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The week in 23 photos

Published 10:06 PM ET, Thu August 8, 2019
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Mourners gather at a vigil in Dayton, Ohio, on Sunday, August 4. In the early morning hours that day, a gunman opened fire in a popular nightlife district in downtown Dayton. At least nine people were killed and more than two dozen were injured. The shooting took place just hours after a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. Maddie McGarvey/The New York Times
Doves are seen at Horizon High School during a vigil for Javier Rodriguez, a 15-year-old who was killed in a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, August 3. At least 22 people were killed in the El Paso shooting, which happened at a Walmart. Adriana Zehbrauskas/The New York Times
In this aerial photo, taken on Sunday, August 4, meltwater forms a lake on an iceberg near Ilulissat, Greenland. After months of record temperatures, scientists say Greenland's ice sheet experienced its biggest melt of the summer last week. It lost 11 billion tons of surface ice to the ocean. Sean Gallup/Getty Images
A girl cries at a gym in Forest, Mississippi, after immigration raids were carried out at seven food-processing plants on Wednesday, August 7. Hundreds of undocumented workers were arrested, leaving friends, neighbors and, in some instances, strangers to temporarily care for children who did not know whether they would see their parents again, according to CNN affiliate WJTV. Alex Love/WJTV
Ariana Grande, left, and Barbra Streisand perform "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" at a Streisand concert in Chicago on Tuesday, August 6. It was a surprise appearance by Grande, and it left her in tears because she got to perform with her idol. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images
People celebrate in San Juan, Puerto Rico, after Gov. Ricardo Rosselló stepped down on Friday, August 2. Protesters started calling for Rosselló's resignation after Puerto Rico's Center for Investigative Journalism published a series of homophobic and misogynistic messages between Rosselló and members of his inner circle. The leaks came the same week that two former officials from the Rosselló administration were arrested as part of a federal corruption investigation. Jose Jimenez/Getty Images
A protester lies down on an underground train to disrupt rush-hour travel in Hong Kong on Monday, August 5. Protests in Hong Kong, which have been taking place since early June, were sparked by strong opposition to a proposed extradition bill. Critics fear that the bill, which has since been suspended, would allow citizens to be sent across the border into mainland China. Philip Fong/AFP/Getty Images
Muslim pilgrims pray at the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday, August 7. The annual Hajj pilgrimage, which begins on Friday, is considered the spiritual pinnacle for 1.8 billion Muslims around the globe. Abdel Ghani Bashir/AFP/Getty Images
US President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he meets with first responders in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, August 7. Trump and his wife, Melania, also visited Dayton, Ohio, to show their support for first responders and the families of those who lost their lives in mass shootings over the weekend. Evan Vucci/AP
Trader James Coffey works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, August 5. US stocks posted their worst day of the year Monday after China devalued its currency. Richard Drew/AP
Blaze, 8, is covered in mud as he plays at the Weston-super-Mare Beach in England on Sunday, August 4. Ben Birchall/ZUMA Press
A doll lies on the ground as police officers block a street during Hong Kong protests on Monday, August 5. Tyrone Siu/Reuters
A man rides his motorcycle near a wildfire in Ogan Ilir, a regency in Indonesia, on Monday, August 5. Muhammad Fajri/EPA
Greg Zanis removes a cross from the bed of his pickup truck in Dayton, Ohio, on Wednesday, August 7. For 23 years, Zanis has delivered handmade crosses after mass shootings. This was his hardest week yet. Mark Felix for CNN
Freya Smith, 3, leads one of Erth's giant dinosaur puppets across a road in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Tuesday, August 6. Erth is an Australian theater company putting on a daily show in Edinburgh called Dinosaur Zoo. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Paul Michael Hill, the father of Saoirse Kennedy Hill, places his hand on a hearse during his daughter's funeral on Monday, August 5. Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, died after being found unresponsive last week at the Kennedy family compound in Massachusetts. Officials haven't declared the cause or manner of death. David L. Ryan/AP
People interact with the art installation "Rain Room" at the Jackalope Pavilion in Melbourne on Thursday, August 8. "Rain Room," by Hannes Koch and Florian Ortkrass for Random International, is a massive field of continuous rainfall. But motion sensors allow people to walk through the rain without ever getting wet. Daniel Pockett/Getty Images
People watch from a window as a bull is brought down from a rooftop in Karachi, Pakistan, on Sunday, August 4. The bull is among the livestock being sold for the upcoming Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha. Fareed Khan/AP
Firefighters battle the Marsh Complex wildfire near Brentwood, California, on Saturday, August 3. Noah Berger/AP
A reveler holds a baby during a parade in San Salvador, El Salvador, on Thursday, August 1. The parade marked the start of a festival called the Divino Salvador del Mundo (Divine Savior of the World). Oscar Rivera/Getty Images
This aerial photo, taken on Saturday, August 3, shows tourists riding a boat among trees in Yangzhou, China. STR/AFP/Getty Images
The Knife Angel sculpture is installed in the Centre Square of Middlesbrough, England, on Tuesday, August 6. The 27-foot sculpture was made from more than 100,000 discarded knives and confiscated weapons. Ian Forsyth/Getty Images
This long-exposure photo, taken on Thursday, August 8, shows a rocket blasting off from Florida's Cape Canaveral. It was carrying an Air Force communications satellite. See last week in 27 photos Malcolm Denemark/USA Today