Jews celebrate the feast of Purim in Hebron, West Bank, March 12, 2017. The Purim holiday commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the book of Esther.
Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, indigos right advocates and environmental activist participate in a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline on March 10, 2017 in Washington, DC. Activists marched to the White House in opposition of the Trump Administration's approval of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline through sacred native land.
Palestinian students fly kites to show solidarity with the Japanese people during an event organized by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to mark the anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, in Khan Younis, southern Gaza, on March 5, 2017.
Chinese delegates arrive on Tiananmen Square for the opening of the Fifth Session of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The CPPCC plays a largely symbolic governmental role, with members meeting once a year to discuss social and economic policies, among them wealthy business leaders, sport stars and members of powerful political families.
President and Melania Trump host the annual Governors' Dinner in the East Room of the White House on February 26, 2017, in Washington, DC. Part of the National Governors Association's annual meeting in the nation's capital, the black tie dinner and ball is the first formal event the Trumps will host at the White House since moving in last month.
President Donald Trump visited the Smithsonian Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., on February 21, 2017. Along with Dr. Ben Carson and Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President Trump pledged to fight for freedom for all Americans
Conditions have always been bleak for the 2 million people living in the crowded seaside territory of Gaza between Egypt and Israel, but the number of unemployed laborers there has now grown to 250,000, pushing the poverty level to 60 percent.
Attendees take in the sights at the at 114th American International Toy Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on February 19, 2017. This is largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, bringing together more than 1,000 exhibiting manufacturers, distributors, importers and sales agents from around the globe to showcase their toy and entertainment products.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on February 13, 2017. The two spoke about relations between the United States and Canada, trade, and the Syrian refugee crisis. The trip was Trudeau's first under the Trump administration.
Protesters shout slogans during a candlelight rally calling for the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye at Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul, South Korea, on February 11, 2017. Rival demonstrations for and against President Park jammed the streets of Seoul.
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