The week in 27 photos

Published 6:21 AM ET, Fri July 20, 2018
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US President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the end of their summit in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday, July 16. The Putin meeting was the last part of Trump's weeklong trip to Europe. YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images
Hermelindo Che Coc cries as he is reunited with his 6-year-old son, Jefferson, in the Los Angeles area on Saturday, July 14. The Guatemalans were separated at the US-Mexico border nearly two months ago as part of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy. Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images
French President Emmanuel Macron celebrates while watching the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday, July 15. France defeated Croatia 4-2 to win its second world title. See the best photos from the World Cup Alexei Nikolsky/Sputnik/Kremlin Pool/AP
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and US President Donald Trump inspect a guard of honor as Trump was welcomed to Windsor Castle on Friday, July 13. Trump and his wife, Melania, had tea with the Queen before spending the weekend in Scotland. BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
An owl eats the head of a dead chick at a zoo in Stralsund, Germany, on Thursday, July 12. STEFAN SAUER/DPA/Getty Images
Boys on the Wild Boars soccer team arrive for a news conference on Wednesday, July 18, a week after they were rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand. Twelve boys and their coach were trapped in the cave for nearly three weeks. Linh Pham/Getty Images
US President Donald Trump plays a round of golf at his Turnberry resort in Scotland on Sunday, July 15. Leon Neal/Getty Images
Former US President Barack Obama speaks in Johannesburg on Tuesday, July 17, during an event honoring the late Nelson Mandela. During his speech, Obama mounted a passionate defense of democracy and warned against the rise of "strongman politics." MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images
Lava flowing from the Kilauea volcano created a tiny new island off the coast of Hawaii's Big Island. This image, posted by the US Geological Survey on Friday, July 13, shows the new island of lava just off the eastern side of the Big Island. USGS
People gather along Main Street in Weymouth, Massachusetts, as the body of police officer Michael Chesna is driven to the medical examiner's office in Boston on Sunday, July 15. Chesna, 42, was fatally shot with his own service weapon by a man he found vandalizing a home, authorities said. Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe/AP
A swan is held down and examined near Chertsey, England, on Monday, July 16. Every year, there's an annual census of the Queen's swans on the River Thames. By law, all unmarked mute swans in England and Wales belong to the Queen. Toby Melville/REUTERS/Newscom
The Red Arrows, the aerobatic team of the British Royal Air Force, perform in Fairford, England, on Friday, July 13. Matt Cardy/Getty Images
ESPYs host Danica Patrick stands on stage with the winners of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award on Wednesday, July 18. The award went to the women who suffered at the hands of Larry Nassar, a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University. Nassar is serving 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing women and girls under the guise of performing medical treatment. More than 150 people said in court that he sexually abused them over the past two decades. Phil McCarten/Invision/AP
A boy swims in an algae-covered pond on a hot day in Bhaktapur, Nepal, on Wednesday, July 18. Skanda Gautam/ZUMA Press
The prepared statement of US President Donald Trump is seen on his desk as he speaks to reporters in Washington on Tuesday, July 17. Trump was clarifying remarks he made the day before at his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. On his papers was a handwritten addition he made that said "THERE WAS NO COLUSION" -- with the final word missing an L. During his joint news conference with Putin, Trump declined to endorse the US intelligence community's assessment that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, saying Putin was "extremely strong and powerful" in his denial. Back in Washington, facing bipartisan fury over his glowing remarks about Putin, Trump said he misspoke, and he voiced his support for US intelligence agencies and vowed to take action to prevent further attacks. Leah Millis/REUTERS/Newscom
A woman walks in Gaza City on Sunday, July 15, a day after Israel carried out what it called its single-largest bombing campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war. Saturday's escalation followed a day of unrest along the fence between Israel and Gaza. Dozens of airstrikes were launched in Gaza after 200 projectiles, including rockets and mortars, had been fired toward Israel in the previous 24 hours, Israel said on Saturday. The United Nations issued an urgent appeal for Israel and Gaza "to step back from the brink" of war and revive the reconciliation process. Ali Jadallah/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Ashrita Furman, who holds more Guinness World Records than anyone, sets a new record in New York on Tuesday, July 17. This one? Slicing the most watermelons in half on his own stomach in one minute (26). Brendan McDermid/REUTERS/Newscom
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill on Monday, July 16. Cornyn, the second-ranking Republican in the Senate, said talks had begun on Capitol Hill to reaffirm support for the intelligence community's assessment that Russia interfered in the US elections. Erin Schaff/The New York Times/Redux
An African migrant is embraced by a lifeguard after being rescued from a wrecked boat in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, July 17. Juan Medina/REUTERS/Newscom
French soldiers march during the annual Bastille Day military parade in Paris on Saturday, July 14. ZAKARIA ABDELKAFI/AFP/Getty Images
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington on Friday, July 13. The department announced indictments, handed down by special counsel Robert Mueller, that charged 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking into Democrats' computer networks and emails during the 2016 presidential race. "There is no allegation in this indictment that any American citizen committed a crime," Rosenstein said. "There is no allegation that the conspiracy altered the vote count or changed any election result." Evan Vucci/AP
An Asian small-clawed otter bathes at a zoo in Ichikawa, Japan, on Wednesday, July 18. Kyodo News/Sipa USA
Two duchesses -- Catherine, left, and Meghan -- attend a Wimbledon tennis match in London on Saturday, July 14. They were attending the women's final between Angelique Kerber and Serena Williams. Meghan is good friends with Williams. Clive Mason/Getty Images
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, July 13. Brendan McDermid/REUTERS/Newscom
A wild cow steps on a reveler's foot in a Pamplona, Spain, bullring after the "running of the bulls" on Friday, July 13. Susana Vera/REUTERS/Newscom
A balloon portrays US President Donald Trump during protests in London on Friday, July 13. Trump was in England to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth II. Matt Dunham/AP
A plane battling the Ferguson wildfire passes the setting sun near California's Yosemite National Park on Sunday, July 15. See last week in 31 photos Noah Berger/AP