Photos of the Week (08/02/20)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Federal law enforcement officers fire tear gas and other munitions to disperse protesters during a demonstration against police violence and racial inequality in Portland, Oregon, July 30, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

2) An injured demonstrator plays a trumpet after clashing with police during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse in Portland, Oregon. Photo: AP

3) The flag-draped casket of civil rights pioneer Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., is placed by a U.S. military honor guard at the center of the U.S. Capitol Rotunda to lie in state in Washington, July 27, 2020. Photo: AP

4) A member of a U.S. military honor guard is checked on after collapsing in the heat of the day as a hearse carrying the casket of civil rights pioneer and longtime U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) arrives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Photo: Reuters

5) A U.S. immigration officer administers an oath to Palestinian Omar Abdalla during a swearing-in of newly naturalized United States citizens in an empty parking lot during the outbreak of COVID-19 in Santa Ana, California, July 29, 2020. Photo: Reuters

6) A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifts off from Pad 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on July 30, 2020, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, The mission is carrying a Mars rover to the red planet to search for signs of life, explore the planet’s geology, and much more. Photo: John Raoux / AP

7) A dog is sniffing a test device that is used to teach the dog to detect COVID-19 infections in humans at the Bundeswehr center for dog training in Ulmen, Germany. The Bundeswehr is cooperating with the Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover veterinary school to train dogs to detect COVID-19 through their sense of smell in saliva samples from humans. The training program is still in its early phase. Photo:  Andreas Rentz, Getty Images

8) A restaurant employee looks at empty tables at a Chinese food court in Hong Kong. Hong Kong has completely banned dining-in at restaurants as the region battles its worst coronavirus outbreak to date. Photo: AP

9) Students attend a class at their open-air school situated on top of a mountain in Doodhpathri, Indian-administered Kashmir, July 27, 2020. Schooling in restive Kashmir has been severely disrupted by the pandemic. Photo: AFP

10) A man wears a protective mask while walking six dogs as New York City continues Phase 4 of reopening, following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus, on July 27, 2020. Photo: Cindy Ord / Getty

11) Visitors look at a walrus from their hotel room at the Pairi Daiza animal park in Brugelette, Belgium, on July 30, 2020. Photo: John Thys / AFP / Getty

12) Artists put the finishing touches on wax figures of U.S. President Donald Trump and Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, as Madame Tussauds in London, prepares to reopen its doors to the public. Photo: AFP

13) The Washington Nationals and the New York Yankees line up on the field prior to Major League Baseball’s season-opening game. Photo: Alex Brandon/AP

14) People watch the opener from a rooftop bar overlooking Nationals Park. Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP

15) Blooper, the mascot of the Atlanta Braves, sits in the empty stands to watch the exhibition game between the Atlanta Braves and the Miami Marlins at Truist Park in Atlanta, July 22. Photo: Getty Images

16) The Phillie Phanatic sits alone in the stands during a game between the Miami Marlins and the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, July 25. Photo: Getty Images

17) A new work of art entitled ‘The End’ by British artist Heather Phillipson is unveiled on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square in London. Photo: AFP







Photos of the Week (07/26/20)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Sandra Bilger, left, and Dustin Moore take a photo in front of the marquee at Wrigley Field before an opening day baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers in Chicago, Friday, July 24, 2020, in Chicago. In a normal year, that would mean a sellout crowd at Wrigley Field and jammed bars surrounding the famed ballpark but in a pandemic-shortened season, it figures to be a different atmosphere. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh

2) The Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers stand for the national anthem before an opening day baseball game Friday, July, 24, 2020, in Chicago. AP Photo/David Banks

3) Cubs executive vice president of sales and marketing Colin Faulkner looks to the field from the Wrigley Rooftop before the Opening Day baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers in Chicago, Friday, July 24, 2020, in Chicago. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh

4) Empty seats are viewed during the first inning of an opening day baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers, Friday, July, 24, 2020, in Chicago. AP Photo/David Banks

5) Fans watch from the rooftops on opening day baseball between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers, Friday, July, 24, 2020, in Chicago. The Cubs beat the Brewers, 3-0. AP Photo/David Banks

6) A federal officer pepper sprays a protester in front of the Mark O. Hatfield US Courthouse in Portland, July 20. Photo: Getty Images

7) Federal agents use crowd control munitions to disperse Black Lives Matter protesters at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse, July 19, 2020, in Portland, Oregon. Photo: AP

8) A federal law enforcement officer pushes a mother back during a demonstration against the presence of federal law enforcement officers and racial inequality in Portland, Oregon. Photo: REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

9) A federal officer pushes back demonstrators at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse in Portland, July 21. Photo: AP

10) Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler reacts after being exposed to tear gas fired by federal officers while attending a protest against police brutality and racial injustice in front of the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse, July 22. Photo: Getty Images

11) An officer from the New York Police Department is seen injured after attempting to detain a protester smearing paint on the Black Lives Matter mural outside of Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, July 18, 2020. Photo: Reuters

12) A Chicago police officer is blocked by activists as he attempts to make an arrest. Photograph: Tyler LaRiviere/AP

13) A worker washes the sidewalk to remove graffiti after police dismantled the “City Hall Autonomous Zone” that was in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Photo: Reuters

14) An Israeli police officer puts his knee on a demonstrator to make an arrest during a protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu outside his residence in Jerusalem. Photo: AP

15) U.S. President Donald Trump listens to a question from ABC News reporter Jonathan Karl he holds a coronavirus response news briefing at the White House in Washington. Photo: REUTERS/Leah Millis

16) U.S. President Donald Trump departs after addressing a coronavirus task force news briefing at the White House. Photo: REUTERS/Leah Millis

17) People pay their respects at a makeshift memorial at the base of a mural of civil rights hero John Lewis in Atlanta. Photograph: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images

18) Workers hung a black curtain over the Washington, D.C., office door of John Lewis, the Georgia lawmaker and civil-rights leader who died on July 17 at 80. Photo: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg News


19) White shoes are displayed during a demonstration by Registered Nurses and the National Nurses United (NNU) members, on behalf of healthcare workers nationwide who have passed away due to the coronavirus outbreak, during a protest on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photo: REUTERS/Tom Brenner

20) Shoppers who refused to wear masks shop at a Walmart store in Bradford, Pennsylvania. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

21) This photo, taken on July 19, 2020, shows the Guanyinge Temple, a 700-year old temple built on a rock, in the swollen Yangtze River in Wuhan, China. Heavy rains since June have left at least 141 people dead and missing, forced nearly 15 million people to be evacuated from their homes in July alone, and caused billions of dollars in economic losses, according to the government. Photo: AFP / Getty

22) In this photo released by MHI, an H-IIA rocket with United Arab Emirates’ Mars orbiter Hope lifts off from Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima, southern Japan. Photo: AP

23) Qantas cabin crew and ground staff sign the fuselage of a Boeing 747-400 before it leaves Sydney airport for the last time as it retires from service. Photograph: David Gray/Getty Images

24) An elderly couple with health conditions walks along Ipanema beach dressed in homemade spacesuits, made to give themselves extra protection against coronavirus. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

25) Ivanka Trump speaks to a driver in Washington D.C.  as she distributes food boxes to those in need as part of the Farmers to Families food box program. Photograph: Al Drago/Getty Images

26) A man wearing a protective face mask feeds a flock of pigeons at Bolivar Square in Bogota, Colombia, July 21, 2020. Photo: AP

27) A boy, clad in a face mask due to the COVID-19 pandemic, rides in a car with a goat just purchased at an animal market in the city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank. Photo: AFP

28) Movie-goers are spaced apart as they watch a movie in a newly reopened cinema in Hangzhou in eastern China’s Zhejiang province. Photo: AP

29) Socially distanced music fans watch a performance by rock band “Monster Truck” at a drive-in concert held in a parking lot on Toronto’s waterfront, in Toronto, Canada. Photo:  REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

30) A dog rides in the back of a convertible car in Tokyo.  Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images

31) Children play in a mud pool during the Online Boryeong Mud Festival at their home during a live streaming event, in Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. Photo: REUTERS/Heo Ran

Photos of the Week (07/19/20)


A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) President Donald Trump wears a mask while visiting Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Photo: REUTERS/Tasos Katopodis

2) Former attorney general Jeff Sessions delivers his concession speech next to his wife, Mary (left), in Mobile, Alabama, July 14. Sessions lost the Republican nomination for his old Senate seat to former college football coach Tommy Tuberville. Photo: AP

3) Ghislaine Maxwell appears via video link during her arraignment hearing where she was denied bail for her role aiding Jeffrey Epstein to recruit and eventually abuse minor girls, in Manhattan Federal Court, in New York. Photo: REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg

4) A New York City Police Department (NYPD) officer stands guard where a “Black Lives Matter” mural was vandalized with red paint along 5th Avenue outside Trump Tower in Manhattan. Photo: REUTERS/Mike Segar

5) A Black Lives Matter protester and NYPD officers scuffle during a demonstration on the Brooklyn Bridge, July 15. Photo: AP

6) People look at a statue of a Black Lives Matter protester by British artist Marc Quinn erected in the spot once occupied by the statue of a slave trader in the English city of Bristol. Photo: AP

7) Reverend Sylvester Edwards, President of the Terre Haute NAACP, kneels as other protestors hold signs near the Federal Correctional Complex, Terre Haute, to show their opposition to the death penalty and execution of Daniel Lewis Lee, who is convicted in the killing of three members of an Arkansas family in 1996, and would be the first federal execution in 17 years, in Terre Haute, Indiana.  Photo: REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

8) A woman covers boxes containing human remains before a prayer service at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, held to bless the ashes of Mexicans who died during the outbreak of the coronavirus but could not have a funeral Mass or burial, in Manhattan, New York. Photo: REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

9) A crematorium worker sweeps the ashes of a person who died from COVID-19 into an urn at the San Isidro crematorium in Mexico City, July 15. The crematorium is receiving 20 bodies a day; before the pandemic, it received an average of five per day. Photo: Getty Images

10) A priest wearing a protective face mask listens to a confession behind a folding screen, outdoors at Sagrada Familia church, during the start of gradual reopening of religious activities in Mexico City. Photo: REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

11) Family and friends of Myron Wagner, 82, visit him from outside Bethany Retirement Living, as they practice social distancing in Fargo, North Dakota. Photo: REUTERS/Dan Koeck

12) This photo, taken on July 15, 2020, shows residents riding a boat past a damaged and flood-affected house near Poyang Lake due to torrential rains in Poyang County, Shangrao city, in China’s central Jiangxi province. Photo: AFP / Getty

13) Customers eat lunch at a restaurant that set up tables in a stream in Kampung Kemensah, on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on July 14, 2020. Photo: Mohd Rasfan / AFP / Getty

14) A drone photo shows water buffaloes and their shepherd cooling off in a river after grazing in a pasture in Mus, Turkey, on July 13, 2020. Photo: Yahya Sezgin / Anadolu Agency / Getty

15) Juice, a pit bull, is cared for by (from left) Christian Kjaer, Amanda Howland, and Dr. Gabe Rosa at a mobile veterinary service for pets in Skid Row in Los Angeles, July 13. Photo: Getty Images

16) A woman wearing a face mask has her hair curled by special equipment at a beauty salon in Bangkok, Thailand, on July 12, 2020. Photo: Mladen Antonov / AFP / Getty

17) Johnny Depp arrives at the high court in London to give evidence in his libel case against the publishers of the Sun and its executive editor, Dan Wootton. The actor is suing News Group Newspapers (NGN) over an article that called him a ‘wife beater’ and referred to ‘overwhelming evidence’ that he attacked Amber Heard during their relationship. He strenuously denies the claims.  Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA

18) One-year-old Ryleigh Boyd grabs the face of Berekely County Sheriff’s Deputy William Kimbro during a roundtable discussion on law enforcement hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump in the East Room of the White House in Washington, July 13, 2020. Photo: Reuters

19) Visitors withstand a strong gust of wind created by Marine One as they watch the helicopter ascend with U.S. President Donald Trump aboard departing for travel to Atlanta, Georgia from the South Lawn at the White House. Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Barria

20) People are drenched by sea spray thrown up by huge swells as a cold front moves in over Cape Town, South Africa. Photo: Reuters

21) Fireworks explode above the Eiffel Tower as part of the annual Bastille Day celebrations in Paris, France, July 14, 2020. Photo: AFP

22) Airplanes of the Scandinavian Airshow draw a heart in the sky, above the Turning Torso building, in Malmo, Sweden. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency


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Photos of the Week (07/12/20)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Red, white and blue lights illuminate the White House during the “Salute to America” event held to celebrate Fourth of July Independence Day in Washington. Photo:  REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger

2) Red and blue smoke is fired at the Ellipse of the White House during the “Salute to America” event held to celebrate Fourth of July Independence Day in Washington. Photo: REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger

3) People wear face masks and undergo mandatory temperature checks before entering the pier in Cocoa Beach, Florida, on July 4. Photo: Getty Images

4) Beachgoers gather at Coney Island on July 4. Photo: Reuters

5) People fill the beach at Coney Island, New York City. Photo: AP

6) People participate in the Independence Day parade in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, on July 4. Photo: Getty Images

7) People select fireworks for purchase from a vendor in Orlando on July 4. Photo: Getty Images

8) U.S. President Donald Trump holds a joint declaration he signed with Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington. Photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

9) Dr. Joseph Varon (center) notifies the family of a patient who died inside the coronavirus unit at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, July 6. Photo: AP

10) Drones fly over the Han river showing messages to support the country as measures to avoid the spread of the coronavirus continue, in Seoul, South Korea, July 4, 2020. Photo: Yonhap via REUTERS

11) Danish police officers take pictures of the base of the “Little Mermaid” statue in Copenhagen after it was vandalized. Photo: Getty Images

12) A private security member tries to detain a protester while putting zip ties on a barricade outside the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey during a protest against racial inequality in St Louis, Missouri, July 3, 2020. The McCloskeys had waved guns at protesters earlier in the week during a June 28 protest that called for police reforms. Photo: REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant

13) In the Gaza Strip, Samih Kaeden marks a calendar which shows the number of days left to meet his son who has been detained for 17 years in an Israeli prison. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

14) Two Palestinian girls — part of a team of people with amputations, some of whom lost limbs in an Israeli fire — attend a soccer training session arranged by the International Committee of the Red Cross for the first time after COVID-19 restrictions were eased in the central Gaza Strip, July 7. Photo: Reuters

15) A child is seen in a window at a public housing tower along Racecourse Road that was placed under lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak in Melbourne, Australia, July 6, 2020. AAP Image/James Ross/via REUTERS

16) A Reuters photographer holds a picture of a reveler sprinting in front of a bull during the first running of the bulls at the San Fermin Festival, taken last summer, in front of an empty street, during the second day of the San Fermin Festival, which was canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak, in Pamplona, Spain, on July 7, 2020.  Photo: Jon Nazca / Reuters

17) Brides wearing their wedding dresses stage a protest against the postponement of their marriages due to the strict protocol for all religious ceremonies within the coronavirus pandemic, by the Trevi Fountain in Rome, on June 7, 2020. Their placards read “give us back the freedom to celebrate,” “church doors closed to wedding,” “a dream limited by restrictions,” and “unrestricted marriage.” Photo: Tiziana Fabi / AFP / Getty

18) Girls wearing face shields wait for their parents to enter the zoo on the outskirts of Quito, Ecuador, on July 8, 2020. The zoo is reopening but with strict new social distancing protocols for visitors, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Photo: Dolores Ochoa / AP

19) Beefeaters officially reopen the Tower of London after three months in lockdown, opening the gate and lowering the drawbridge. Photograph: Jill Mead/The Guardian

20) Visitors take pictures of the painting “Mona Lisa” (La Joconde) by Leonardo da Vinci at the Louvre museum in Paris as the museum reopens its doors to the public after an almost four-month closure due to the coronavirus outbreak in France. Photo: REUTERS/Charles Platiau

21) Current world record holder Joey Chestnut and current women’s champion Miki Sudo pose for a picture during the official weigh-in ceremony for the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest, in New York. Photo: REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

22) Two lightning bolts frame the One World Trade Center as they hit the Hudson River in front of the skyline of lower Manhattan in New York City, during a thunderstorm on July 6, 2020, as seen from Jersey City, New Jersey.  Photo: Gary Hershorn / Getty

23) A species of unrivalled variety, sharks find themselves threatened around the world by overfishing, microplastics and habitat loss. Dwarf lantern sharks are 6 to 8 inches long, rarely seen and live in very deep waters, mostly around the Caribbean. They were only discovered in 1964. Photograph: Chip Clark/Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution

24) Osprey chicks that hatched at Loch Arkaig pine forest in the Highlands, Scotland about five weeks ago achieve fame on a live-stream nest camera during lockdown. The chicks, which are barely five weeks old, have been watched by over 250,000 viewers around the world. Photograph: Lewis Pate/WTML/PA

25) Jasper, an 8-month-old koala joey, is weighed on a scale at the Sydney Zoo, July 8. Photo: WireImage

26) Villagers use nets to catch offerings thrown by Tenggerese worshippers during the Yadnya Kasada Festival at the crater of Mount Bromo in Probolinggo, East Java, Indonesia. As part of the festival, offerings of rice, fruit, vegetables and flowers are thrown into the volcano to appease the mountain gods. Photo: Getty Images

27) Guests pose inside teardrop-shaped tents hanging from trees, created by the Dutch artist, Dre Wapenaar, offering an unusual accommodation for tourists in the Belgian countryside, near Borgloon, Belgium, on July 7, 2020.  Photo: Francois Lenoir / Reuters

28) Visitors look at statues illustrating the fate of people who do bad deeds in a garden depicting a Buddhist version of Hell, at the Wat Saeng Suk temple in the Thai coastal province of Chonburi, on July 9, 2020.  Photo: Lillian Suwanrumpha / AFP / Getty. Another look. Photo: AFP


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Photos of the Week (06/28/20)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Protesters Tuesday night wrapped chains around “Forward,” the bronze statue of a woman located at the State Street corner of Capitol Square in Madison, and pulled her down around 10:45 p.m. The sculpture is a replica of a Jean Pond Miner sculpture cast in 1893 and installed in the Capitol in 1895 that was designed as an allegory for devotion and progress, the embodiment of her home state. Photo: Emily Hamer, WI State Journal

2) Protesters attach a chain to the statue of President Andrew Jackson to pull down in the middle of Lafayette Park outside the White House as someone throws a roll of toilet paper during racial inequality protests in Washington, D.C., June 22, 2020. Photo: Reuters

3) Protesters clash with U.S. Park Police after some attempted to pull down the statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square on June 22, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Photo: Tasos Katopodis / Getty

4) A demonstrator kneels as Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies prepare to fire pepper balls, flash-bangs and rubber bullets in a protest against the death of 18-year-old Andres Guardado and racial injustice, in Compton, California. Photo: REUTERS/Ringo Chiu

5) Less than two months after Fincantieri Marinette Marine landed a monumental frigate contract, President Donald Trump spoke to an estimated several hundred workers and invitees in an outside area that normally is used for modular assembly. It was the first time a sitting president has been in Marinette, WI. On April 30, the Department of Defense awarded a $795 million contract to build the first-in-class guided-missile frigates (FFGx) for the U.S. Navy, with an option for nine additional ships. The contract could be worth up to $5.5 billion and construction could continue for 15 years if all the options are exercised. Photo: Marinette Eagle Herald

6) The LCS Cooperstown is filled Thursday with some of the workers who built the ship at Fincanctieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, WI.  “We’re here today to celebrate a resounding victory for all of you, for Wisconsin, for the United States military,” Trump said. “Our entire nation is very proud of Wisconsin. Not long ago the future of this historic shipyard was looking — can I use the word bleak? — yes, it was bleak. It was down to 44 people and was getting ready to close up. And then a lot of good things came out. (FMM) is the mainstay of your community by far.”

Trump said the new contract will benefit FMM’s current 1,500 employees, and enable it to hire 1,000 more workers, along with triggering an estimated 9,000 new jobs through the Wisconsin supply chain.

“It’s one of the biggest contracts you’ve ever seen in the state,” he said. Photo: Marinette Eagle Herald.

7) Tomika Miller weeps over her husband Rayshard Brooks as his coffin is closed at the conclusion of his public viewing at Ebenezer baptist church. Brooks, 27, died on 12 June after being shot by a police officer in a Wendy’s parking lot in Atlanta. Photograph: Curtis Compton/AP

8) People look on as an image of Harriet Tubman is projected on the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia. Photo: REUTERS/Jay Paul

9) Black gun owners take part in a rally in support of the second amendment in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Photo: REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant

10) A retired Butte County sheriff’s office deputy teaches gun safety to a nine year-old at a summer camp in New Mexico. Photograph: Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal/ZUMA/Rex/Shutterstock

11) President Donald Trump speaks to the media as he participates in a ceremony commemorating the 200th mile of border wall at the international border with Mexico in San Luis, Arizona, on June 23, 2020. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

12) President Donald Trump looks at a plaque after signing it as he participates in a ceremony commemorating the 200th mile of border wall at the international border with Mexico in San Luis, Arizona, on June 23, 2020. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

13) Doves are released during a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Korean War, near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Cheorwon, South Korea. Photo: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

14) The remains of 147 South Korean soldiers, killed in the Korean War, are returned home after a ceremony at Pearl Harbor.  Photo: Daily Defense News/ZUMA/REX/Shutterstock

15) A damaged building is seen after an earthquake in Mexico City, Mexico June 23. The building had already been damaged in a 2017 earthquake. Photo: REUTERS/ Carlos Jasso

16) Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI gestures at the Munich Airport before his departure to Rome. Former Pope Benedict traveled to his native Germany last week to visit his ailing older brother. Photo: Sven Hoppe/Pool via REUTERS

17) People maintain social distance as they ride a roller coaster at Worlds of Fun Amusement Park on June 22, 2020, in Kansas City, Missouri. The park opened Monday with limited hours and reduced capacity in an attempt to stem the spread of the coronavirus as businesses continue to return to normal operations. Photo: Charlie Riedel / AP

18) A visitor admires the view from the Eiffel Tower during a partial reopening as France eases lockdown measures.  Photograph: Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images

19) Swiss acrobat Ramon Kathriner performs with the “Wheel of The Death” during the Glacier 3000 Air show, an event marking the reopening of the Alpine facilities above Les Diablerets following the lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Photo: AFP

20) A girl observes a partial solar eclipse on the Mahanakhon Skywalk Glass Tray at the King Power Mahanakhon building in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

21) An image of Marilyn Monroe is created using different varieties of rice in a paddy field in China’s north-eastern Liaoning province. Photo:  AFP/Getty Images

Photos of the Week (06/21/20)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) President Trump arrives for his rally on Saturday in Tulsa. Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

2) Trump supporters cheer for the President at a rally Saturday in Tulsa. Photos: AP

3) “Five months from now we’re going to defeat Sleepy Joe Biden,” Trump said before mocking former Vice President Joe Biden by suggesting that Biden often doesn’t know what state he’s campaigning in. Photo: AP

4) Trump points to his shoe as he explains his care descent down a ramp earlier this month after a speech at West Point. Trump said the reason he was so careful walking down the ramp was that he was wearing “leather bottom shoes” and worried that he might slip due to the lack of traction. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

5) Tulsa Police officers arrest a protester for trespassing after she entered the safety barricade of President Donald Trump’s campaign rally Saturday June 20, 2020. Photo: Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP

6) President Donald Trump listens to applause after signing an executive order on police reform during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, June 16, 2020. The order encourages police departments to employ the latest standards for use of force, improve information sharing so that officers with poor records are not hired without their backgrounds being known, and add social workers to law enforcement responses to non-violent cases involving drug addiction and homelessness, officials said. Civil-rights groups and top Democrats, including former Vice President Joe Biden, said the order was insufficient. Photo: REUTERS/Leah Millis

7) Protesters surround the police-headquarters building while demonstrating against police brutality and calling for the firing of the police officers involved in the hit-and-run of several protesters the night before, on June 14, 2020, in Richmond, Virginia. Photo: Eze Amos / Getty

8) In this aerial photo, the Wendy’s restaurant that was set on fire by demonstrators after Rayshard Brooks was killed is seen on June 17, 2020, in Atlanta, Georgia. The site has become a place of remembrance for Brooks, who was killed by police while fleeing, after a struggle during a field sobriety test in the Wendy’s parking lot. Photo: Joe Raedle / Getty

9) A sign language interpreter raises her middle fingers as the crowd repeats the chant ‘Fuck Trump’ during the Pride Liberation March, an event highlighting the Black Lives Matter movement within the LGBTQ community in Denver. Photograph: Kevin Mohatt/Reuters

10) A Black Lives Matter protester photographed carrying a white man – assumed to be a far-right counterprotester – to safety when demonstrations descended into violence in London last weekend said he chose to step up, rather than let the man be pummeled by the crowd, “to stop someone from being killed.” Photo: FOX News

11) Kathy Boyum (L) is hugged by Jeffrey Edwards during a reconciliation revival, part of an event to mark Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas, two years after the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves elsewhere in the United States, amid nationwide protests against racial inequality in Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 19, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Eric Miller

12) Joseph Fons holds a Pride flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building after the court ruled that LGBTQ people cannot be disciplined or fired based on their sexual orientation, in Washington, D.C., on June 15, 2020. Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty

13) People drive down the main road in Grand Teton National Park on June 13, 2020, outside Jackson, Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park is in the process of a phased reopening after the coronavirus shutdown, with many of the trails and roads open but the visitor centers, hotels, and restaurants still closed. Photo: George Frey / Getty

14) People exercise at Inspire South Bay Fitness behind plastic sheets in their workout pods, while observing social distancing, on June 15, 2020, in Redondo Beach, California, as the gym reopens  under California’s coronavirus Phase 3 reopening guidelines. Photo: Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty

15) North Andover residents hold up pink cards to vote on an issue on a high-school football field during the annual town meeting, while maintaining social distancing, on June 16, 2020, in North Andover, Massachusetts. It was the first-ever outdoor town meeting since North Andover was established in 1646. Photo: Elise Amendola / AP

16) Merlin Coles 3, watches the Royal Ascot on TV at home while sitting on his horse Mr Glitter Sparkles with his dog Mistress, as horse racing resumed behind closed doors after the coronavirus outbreak, in Bere Regis, Britain, June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Paul Childs

Photos of the Week (06/14/20)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, and other members of Congress, kneel and observe a moment of silence at the Capitol’s Emancipation Hall, on Capitol Hill in Washington, reading the names of George Floyd and others who’ve died during police interaction. Photo: AP

2) People watch as a horse-drawn hearse containing the remains of George Floyd passes by during a funeral procession on June 9, 2020, in Houston, Texas. Photo: Joe Raedle / Getty

3) The casket carrying the body of George Floyd is brought inside before a memorial at Cape Fear Conference B headquarters in Raeford, North Carolina.  Photo: Ed Clemente/Pool via REUTERS

4) Members of the Texas South University police department pause by the casket of George Floyd during a funeral service at the Fountain of Praise church, in Houston, Texas. Photo: Reuters

5) A man falls after being shot by a driver who tried to drive through a protest against racial inequality in Seattle, Washington, June 7, 2020. Photo: Reuters

6) A man exits a vehicle with a gun as a man is attended by medics after being shot by a driver who tried to drive through a protest against racial inequality in Seattle, Washington, on June 7, 2020. Photo: Lindsey Wasson / Reuters

7) Martin Gugino, a 75-year-old protester, lays on the ground after he was shoved by two Buffalo police officers during a protest against the death of George Floyd in Niagara Square in Buffalo, New York, June 4, 2020. Two Buffalo tactical unit officers face felony assault charges for pushing Gugino when he approached a line of officers in riot gear. One officer pushes him with a baton and a second one with his hand. Gugino falls backward to the pavement, a crack is heard and blood trickles from his head as officers walk by his still body. Gugino told USA Today that he was out of intensive care at the hospital and believed he would recover. Photo: Jamie Quinn/Handout via REUTERS

8) People walk among an art installation of headstones bearing the names of people killed by police near the site of the arrest of George Floyd in Minneapolis.  Photo: REUTERS/Eric Miller

9) George Floyd’s brother, Philonise Floyd, reacts during the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing on “Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability” on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photo: Michael Reynolds/Pool via REUTERS

10) State Patrol officers stand guard as employees of Twin Cities Transport and Recovery work to clear the toppled statue of Christopher Columbus on the Minnesota State Capitol Grounds in St Paul, Minnesota. Photo: REUTERS/Nicholas Pfosi

11) A statue depicting Christopher Columbus is seen with its head removed at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park on June 10, 2020, in Boston, Massachusetts. The statue was beheaded overnight and is scheduled to be removed by the City of Boston. Photo: Tim Bradbury / Getty

12) Teachers try to prevent a hug between Wendy Otin, 6, and Oumou Salam Niang, 6, as they meet on the first day of school after the lockdown, at a primary school in Barcelona, Spain. Photo: AP

Photos of the Week (06/07/20)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) President Donald Trump pumps his fist toward police as he walks between lines of riot police in Lafayette Park across from the White House while walking to St John’s Church for a photo opportunity during ongoing protests in the wake of the death of George Floyd, at the White House in Washington. Photo: REUTERS/Tom Brenner

2) President Trump walks past graffiti during a to visit St. John’s Episcopal Church across from the White House. Photo: REUTERS/Tom Brenner

3) U.S. President Donald Trump holds up a Bible as he stands in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church across from the White House after walking there for a photo opportunity during ongoing protests over racial inequality in the wake of the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody, at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Tom Brenner TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

4) Military personnel walked into the secured White House area ahead of a protest Saturday against racial inequality in reaction to the killing in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd. Photo: Lucas jackson/Reuters

5) Nihad Hall, center, of Reston, Va., protested with daughters Sireen, 13, left, and Yasmeen, 16, near the White House Saturday, as demonstrations continue over the killing of George Floyd May 25 while in police custody. The four Minneapolis police officers who were arresting him were fired and have been charged in his killing. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press

6) Demonstrators passed the U.S. Capitol Saturday during a protest against the killings and abuse of black Americans by police. Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

7) Law enforcement personnel stand guard on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, June 2. Photo: Courtesy of James Harnett/Social Media via REUTERS

8) Terrence Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, reacts at a makeshift memorial honoring his brother at the spot where he was taken into custody, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo:  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

9) Philonise Floyd, brother of George Floyd, is surrounded by family members as he speaks at a protest rally against his brother’s death, in Houston, Texas, June 2. Photo: REUTERS/Adrees Latif

10) Police officers embrace with demonstrators during a protest in Manhattan, New York, June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

11) Police officers link arms and march with protesters in Denver, Colorado, June 1, 2020. Photo: PENDLETON SWIFT/via REUTERS

12) In Louisville, a protester talks to a police officer at a demonstration following the killing of George Floyd. Photograph: Amy Harris/Rex/Shutterstock

13) A demonstrator offers flowers to a National Guardsman outside the office of Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey during a protest June 3, 2020, over the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by police in Minneapolis. Photo: AP

14) A demonstrator throws a brick at a sheriff van during a protest in St. Louis, Missouri, June 1, 2020, against the death of African American man George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody. Photo: Reuters

15) Protesters loot shops in Santa Monica, California, May 31, 2020, during a demonstration over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. Photo: AFP

16) A broken Statue of Liberty figure lies in a pile of shattered glass outside a looted souvenir shop after a night of protest on June 2, 2020, in Manhattan. Photo: Johannes Eisele / AFP / Getty

17) A protester and a police officer clash near Downing Street in London during a Black Lives Matter protest following the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody in Minneapolis. Photo: REUTERS/Toby Melville

18) A tanker truck drives into thousands of protesters marching on 35W north bound highway during a protest against the death of George Floyd, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters

19) Police detain CBS reporter Katie Nielsen during a rally in Oakland, California, June 1. Photo: REUTERS/Stephen Lam

20) Adam Neves, 6, holds a sign during a rally following the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Boston, Massachusetts, June 1. Photo: REUTERS/Brian Snyder

21) Saks Fifth Avenue is seen closed and boarded up in midtown Manhattan. Photo: REUTERS/Mike Segar

22) A child carrying a small broom walks past a line of National Guard members deployed to Bellevue Square, as community members clean up after looting and vandalism that occurred in downtown Bellevue, Washington, June 1, 2020. Photo: Reuters

23) Lucia Curatolo-Boylan, a mother of four children, ages 4 to 10, in New York City public schools, says she hasn’t had enough time to work with her 4-year-old daughter, Mara Jane Boylan, on top, because the schoolwork of two of her older children requires so much supervision. Preliminary research suggests students nationwide will return to school in the fall with roughly 70% of learning gains in reading relative to a typical school year, and less than 50% in math, according to projections by NWEA, an Oregon-based nonprofit that provides research to help educators tailor instruction. It expects a greater learning loss for minority and low-income children who have less access to technology, and for families more affected by the economic downturn. Photo: Kevin Hagen for The Wall Street Journal

24) Visitors admire the Sistine Chapel as the Vatican Museum reopened, in Rome, Italy. Photo: AP

25) A 5G K9 robot distributes hand sanitizer to visitors at a shopping mall in Bangkok as sectors of the economy reopen following restrictions to halt the spread of the coronavirus, June 4. Photo: Getty Images

26) Children sit at individual desks during a lesson at the Harris Primary Academy Shortlands school in London, June 4. As part of COVID-19 lockdown measures, the schools have taught smaller pods of students to help maintain social distancing. Photo: Getty Images

27) A group of bison and their calves walk on the road as the Montana gates to Yellowstone National Park opened for day trips on June 1, 2020, in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. The park’s Montana entrances opened as the state entered the second phase of lifting lockdown measures imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: William Campbell / Getty

28) In Cyprus, open-mouthed swallow chicks demand food from their nest in the roof of an outside terrace in the city. Swallows migrate to the island in early spring, where they reproduce, then leave in late autumn for the warmer African countries. Photograph: Katia Christodoulou/EPA

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

Photos of the Week (05/24/20)

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) President Donald Trump addresses a ceremony honoring veterans ahead of the Memorial Day holiday at the White House in Washington, May 22, 2020. Photo:  REUTERS/Leah Millis

2) A veteran from AMVETS (America Veterans) who is participating in “Rolling to Remember: Honoring our Nation’s Veterans and POW/MIA” salutes President Donald Trump with a thrust fist as he rolls past the president, watching from the Blue Room Balcony of the White House, during a ceremony honoring veterans ahead of the Memorial Day holiday at the White House in Washington, May 22, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Leah Millis

3) A veteran from AMVETS (America Veterans) who is participating in the “Rolling to Remember: Honoring our Nation’s Veterans and POW/MIA” event rides past as President Donald Trump watches from the Blue Room Balcony of the White House during a ceremony honoring veterans ahead of the Memorial Day holiday at the White House in Washington, May 22, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Leah Millis

4) Actor Robert Hammond Patrick Jr stands with veterans prior to President Donald Trump hosting a ceremony honoring veterans going into the Memorial Day weekend at the White House in Washington, May 22, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Leah Millis

5) Members of the U.S. Army Old Guard place small American flags in front of the headstones of U.S. service members buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, May 21, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Tom Brenner

6) Cub Scout Colten Short, 10, of Arlington, salutes a grave after fixing a flag in front of a headstone ahead of the Memorial Day weekend at West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery in Memphis, Tennessee, May 19, 2020. Max Gersh/The Commercial Appeal/USA TODAY NETWORK via REUTERS

7) Margot Bloch stands in a line of fake body bags while holding flowers during a funeral procession demonstration for COVID-19 victims, outside of the White House in Washington, May 20, 2020. Photo: Reuters

8) The body of Valnir Mendes da Silva lays on the sidewalk of the Arara favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 17, 2020. When Silva complained that he could not breathe, locals said they called an ambulance for him, but he died before it arrived. His body lay on the sidewalk for 30 hours, according to relatives and neighbors. Although they may never be sure, they suspect the 62-year-old was an uncounted victim of the coronavirus outbreak tearing through Rio’s marginalized communities and stretching public services past their limits. Photo: REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

9) Police officers ask people to keep their distance in front of Les Invalides in Paris on May 21 as France eases lockdown measures taken to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Photo: Getty Images

10) People crowd Bournemouth beach on a hot day in Dorset, England, May 20. Photo: Getty Images

11) Residents jump off a bridge while swimming, paddle boarding, and kayaking in Barton Creek in Austin, Texas, on May 20, 2020. Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that bars, wine tasting rooms, bowling alleys, skating rinks, bingo halls, aquariums, and equestrian events will be allowed to open on May 22, despite a surge in confirmed coronavirus cases in the state. Photo: Tom Pennington / Getty Images

12) People wait in line to go to the Long Branch beach, as New Jersey beaches reopen ahead of the Memorial Day weekend following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease, in Long Branch, New Jersey. Photo: Reuters

13) Two women sunbathe on a grassy slope at Brooklyn Bridge Park during the coronavirus outbreak, on May 17, 2020, in New York. Photo: Kathy Willens / AP

14) A visitor walks through the miniature theme park Madurodam after its reopening following the coronavirus outbreak in The Hague, Netherlands, on May 18, 2020. Photo: Bart Maat / ANP / AFP / Getty

15) The city’s landmark Eiffel Tower is seen through unmown grass along the Trocadero Fountains on May 20, 2020 in Paris, France. Photo: Alain Jocard / AFP / Getty

16) Kady Heard performs a burlesque routine during a drive-thru theater performance at the Majestic Repertory Theatre in Las Vegas on May 16, 2020. The theater held interactive performances for people in their cars as they sold masks to raise money, while closed during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: John Locher / AP

17) Dolphins perform during a preparation period at the Aquarium of Genoa, Liguria. The aquarium is set to reopen on May 28 after over two months of being closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP

18) A man wearing a face mask and a cardboard house on his head with text that reads, in Spanish, “stay at home,” walks on the seafront in Montevideo, Uruguay, on May 20, 2020. Photo: Matilde Campodonico / AP

19) Tents are pitched to help slow the spread of the coronavirus at a sanctioned homeless encampment next to San Francisco City Hall on May 19. Photo: Reuters

20) Signs reading “no job, no rent” hang from the windows of an apartment building in Washington DC, on May 20. Photo: AP

21) Coronavirus patients George Gilbert and his wife, Domneva Gilbert, hold hands during a short visit. They are being treated in different areas at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, England, where they are both part of the TACTIC-R trial, on May 21. Photo: AP

22) Carolyn Ellis (right) hugs her mother, Susan Watts, using the “hug glove” that Carolyn and her husband, Andrew, created as a Mother’s Day gift, in Guelph, Canada, on May 16. Photo: Getty Images

23) Varsha Thebo attends her online graduation ceremony in her bedroom at the International Student House where she resides at Georgetown University, in Washington, DC, May 15. Photo: Getty Images

24) George Washington University graduate Catalina Perez receives a paper copy of her diploma from neighbor Paula Lytle at a surprise graduation party in Washington, DC, May 17. Photo: Reuters

25) Ethan Brown, a graduating senior from Buckeye Union High School, celebrates during a drive-thru graduation ceremony on the race track at Phoenix Raceway in Avondale, Arizona, May 16. Photo: AP

26) A child delivers candy to graduating seniors during a Class of 2020 parade in Wantagh, New York, May 15. Photo: Getty Images

27) A picture of a student is seen on a tablet that is placed on a robot during an event called “cyber-graduation” at a school at Taguig in Manila, Philippines. Photo: AP

28) Dexter Griffin, 9, of Foxborough, plants a flag outside of Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, on May 21, 2020. The Patriots Foundation partnered with the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund to plant 2,552 flags in honor of veterans from Foxborough who have lost their lives defending the country since the Revolutionary War. Photo: Maddie Meyer / Getty Images

29) Ford Executive Chair William Clay Ford Jr. and President Donald Trump tour the Ford Rawsonville Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on May 21. Photo: Getty Images

30) President Donald Trump holds a protective face mask with a presidential seal on it that he said he had been wearing earlier in his tour at the Ford Rawsonville Components Plant that is manufacturing ventilators, masks and other medical supplies during the coronavirus pandemic in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Photo: REUTERS/Leah Millis

31) A man walks across a washed-out road in Sanford, Michigan, on May 21, after the area saw heavy flooding and damage from heavy rains. Photo: Getty Images

32) A woman uses a kayak to examine the damage at homes in her neighborhood on Oakridge Road on Wixom Lake in Beaverton, Michigan. Quickly rising water has overtaken dams and forced the about 10,000 people from their homes in central Michigan. Photo: Midland Daily News

33) Rose-ringed parakeets in a forest in Kathmandu. Nepal is a favored breeding destination for the migratory birds. More than 900 bird species have been spotted in the country. Photograph: Narendra Shrestha/EPA

34) A Eurasian hoopoe captured in flight while feeding its chicks at the entrance of their nest in a hole in a tree, in Gyeonggi province, South Korea.  Photograph: Jeon Heon-kyun/EPA

35) A man sits with a pelican in St James’s Park, London, Britain. Photo: REUTERS/John Sibley


Scenes from opening night of drive-in theater at Ballpark Commons here in Franklin