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The week in 27 photos

Published 9:00 PM ET, Thu January 16, 2020
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House Sergeant at Arms Paul Irving and House Clerk Cheryl Johnson are trailed by the seven House impeachment managers as they carry articles of impeachment to the US Senate on Wednesday, January 15. On Thursday, the Senate conducted its ceremonial functions of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. The actual arguments begin next week. In photos: The impeachment of Donald Trump Joshua Roberts/Reuters
Lightning strikes as a column of ash surrounds the crater of the Taal volcano on Sunday, January 12. The Taal volcano erupted Sunday on the Philippine island of Luzon, spewing ash up to 9 miles in the air and forcing large-scale evacuations. Ezra Acayan/Getty Images
People in Hamadan, Iran, attend the funeral procession of four plane-crash victims on Thursday, January 16. Iran unintentionally shot down a passenger plane last week, the nation's state media reported. All 167 people on board the plane were killed. Abdolrahman Rafati/Tasnim News Agency/WANA/Reuters
Orphaned kangaroo and wallaby joeys lie in a cart at a wildlife hospital in Beerwah, Australia, on Wednesday, January 15. Deadly bushfires are burning across Australia, fanned by strong winds and a record-breaking heat wave. Darren England/EPA
A man rides his bicycle by a collapsed house in Guanica, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday, January 15. Earthquakes have been rattling Puerto Rico since December 28. Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images
US Sen. Elizabeth Warren confronts US Sen. Bernie Sanders moments after the end of the Democratic debate in Des Moines, Iowa, on Tuesday, January 14. Warren accused Sanders of calling her a liar on national television. Sanders responded that it was Warren who called him a liar. Earlier in the debate, the two disagreed on whether Sanders told Warren, during a private dinner in 2018, that he didn't believe a woman could win the presidency. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
An electronic screen, installed on a building facade in St. Petersburg, Russia, shows an image of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, January 15. The entire Russian government is resigning, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced Wednesday, after Putin proposed sweeping reforms that could extend his grip on power after his term ends in 2024. Anton Vaganov/Reuters
People in New York City participate in the annual No Pants Subway Ride on Sunday, January 12. Brendan McDermid/Reuters
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signs the two articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, January 15. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images
Goody the turtle tests out a prosthetic flipper in Phuket, Thailand, on Friday, January 10. The flipper will help turtles injured by fishing equipment. Jiraporn Kuhakan/Reuters
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He shakes hands with US President Donald Trump after signing a trade deal in Washington on Wednesday, January 15. China has agreed to buy hundreds of billions of dollars worth of products from the United States as part of their "phase one" deal. In exchange, Washington has agreed to reduce tariffs — from 15% to 7.5% — on $120 billion in Chinese products. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
Men dressed as "Chlaeuse," figures that scare away evil spirits, wear illuminated hats and carry bells during traditional Silvesterchlausen ceremonies near Urnaesch, Switzerland, on Monday, January 13. Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters
Britain's Prince Harry hosts the draw for next year's Rugby League World Cup on Thursday, January 16. It was his first public appearance since he and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, announced that they are stepping back from their role as senior royals. Jeremy Selwyn/WPA Pool/Getty Images
A resident of Talisay, Philippines, splashes water on an ash-covered vehicle after the Taal volcano erupted on Sunday, January 12. Ezra Acayan/Getty Images
Actress Jane Fonda talks with actor Martin Sheen during a climate change protest in Washington on Friday, January 10. Sheen and actor Joaquin Phoenix were the latest celebrities to be arrested as part of Fonda's weekly climate protests. Jacquelyn Martin/AP
In this photo taken from video, Delta Air Lines Flight 89 dumps fuel over Los Angeles before returning for an emergency landing on Tuesday, January 14. Sixty people were treated after the fuel hit five elementary schools and one high school. Delta said the plane had just taken off for Shanghai, China, when it "experienced an engine issue requiring the aircraft to return quickly." Matt Hartman/AP
A model presents a creation by Obectra during Berlin Fashion Week on Wednesday, January 15. Hayoung Jeon/EPA
A boy cries after airstrikes in Ariha, Syria, on Wednesday, January 15. Ghaith Alsayed/AP
Presidential candidates stand on stage before the start of the Democratic debate in Des Moines, Iowa, on Tuesday, January 14. From left are businessman Tom Steyer; US Sen. Elizabeth Warren; former Vice President Joe Biden; US Sen. Bernie Sanders; former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg; and US Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Gabriella Demczuk for CNN
Migrants from Morocco and Bangladesh are seen on an overcrowded wooden boat as aid workers approach them in the Mediterranean Sea, off the Libyan coast, on Friday, January 10. Santi Palacios/AP
Kiara the white lion plays with one of her three cubs at a zoo in Magdeburg, Germany, on Wednesday, January 15. Jens Meyer/AP
Comedian Ryota Yamasato and Paralympian Monika Seryu unveil the ticket designs for this year's Olympics and Paralympics on Wednesday, January 15. The events will be taking place in Tokyo. Jae C. Hong/AP
An anti-government demonstrator, holding a Lebanese flag, jumps on tires that were set on fire to block a main highway in Jal el Dib, Lebanon, on Tuesday, January 14. Lebanon is enduring one of its worst-ever economic crises and has been wracked by mass protests that led to the resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri. Bilal Hussein/AP
A crowd cheers as US President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Milwaukee on Tuesday, January 14. Tannen Maury/EPA
Puppeteers rehearse with Scotland's largest puppet, a 10-meter-tall sea goddess called Storm, outside the Museum of Flight in East Lothian, Scotland, on Tuesday, January 14. The puppet is made entirely from recycled materials. Jane Barlow/AP
A demonstrator in The Hague, Netherlands, takes part in a climate march Thursday, January 16, to raise awareness about the bushfires in Australia. Koen van Weel/EPA
People visit the annual light display at the Garden of Morning Calm, near Gapyeong, South Korea, on Saturday, January 11. See last week in 27 photos Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images