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23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

Here are the most incredible and breathtaking pictures from the past week.

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A search-and-rescue team member and his dog search a home that was destroyed by a mudslide on Jan. 11 in Montecito, California. Seventeen people have died and hundreds of homes have been destroyed or damaged.

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Laura Dern, Nicole Kidman, Zoe Kravitz, Reese Witherspoon, and Shailene Woodley with their Golden Globe award for Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for Big Little Lies, on Jan. 7.

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Greek Orthodox swimmer Nicolaos Solis takes part in the Epiphany Day celebrations at the Church of Fener Orthodox Patriarchate in Istanbul on Jan. 6.

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A woman attacks an activist mocking Russian President Vladimir Putin during a protest of Ukrainian nationalists at the Kiev-Pecherskaya Lavra Cathedral in Kiev on Jan. 8.

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An Israeli border guard following protests against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Jan. 12.

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Craig Burns and Luke Sullivan kiss during the wedding ceremony at the Summergrove Estate in Gold Coast, Australia, as the Australian Marriage Act legalizing same-sex marriage took effect on Jan. 9.


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