Photos of the Week (05/21/17)

1) Bystanders attend to an injured man after a car plowed into pedestrians in New York’s Times Square on May 18. The driver behind the mayhem in Times Square that killed one and injured 22 others allegedly stated, “I wanted to kill them” and admitted to smoking PCP-laced marijuana before Thursday’s violence. Photo: Jewel Samad / AFP – Getty Images

2) Bystanders attend to an injured pedestrian in New York’s Time Square. Photo: Jewel Samad / AFP – Getty Images

3) A vehicle sits atop a bollard after multiple people were injured in Times Square. The driver “accelerated across at an angle, went up on the curb and hit that whole group of people waiting,” witness Julie Fallo, 47, of New Jersey, told NBC News. Photo: Gary He / EPA

4) Dallas Police officer Demarcus Black sheds tears as the names of fallen peace officers are read during a memorial service in downtown Dallas on May 17. The Dallas Police Department and city leaders held a ceremony to honor fallen officers as part of the annual Police Memorial Day less than a year after five officers were slain. Photo: LM Otero / AP

5) Former Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner exits federal court in Manhattan after pleading guilty to sexting a minor in New York City. Photo: Getty Images

6) Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, right, talks with Sens. Ben Sasse, center, and Tom Cotton on Capitol Hill on May 18. “Holy moly – it looks like [Schumer] and I are smoking reefer outside a wedding…” tweeted Sasse in response to this photo. Photo: Mark Wilson / Getty Images

7) French president Emmanuel Macron waves as he parades in a military car on the Champs-Élysées after his inauguration on May 14 in Paris. Macron, an independent centrist, won a resounding election victory against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. The 39-year-old former investment banker has never before held elected office and only formed his political movement a year ago. Photo:  Michel Euler / AFP – Getty Images

8) Miss District of Columbia Kara McCullough reacts after being crowned 2017 Miss USA in Las Vegas on May 14. McCullough, a 25-year-old chemist who works for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, is the second Miss D.C. to win in as many years.  Photo: David Becker / Reuters

9) Students training to be flight attendants hold books on their heads, chopsticks in their mouths and papers in between their knees, as they take part in a standing posture practice at a vocational school in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China. Photo: Reuters

10) The iconic Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will perform its final act on Sunday (today). Katie Azzario Lacey strokes her tiger, Cashmere, before the show. Photo: Andre Chung / for NBC News. Members of the King Charles Troupe salute the crowd during the finale. The King Charles Troupe is the first African-American circus act in Ringling Bros. history, having debuted in 1969. The unicycle act plays basketball and even performs on ice during the show. Photo:  Andre Chung / for NBC News. Tatiana Tchalabaeva, who plays the Evil Queen, has been with the Ringling Bros. for over 25 years. Photo: Andre Chung / for NBC News. Nicole Sanders flies through the air after being shot from a cannon during a show. Photo: AP. Ringling Bros. tiger trainer Taba Maluenda reacts after finishing his last performance with the red unit. Photo: AP. Eke hugs his 2-year-old son, Michael, after the red unit’s final show. Photo: AP

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