The week in 33 photos – From left, astronauts Reid Wiseman, Steve Swanson and Alexander Gerst watch a World Cup soccer match on the International Space Station on Tuesday, June 17.
The week in 33 photos – A Jack Russell terrier named Lucie jumps into the water during a dog diving competition held Saturday, June 14, in Erfurt, Germany.
The week in 33 photos – Two tornadoes approach Pilger, Nebraska, on Monday, June 16. They wiped out the small town's business district, obliterated its fire station and turned 40 or 50 homes into rubble, Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger said. At least two people died during the storm.
The week in 33 photos – Britain's Prince George walks with his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, while his father, Prince William, played in a charity polo match Sunday, June 15, in Cirencester, England.
The week in 33 photos – An Afghan policeman escorts villagers whose donkeys are carrying ballot boxes and other election materials in Afghanistan's Panjshir province on Friday, June 13. The next day, Afghans cast their votes in the presidential runoff between Abdullah Abdullah, the nation's former foreign minister, and Ashraf Ghani, a former finance minister. The results are scheduled to be released in July.
The week in 33 photos – A boy cools off with a swim in the Yamuna river on a hot summer day in Allahabad, India, on Wednesday, June 18.
The week in 33 photos – A U.S. Geological Survey photo taken on Wednesday, June 18, shows smoke billowing from the the Baiji North refinery complex in Baiji, Iraq. An attack on the refinery, located about 130 miles north of Baghdad, started late Tuesday night and continued into Wednesday morning as Islamic militants moved closer to Baghdad after taking control of several northern Iraqi cities.
The week in 33 photos – Riders wearing ethnic group costumes compete in a traditional horseback riding event Tuesday, June 17, in China's Sichuan province.
The week in 33 photos – Actor Michael Jace appears in a Los Angeles courtroom on Wednesday, June 18. Jace was charged with murder after the shooting death of his wife, April, last month. He has pleaded not guilty.
The week in 33 photos – A man takes photos as he walks through smoke caused by flares Tuesday, June 17, in Paris. The flares were set during a demonstration staged by striking workers of SNCF, a state-run rail operator.
The week in 33 photos – Children study at a small school in the Matondoni village of Kenya's Lamu Island on Wednesday, June 18.
The week in 33 photos – A gust of wind catches Pope Francis' mantle Saturday, June 14, at St. Peter's Square in the Vatican.
The week in 33 photos – People attend the first day of the Royal Ascot horse racing festival Tuesday, June 17, in Ascot, England.
The week in 33 photos – Tourists view Iguazu Falls from an observation platform at the Iguazu National Park in Brazil on Monday, June 16. Iguazu Falls forms a border between Argentina and Brazil, and it attracts more than 1 million visitors a year.
The week in 33 photos – Denis Andre Oliveira, holding an Argentina soccer jersey, is searched by police in Vespasiano, Brazil, on Wednesday, June 18, after he was detained for entering the sports complex where Argentina's soccer team is training for the World Cup. Oliveira said he wanted to get an autograph from Argentina star Lionel Messi.
The week in 33 photos – A girl dances under the waterfall of Chicago's Crown Fountain on Monday, June 16.
The week in 33 photos – Smoke rises from a house that was deliberately set on fire by building crews Friday, June 13, days after part of the ground underneath the home collapsed into Lake Whitney in Texas.
The week in 33 photos – Young detainees sleep in a holding cell Wednesday, June 18, at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville, Texas. The agency provided media tours of two facilities -- the one in Brownsville and one in Nogales, Arizona -- that it says have been central to processing more than 47,000 children who have entered the United States illegally -- and unaccompanied -- since October 1.
The week in 33 photos – A participant stumbles during the Stiletto Run in Bucharest, Romania, on Saturday, June 14. The annual 50-meter (164-foot) race requires participants to wear high heels that are at least 7 centimeters tall.
The week in 33 photos – A suspected member of the Broadway Gangster Crips street gang puts his head on a table while he is interviewed by a law enforcement officer Tuesday, June 17, in Los Angeles. Seventy-two people linked to the gang were charged in a federal racketeering indictment for alleged murders, robberies and drug sales, according to police.
The week in 33 photos – Rescue personnel help Jordan Duncan, right, cross the Rappahannock River after he was stuck on an island Friday, June 13, in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
The week in 33 photos – Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri looks at the shadow of Ecuador's Walter Ayovi during a World Cup match Saturday, June 14, in Brasilia, Brazil. Switzerland won the match 2-1 on a last-gasp goal by Haris Seferovic.
The week in 33 photos – Jets fly in formation Monday, June 16, during a ceremony that marked the 90th anniversary of Taiwan's military academy in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
The week in 33 photos – Striking miners from the platinum sector get in line to receive food parcels Friday, June 13, at a church in Marikana, South Africa. The strike has crippled the world's largest platinum producers.
The week in 33 photos – Willie McLean cools down a Highland cow Wednesday, June 18, ahead of the Royal Highland Show, an annual celebration of farming, food and countryside in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The week in 33 photos – A woman looks at Charles Ray's "Shoe Tie" sculpture Friday, June 13, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Basel, Switzerland.
The week in 33 photos – Policemen block a door of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong on Friday, June 13. Riot police were deployed to prevent protesters from gaining access to the Legislative Council and forcing the Hong Kong government to withdraw a development plan that would turn farmland into housing estates in the city's northeastern New Territories.