Photos of the Week (06/18/17)

1) A gunman opened fire during an early morning congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, injuring at least four. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was among those wounded Wednesday morning during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. Scalise was wounded in the hip. Investigators gather near the scene of the shooting. Photo: Michael Reynolds / EPA

2) Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Az., right, hugs another member of the Republican congressional baseball team. Photo: Shawn Thew / EPA

3) U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, is transported away from the scene by emergency medical service personnel. Photo:  Alex Wong / Getty Images

4) A bullet hole in the window of a YMCA near the scene of the shooting. Photo: Joe Miscavige / via Twitter

5) Members of the House Democrats baseball team pray for their Republican colleagues after the shooting. Photo: Rep. Ruben J. Kihuen / via Twitter

6) Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI), Senate Minority Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) get together  before the Democrats and Republicans face off in the annual Congressional Baseball game at Nationals Park in Washington, U.S., June 15, 2017. Photo: REUTERS

7) Members of the Republican and Democratic congressional baseball teams gather for a bipartisan prayer before the start of their annual game at Nationals Park on June 15 in Washington. Photo: Win McNamee / Getty Images

8) A blaze ripped through a high-rise apartment block in London as residents slept. Smoke rises from a tower block in West London on June 14, 2017. Photo: Toby Melville / Reuters

9) The Grenfell Tower apartment block in flames. Witness Samira Lamrani said one woman wrapped a baby up “in some sort of thick blanket” and dropped the tot from around the 9th floor. “Miraculously the baby just sort of dropped in a straight line, and a guy just ran forward and the baby fell into his arms,” she added. Photo: Toby Melville / Reuters

10) Firefighters stand amid debris in a children’s playground near the tower block. Photo: Neil Hall / Reuters

11) A school girl writes a message of support on a wall for the victims and those affected by the massive fire at Grenfell Tower in London. Photo: AP

12) Artist Yuriy Karabash hugs a family member of a victim of the shooting in front of his mural that commemorates the one-year anniversary at the memorial service for victims of the mass shooting at Pulse in Orlando. The mural features the 49 victims placed in individual rainbow colored hearts. Hand prints of first responders, along with the victims’ closest friends and relatives, are placed around the paintings of the victims to give remembrance and pay respects. Photo: Joe Burbank / Pool via Getty Images

13) Iraqi soldiers from the 9th Armored Division give drops of water to a dehydrated child rescued earlier by soldiers at the frontline near the Old City in western Mosul. Photo: Reuters

14) A blimp crashes during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament near Erin Hills in Erin, Wisconsin. An official with the company operating the advertising blimp at the U.S. Open said the pilot is “OK” after the craft crashed but that he was taken to a hospital. Photo: AP

15) The America One U.S. flag hot air balloon is raised in honor of Flag Day at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. Photo: Reuters

16) People drink from Italian 17th Century sculptor Bernini’s Barcaccia fountain, in Rome. City hall announced that Mayor Virginia Raggi had signed an ordinance aimed at protecting some 40 fountains of historic or artistic interest to try to protect the monumental works, not infrequently trashed by tourists, sports fans and Romans. Photo: AP

17) Nutrias gather at the shore of a small river in Frankfurt, Germany. Photo: AP

18) A great white pelican cools off in a pond at a zoo in Dresden, Germany, on June 12. Great white pelicans predominantly breed in sub-Saharan African and northern India. Photo: Filip Singer / EPA

19) Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (R) compares socks with Liberal MP Randy Boissonnault during a pride flag raising ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, June 14, 2017. Photo: Reuters

20) Women dressed in Bavarian clothes take part in the traditional Corpus Christi procession near the village of Wackersberg, Germany. Photo: AFB

21) Guests in costumes arrive for the opening ceremony of the Life Ball, in front of the City Hall in Vienna, Austria, June 10, 2017. Photo: AP

22) Trapeze artist Erendira Wallenda performs as she hangs from a helicopter flying over the American side of Niagara Falls, in Niagara Falls, New York. Photo: Reuters

23) The new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss museum opened to the public last weekend in the author and illustrator’s hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts, and it’s like walking into one of his beloved children’s books. John Simpson, left, project director of exhibitions for The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, and his wife Kay Simpson, right, president of Springfield Museums, unwrap a statue of “Cat in the Hat.” Photo: Steven Senne / AP

24) The entrance to The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, now open in the children’s book author’s hometown of Springfield. (Steven Senne/AP)

25) A man walks past a mural with the character “Sam-I-Am” from the Dr. Seuss book “Green Eggs and Ham” at The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. (Steven Senne/AP)

26) Cortney Thibodeau, a senior at UMass Amherst, paints a mural based on artwork from the Dr. Seuss book “Oh, The Thinks You Can Think!” (Steven Senne/AP)

27) Leagrey Dimond, stepdaughter of Theodor Seuss Geisel, stands among objects and memorabilia at The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. (Steven Senne/AP)

28) A mural of Theodor Seuss Geisel, or rather Dr. Seuss, rests on a wall near an entrance at The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. (Steven Senne/AP)

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