to supporters during a rally against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's government and to commemorate May Day in Caracas, May 1.
Police use pepper spray during a left-wing May Day demonstration in Berlin, May 1.
Athletes clear the water jump in the men's 3000-meter Steeplechase during the IAAF Diamond League event at Khalifa International Stadium, May 3, in Doha, Qatar.
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