People mourn together in Dengolat, Ethiopia, on Friday, February 26. A CNN investigation published that day revealed a massacre that took place in Dengelat late last year. Eyewitnesses told CNN that a group of Eritrean soldiers opened fire at church while Mass was underway, claiming the lives of priests and entire families. The UN's high commissioner for human rights has called for an independent investigation. Eritrea's government has yet to respond to CNN's request for comment.
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This satellite image shows buildings that were destroyed by US airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, February 25. The airstrikes, which targeted a site used by two Iranian-backed militia groups, were launched in response to rocket attacks on American forces in the region. "Up to a handful" of militants were killed in the strikes, a US official told CNN.
Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler were hundreds of miles apart when they co-hosted the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, February 28. They poked fun at it with some creative camerawork.
Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong looks back as he arrives at a detention center in Hong Kong on Tuesday, March 2. He and dozens of other activists have been charged with subversion under the new national security law that Beijing enacted unilaterally last summer.
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From left, high school students Emma Banker, Jessi McIrvin and Valerie Sanchez record their vocals in pop-up tents during a choir class in Wenatchee, Washington, on Friday, February 26. Wenatchee High School has been using the tents for its music programs during the Covid-19 pandemic.
People play basketball at a park in Yuncheng, China, on Tuesday, March 2.
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First lady Jill Biden speaks with a student as she tours an elementary school in Meriden, Connecticut, on Wednesday, March 3. Bolstering education is one of the key initiatives for Biden, who has been a teacher for more than four decades.
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A full moon appears behind the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Sunday, February 28.
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Political consultant Roger Stone, left, dances in a pro-Trump music video outside of the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando on Saturday, February 27.
Nigerian schoolgirls who were abducted by gunmen last week meet with regional governor Bello Matawalle after they were released on Tuesday, March 2.
The US Department of Defense launched a three-stage suborbital sounding rocket from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Wednesday, March 3. NASA said the launch was to study ionization in space just beyond the reaches of Earth's atmosphere.
Aquilon, a bearded vulture, is released in Espinama, Spain, on Monday, March 1. The bird spent four months recuperating in a local shelter after crashing into a power line tower.
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US President Joe Biden talks with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott as they tour the Harris County Emergency Operations Center in Houston on Friday, February 26. Biden offered comfort and federal support after a severe winter storm battered Texas and left millions without power, heat or water.
People gather virtually to commemorate Makha Bucha Day, a Buddhist festival, at a temple in Thailand's Pathum Thani province on Friday, February 26.
People move the body of a woman who was killed by gunmen in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, March 2. Three female media workers were fatally shot in Jalalabad, government officials said, amid a wave of killings that is spreading fear among professional workers in urban centers. Government sources said the women were killed on their way home from work.
FBI Director Christopher Wray arrives to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, March 2. Wray told lawmakers that the FBI has not seen any evidence indicating that the rioters who took part in the January 6 US Capitol attack were "fake Trump protesters," knocking down a baseless claim that has been pushed by US Sen. Ron Johnson in recent weeks.
A boat weaves through partially submerged cars and trailers in Beattyville, Kentucky, on Tuesday. March 2. Heavy rains caused the Kentucky River to flood.
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Canoeist Núria Vilarrubla trains in La Seu d'Urgell, Spain, on Tuesday, March 2.
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Law enforcement officers work at the scene of a deadly crash in Holtville, California, on Tuesday, March 2. At least a dozen people were killed after an SUV packed with people pulled out in front of a semitruck towing two trailers, officials said. (CNN has blurred the license plate in this image.)
Country music legend Dolly Parton receives a Covid-19 vaccine in Nashville, Tennessee, on Tuesday. March 2. She posted the video to her Twitter account, urging her followers to get their shot when they can.
A man spreads a net to fish in shallow waters as the sun sets in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Sunday, February 28.
The Richmond Tigers celebrate after winning an Australian Football League match in Geelong, Australia, on Friday, February 26. It was the first-ever AFLW victory for the club, which joined the league last year.
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Canadian ski jumper Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes competes in Oberstdorf, Germany, on Friday, February 26. This photo was shot with a slow shutter speed.
Stuttgart Ballet dancers Elisa Badenes and Friedemann Vogel take part in "Social Distance Stacks," a performance of conceptual artist Florian Mehnert at the John Cranko School in Stuttgart, Germany, on Friday, February 26.
Children in London wear costumes as they celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim on Friday, February 26.
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An airplane flies over the North Rift crack of Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf in this January photo released on Friday, February 26. A giant iceberg bigger than New York City just broke off the Brunt Ice Shelf.
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Vegas defenseman Alex Pietrangelo tangles with Minnesota forward Kevin Fiala during an NHL game in Las Vegas on Wednesday, March 3.
The Mount Sinabung volcano erupts in Karo, Indonesia, on Tuesday, March 2. No one was injured in the eruption, but authorities have warned people to stay away.
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A US Border Patrol agent delivers a young migrant and his family to a bus station in Brownsville, Texas, on Friday, February 26.
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Staff members measure a panda's blood pressure at the Shanghai Zoo in China on Monday, March 1.