Photos of the Week (05/06/18)

1) The eruption of Kilauea volcano has sent lava flowing into residential areas on Hawaii’s Big Island, with residents ordered to abandon their homes. Hundreds of small earthquakes preceded the eruption. Pictured here is a lava fissure in the Leilani Estates area of the Big Island of Hawaii. Photograph: US Geological Survey (USGS)/via EPA

2)A plume of ash rises from the Pu’u ‘Ō‘ō crater in the Hawaii Volcanoes national park. Photograph: USGS/via AP

3) While geologists from the Hawaii Volcano Observatory were working on Pu’u ‘Ō‘ō, a 5.0-magnitude earthquake shook the ground around the cone. Moments later a collapse occurred in the crater, creating a reddish-brown ash plume. Photograph: USGS/via Zuma Wire/Rex/Shutterstock

4) A fissure on the west flank and the collapsed crater of Pu’u ‘O’o. Photograph: USGS/via EPA

5) An image shows lava spurting on the edge of a lava lake: Photograph: USGS/via AP

6) Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a news conference at the Ministry of Defence in Tel Aviv.  Photo: REUTERS/Amir Cohen

7) Members of a caravan of migrants from Central America climb up the border fence between Mexico and the U.S., as a part of a demonstration prior to preparations for an asylum request in the U.S., in Tijuana, Mexico. Photo: REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

8) Migrants from Central America climb up the border fence between Mexico and the U.S. during a demonstration before applying for asylum, in Tijuana, Mexico on April 29. Nearly 200 migrants who journeyed in a caravan to the U.S. border resolved to turn themselves in and ask for asylum Sunday in a direct challenge to the Trump administration — only to have U.S. immigration officials announce that the San Diego crossing was already at capacity. Photo: Edgard Garrido / Reuters

9) A border patrol agent apprehends a woman and a man after they were caught illegally crossing into the U.S. border from Mexico near McAllen, Texas. Photo: REUTERS/Adrees Latif

10) A statue of Saint Domenico, covered with live snakes, is carried by faithful parishioners during an annual procession in the streets of Cocullo, a small village in the Abruzzo region of Italy, on May 1, 2018. Photo: Tiziana Fabi / AFP / Getty

11) Dudley the German shepherd tries to catch a toy during the Splash Dogs competition heats at America’s Family Pet Expo in Costa Mesa, California, on April 28, 2018. Photo: Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty

12) Dogs pose for their owners under cherry trees in full blossom at Kungstradgarden in central Stockholm on April 30, 2018. Photo: Jonathan Nackstrand / AFP / Getty

13) A zookeeper plays around with a South American sea lion at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria, on April 30, 2018. Photo: Leonhard Foeger / Reuters

14) Babies cry as they are held up by sumo wrestlers during a baby crying contest at Sensoji temple in Tokyo.  In the contest two wrestlers each hold a baby while a referee makes faces and loud noises to make them cry. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters

15) Fans dressed as Darth Vader and Chewbacca take a boat trip to the Skelligs on May 4, 2018, in Portmagee, Ireland. The first Star Wars festival is taking place against the backdrop of the famous Skellig Michael island, which was used extensively in Episode VII and Episode VIII of the popular science-fiction saga. The small fishing village of Portmagee, which is closest to the location, has seen a boom in tourism following the latest films. The village will host a Star Wars drive-in and a Star Wars-themed Irish dancing competition over the weekend. Photo: Charles McQuillan / Getty

16) A member of the 501st Irish Legion dressed as a stormtrooper stages a mock checkpoint during a Star Wars festival  in Portmagee, Ireland. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

17) More than 7,411 guitarists play “Hey Joe” by Jimi Hendrix to beat the Guitar Guinness World Record at the Market Square in Wroclaw, Poland, on May 1, 2018. Photo: Krzysztof Cwik / Agencja Gazeta / Reuters


Last week: Part of a display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a new memorial to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings, on April 23, 2018, in Montgomery, Alabama. The national memorial aims to teach about America’s past in hope of promoting understanding and healing. Photo: Brynn Anderson / AP

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