A 2-year-old Honduran girl cries as her mother is searched and detained in McAllen, Texas, near the US-Mexico border. They had rafted across the Rio Grande and were stopped by US Border Patrol agents, according to Getty Images photographer John Moore. The photo went viral this past week as an example of the Trump administration's new "zero-tolerance" immigration policy. The administration has said it will refer everyone caught crossing the border illegally for prosecution, even if they are claiming to deserve asylum or have small children.
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US President Donald Trump speaks about immigration policy as he meets with members of Congress on Wednesday, June 20. He was facing pressure from across the political spectrum to stop the separation of children and parents who illegally cross the US-Mexico border. He later signed an executive order declaring that it is his administration's policy to "maintain family unity," including by detaining entire families together "where appropriate and consistent with law and available resources."
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Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, attends the Royal Ascot horse-racing event on Tuesday, June 19. It was her first appearance at what is the most prestigious event on the British horse-racing calendar.
After arriving at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on Thursday, June 21, first lady Melania Trump wears a jacket that says "I really don't care. Do u?" She had just returned from McAllen, Texas, where she toured a shelter for immigrant children. She didn't wear the jacket in Texas, but she wore it as she got on and got off the plane in Maryland. The first lady's team insisted that there was no hidden meaning behind the sartorial choice. Later, her husband tweeted that the jacket's message was a shot at the media. "Melania has learned how dishonest they are, and she truly no longer cares!" he tweeted.
Paul Manafort, a former chairman for President Donald Trump's campaign, arrives for a hearing in Washington on Friday, June 15. Manafort has pleaded not guilty to foreign lobbying violations. He had been under house arrest, but after new accusations of witness tampering, a US District judge revoked his bail and put him in jail. Manafort has also pleaded not guilty to witness tampering and conspiracy to obstruct justice.
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Maya Mohammad Ali Merhi walks at a camp for displaced people in Idlib, Syria, on Wednesday, June 20. The 8-year-old was born without lower limbs. Her father was unable to afford real prosthetics, so he made some for her out of tin cans.
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US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen leaves after a meeting with House Republicans on Wednesday, June 20. Nielsen has become one of the faces of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy. "We will not apologize for the job we do or for the job law enforcement does for doing the job that the American people expect us to do," she said Monday. "Illegal actions have and must have consequences. No more free passes, no more get-out-of-jail-free cards."
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Sunlight filters through Stonehenge as people gather to celebrate the summer solstice in Wiltshire, England, on Thursday, June 21.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II leaves St. George's Chapel after attending the Order of the Garter ceremony at Windsor Castle on Monday, June 18.
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Urns are prepared for burial in San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala, on Wednesday, June 20. Inside were the remains of some victims of the Guatemalan Civil War, which ran from 1960 to 1996.
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US Rep. Elijah Cummings, the ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, asks Republican colleagues to intervene with regards to family separations at the US-Mexico border. During his opening remarks at a joint committee hearing on Tuesday, June 19, the Democrat spoke out about the separations and said that as a country "we are better than that."
A protester kicks a tear-gas canister thrown by police during clashes in Pisoderi, Greece, on Sunday, June 17. Greece and Macedonia signed a historic agreement to rename the latter the Republic of North Macedonia, possibly putting end to a dispute that has soured relations between the two countries for decades. But not everyone is happy with the deal.
A dragonfly called a flame skimmer rests on a small branch in Topanga, California, on Monday, June 18.
Actress Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the United Nations' refugee agency, visits Mosul, Iraq, on Saturday, June 16. She was visiting to raise awareness of the dire humanitarian situation that plagues the city almost one year after its liberation from ISIS.
Members of the Indian Armed Forces do yoga on the INS Viraat, an aircraft carrier anchored in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, June 21. June 21 was International Yoga Day.
Colombian presidential candidate Gustavo Petro is surrounded by ticker tape while speaking to supporters in Bogota, Colombia, on Sunday, June 17. Petro, the mayor of Bogota, lost to Ivan Duque.
US Navy personnel carry the casket of Julius Pieper, a sailor who died in World War II, during a reburial service in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, on Tuesday, June 19. Pieper was being reunited with his twin brother, Ludwig, 74 years after their ship hit a mine off the coast of Normandy.
Visitors walk through "Forest of Resonating Lamps," an installation at the Mori Building Digital Art Museum in Tokyo, on Thursday, June 21. See last week in 22 photos