Photos of the Week (05/31/20)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday. More than 40 this week.

1) NASA astronauts Bob Behnken (right) and Doug Hurley leave the Operations and Checkout Building on their way to the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft on launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center on May 27, 2020, in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The launch was postponed because of weather. NASA was scheduled to try again on Saturday for the inaugural flight that will be the first manned mission since the end of the space-shuttle program in 2011 to be launched into space from the United States.  Photo: Joe Raedle / Getty

2) SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket.  Space X lifted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida Saturday afternoon carrying a Crew Dragon spacecraft with NASA astronauts Bob Behmken and Doug Hurley on board. By successfully launching its new Crew Dragon spacecraft with astronauts on board for the first time, Space X became the first private company to launch astronauts for NASA. Behnken and Douglas Hurley are currently embarking on a 19-hour pursuit of the International Space Station. Photos: NASA

3) Milk is poured over the face of a woman who has been exposed to percussion grenades and teargas fired by police during a protest in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd in police custody. Photograph: Carlos Gonzalez/AP

4) Protesters gathered outside the home of the white former police officer who was filmed pinning a black man to the ground by his neck before dying moments later in police custody.  Derek Chauvin, 44, knelt on George Floyd’s neck for eight minutes during his arrest on Monday, despite the man begging him to stop and bystanders warning him he was ‘killing’ him. People descended on his Oakdale, Minnesota home Wednesday and scrawled the word ‘Murderer’ on his drivewayAnother look. Photos:  The Daily Mail

5) In Minneapolis, protesters and police face each other. A video of  George Floyd’s arrest has sparked a fresh furor in the US over police treatment of African Americans.  Photograph: Richard Tsong-Taatarii/AP

6) Looters used children to help pull money from an overturned US Bank ATM near the intersection of East Lake Street and 10th Avenue South. Photo: Anthony Souffle – Star Tribune

7) A protester vandalizes an O’Reilly’s near the Minneapolis Police third precinct, where demonstrators gathered after a white police officer was caught on a bystander’s video pressing his knee into the neck of African-American man George Floyd, who later died at a hospital, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 28. Photo: REUTERS/Nicholas Pfosi

8) Protesters gather near the Minneapolis Police third precinct to watch a construction site burn in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 28. Photo: REUTERS/Nicholas Pfosi

9) Protesters are seen in front of a vandalized US Bank near the Minneapolis Police third precinct, May 27. Photo: REUTERS/Nicholas Pfosi

10) A group of protesters surrounded several National Guard vehicles that were driving on Lake Street towards the blockade under the Hiawatha Light Rail station in Minneapolis. Photo: Renee Jones Schneider – Star Tribune

11) Agitators set the Wells Fargo on fire near the 5th Precinct in Minneapolis. Photo: Richard Tsong-Taatarii – Minneapolis Star Tribune

12) Smoke billowed from a fire at the Wells Fargo near the Fifth Precinct in Minneapolis, Minn Friday night. Photo: Renee Jones Schneider – Star Tribune

13) Demonstrators hold a protest outside the Freedman’s Bank Building on Friday in Washington DC. Photograph: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

14) A man conveys his message to police in Oakland, California, on Friday. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

15) Demonstrators smash a police vehicle in the Fairfax District, in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

16) People surveyed the damage along Lake St. near S. 27th Ave. in Minneapolis on Saturday morning. Photo: David Joles – Star Tribune

17) Volunteers cleaned up charred debris in the alleyway behind Sports Dome on University Avenue in St. Paul on Friday. Photo: Shari L. Gross – Star Tribune

18) Protestors drive on North Humboldt Avenue in Milwaukee  at 10 p.m. on Friday, May 29, 2020. A crowd marched through Milwaukee to protest police brutality on a local and national level. Photo: Zhihan Huang / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

19) The crowd of protesters reaches Milwaukee City Hall on Water Street. Photo: Bill Glauber/ Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

20) Protestors were stopped by police at the intersection of Miller Park Way and National Avenue on Friday, May 29, 2020 after walking from S. 45th St and W. Cleveland Ave at an earlier rally. A crowd marched through Milwaukee to protest police brutality on a local and national level. Photo:  Zhihan Huang / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

21) Lionel Clay, 20, chants with a crowd “I can’t breathe” while protesting outside the Milwaukee County Courthouse on Friday, May 29, 2020. He, along with a crowd of about 300, marched from an earlier rally at 26th and Center streets to downtown Milwaukee where they continued to let their voices be heard about recent incidents involving blacks who have been killed by police. Photo: Angela Peterson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

22) Frank Nitty, left, appeals to a sheriff’s department officer to allow some of the protesters who had entered the Milwaukee County Courthouse to be released peacefully on Friday, May 29, 2020. The protesters were released without any incident. Nitty and a group of about 300 walked from 26th and Center streets to downtown Milwaukee to protest police brutality both locally and nationally. Photo: Angela Peterson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

23) A Milwaukee police officer stands outside a looted Walgreens on North King Drive just south of West Locust Street in Milwaukee on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Photo: MIKE DE SISTI / MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

24) Items thrown about are seen inside a looted Walgreens on North King Drive just south of West Locust Street in Milwaukee on Saturday, May 30, 2020.  Photo: MIKE DE SISTI / MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

25) “All my hard work destroyed for no reason,” Walgreens store manager Courtney Edwards said after surveying the damage at the store on North King Drive just south of West Locust Street.  Photo: MIKE DE SISTI / MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

26) Milwaukee police officers in riot gear stand guard outside the Milwaukee Police District 5 station on West Locust Street near North King Drive in Milwaukee on Saturday. Photo: MIKE DE SISTI / MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

27) Milwaukee police in riot gear stand guard on the roof of the Milwaukee Police District 5 police station on West Locust Street near N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Milwaukee on Saturday. Photo: MIKE DE SISTI / MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

28) Milwaukee police in riot gear stand guard outside the Milwaukee Police District 5 police station on West Locust Street near N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Milwaukee on Saturday. Photo: MIKE DE SISTI / MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

29) Times Square billboards go dark for one minute as part of the #DontGoDark campaign staged by a group of companies comprised of chefs, restaurateurs, and other small business owners to communicate a message that the most vulnerable businesses need more support to survive, in Manhattan. Photo: REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

30) First lady Melania Trump wears a face mask as she sits aboard Marine One with President Donald Trump before they depart from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Photo: AP

31) Visitors sit after sunrise on Memorial Day along the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, which has partially reopened on weekends amid the coronavirus pandemic, on May 25, 2020, in Arizona.  Photo: Mario Tama / Getty

32) A restorer cleans Michelangelo’s David statue while preparing for the reopening of the Galleria dell’Accademia, which was closed for almost three months because of the coronavirus, in Florence, Italy, on May 27, 2020.  Photo: Laura Lezza / Getty

33) People gather on a terrace in a beach where access is not allowed in that time slot, in Barcelona, Spain. Photo: AP

34) A man and a woman demonstrate dining under a plastic shield in a restaurant of Paris. As restaurants in food-loving France prepare to reopen, some are investing in lampshade-like plastic shields to protect diners from the coronavirus. Photo: AP

35) In Madrid, Spain, cinema-goers in cars attend a drive-in screening of the musical Grease. Photograph: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images

 

 

 

A U.S. Army soldier stands guard in front of rows of graves as President Donald Trump participates in wreath laying ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in commemoration of the Memorial Day holiday at Arlington National Cemetery outside of Washington in Arlington, Virginia, May 25, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Erin Scott

First lady Melania Trump watches as President Donald Trump salutes while participating in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington in commemoration of the Memorial Day holiday in Arlington, Virginia, May 25, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Erin Scott

Veteran Tom Sitter, 96, of Madison visits the grave of his friend Edward Toporsh on Monday at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove. They served together in the Army during World War II. Photo: MIKE DE SISTI / MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

In Carmel, NY, a girl stands on top of a jeep before the start of a car parade for Memorial Day. Participants planned to honor those who died while serving in the military, and show support for the reopening of Putnam county during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images

 

In Chicago, artist Jim Bachor has created four pandemic-themed pothole mosaics on the city’s North Side. Here’s one of them. Photograph: Brendan O’Brien/Reuters
Tracy Sandridge and Julie Brown of Baltimore pose with inner tubes on wheels dubbed “bumper tables” designed to ensure social distancing when Fish Tales Bar & Grill eventually reopens in Ocean City, Maryland, May 23, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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