Look back at 2017 by exploring some of the top news photos from around the U.S. and world this year, as chosen by Newsday's photo editors and Newsday.com staff. WARNING: Some graphic images are included in this photo list.
With reporting from The Associated Press and Newsday
People carry the coffin of Yunus Gormek, 23, one of the victims of the Reina nightclub shooting, during his funeral on Jan. 2, 2017, in Istanbul. An assailant opened fire at the nightclub during New Year's celebrations, killing 39 people and wounding 79 more in what the province's governor described as a terror attack. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the shooting rampage.
President Barack Obama wipes a tear while delivering his Farewell Address at McCormick Place in Chicago on Jan. 10, 2017.
President-elect Donald J. Trump arrives at the inauguration at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20, 2017.
President-elect Donald J. Trump takes the oath of office during the inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20, 2017.
Crowds descend on the National Mall for the Women's March on Washington on Jan. 21, 2017.
The cast of "La La Land" was mistakenly awarded the Oscar for Best Picture by presenters Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty during the 89th annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Calif., on Feb. 26, 2017. "Moonlight" was the actual winner.
Helpers attend to injured people inside the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, after a blast on May 22, 2017. A suicide bomber attacked an Ariana Grande concert as it ended, killing more than a dozen in a panicked crowd of young concertgoers.
Manchester concert blast victim Lily Harrison hugs singer Ariana Grande during her visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, in Manchester, England, on June 2, 2017. Grande surprised young fans injured in the Manchester Arena attack, hugging the thrilled little girls in their hospital beds as they recovered from injuries sustained in the May 22 suicide bombing.
Flowers and tributes left for victims of the London Bridge terror attack, at the bridge on June 6, 2017. On the night of June 3, three attackers killed eight people in a vehicle attack on the bridge and knife attacks nearby before police shot them dead.
Ousted FBI Director James Comey is sworn in during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington on June 8, 2017.
People stand near the scene of a shooting at the practice of the Republican congressional baseball team at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va., on June 14, 2017. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and four others were wounded, and Scalise was hospitalized for more than a month.
Flames and smoke are seen coming from Grenfell Tower in west London on June 14, 2017, after a massive blaze broke out there.
This photo distributed by the North Korean government shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, in North Korea's northwest on July 4, 2017.
Newly named White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci attends a news conference in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room on July 21, 2017, after Sean Spicer resigned as White House press secretary.
Neo-Nazis, white supremacists and members of the "alt-right" encircle counterprotesters at the base of a Thomas Jefferson statue after marching through the University of Virginia campus with torches in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 11, 2017.
A counterprotester uses a lighted spray can against a white nationalist protester at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12, 2017. White nationalists held a rally to protest plans by the city of Charlottesville to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and clashed with counterdemonstrators.
People are thrown into the air as a car drives into a group of counterprotesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12, 2017. There were several hundred counterprotesters marching in a long line when the car drove into a group of them, killing Heather Heyer.
Miriam Hoffman, 6, of Mineola, and Zoe Odeh, 9, of New Hyde Park, watch the eclipse with more than 1,000 others as they look towards the sky during a viewing party at the Cradle of Aviation in Garden City on Aug. 21, 2017.
Rescuers pull Pasquale, a 7-month-old boy, from the rubble of a collapsed building in Casamicciola, on the island of Ischia, near Naples, Italy, on Aug. 22, 2017, a day after a 4.0-magnitude quake hit the Italian resort island.
People walk down a flooded street as they evacuate their homes after the area was inundated with flooding from Harvey on Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston. Hurricane Harvey made landfall northeast of Corpus Christi on Aug. 25 and became a tropical storm the next day, leaving wide-scale flooding in Houston.
Larry Koser Jr., left, and his son Matthew look for important papers and heirlooms inside Larry Koser Sr.'s house after it was flooded by heavy rains from Tropical Storm Harvey on Aug. 29, 2017, in the Bear Creek neighborhood of west Houston, Texas.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, watches the launch of an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 strategic ballistic rocket at an undisclosed location near Pyongyang on Aug. 29, 2017, in this photo from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency released Aug. 30. The nuclear-armed nation said Aug. 30 that it had fired a missile over Japan the previous day, the first time it acknowledged doing so.
Soldiers stand guard near the Sensacion Hotel, which collapsed during the powerful 8.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Mexico overnight, in Matias Romero, Oaxaca State, on Sept. 8, 2017. The quake destroyed or damaged thousands of homes, leaving nearly 100 dead.
Rohingya Muslims, newly arrived from Myanmar, scuffle for puffed rice food rations donated by local volunteers in Kutupalong, Bangladesh, on Sept. 9, 2017.
A man is pulled out of the rubble alive following a quake in Mexico City on Sept. 19, 2017. A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City, causing panic among the megalopolis' 20 million inhabitants on the 32nd anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake.
A man walks through the remnants of his house after Hurricane Maria in Catano town, Juana Matos, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 21, 2017. The hurricane, which roared ashore the day before, devastated the island and knocked out its electricity grid.
Terrance Smith (No. 48), Eric Fisher (No. 72), Demetrius Harris (No. 84), and Cameron Erving (No. 75) of the Kansas City Chiefs take a knee before the game against the Los Angeles Chargers at the StubHub Center on Sept. 24, 2017, in Carson, Calif.
A Bangladeshi man helps Rohingya Muslim refugees disembark from a boat on the Bangladeshi shoreline of the Naf river after crossing the border from Myanmar in Teknaf on Sept. 30, 2017.
People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, after hearing gun fire on Oct. 1, 2017. A gunman opened fire on the music festival, killing 58 people.
Broken windows seen on a high floor in the Mandalay Bay hotel-casino facing the scene of the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas, on Oct. 2, 2017. Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and injured hundreds more after he shattered windows of his suite on the 32nd floor and unleashed withering gunfire at the music festival below before killing himself.
Melissa Gerber, left, and Sandra Serralde comfort each other beside 58 white crosses for the victims of the mass shooting on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip, on Oct. 6, 2017.
Jim Stites watches part of his neighborhood burn in Fountaingrove, Calif., on Oct. 9, 2017, as more than a dozen wildfires whipped by powerful winds burn though California wine country.
Homes burned by a wildfire are seen on Oct. 11, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif. Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through Northern California, sending residents on a headlong flight to safety through smoke and flames as homes burned.
Authorities said a driver took a truck down a bike path before colliding with a school bus in lower Manhattan on Oct. 31, 2017, killing eight people and injuring 12. Above is the damaged Home Depot pickup truck used in the attack. ISIS-inspired suspect Sayfullo Saipov was shot by an NYPD officer after leaving the truck, authorities said. He pleaded not guilty to charges including eight counts of murder in aid of racketeering. He is accused of providing key support to ISIS, federal officials said.
Maria Durand, a Bible study teacher's aide at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Nov. 7, 2017, hangs onto two of the 26 crosses representing the 26 victims killed in a mass shooting at the church on Nov. 5. Authorities said shooter Devin Patrick Kelley was chased by bystanders, shot by one and crashed his car, but died of what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
A feminist activist wears a "Marianne'" costume symbol of the French Republic with the #MeToo hashtag and holds a poster reading "Liberty Equality Sisterhood" in French during the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women march in Paris on Nov. 25, 2017.
British actress Kadian Noble, who has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein and The Weinstein Company accusing movie producer Harvey Weinstein of committing sex acts on her in a hotel room in France, speaks at a news conference at the Kimpton Hotel Eventi in New York on Nov. 28, 2017.
Michael Flynn, former national security adviser to President Donald Trump, leaves following his plea hearing at the Prettyman Federal Courthouse on Dec. 1, 2017, in Washington. He pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about reaching out to the Russians on Trump's behalf. Flynn was the first person who served in the Trump White House charged in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code on Capitol Hill in Washington on Dec. 1, 2017. The 81-year-old McCain is being treated for brain cancer.
Time magazine named "The Silence Breakers" who revealed the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and assault across various industries that triggered a national reckoning in the U.S. as its 2017 Person of the Year on Dec. 6, 2017.
Firefighters monitor a section of the Thomas fire along the 101 freeway on Dec. 7, 2017, north of Ventura, Calif. The wildfire later became the largest blaze in California history.
A demonstrator carries a sign addressing the issue of sexual harassment at a #MeToo rally outside of Trump International Hotel at Columbus Circle in Manhattan on Dec. 9, 2017.
Police stand guard in the Port Authority Bus Terminal following an explosion in a transit corridor below the terminal on Dec. 11, 2017, in Manhattan. Authorities said Akayed Ullah detonated a homemade pipe bomb strapped to his chest, injuring himself and three people. Ullah, who authorities said was inspired by ISIS, was charged with five terrorism-related counts.