The week in 51 photos

Published 1:19 AM ET, Sun November 8, 2020
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US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are joined by family members on stage after their victory speeches in Wilmington, Delaware, on Saturday, November 7. Earlier in the day, CNN projected that Biden will be the nation's 46th president, denying Donald Trump a second term in office. Andrew Harnik/AP
People celebrate in Philadelphia after Joe Biden was projected to win the US presidential election on Saturday, November 7. In photos: Americans react to Biden's victory Rebecca Blackwell/AP
Voters in Oklahoma City wait to cast their ballots in the US presidential election on Tuesday, November 3. Nick Oxford/Reuters
Ayda Gezgin is rescued from a collapsed building in Izmir, Turkey, on Tuesday, November 3, nearly 91 hours after a devastating earthquake struck the Aegean Sea. Turkish Gendarmerie/AP
After Election Day came and went without a winner, US President Donald Trump holds vote tabulations as he spoke at the White House early on Wednesday, November 4. Trump attacked legitimate vote-counting efforts in his remarks, suggesting that attempts to tally all ballots amounted to disenfranchising his supporters. He baselessly claimed a fraud was being committed. "Frankly we did win this election," he said, despite millions of votes still outstanding. Evan Vucci/AP
Ann Webb Camp, left, and Clemintine Banks hand a ballot to a voter in St. Louis on Monday, November 2. People with Covid-19 were able to do curbside voting there. Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Florida wide receiver Trevon Grimes catches a touchdown pass against Georgia on Saturday, November 7. Florida won the rivalry game 44-28. Brad McClenny/Gainesville Sun/USA Today Network
Windows are covered up at the central counting board in Detroit as election challengers wait outside on Wednesday, November 4. Officials said the challenger quotas were already met by Republicans, Democrats and independent observers. Kimberly P. Mitchell/USA Today Network/Reuters
People pose their dog for pictures as they awaited election results in New York City on Wednesday, November 4. Carlo Allegri/Reuters
A subway train in Spijkenisse, Netherlands, was saved from a spectacular crash on Monday, November 2, when it burst through buffers and landed on an artwork in the shape of a whale tail. There were no passengers on board, and the train operator got out unharmed. Robin Utrecht/ANP/AFP/Getty Images
White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, at center in the red hat, attends a Trump campaign rally in Opa-locka, Florida, on Sunday, November 1. Meadows is one of at least five people within Trump's orbit who have recently tested positive for coronavirus. JLN Photography/Shutterstock
Voters cast their ballots in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday, November 3. Maddie McGarvey/The New York Times/Redux
A reflection of tennis star Rafael Nadal is seen during a match in Paris on Wednesday, November 4. Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images
US President-elect Joe Biden gives his victory speech in Wilmington, Delaware, on Saturday, November 7. "Tonight the whole world is watching America, and I believe that at our best, America is a beacon for the globe," Biden said. "We will lead not only by the example of our power, but by the power of our example." Andrew Harnik/AP
Firefighters try to control a burning oil tanker in Lagos, Nigeria, on Thursday, November 5. The cause of the fire was not immediately known. Benson Ibeabuchi/AFP/Getty Images
US President Donald Trump plays golf in Sterling, Virginia, on Saturday, November 7. Trump was at the course when Joe Biden was projected as the winner of the presidential election. Patrick Semansky/AP
Protesters in Philadelphia show their support for vote counting on Thursday, November 5. Millions of votes were still being counted in the presidential election. Chris McGrath/Getty Images
Medical personnel assist a patient at a hospital in Krakow, Poland, on Tuesday, November 3. Some European nations are taking drastic steps to counter a surge in Covid-19 cases across the continent. Omar Marques/Getty Images
Election workers process mail-in ballots in Easton, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday, November 3. Victor J. Blue for CNN
Supporters of US President Donald Trump pray with a counterprotester in Lansing, Michigan, after Joe Biden was projected as the winner of the presidential race on Saturday, November 7. David Goldman/AP
A fox pokes its head onto London's Downing Street on Wednesday, November 4. David Cliff/NurPhoto/Getty Images
Sandhausen's Nikolas Nartey kicks Osnabrueck's Timo Beermann in the eye during a professional soccer match in Osnabrueck, Germany, on Saturday, October 31. David Inderlied/DPA/AP
Vehicles line up at a Covid-19 testing site in Madison, Wisconsin, on Thursday, November 5. Bing Guan/Reuters
Bride Hager Yasser dances with guests during her wedding celebration in Queisna, Egypt, on Wednesday, November 4. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters
A child gets candy from a chute while trick-or-treating in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Saturday, October 31. Calvin Mattheis/Knoxville News Sentinel/USA Today Network
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, walking arm in arm with his granddaughter Finnegan, visits the grave of his son Beau early on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3. Erin Schaff/The New York Times/Redux
Barton Foley, with his cat Little Ti Ti on his shoulder, casts his ballot in Louisville, Kentucky, on Tuesday, November 3. Bryan Woolston/Reuters
A US Marine is posted outside the West Wing entrance of the White House on Thursday, November 5, signaling that President Donald Trump was in the Oval Office. Doug Mills/The New York Times/Redux
Joe Biden supporters celebrate in Miami after he was projected as the winner of the US presidential election on Saturday, November 7. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images
Hindu devotees in Narayangonj, Bangladesh, celebrate the fasting festival of Rakher Upobash on Tuesday, November 3. Zabed Hasnain Chowdhury/SOPA Images/Sipa
An election worker handles ballots as vote counting continued in Atlanta on Wednesday, November 4. Brynn Anderson/AP
A pregnant woman is carried out of a flooded area in Planeta, Honduras, on Thursday, November 5. More than 2,000 people evacuated their homes in Honduras because of Hurricane Eta, according to the country's Permanent Contingency Commission. Delmer Martinez/AP
Shannon Epstein, left, and Bekah Carlson watch election returns in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, November 3. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images
US President Donald Trump returns to the White House after playing golf on Saturday, November 7. While he was on the golf course, Joe Biden was projected as the winner of the presidential election. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images
Children gather around a giant leatherback turtle they found on a seashore in southern Jutland, Denmark, on Tuesday, November 3. Ritzau Scanpix/Reuters
A candlelight vigil is held in Vienna, Austria, on Tuesday, November 3, a day after a terror attack in the city left at least four dead and 22 wounded. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said there was one gunman in the attack and "probably he was alone." ISIS claimed responsibility for the shootings, which took place in six locations across the Austrian capital. Laetitia Vancon/The New York Times/Redux
Former US President Barack Obama, left, joins Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden for a drive-in campaign rally in Flint, Michigan, on Saturday, October 31. Drew Angerer/Getty Images
This aerial photo, taken on Tuesday, November 3, shows fishing boats to be dismantled in Huai'an, China. A fishing ban was imposed in the area to protect resources. AFP/Getty Images
Medical staff members transfer a Covid-19 patient who had arrived by plane near Vannes, France, on Wednesday, November 4. A day earlier, France reported 854 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours — an average of one person dying every 1 minute 41 seconds. It was the nation's highest daily tally since April 15, according to data released by the French Health Authority. Stephane Mahe/Reuters
D.C. United's Russell Canouse, right, reacts after scoring an own goal past teammate Bill Hamid, left, during a Major League Soccer game in Foxborough, Massachusetts, on Sunday, November 1. New England ended up winning the game 4-3. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Election judges verify and count ballots in Denver on Tuesday, November 3. Chet Strange/AFP/Getty Images
Supporters of US President Donald Trump rally outside the Maricopa County Recorder's Office in Phoenix on Wednesday, November 4. A couple of counterprotesters are standing in the back. Matt York/AP
The damaged Greek Orthodox church of Karlovasi is pictured on the Greek island of Samos on Saturday, October 31, a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Aegean Sea. Will Vassilopoulos/AFP/Getty Images
Sabrina Jackson waits while her dad, Jack, fills out a ballot in St. Pauls, North Carolina, on Tuesday, November 3. Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images
Students perform a folk dance and song at a primary school in Hai'an, China, on Tuesday, November 3. Zhai Huiyong/VCG/Getty Images
US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris arrives on stage to give a speech in Wilmington, Delaware, on Saturday, November 7. Harris is America's first female, first Black and first South Asian vice president-elect. Carolyn Kaster/AP
Animal keepers prepare to transport Teddy, a 3-year-old bear, to a park in Belitsa, Bulgaria, on Wednesday, November 4. Teddy had spent much of his life in a small cage, and the park will provide him with a more natural habitat. Robert Atanasovski/AFP/Getty Images
US President Donald Trump is applauded by his campaign staff as he visits his campaign headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, on Election Day. Tom Brenner/Reuters
Ferencvaros' David Siger lies on the ground to defend a free kick during a Champions League soccer game in Budapest, Hungary, on Wednesday, November 4. Bernadett Szabo/Reuters
Workers board up the windows of a hotel near the White House in anticipation of possible unrest on Election Day. David Butow/Redux
Young people practice parkour in Gaza City on Thursday, November 5. See last week in 41 photos Mohammed Abed/Getty Images