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The week in 25 photos

Updated 1:25 PM ET, Fri December 7, 2018
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Former US President George W. Bush speaks at the state funeral of his father, former US President George H.W. Bush, on Wednesday, December 5. "He showed me what it means to be a President who serves with integrity, leads with courage and acts with love in his heart for the citizens of our country," Bush said in his eulogy. See more photos of people paying their respects Alex Brandon/AP
This aerial photo, taken on Friday, November 30, shows damage on Vine Road, south of Wasilla, Alaska, after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake. Marc Lester/AP
The US Supreme Court, with newest member Brett Kavanaugh, poses for an official portrait in Washington on Friday, November 30. In the back row, from left, are Neil Gorsuch, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan and Kavanaugh. In the front row, from left, are Stephen Breyer, Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John Roberts, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Samuel Alito. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Actress Priyanka Chopra and her new husband, singer Nick Jonas, pose for photos at a wedding reception in New Delhi on Tuesday, December 4. Adnan Abidi/Reuters
Migrants from Honduras try to scale a border fence in Tijuana, Mexico, to cross into the United States on Sunday, December 2. Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters
A makeup artist in Nairobi, Kenya, works on someone backstage before the start of the Mr. and Miss Albinism beauty pageant on Friday, November 30. Baz Ratner/Reuters
Tear gas surrounds protesters near Paris' Arc de Triomphe as they clash with police on Saturday, December 1. The rising cost of gasoline and diesel fuel sparked protests that have since evolved into broader demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron's government. Macron has backed down in the face of the protests, with a spokeswoman for his office saying planned fuel tax increases will not be introduced in 2019. Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images
A mahout ties a chain around the legs of his elephant after bathing it in Kochi, India, on Wednesday, December 5. Sivaram V/Reuters
Talk-show host Stephen Colbert and actress Meryl Streep share a laugh on stage during a Montclair Film fundraiser in Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday, December 1. Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images
A couple of vehicles are presented at a Volkswagen storage facility in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Tuesday, December 4. Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images
US President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, join former US Presidents and their wives at the state funeral of George H.W. Bush on Wednesday, December 5. In the front row, from left, are the Trumps, Barack and Michelle Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton, and Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter. Alex Brandon/Pool/Reuters
People ride a bus in Mariupol, Ukraine, on Friday, November 30. Evgeniy Maloletka/AP
Hundreds of red shoes were displayed in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Tuesday, December 4, as part of a protest against violence toward women. Oded Balilty/AP
Former first lady Michelle Obama signs books in New York during a promotional appearance for her memoir, "Becoming," on Friday, November 30. It has become the best-selling book in the country for 2018. Richard Drew/AP
Sully, the service dog of former US President George H.W. Bush, lies in front of Bush's casket at a funeral home in Houston on Monday, December 3. Sully became Bush's service dog this summer, after former first lady Barbara Bush passed away.
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A malnourished girl cries as she is weighed at a pediatric complex in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, on Tuesday, December 4. The nation's infant mortality rate is one of the highest in the world, according to a UNICEF report this year. Florent Vergnes/AFP/Getty Images
A rocket blasts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, carrying a new crew to the International Space Station on Monday, December 3. Dmitri Lovetsky/AP
Former South African President Jacob Zuma sits in the High Court in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, on Friday, November 30. Zuma has been charged with fraud, corruption, money laundering and racketeering. His case was postponed until May. Rogan Ward/AP
Argentine President Mauricio Macri appears to call back US President Donald Trump after the two shook hands at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires on Friday, November 30. CNN's Fareed Zakaria breaks down a few lighter moments from Trump's visit Marcos Brindicci/Reuters
A small plane crashed into a residential area in Culiacan, Mexico, on Monday, December 3. Four people aboard the plane were killed, local authorities said, and two women on the ground were injured. Rashide Frias/AFP/Getty Images
The Shanghai Ballet performs in Berlin during a dress rehearsal of "Swan Lake" on Saturday, December 1. Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters
Former US President George W. Bush follows a military honor guard carrying his father's casket after a state funeral in Washington on Wednesday, December 5. Jim Young/Reuters
Sri Lanka's sergeant-at-arms, Narendra Fernando, walks past the empty seats of President Maithripala Sirisena and disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at the start of the parliamentary session in Colombo on Wednesday, December 5. Rajapaksa is appealing a court decision that temporarily bars him and his cabinet from carrying out official duties. He refused to step down despite losing two no-confidence votes last month. Eranga Jayawardena/AP
Tear gas canisters are fired by Israeli troops toward Palestinians during a demonstration in the West Bank on Friday, November 30. The Palestinians were protesting Israeli land seizures for Jewish settlements. Mohamad Torokman/Reuters
Competitors warm up ahead of the start of the London Santa Run on Sunday, December 2. See last week in 21 photos Peter Nicholls/Reuters