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The week in 20 photos

Updated 9:41 PM ET, Thu April 18, 2019
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Smoke billows as fire engulfs the spire of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday, April 15. The massive blaze devastated large areas of the iconic 850-year-old cathedral, but many priceless artifacts and relics were rescued. In a televised address to the nation on Tuesday night, French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to rebuild Notre Dame. Wealthy donors have already pledged more than $700 million to restore the church. Benoit Tessier/Reuters
A page from the recently released redacted version of the Mueller report is shown on Thursday, April 18, in Washington. The report is nearly 400 pages and covers subjects ranging from questions about Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election to whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice. Read the searchable report here Win McNamee/Getty Images
Tiger Woods celebrates after winning The Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia on Sunday, April 14. It was his fifth Masters win and 15th major title. Rob Schumacher/USA TODAY Sports
US Attorney General William Barr arrives for a press conference about the release of the Mueller report at the Department of Justice on Thursday, April 18, in Washington. During the press conference Barr said, "The special counsel found no evidence that any Americans -- including anyone associated with the Trump campaign -- conspired or coordinated with the Russian government or the (Internet Research Agency, a Russian company with close ties to the Russian government) in carrying out this illegal scheme." Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images
Firefighters help victims at the site of a tourist bus crash on Wednesday, April 17, on the Portuguese island of Madeira. At least 28 people were killed and another 28 were injured as a result of the crash. Rui Silva/AFP/Getty Images
Ann Licon and her daughter Marissa Licon say their farewells to husband and father California Highway Patrol Sgt. Steve Licon at his funeral on Tuesday, April 16, in California. The 28-year CHP veteran was struck by a drunk driver while issuing another driver a citation on the shoulder of the freeway. Cindy Yamanaka/The Orange County Register/AP
US President Donald Trump attends an event recognizing the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride at the White House on Thursday, April 18. The Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride is a three-day bicycle journey aimed at overcoming adversity -- both physical and mental -- and fostering bonds in the veteran community. Drew Angerer/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
The extent of the damage caused by the massive fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is shown on Tuesday, April 16, after the flames were extinguished. Lana Sator
A bride and groom jump over a skipping rope as they partake in a wedding photo shoot in Pyongyang on Thursday, April 18. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images
Federico Danton, son of Peru's former President Alan Garcia, consoles his mother, Roxanne Cheesman, during a wake for Garcia after he fatally shot himself on Wednesday, April 17, in Lima, Peru. At the time of his death, Garcia, who served as president from 1985 to 1990 and from 2006 to 2011, was under investigation for money laundering and taking bribes in connection with a massive corruption scandal that has engulfed a number of former Latin American leaders. Guadalupe Pardo/Reuters
An Indonesian mahout, an elephant trainer, bathes a Sumatran elephant in a river on Monday, April 15. Chaideer Mahyuddin/AFP/Getty Images
Police officers detain climate change activists during an Extinction Rebellion protest in London on Thursday, April 18. Simon Dawson/Reuters
Members of the Spanish Civil Guard watch as penitents of the "Estrella" brotherhood walk during a Holy Week procession on Wednesday, April 17. Jesus Merida/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images
Farah Asgarally waits by the stage ahead of US Sen. Cory Booker's Hometown Kickoff event on Saturday, April 13. Farah's jacket reads, "I am 6 years old and I do care, Mrs. Trump." The jacket is a similar style to one worn by first lady Melania Trump in 2018. Andrew Kelly/Reuters
Sudanese protesters rally outside the army complex in the capital Khartoum on Wednesday, April 17, after a military coup that ousted President Omar al-Bashir from power. Sudanese people have demanded the military leaders currently in power step down, though the military said it will remain in control for at least two years to oversee a "transition of power." Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images
Farmers dry ginkgo leaves used to make ginkgo biloba tea at a tea field in China's eastern Shandong province on Monday, April 15. STR/AFP/Getty Images
Kashmiri Muslim women pray as a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammed is displayed at the Hazratbal Shrine on Friday, April 12, in Srinagar, India. Yawar Nazir/Getty Images
A staff member wearing a mock space suit looks out at the C-Space Project Mars simulation base in the Gobi Desert outside Jinchang, Gansu Province, China, on Thursday, April 18. Thomas Peter/Reuters
An image by French artist JR called "Giants" is displayed during the 13th Havana Biennial on Saturday, April 13, in Havana, Cuba. Sven Creutzmann/Mambo Photo/Getty Images
Ultra-Orthodox Jews take part in the Mayim Shelanu ceremony, in which water is collected from a natural spring for the preparation of matzo, the traditional unleavened bread eaten during the Jewish holiday of Passover, near Jerusalem on Thursday, April 18. See last week in photos Ronen Zvulun/Reuters