Members of the Law Lords, Britain's senior judiciary, take their seats as they wait for Queen Elizabeth II to speak at the opening of Parliament on Wednesday, May 18.
U.S. President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Valor to Los Angeles police officer Donald Thompson on Monday, May 16. While off duty, Thompson pulled a man from a car moments before it was engulfed in flames. Thompson suffered first- and second-degree burns.
Destin Cramer, left, and Noah Rice place a new sticker on the door of a gender-neutral bathroom at Seattle's Nathan Hale High School on Tuesday, May 17. Since 2012, Seattle has mandated that transgender students be able to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice.
Plebes from the U.S. Naval Academy perform situps with a 12-foot log on top of them during the annual Sea Trials training exercise on Tuesday, May 17.
An overloaded car travels through the Assaga refugee camp in Diffa, Niger, on Tuesday, May 17. More than 240,000 people are in Niger camps after being displaced by the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, greets supporters after speaking at a rally in Carson, California, on Tuesday, May 17.
A farmer reaps fodder on a field near Treplin, Germany, on Monday, May 16.
Rose petals rain down in Rome's Pantheon to celebrate the Pentecost holiday on Sunday, May 15.
An honor guard member in Beijing has his hat adjusted before a welcoming ceremony for Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday, May 18.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, acknowledge the crowd before speaking at a fundraising event in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, on Thursday, May 19.
A man in Rennes, France, shields himself from tear gas canisters during a demonstration against the government's planned labor law reforms on Tuesday, May 17.
Tires burn at a dump near the Spanish town of Sesena on Friday, May 13. Officials worried that the toxic fumes could harm nearby residents, and areas were evacuated.
Retirees look at Ah Tie robots at a nursing home in Hangzhou, China, on Tuesday, Nay 17. The robots were designed for nursing homes and are capable of monitoring vital signs. They can also be used for video conferencing.
Two graduates of George Washington University struggle against the wind as they pose for photos near the Washington Monument on Sunday, May 15.
Rescuers recover a body after flooding hit the Dua Warna waterfall in Sibolangit, Indonesia, on Monday, May 16. Nearly two dozen students were missing in rain-triggered floods and landslides at the waterfall.
U.S. Army Sgt. Kathryn Fermin-Weinreb, right, kisses her wife, Victoria, after Victoria graduated from the Denver Sheriff Department's training academy on Friday, May 13.
Pizza makers in Naples, Italy, help set a Guinness World Record for longest pizza on Wednesday, May 18. The wood-fired pizza was 6,082 feet long (1.15 miles).
A supporter of Nepal's minority ethnic groups tries to break through a police cordon leading to the prime minister's office in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Monday, May 16. Hundreds of people scuffled with police, restarting protests against the government and the country's new constitution.