Linda sarsour, center, will be in las vegas, nevada, on saturday to participate in the anniversary of the historic women’s march on washington. sarsour is an activist and co-chair of the group, which over the past year has continued to rally in support of justice for women, immigrants and the environment, among other issues. cnn followed the organizers of the women’s march over the course of the year, documenting how a moment became a movement. to learn more, click the link in our bio.
“i’ll be prime minister and a mum.” new zealand prime minister @jacindaardern announced on friday that she and her partner, clarke gayford, are expecting their first child in june. (📷: diego opatowski/afp/getty images)
Strong winds knock pedestrians to the ground in ’s-hertogenbosch, netherlands, on thursday. a powerful windstorm has forced airlines to cancel over 300 flights in and out of amsterdam. (📷: jefke vaeren)
A crane lifts a pegasus airlines boeing 737 passenger plane from an embankment at the edge of the black sea on thursday. the jet skidded off the runway at the trabzon airport in turkey on sunday, stopping just short of the water. there were 168 people on board. no one was injured. (📷: stringer/anadolu/getty images)
Israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and his wife, sara, visit the taj mahal in agra, india on tuesday. it was the first official visit to india by a sitting israeli prime minister in 15 years. last summer, narendra modi became the first indian leader ever to visit israel while in office. (📷: str/afp/getty images)
Firefighters saved a cat from 83-year-old ali mese’s home in bolu, turkey, after he tried to light a heating stove with gasoline and his house burst into flames on thursday. (📷: ilhami cetin/anadolu agency/getty images)
Pope francis married a couple at 36,000 feet on thursday. two flight attendants, who met 8 years ago and have two children together, asked the pontiff to marry them on their flight from santiago to iquique, chile. the couple had planned to get married in a church but an earthquake delayed it.
People holding flaming sticks try to set fire to a wooden shrine during the nozawa onsen dosojin fire festival, an annual ceremony in nozawa onsen, japan. the event is meant to toast a fruitful harvest, health, and good fortune in the year to come. these days, it also celebrates the success of the ski season. (📷: cal court/getty images)
Rafael nadal, who is a 16-time grand slam winner and currently ranks no. 1 in the world, serves while taking on leonardo mayer of argentina at the australian open in melbourne on wednesday. nadal beat mayer and will now face 28th seed bosnian damir dzumhur. (📷: scott barbour/getty images)
It was love-all for the duchess of cambridge who spent wednesday afternoon at a primary school teaching children basic tennis skills as a patron of the wimbledon foundation, a charity that introduces students to tennis with free lessons.
Thousands of people in the philippines have fled their homes as mayon volcano spews smoke, ash and lava. scientists warn the small, “quiet eruption” could turn into a hazardous explosion within days. (📷: charism sayat/afp/getty images)
It’s so cold in parts of siberia that eyelashes are freezing. temperatures in the remote region of yakutia—about 3,300 miles east of moscow—plunged to minus 88 degrees fahrenheit this week. (📷: sakhalife.ru via ap)
A human rights group, organized by north korean defectors, throws bottles into the sea near the korean border on wednesday. the bottles—which the activists hope north koreans will pick up—contain rice, usb drives containing south korean entertainment and anti-north korean news, and a memo of a christian message. (📷: jean chung/getty images)
The night sky briefly lit up in detroit on tuesday night, with a bright flash of light and a loud noise that startled residents. the national weather service tweeted out that the flash was not thunder or lightning, but likely a meteor. (📷: mike austin/youtube)
Teachers ringing the school bell, children are jumping for joy - the lights are back on! after 112 days, a school in puerto rico finally got electricity back last week after hurricane maria devastated the island leaving millions of people without power.
Idlib was thought to be the last main refuge from war in syria. but now, the province has become the government’s newest target. where do displaced civilians go when there’s nowhere left to run? (📷: @cnnvr )