Photos of the week: 4/7 - 4/14

Photos of the week: 4/7 - 4/14

This week in politics, Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as the 113th Supreme Court justice in American history while President Trump held a news conference to reaffirm the United States' commitment to NATO and NATO allies.

In California, a tragic shooting that killed one teacher and one student occurred at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino.

Elsewhere in the world, fighting continued in both Syria as well as Iraq, where forces continue to retake the major city of Mosul from the Islamic State.

Worshippers around the globe also commemorated the holy holiday of Passover, while others prepared for Easter.

Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photography from the coming days.

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