Fauzia Lala demonstrates a flying kick after a self-defense seminar at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound, in Redmond on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017. Lala has been studying martial arts for 12 years since a man grabbed her on a public street on her way home from school. She has been teaching at the mosque since 2015, so other women can learn how to defend themselves. Lala has two first-degree black belts in arnis and taekwondo.
Luis Lara, 12, sweeps up after being told to get off of his phone and help around his aunt and uncle's house in Hoctún, Yucatán. Luis came from Dallas to live with his family and learn Spanish for the summer.
A vegetable boat vender floats along Dal Lake while leaving the boat market in Kashmir, India. After flooding last year, the market has been smaller due to less crops.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump shakes hands with supporters after he spoke on June 18, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Students at Desert Shadows Middle School pretend to be dead in the grass at Sereno Park during the annual 7th-grade reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg on Nov. 17, 2016. Lying next to them are the homemade wooden guns required for their class grade.
Jaden Woods, 15, poses for a portrait in an outfit he designed and made for his drag persona, Divinity Amazara, to attend his first Pride Parade, in Chicago. The Baton Rouge, Louisiana native is staying with his Aunt and her wife for the summer while he attends camp and explores the LGBTQ community, which is more free and welcoming than back home. Being in Chicago has allowed him to go from wearing a wig alone for Beyonce concerts in his bedroom, to dressing in full drag on the streets.
Lee Miller walks with an an umbrella at the Arizona Matsuri Festival in downtown Phoenix, on Feb. 25, 2017.
Mia Holmes (upper left) chants from the roof of a car during a march from the Minnesota State Capitol to I94 following Jeronimo Yanez’ not guilty verdict, on Friday, June 16, 2017.
Cooper Ball (9) laughs while getting buried in corn by his friends at Bob's Corn & Pumpkin Farm in Snohomish on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017
Vy Tran poses for a portrait in the gym as children play basketball during recreation time at Birch Creek Youth Center in Kent, Wash. on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Tran participated in the programs when she was five-years-old and now works there as a recreation assistant.
Lance Cpl. Ben Fouse, left, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Thomas Warrington, right, aim their AR-15s at targets in the Goodyear desert, Dec. 20.
Semaj Frazier, 9, looks at the memorial for Kenneth J. Foster who was killed when a speeding car drove into a bus. The white sedan fled another accident, ran the stop sign, then hit the median causing the car to go airborne and leave a hole in the middle of the bus.
Relief day service provider, Maurice Thomson (29), sits behind Evelyn Vius (83) at a Sullivan Arc residential house in Woodridge, New York on Oct. 9, 2016.
A Rio de Janeiro military police officer waves his gun out of the car while driving down the street after a protest in which police intervened.
Joe Arpaio looks at newspaper clippings of himself at his office in Fountain Hills, Ariz. Arpaio was defeated for re-election as sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., last fall. Courtney Pedroza for The New York Times
Family members watch as Jechon Anderson’s casket is lowered, during the funeral for the 11-year-old, at Mount Hope Cemetery, on Saturday, June 16, 2018, in the South Side of Chicago. He would rap about “putting guns down” with his stepfather before he was ultimately shot in the head. Anderson was the youngest person killed by gun violence in Chicago this year and police are still investigating his homicide. Anderson is to be buried next to his grandmother who he lived with as a baby, until 2009 when she died of cancer.
CVT Carey Holt (left) and CVT Bea Cruz (right) work to position Ciroc properly for his CAT scan, to determine course of treatment at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center, on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Jennifer LeMay's two dogs were shot and wounded by a Minneapolis police officer at her home, after the alarm was set off by her children—one of whom witnessed the shooting.
Trianah Pope, 15, leads the majorettes of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School during the Wear Orange Party for Peace, as part of National Gun Violence Awareness Day. The event fell on what would have been the 21st birthday of Hadiya Pendleton, a team member and honors student who was shot in the back with her friends one week after performing for President Barack Obama's 2013 inauguration. She was 15.
Tammy Maynard bathes her first grandchild, 6-month-old Jaxon Maynard, in her home in Scottsdale, Arizona. The new grandmother finds herself caring for her grandson as her daughter struggles to find a balance between earning her degree and life as a 23-year-old single parent.
Evelym Gutiennez (center) and residents of the Rio Pride House / Casa Nam prepare for a photoshoot to promote an upcoming party they are hosting.
Congregants have holy water thrown on them during Timkat, the Ethiopian Orthodox Epiphany celebration, at Kings Hall in Seattle on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. The celebration started Saturday and continued overnight through Sunday afternoon. After the water is blessed by religious officials it is splashed onto the crowds in honor of Jesus' baptism in the Jordan River.