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The week in 42 photos

Updated 8:57 PM ET, Thu April 1, 2021
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A man waves an Egyptian flag as the Ever Given container ship was refloated in Egypt's Suez Canal on Monday, March 29. The ship was stuck in the canal for almost a week, halting marine traffic in what is one of the busiest waterways in the world. Suez Canal Authority/Reuters
Attorney Ben Crump raises a fist as he takes a knee in Minneapolis with George Floyd's brother Philonise, the Rev. Al Sharpton and Floyd's nephew Brandon Williams on Monday, March 29. The trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin started on Monday, 10 months after Floyd's death. Joshua Rashaad McFadden/The New York Times/Redux
Migrant children lie inside a pod at a federal holding facility in Donna, Texas, on Tuesday, March 30. The Biden administration allowed a few members of the media to tour the temporary facility, which is well over capacity. Of the 4,100 migrants at the facility, 3,400 were unaccompanied children. Dario Lopez-Mills/AP
Family members mourn near the body of Kyaw Htet Aung, a 19-year-old who was fatally shot by security forces in Dala, Myanmar, on Saturday, March 27. Protesters are being met with deadly force in Myanmar, where the military seized power in a coup on February 1. The New York Times/Redux
Georgia state Rep. Park Cannon is placed into the back of a patrol car after being arrested at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta on Thursday, March 25. She was arrested after knocking on the office door of Gov. Brian Kemp as he was signing an elections bill that restricts voting access. Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/AP
Oral Roberts fans attend a watch party in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as the university's basketball team played an NCAA Tournament game on Saturday, March 27. The Golden Eagles, who upset Ohio State and Florida earlier in the tournament, lost to Arkansas in the Sweet Sixteen. Ian Maule/Tulsa World/AP
Yoshia Uomoto, 98, reacts as her son Mark Uomoto and niece Gail Yamada surprise her at her assisted-living facility in Seattle on Tuesday, March 30. Because of Covid-19 restrictions, it was their first in-person visit in a year. Lindsey Wasson/Reuters
Baseball star Bryce Harper waves to fans before the start of the Philadelphia Phillies' Opening Day game against Atlanta on Thursday, April 1. The majority of Major League Baseball teams are opening their seasons with stadiums at 20% to 30% capacity, allowing fans to socially distance from one another. See the best photos from Opening Day Matt Slocum/AP
US President Joe Biden speaks at the White House on Monday, March 29. He announced that 90% of American adults would be eligible to get a Covid-19 vaccine within the next three weeks. Doug Mills/The New York Times/Redux
Kathy Poss salvages items from the Ragan Chapel United Methodist Church in Ohatchee, Alabama, on Friday, March 26. A wave of deadly tornadoes devastated parts of the South. Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters
Protesters are reflected on sunglasses in New York City on Saturday, March 27. It was a National Day of Action to combat anti-Asian violence. Jeenah Moon/Reuters
People in Barcelona, Spain, attend a concert for the rock group Love of Lesbian on Saturday, March 27. Fans had to take a same-day Covid-19 test before attending the show, which was permitted by Spanish health authorities. Emilio Morenatti/AP
A car is submerged after flash flooding in Nashville, Tennessee, on Sunday, March 28. Andrew Nelles/The Tennessean/USA Today Network
A migrant baby is handed off a Spanish coast guard vessel in the port city of Arguineguin on Monday, March 29. Borja Suarez/Reuters
Flowers surround a memorial in London for Sarah Everard, a 33-year-old whose remains were found in mid-March after she had been missing for nearly two weeks. Everard's death has reignited a national debate in Britain on women's safety and sexual assault. A 48-year-old police officer, Wayne Couzens, is charged with kidnapping and murdering her. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Gonzaga basketball players celebrate after winning the West Regional and clinching a spot in the Final Four on Tuesday, March 29. The Bulldogs are the top-seeded team in the tournament. See the best photos of March Madness Jamie Squire/Getty Images
A photographer is reflected under blooming Yoshino cherry trees on the edge of the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, on Monday, March 29. Carolyn Kaster/AP
Members of the French cycling team are seen training in the background as a woman receives a Covid-19 vaccine at the National Velodrome in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France, on Monday, March 29. The velodrome has been turned into a mass vaccination center. Christophe Ena/AP
Students are separated by plastic dividers as they eat lunch at Wyandotte County High School in Kansas City, Kansas, on Wednesday, March 31. It was their first day of in-person learning. The district was one of the last in the state to return to the classroom. Charlie Riedel/AP
Cats are seen at Ernesto's sanctuary for cats in Idlib, Syria, on Sunday, March 28. Khalil Ashawi/Reuters
A boy prays during a Passover blessing at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday, March 29. Ronen Zvulun/Reuters
Stanford basketball players dump confetti on Kiana Williams after their NCAA Tournament win over Louisville on Tuesday. The win clinched a Final Four berth for Stanford, the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament. See the best photos from the tournament Justin Tafoya/NCAA Photos/Getty Images
Law enforcement officers salute a hearse carrying Eric Talley to his memorial service in Lafayette, Colorado, on Tuesday, March 30. Talley, a member of the Boulder Police Department in Colorado, was one of 10 people killed in a mass shooting last week at a Boulder grocery store. He was 51 years old. Chet Strange/Getty Images
Passengers take photos on the deck of the MSC Grandiosa cruise ship in Civitavecchia, Italy, on Wednesday, March 31. Andrew Medichini/AP
This aerial photo shows graves for Covid-19 victims at a cemetery in Valle de Chalco, Mexico, on Friday, March 26. Mexico is the third country in the world to surpass 200,000 coronavirus deaths, after the United States and Brazil. Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images
Ballet dancers rehearse at the Joburg Theater in Johannesburg on Thursday, April 1. The Joburg Ballet is returning to the stage later this month. Kim Ludbrook/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock
Cleveland's Shane Bieber throws a first-inning pitch to Detroit's Miguel Cabrera during an Opening Day game in Detroit on Thursday, April 1. Cabrera homered to right field during the at-bat. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
A woman dances during Holi celebrations in Mumbai, India, on Monday, March 29. The Holi festival of colors is a Hindu celebration marking the arrival of spring. Rajanish Kakade/AP
Officials in Jakarta, Indonesia, carry a box containing the cockpit voice recorder of Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 on Wednesday, March 31. The passenger plane crashed in January with 62 people on board. Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images
People in Rio de Janeiro enjoy the Copacabana beach on Friday, March 26, before the city imposed restrictions on all nonessential activities. Brazil continues to struggle with Covid-19 cases. Antonio Lacerda/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock
A person dressed as the Easter Bunny greets children in a vehicle during a drive-thru event in Alexandria, Virginia, on Saturday, March 27. Alex Wong/Getty Images
Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo throws his captain's armband in frustration after his game-winning goal was disallowed during a World Cup qualifier against Serbia on Saturday, March 27. The referees said the ball didn't cross the line, but television replays showed that it did. The match ended 2-2. Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images
This aerial photo, taken on Sunday, March 28, shows a polluted section of the Tagarete River, which flows into the Uru Uru Lake near Oruro, Bolivia. Residents of the surrounding area have to go to Oruro to buy drinking water. Gaston Brito Miserocchi/Getty Images
Children play with bubbles at a park in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Monday, March 29. Annice Lyn/Getty Images
Japanese ice dancers Misato Komatsubara and Tim Koleto perform at the Figure Skating World Championships on Saturday, March 27. Martin Meissner/AP
A fire broke out at the Balongan oil refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia, on Monday, March 29. A nearby village had to be evacuated. AP
Kaleigh Fratkin lifts the Isobel Cup after the Boston Pride defeated Minnesota to with the National Women's Hockey League title on Saturday, March 27. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
A health worker administers a polio vaccine to a child in Lahore, Pakistan, on Monday, March 29. K.M. Chaudary/AP
US President Joe Biden makes a tracing of Cpl. Dennis F. Shine's name after he and first lady Jill Biden laid flowers at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Monday, March 29. It was National Vietnam War Veterans Day. It wasn't immediately clear why the President chose Shine's name to trace. Evan Vucci/AP
Visitors look through a kaleidoscope at the Van Gogh Star Art Theme Gallery in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday, March 30. Alex Plavevski/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock
Sho Endo, a Japanese freestyle skier and former Olympian, carries the Olympic torch in Inawashiro, Japan, during the second day of the torch relay on Friday, March 26. Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images
Lava flows from a volcano on Iceland's Reukjanes peninsula on Saturday, March 27. The volcano erupted on March 19. See last week in 43 photos Cat Gundry-Beck/Reuters