Photos of the Week (04/21/19)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Attorney General William Barr, flanked by Edward O’Callaghan, Acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General (L) and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, speaks at a news conference to discuss Special Counsel Robert Mueller s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race, in Washington, April 18. Photo: REUTERS/Jonathan Erns

2) Photojournalists photograph four pages of the Mueller Report laid on the witness table in the House Intelligence Committee hearing room on Capitol Hill. The redacted version of Special counsel Robert Mueller’s 400-page report on his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is released by Attorney General William Barr. Photo: AP

3) Flames burn the roof of the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris, France, where renovations are currently underway. Photo: AFP

4) Smoke billows as fire engulfs the spire of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, April 15, 2019.  Photo: Reuters

5) Notre Dame’s steeple collapses as the cathedral is engulfed in flames in Paris on April 15. The cathedral spire was destroyed and its roof gutted but the bell towers were still standing and many valuable art works were saved after more than 400 firemen worked to contain the blaze, finally quelling it 14 hours after it began. Photo: Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt / AFP – Getty Images

6) Sparks fill the air as Paris Fire brigade members spray water to extinguish flames as the Notre Dame Cathedral burns in Paris, France. Photo: REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

7) The cross and sculpture of Pieta by Nicolas Coustou is seen behind debris inside Notre-Dame Cathedral in the aftermath of the fire. Photo: Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool via REUTERS

8) Inspectors study damage caused by the blaze, the day after it broke out. Photo: AFP

9) An image made available by Gigarama.ru on April 17, 2019 shows an aerial shot of the fire damage to Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. Photo: AP

10) A vintage picture of Notre-Dame-de-Paris cathedral is displayed outside the Cathedral a day after a fire devastated the 12th-century landmark in central Paris, France. Photo: AFP

11) Former Marine Micah Herndon crawled to the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15. The Ohio native runs for veterans, specifically three friends he lost while serving in Afghanistan. Photo: Boston Globe

12) U.S. first lady Melania Trump poses with U.S. troops during a visit to Fort Bragg to meet with troops and their families in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Photo: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

13) People crowd around Ivanka Trump to take selfies at the end of an event sponsored by the World Bank Group, on April 17, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Ivanka arrived in Ivory Coast on Tuesday, after visiting Ethiopia. She is championing the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative, which officials have said aims to economically empower 50 million women by 2025. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin / AP

14) Heather Martin points to a projected aerial photograph of Columbine High School, as she talks about surviving the deadly mass shooting while she was a senior at the school, during a safety talk at the school where she currently teaches in Aurora, Colorado. Martin, 37, started The Rebels Project, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization in 2012 to help survivors and their families learn how to live with the deep-rooted trauma wrought by their experiences. Photo taken March 16, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Leah Millis

15) Members of the clergy take part in the Catholic Washing of the Feet ceremony on Easter Holy Week in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City. Photo: REUTERS/Ammar Awad

16) Lebanese Christian men are tied to wooden crosses as they and fellow worshippers re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, during Good Friday celebrations in the southern village of al-Qurayeh, near the port city of Sidon. Photo: AFP

17) Newlyweds visit Hill of Crosses during Easter celebrations, near Siauliai in northern Lithuania. The origin of leaving the crosses on the hill is unknown. Photo: Reuters

18) Maria Elena Haro (left) from Mexico takes the oath to be a United States citizen during a naturalization ceremony in El Paso, Texas, on April 18. Photo: Paul Ratje / AFP / Getty Images

19) This aerial view shows a tulip field as the sun shines in Korschenbroich, Germany. Photo: AFP

20) Tulips bloom in front of the White House in Washington. Photo: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

21) The German wildlife photographer Ingo Gerlach has been photographing the rutting behaviour of the European hare in Burgenland, Austria, for years. In the last week, he finally captured a classic boxing scene. The fight was over in less than 10 seconds. Photographs: Ingo Gerlach/Barcroft Images

22) In Hong Kong, China, Yip Ki-hok, a 62-year-old beekeeper, pulls out handfuls of bees from a drawstring bag before placing them into a Langstroth hive at his apiary in Hong Kong. He removed their honey-filled nest from a hillside using his bare hands. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

23) Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Georgia. Photo: AP

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