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A soldier from the 3rd Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," places flags at grave sites during the "Flags-In" ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. An American flag was placed one foot in front of more than 220,000 graves in the cemetery to mark Memorial Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEWEL SAMAD / AFP/Getty Images

A jogger runs underneath the Santa Monica Pier, where the beach was rated in the top 10 worst-polluted "Beach Bummers" along with two other Los Angeles County beaches.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen gather before graduation ceremonies in Annapolis, Md. U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is scheduled to deliver the commencement address to the 1,068 commissioned graduates.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Wilson / Getty Images North America

Ashley Wilson, left, and Lindsay Vandermay celebrate after saying their vows during a same-sex wedding conducted in Philadelphia during a ceremony atop the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps just after midnight on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joseph Kaczmarek / Associated Press

Ukrainian presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko gives a speech during an election campaign trip to the northern Ukrainian city of Chernigiv. Ukraine's glamorous but polarizing ex-premier Tymoshenko was triumphantly released from prison during the pro-Western uprising in Kiev but is now a long shot in on the Sunday presidential ballot due to mistrust of the corruption-stained old guard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER PROKOPENKO / AFP/Getty Images

A resident looks out from the gates of his house pierced by shrapnel during night combat between Ukrainian troops and armed pro-Russian militants in the village of Semenovka, near the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VIKTOR DRACHEV / AFP/Getty Images

A worker cleans the floor at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Old City of Jerusalem. Pope Francis is due to make his first visit to the Holy Land as pontiff and will visit both the West Bank and Israel on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lior Mizrahi / Getty Images

Catholic pilgrims wait with candles to enter to the Grotto in the Church of Nativity, believed to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, two days before Pope Francis is to hold Sunday Mass there.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP/Getty Images

Afghan soldiers take positions outside the Indian consulate during a gun battle with attackers in Herat, Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JALIL REZAYEE / EPA

A man waves a giant national flag at Democracy Monument as the site of months of anti-government protests is cleaned up a day after the Thai army seized power in Bangkok, Thailand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT / AFP/Getty Images

A light show called "Vivid" is performed on the Sydney Opera House in Australia. "Vivid" is a major outdoor cultural event featuring light installations and projections running through June 9.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER PARKS / AFP/Getty Images

Cyclists pedal in the countryside during the 13th stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race, from Fossano to Rivarolo Canavese, Italy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fabio Ferrari / Associated Press

Rudy Coronado, center, the father of three girls allegedly killed by their mother, is comforted during a vigil in West Carson. Neighbors say he was working on a pickup truck across the street when the killings occurred. The three sisters were Sophia, 3, Yazmine, 2, and Xenia, 2 months.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Eddie Larsen, who lives nearby, stops by a vigil in West Carson for three young girls who were allegedly slain by their mother.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

LAPD Sgt. Jose Alvarez, left, and LAPD Sgt. Richard Duran, right, escort the wife and children of fallen comrade Nicholas Lee at the 45th annual L.A. County Peace Officers Memorial at the sheriff's training academy in Whittier. Lee's family members are daughter Kendall, 6, second from left, wife Cathy, and daughter Jalen, 11. Lee, an officer with the Hollywood Division, was killed on March 7, when an out-of-control cement truck collided with his patrol car in Beverly Hills.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Traffic streams through the Sepulveda Pass on the 405 Freeway that connects the Westside to the San Fernando Valley on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A pedestrian runs for safety when a hailstorm hits downtown Colorado Springs, Colo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christian Murdock / The Gazette

Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura stretches in an attempt to catch a deflected ball hit by Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward in the third inning of a game at Turner Field in Atlanta. Heyward was credited with a single on the play and Segura remained in the game after a brief injury delay.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ERIK S. LESSER / EPA

Spanish matador Jimenez Fortes is gored by a bull during a San Isidro Feria bullfight at the Las Ventas bullring in Madrid on Tuesday. Half-ton fighting bulls skewered or trampled all three matadors in an extraordinary upset at the bullring, forcing the entire spectacle to be canceled.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRINGER / AFP

Maasai elder Jeremiah Saitabao holds a smoking torch during a tutorial for younger Maasai men at the Suswa caves. Maasai pray in the caves, which they believe to be sacred, during ceremonies and for the sick. Saitabao teaches Maasai youth about the area and its traditions in the hope that they will keep practices alive.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL DE SOUZA / AFP

A pro-Russian fighter takes a photo with his cellphone after a mortar bomb hit a cafe during fighting between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian militants at a military checkpoint outside Slovyansk, Ukraine, early Thursday. Three days before Ukraine holds a presidential vote, pro-Russia insurgents attacked the checkpoint, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 30 others in the deadliest raid yet in weeks of fighting.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rafael Yaghobzadeh / Associated Press

French actress Marion Cotillard poses as she arrives for the screening of the film "L'Homme Qu'on Aimait Trop (In the Name of My Daughter)" at the 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LOIC VENANCE / AFP

Residents walk amid fumes as workers from Haiti's Ministry of Public Health and Population spray chemicals to exterminate mosquitoes in a neighborhood of Petion Ville in Port-au-Prince. A worker said the procedure should help prevent diseases such as chikungunya, dengue and malaria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP

Firefighters fold the National 9/11 Flag, patched together after it was retrieved from the rubble of the World Trade Center attack, at a ceremony marking the opening of the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Craig Ruttle / Associated Press

The National 9/11 Flag is carried by firefighters into the 9/11 Memorial Museum after a ceremony in New York.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Craig Ruttle / Associated Press

Media interview a neighbor on their porch in Hyde Park as police investigate the fatal shooting next door of April Jace, the wife of actor Michael Jace, who was arrested on suspicion of murder.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Park visitors walk under the Toontown tunnel at Disneyland, which raised admission prices this week to $96 for visitors 10 and older, up from $92.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Elizabeth Ramos, left, poses with Prism Garcia for a selfie before graduation at Cal State Long Beach on Tuesday. Ramos, a former cross-country competitor, nearly died after she was struck by a car in 2013 while running near campus and credited her parents for her recovery.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times

From left: Joy Payton, Amber Orion, Kate Potalivo and Viola Vetter listens to speakers during a marriage equality rally at City Hall in Philadelphia. A federal judge on Tuesday overturned Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yong Kim / Philadelphia Daily News

Matador David Mora is knocked to the ground by a bull during a bullfight of the San Isidro Feria at the Las Ventas bullring in Madrid. In an extraordinary upset, bulls gored or trampled all three matadors on the day's bill, forcing the entire spectacle to be cancelled.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

A child reaches out to touch water falling in a fountain outside the Kremlin in Moscow, where temperatures reached 82 degrees.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP/Getty Images

Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan arrives for the screening of the film "Deux Jours, Une Nuit" (Two Days, One Night) at the Cannes Film Festival in France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LOIC VENANCE / AFP/Getty Images

Dr. Darwish Khan examines 2-year-old Syrian refugee Mohammed Omar at a clinic in the town of Kab Elias in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Amnesty International says Syrian refugees in Lebanon are going without treatment for chronic illnesses like diabetes and cancer because of a shortfall in funding to care for them.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bilal Hussein / Associated Press

Soldiers from the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces celebrate after recapturing the Daldako area in Sudan's South Kordofan state, where ethnic minority rebels have been fighting government forces for three years in a conflict that the U.N. says has affected more than 1 million people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

Prisoners Lom-Ali Gaitukayev, Ibragim Makhmudov and Sergey Hadjikurbanov, accused of murder in the slaying of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, await the judge's verdict in a glass cage at the Moscow City Court. All three were found guilty, along with two other codefendants. Politkovskaya, 48, an investigative reporter known for her scathing attacks on Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and other high-level officials, was shot to death in the elevator of her apartment house in Moscow on Oct. 7, 2006.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pavel Golovkin / Los Angeles Times

A Malawian Electoral Commission official checks ballot stubs in Blantyre, Malawi. Polling stations in the African nation opened as much as 10 hours late Tuesday, sparking anger and speculation about the fairness of the vote that spilled over into violence, mirroring the country's volatile politics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP/Getty Images

New member of Parliament Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters party, wears a hard hat and overalls to show solidarity with coal miners as he arrives for the first sitting of South Africa's National Assembly since nationwide elections May 7. In the opening session, new members were sworn in and President Jacob Zuma was formally elected head of state.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Schalk van Zuydam / Associated Press

A boy in full face paint and costume participates in a procession during the Chandan Yatra festival in Puri, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Biswaranjan Rout / Associated Press

A long exposure shows lightning in the sky, as well as reflecting in the water, during an evening thunderstorm in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP

In the Algerian capital of Algiers, a jetliner leaves a vapor trail as it passes in front of the moon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROUK BATICHE / AFP

A huge paper doll of a historical Japanese figure named Ko-shishi can be seen on a cart during the Mikuini festival in Sakai, Japan. The festival takes place May 19-21 and is attended by thousands of visitors. During the festival, people dressed in traditional Japanese costumes pull carts carrying dolls of Japanese historical figures through the narrow streets. The festival has been held annually for more than 250 years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Buddhika Weerasinghe / Getty Images AsiaPac

A multi-exposure image shows a competitor from Turkey in action on the pommel horse during of a training session at the 31st European Men's Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASSIL DONEV / EPA

French dancer Brahim Zaibat performs as he arrives for the screening of "Foxcatcher" at the 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALBERTO PIZZOLI / AFP

World champion Christian Sprenger of Australia swims during a clinic session for children with special needs in the rooftop pool of the Marina Bay Sands resort hotel in Singapore. Sprenger is in Singapore to promote the Singapore Swim Stars, a three-day swim festival to be held in September that will include some of the world's best swimmers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP

Two Northrop F-5E Tiger II airplanes of the Swiss Patrol fly close together during an aerobatic performance at the ILA Berlin Air Show in Berlin. The air show takes place May 20-25.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Sohn / Associated Press

An officer checks the line of the Swiss honor guard prior to the arrival of Italian President Giorgio Napolitano in Bern. Napolitano is on a two-day state visit to Switzerland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP

A Thai soldier mans a checkpoint as motorcyclists ride near the site where pro-government demonstrators were staging a rally on the outskirts of Bangkok. Many wonder if the arrival of soldiers in the streets of Bangkok constitutes a military coup.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wason Wanichakorn / Associated Press

A young man navigates his boat through thousands of dead fish that floated to the surface among docks and boats in Basin A, near Bora Bora Way, in Marina del Rey. Sheriff's officials called the Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors to clear the carpet of carcasses from the water.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Tom Morris, left, participates in the 2014 Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade with Rainbow RV, the largest gay and lesbian camping club in the nation, on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

Actor Channing Tatum, center, sits among photographers during the photocall for "Foxcatcher" at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SEBASTIEN NOGIER / EPA

A couple stick their heads out of holes in the ground for a photograph in a public park in Tokyo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shizuo Kambayashi / AP

In this Sunday photo provided by Red Bull, Americans Jon Devore, Jeff Provenzano, Amy Chmelecki and Sean MacCormac of the Red Bull Air Force fly past the Freedom Tower, lower right, during a wingsuit flight in New York. It was the first time a wingsuit flight was permitted to take place over the city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Farrington / Red Bull

Raja Club Athletic supporters, in a cloud of green smoke, watch a match against Moghreb Athletic of Tetouan in Casablanca, Morocco. Raja Club Athletic won the match 5-0.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FADEL SENNA / AFP

Two Indian men sit on the banks of the Ganges River at day break.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP

Israeli soldiers of the ultra-orthodox battalion Netzah Yehuda take part in their annual unit training in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, near the Syrian border.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP

A mortar shell explosion on a road near Andriyivka village outside Slaviansk, Ukraine, is shown. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered all troops stationed along the border with Ukraine to withdraw.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAXIM SHIPENKOV / EPA

A rebel fighter rests in a safe house in the Bustan al-Basha district of Aleppo, Syria. More than 162,000 people have been killed in Syria since conflict broke out in March 2011, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a poll published Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZEIN AL-RIFAI / AFP

People stand near damaged houses after flooding in Krupanj, Serbia. Cleanup has begun after massive floods in parts of Serbia and Bosnia, even as cities on the Sava River brace for a new wave of flooding. The situation was particularly grave in Krupanj, which has been without drinking water and electricity since May 14, and in Obrenovac, which saw the deaths of 12 people as floodwaters covered most of the town.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DRAGAN KARADAREVIC / EPA

Police carry bags containing the remains of children who burned to death in a bus in Fundacion in northern Colombia. Colombian authorities have detained the driver of the overcrowded bus that burned, killing 32 children, the local mayor said Monday. Mayor Luz Estella Duran also said witness accounts suggest the driver may have left the vehicle running with the children on board when he descended from the bus to fill the tank from a portable gas container.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oscar Mejia / Hoy Diario del Magdalena

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The Week in Pictures | May 19 – 25, 2014

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The Week in Pictures | May 19 – 25, 2014

Each week, we bring you the best of visual journalism. We begin in New York, where the National 9/11 Flag is carried by firefighters to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in ceremonies marking its official opening. The flag was flying from a building near the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. It was retrieved from the debris of ground zero and patched back together. More photos

Jerusalem: A worker cleans the floor at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem, where Pope Francis is due to make his first visit to the Holy Land as pontiff Sunday.

Bangkok, Thailand: A man waves a giant national flag at the Democracy Monument as the site of months of anti-government protests is cleaned up a day after the Thai army seized power in Bangkok.

Madrid: Score one for the bulls, or make that three. Matador David Mora is knocked to the ground by a bull during a bullfight at Madrid’s Las Ventas bullring. In an extraordinary upset, bulls gored or trampled all three matadors on the day’s bill, forcing the entire spectacle to be canceled.

Slovyansk, Ukraine: A pro-Russian fighter takes a photo with his cellphone of a burning cafe after it was hit by a mortar round during fighting between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian militants outside Slovyansk, Ukraine, early Thursday. More photos

Cannes, France: Actor Channing Tatum jokes with photographers as he attends the photo call for “Foxcatcher” at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival.

Arlington, Va.: A soldier from the 3rd Infantry Regiment, ‘The Old Guard,’ places flags at grave sites during the ‘Flags-In’ ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. American flags were placed in front of more than 220,000 graves in the cemetery to mark Memorial Day.

Philadelphia: A couple celebrate after saying their vows during a same-sex wedding atop the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps just after midnight.

West Carson: The father of three slain girls is comforted during a vigil. The girls’ mother was hospitalized with self-inflicted injuries and is suspected of killing them. Neighbors say the father was working on a pickup truck across the street when the killings occurred. More photos

Marina del Rey:  A young man navigates his boat through thousands of dead fish that floated to the surface among docks and boats in Marina del Rey, where sheriff’s officials called the Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors to clear the carpet of carcasses from the water. More photos

Add stops in Australia, Afghanistan, Italy, Russia, Malawi, India and South Africa to round out the report.

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