A weekly photo essay featuring images from one of the week's most noteworthy events.
Citizens of Africa's second-most populated country broke a world record when they planted 353,633,660 tree seedlings on Monday as part of a national reforestation campaign.
Under pressure from protests, Ricardo Rosselló announced he will be stepping down on August 2nd.
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the first spaceflight to put humans on the moon. We went into the NASA archives of the Apollo 11 mission to remember the uncertainty and wonder of that week in 1969.
People gathered under heavy rain on Thursday to take part in a public memorial for a man who fell to his death while protesting an extradition bill.
A coalition of black and migrant trans women say they're fighting for survival against an immigration and criminal justice system that has endangered their lives.
The national election in Guatemala likely marked the bitter end to what was once the most hopeful anti-corruption movement in the hemisphere.
Although drought conditions are improving across most of the U.S., more than 40 percent of Navajo households still don't have running water at home.
The demonstrations were ultimately peaceful—but expensive.
Authorities in Mexico City declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday after pollution reached potentially hazardous levels.
Protesters are concerned that the proposed coal mine would pollute local resources and remove Native land title claims.
Climate change protests around the world are stopping traffic and leading to widespread arrests.
Protests in Sudan continued following President Omar al-Bashir's ouster, after the military dissolved the government and suspended the country's constitution.
As a result of repeated outages, millions of Venezuelans have suffered increasing shortages on basic supplies and services or have lost water completely in the past two weeks.
The agency said that, with government detention facilities overwhelmed, it had nowhere else to hold the families.
Communities across continents held vigils, protests, moments of silence, and prayer services.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan championed the construction of the mosque, which has a capacity of 63,000 people.
People took advantage of the warmth, but along with the mild weather came the eruption of multiple wildfires.
Questions remain over what will happen at the border after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.