Sunday TODAY's Photo of the Week
Jan. 17, 2021
Members of the National Guard sleep in the halls of Capitol Hill on Jan. 13, 2021, as the House of Representatives convenes to impeach President Donald Trump, nearly a week after a pro-Trump insurrectionist mob breached the security of the Capitol while Congress voted to certify the 2020 election results.
Jan. 10, 2021
U.S. Capitol police officers point their guns at a door that was vandalized in the House Chamber during a joint session of Congress in Washington, DC., on Jan 6, 2021.
Jan. 3, 2021
Confetti are seen flying in the air in a mostly empty Times Square for New Years Eve in New York City on Jan. 1, 2021. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Times Square is closed to all but a few revelers.
Dec. 27, 2020
A convoy of first responders arrives to the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center as part of Operation Good Night Lights in Valhalla, New York, on Dec. 21, 2020.
Dec. 13, 2020
A humpback whale surfaces near the Statue of Liberty in this photo taken from a boat on New York Harbor on Dec. 8, 2020.
Dec. 6, 2020
Bruce McDougal watches embers fly over his property as the Bond Fire burns through the Silverado community in Orange County, California, on Dec. 3, 2020.
A view of the Red Titan balloon at the 94th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Nov. 26, 2020. The world-famous parade kicks off the holiday season for millions of television viewers watching safely at home.
Nov. 22, 2020
Boeing 737 Max airplanes sit parked at the company's production facility on in Renton, Washington, on Nov. 18, 2020. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration recently cleared the Max for flight after 20 months of grounding. The 737 Max has been grounded worldwide since March 2019 after two deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia.
Nov. 15, 2020
A man kneels in front of a fallen loved one at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2020. Arlington's 624 acres serve as the final resting place for approximately 400,000 men and women who served in America's wars, from the Revolution to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Nov. 8, 2020
Vivian Morales, wearing a mask and face shield, checks a ballot before sending for counting at the San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters office in California on Nov. 5, 2020.
Nov. 1, 2020
Washington State Department of Agriculture managing entomologist Sven Spichiger displays a canister of Asian giant hornets, commonly known as murder hornets, vacuumed from a nest in a tree behind him in Blaine, Washington, on Oct. 24, 2020.
Oct. 25, 2020
Baseball fans watch a drive-in screening of Game 3 of the 2020 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Rays at a Dodger Stadium parking lot in Los Angeles, California, on Oct. 23, 2020. The stadium is hosting the screenings with safety protocols in place amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oct. 18, 2020
LeBron James, #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers, FaceTimes his mother after winning Game Six of the NBA Finals on Oct. 11, 2020.
Oct. 4, 2020
Marine One lifts off from the White House to carry President Donald Trump to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Oct. 2, 2020.
Sept. 27, 2020
Volunteers with the COVID Memorial Project place American flags on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 21, 2020. COVID-19 cases in the United States steadied as deaths approached 200,000.
Sept. 20, 2020
Cyclists are seen hanging under the Grenoble Bastille cable cars during the 17th stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race on Sept. 16, 2020.
Sept. 13, 2020
The Houston Astros take batting practice before their game against the Oakland Athletics at RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, California, on Sept. 9, 2020. The orange glow of wildfires can be seen in the distance as cardboard cutout fans fill the seats.
Sept. 6, 2020
One member sanitizes their hands as another member celebrates at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Aug. 27, 2020. Museums and cultural institutions around the city have been closed since mid-March due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The museum opened to the public on Aug. 29.
Aug. 30, 2020
This drone photo shows the roof blown off of an AutoZone store in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Aug. 27, 2020.
Aug. 23, 2020
A visitor takes a photo in front of an unofficial thermometer at Furnace Creek Visitor Center in Death Valley National Park, California, on Aug. 17, 2020. The temperature reached 130 degrees at Death Valley National Park on August 16, hitting what may be the hottest temperature recorded on Earth since at least 1913, according to the National Weather Service.
Aug. 16, 2020
Sammy the seal takes a tourist by surprise by hitching a ride on his stand up board at the beach in Weymouth, United Kingdom, on Aug. 13, 2020.
Aug. 9, 2020
A police officer rushes to help a stranded motorist during Tropical Storm Isaias in Philadelphia on Aug. 4, 2020.
Aug. 2, 2020
A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifts off from pad 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on July 30, 2020. The mission will send a Mars rover to the Red Planet to search for signs of life, explore the planet's geology and more.
July 26, 2020
American tourist boat Maid Of The Mist, limited to 50 % occupancy under New York state's rules amid the spread of the coronavirus, glides past a Canadian vessel, which is limited to just six passengers under Ontario's rules, near Niagara Falls on July 21, 2020.
July 19, 2020
Queen Elizabeth II awards Captain Sir Thomas Moore with the insignia of Knight Bachelor at Windsor Castle on July 17, 2020. The British World War II veteran raised over £32 million for the National Health Service during the coronavirus pandemic.
July 12, 2020
Visitors take pictures of the painting "Mona Lisa" by Leonardo Da Vinci at the Louvre in Paris, France, on July 6, 2020, as the museum reopens its doors to the public after a nearly 4-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
June 28, 2020
A man is seen holding his son as they watch the sunset in Kansas City, Missouri, on June 26, 2020. Sunsets and sunrises are more vibrant than usual lately due to dust in the atmosphere from a Saharan dust cloud.
June 21, 2020
People exercise at Inspire South Bay Fitness behind plastic sheets in their workout pods while observing social distancing in Redondo Beach, California, on June 16, 2020.
June 14, 2020
The remains of George Floyd are brought by horse-drawn carriage in a funeral procession to Houston Memorial Gardens Cemetery for burial in Pearland, Texas, on June 9, 2020.
May 31, 2020
A protester carries a U.S. flag upside down, a sign of distress, next to a burning building in Minneapolis on May 28, 2020. Protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody Monday, broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night.
May 24, 2020
A drone photo from above Domino Park in Williamsburg on May 19, 2020, shows the New Yorkers spending time in white circles painted on the grass to help park-goers stay at least 6 feet apart as a precaution against the coronavirus pandemic.
May 17, 2020
Sen. Tim Kaine and Sen. Richard Burr greet each other with an elbow bump before a Senate committee hearing on Capitol Hill on May 12, 2020.
May 10, 2020
An Asian giant hornet from Japan is held on a pin in Olympia, Washington, on May 4, 2020. The insect, which has been found in Washington state, is the world's largest hornet, and has been dubbed the "murder hornet" in reference to its appetite for honey bees and a sting that can be fatal to some people.
May 3, 2020
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels and U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly by the Washington Monument as they fly over the National Mall in Washington on Saturday, May 2, 2020. The flyover was in salute to first responders in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
April 26, 2020
The Fort Myers Police Department makes a heart out of police cars to thank health workers at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, Florida, on April 16, 2020.
April 19, 2020
A rainbow forms in the sky from the top of One World Trade Center to the top of the Empire State Building as the sun sets in New York City on April 13, 2020.
April 12, 2020
A bald eagle sits near its nest while the super pink moon rises in the distance at Chatfield State Park in Littleton, Colorado, on Tuesday, April 7, 2020.
April 5, 2020
The USNS Comfort passes the Statue of Liberty as it enters New York Harbor during the outbreak of the coronavirus in New York City on March 30, 2020.
March 29, 2020
Through the safety of the glass, a man in New Jersey holds up a sign for health care professionals who saved the life of his wife amid the coronavirus pandemic.
March 22, 2020
A food delivery man crosses the street in Times Square in Manhattan on March 17, 2020. Food delivery workers have become essential in New York after the city closed restaurants and bars to the public on March 16th, 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic.
March 15, 2020
A shopper reacts to empty toilet paper and paper towel shelves at a Target store on March 13, 2020, in San Rafael, California. Some Americans are stocking up on food, toilet paper, water and other items after the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic.
March 8, 2020
The remains of popular Nashville music venue The Basement East after a deadly tornado tore through the area. The mural that remains offers a glimmer of inspiration for residents: "I believe in Nashville."
March 1, 2020
Vanessa Bryant speaks during The Celebration of Life for Kobe & Gianna Bryant at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, on Feb. 24, 2020.
Feb. 23, 2020
NASCAR driver Ryan Newman's car is seen flying through the air in a horrific crash during the Daytona 500 on Monday. Newman walked out of the hospital two days later, holding hands with his two daughters.
Feb. 9, 2020
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James walking on air as he winds up for a reverse dunk on Feb. 6, 2020. The move was a tribute to the late Kobe Bryant, in which James replicated one of his famous dunks from 19 years ago on the same basket in the same arena.
Feb. 2, 2020
This photo provided by the National Science Foundation in January 2020 reveals the turbulent gas surface of the sun. Each of the "bubbles" on the surface are reportedly about the size of Texas.
Jan. 26, 2020
Dating back to the 1960s, the candy desk on the floor of the Senate gained more notoriety recently during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. The desk, which Sen. Pat Toomey has maintained since 2015, is located in the back row near a busy entrance. During the trial, only water, milk and candy are allowed to be consumed on the Senate floor.
Jan. 19, 2020
Residents look on as Taal Volcano erupts on Jan. 12, 2020, in Talisay, Batangas province, Philippines.
Jan. 12, 2020
U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, walk toward an awaiting aircraft prior to departing for the Middle East from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on Jan. 5, 2020.
Jan. 5, 2020
The first sunrise of 2020 seen over the Duluth Harbor North and South Breakwater Lighthouses in Duluth, Minnesota, on Jan. 1, 2020.
Dec. 22, 2019
A wintry mix of sleet and snow falls on the U.S. Capitol and its Christmas Tree on December 16, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
Dec. 15, 2019
A volcano on White Island in New Zealand is seen after it erupted on Dec. 9, 2019.
Dec. 8, 2019
Sheila Bailey, Judy Brady and Clinical Director Cheyne Flanagan tend to a koala named Paul as he recovers from burns at The Port Macquarie Koala Hospital in Port Macquarie, Australia, on Nov. 29, 2019. Raging bushfires in Australia have burned an estimates 1 million hectares of land and killed around a thousand koalas and other wildfire in the last several weeks.
Dec. 1, 2019
Hoda Kotb surprises her TODAY co-hosts by announcing that she is engaged on Nov. 25, 2019.
Nov. 24, 2019
Bei Bei, a giant panda, is seen for the last time at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington before his departure to China.
Nov. 17, 2019
Tourists walk above high water in Venice, Italy, on Nov. 12, 2019. This week's tide was the second highest ever recorded in the city.
Nov. 10, 2019
Ted Gaine, 7, of Pack 254 helps plant over 5,000 American flags at Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery in Dorothy, New Jersey, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019.
Nov. 3, 2019
Former President Ronald Reagan's Air Force One sits on display at the Reagan Presidential Library as the Easy Fire burns in the hills in Simi Valley, California, on Oct. 30, 2019.
Oct. 27, 2019
Gymnast Simone Biles performs a flip before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Game Two of the 2019 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, on Oct. 23, 2019.
Oct. 20, 2019
An intense moment in Western China as a Tibetan fox appears to startle a Himalayan marmot. The Natural History Museum of London named the Chinese photographer of the picture, Yongqing Bao, as the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year, calling the picture "photographically, the perfect moment."
Oct. 13, 2019
Victor, a 9-year-old white-tailed eagle equipped with a 360-degree camera, flies over glaciers and mountains in Chamonix, France.
Oct. 6, 2019
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, is illuminated in pink on Oct. 1, 2019, to mark the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Sept. 29, 2019
Billy Porter makes Hollywood history becoming the first openly gay African American man to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his FX show, "Pose."
Sept. 22, 2019
An Australian photographer captured the technicolor contrails created by a commercial airliner flying over Brisbane. NASA scientists say the low air temperatures can freeze the vapor behind a plane, turning it into ice crystals creating a rainbow effect.
Sept. 15, 2019
An amateur photographer from the Netherlands captured this moment a squirrel in Vienna, Austria, stopped to smell the flowers. Afterward, he says the adorable rodent ate the flower.
Sept. 8, 2019
The Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, is seen in the sky over Lake Ladoga in Leningrad Region, Russia, on Sept. 1, 2019.
Sept. 1, 2019
About 300 sheep leap from a truck for this weekend's annual Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championship in Midway, Utah, on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019.
Aug. 25, 2019
For the first time in 14 years, new images are revealing the state of the RMS Titanic, which sank in 1912 killing more 1,500 people. Scientists warn that the wreckage is rapidly disintegrating.
Aug. 18, 2019
Protesters surround banners that read "Those on the street today are all warriors!" and "Release all the detainees!" during a sit-in rally at the arrival hall of Hong Kong International Airport on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019.
Aug. 11, 2019
Antonio Basbo kisses the cross with the name of his common-law wife, Margie Reckard, at a makeshift memorial after the shooting that left 22 people dead at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on August 5, 2019.
July 28, 2019
Jon Stewart hugs 9/11 first responder John Feal after the Senate passed a bill for the permanent authorization of September 11th Victim Compensation Fund on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday July 23, 2019.
July 14, 2019
Megan Rapinoe of the USA celebrates scoring the first goal from the penalty spot with Alex Morgan during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Final match between The United States of America and The Netherlands at Stade de Lyon on July 7, 2019, in Lyon, France.
July 7, 2019
U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly over as President Donald Trump participates in an Independence Day Fourth of July Celebration "Salute to America" event in front of the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall on Thursday, July 4th, 2019, in Washington, DC.
June 30, 2019
Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. celebrates scoring their first goal against France on June 28, 2019.
June 23, 2019
NBA Draft prospect Goga Bitadze getting overshadowed as reporters swarm around Zion Williamson a day before the New Orleans Pelicans made him the No. 1 pick in the Draft. Bitadze was drafted 17 spots later in the first round by the Indiana Pacers.
June 16, 2019
The Toronto Raptors celebrate with the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after the team defeated the Golden State Warriors to win Game Six of the 2019 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on June 13, 2019, in Oakland, California.
June 9, 2019
U.S President Donald Trump, U.S First Lady Melania Trump, left, French President Emmanuel Macron, second right, and his wife Brigitte Macron, right, watch jet planes approaching during a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019. World leaders are gathered Thursday in France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings
May 26, 2019
A member of the U.S. military visits Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, May 24, 2019, ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. Section 60 is the final resting place for U.S. soldiers killed in America's most recent wars, especially Iraq and Afghanistan.
May 19, 2019
Kawhi Leonard, #2 of the Toronto Raptors, hits the game-winning shot against the Philadelphia 76ers during Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs on May 12, 2019, at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
May 12, 2019
Queen Elizabeth II meets her newest great-grandson, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Archie is the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
April 28, 2019
Christian Wilkins of Clemson celebrates with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being chosen No. 13 overall by the Miami Dolphins during the first round of the 2019 NFL draft on April 25, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee.
April 21, 2019
Tiger Woods celebrates after sinking his putt on the 18th green to win during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Georgia.
April 14, 2019
Julian Assange gestures to the media from a police vehicle on his arrival at Westminster Magistrates court on April 11, 2019, in London, England.
April 7, 2019
TODAY said farewell to Kathie Lee Gifford on Friday, April 5, after 11 years as co-host with Hoda Kotb.
March 31, 2019
With the peak bloom only a couple of days away, the Jefferson Memorial is framed amid the emerging cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin in Washington on Friday, March 29, 2019.
March 24, 2019
The last supermoon of 2019, called the 'super worm equinox moon,' rises behind the Statue of Liberty in New York City on March 20, 2019.
March 10, 2019
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez posted this photo of a ring on social media announcing their engagement on March 9.
March 3, 2019
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper perform the song "Shallow" from their movie "A Star Is Born" during 91st Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.
Feb. 24, 2019
Sunlight makes this cascading waterfall of melted snow at Yosemite National Park in California look like flowing lava. If the conditions are right, you can catch the "firefall" for about 10 minutes in the evening over a few days in late February.
Feb. 17, 2019
The Aurora Borealis, also called the Northern Lights, is seen over the sky near Inari in Lapland, Finland, on Feb. 14, 2019.
Feb. 10, 2019
Tom Brady, #12 of the New England Patriots, and Vivian Lake Brady celebrate with the Vince Lombardi trophy after the team's 13-3 win over Los Angeles Rams during Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Feb. 03, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Feb. 3, 2019
Ice builds up along the shore of Lake Michigan as temperatures during the past two days have dipped to lows around -20 degrees on Jan. 31, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois.
Jan. 13, 2019
Trevor Lawrence, #16 of the Clemson Tigers, reacts after his team's 44-16 win over the Alabama Crimson Tide in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T.
Jan. 6, 2019
People stand in front of the closed doors of the Smithsonian Institution Building's visitor center in Washington D.C. on Jan. 2, 2019. The 19 Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo in Washington D.C. closed their doors on Wednesday as the partial U.S. government shutdown dragged on.