John Thompson, a friend of Philando Castile, weeps as he walks out of a courthouse in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Friday, June 16. Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Castile during a traffic stop last year, had just been found not guilty of second-degree manslaughter. Castile's death garnered widespread attention -- and sparked nationwide protests over the use of force by police -- after his girlfriend broadcast the shooting's aftermath on Facebook Live.
Protester David Jose Vallenilla is shot through a fence by a member of the National Bolivarian Guard near a military base in Caracas, Venezuela, on Thursday, June 22. Vallenilla later died in the hospital after suffering three gunshot wounds to the chest. His death brings the total number of people killed since protests began on April 1 to 75, according to a statement released by the Attorney General's office. The country has witnessed widespread unrest since March 29.
Migrants stand on the deck of the vessel Golfo Azzurro after being rescued in the Mediterranean Sea on Friday, June 16. A Spanish aid organization rescued more than 600 migrants who were trying to enter Europe in packed boats from Libya.
Otto Warmbier's casket is carried out of a high school in Wyoming, Ohio, after his funeral on Thursday, June 22. Warmbier, 22, died last week after 17 months of detention in North Korea. He was returned to the United States in a coma, and he died six days later. His official cause of death is unknown, as his parents declined to have an autopsy conducted.
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Republican Karen Handel makes a heart symbol while thanking her supporters in Atlanta on Tuesday, June 20. Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in the most expensive US House race in history. The Georgia seat had been vacated by Tom Price, who went on to become the secretary of Health and Human Services.
People do yoga in New York's Times Square as part of an annual event celebrating the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, on Wednesday, June 21. It was also International Yoga Day.
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Steve Smith wipes sweat from his face as temperatures climb to near-record highs in Phoenix on Monday, June 19. A punishing heat wave is breaking records in parts of the western United States, causing massive power outages and flight cancellations.
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Damage is seen on the starboard side of the USS Fitzgerald after the Navy destroyer collided with a cargo ship off the east coast of Japan on Saturday, June 17. Seven American sailors were killed. The US Navy, the US Coast Guard and Japanese authorities are all conducting investigations.
Michelle Carter cries in a Taunton, Massachusetts, courtroom on Friday, June 16, after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the 2014 death of her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III. Roy poisoned himself by inhaling carbon monoxide in his pickup truck. The ruling could set legal precedent for whether it's a crime to tell someone to commit suicide.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell smiles after announcing a new health care bill on Thursday, June 22. The bill, written by Senate Republicans entirely behind closed doors, would repeal Obamacare's individual mandate, drastically cut back federal support of Medicaid and eliminate Obamacare's taxes on the wealthy, insurers and others. McConnell is pressing for a vote next week.
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Children run in Handan, China, after graduating from kindergarten on Tuesday, June 20.
Andrew Wyatt, a spokesman for comedian Bill Cosby, raises his fist as Cosby exits a courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, June 17. Cosby was facing three counts of aggravated indecent assault from a 2004 case involving Andrea Constand, an employee at his alma mater, Temple University. But it ended in a mistrial after a jury was unable to come to a unanimous decision.
People take part in the annual Gay Pride parade in Kiev, Ukraine, on Sunday, June 18.
A firefighter works in a forest in Leiria, Portugal, on Monday, June 19. A raging wildfire has killed at least 62 people and injured dozens more in what officials described as the "greatest wildfire tragedy of recent years."
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Boys at the Isca Academy in Exeter, England, wear skirts Thursday, June 22, to protest their school's "no shorts" policy. The teenagers argued it was just too hot to wear trousers as a record-breaking heat wave gripped Britain.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer pauses during a news conference responding to the Senate GOP's new health care bill on Thursday, June 22. Schumer brought in a poster board with the word "mean" written on it, quoting what President Donald Trump reportedly said about the House's failed bill earlier this year. Schumer added the letters "er," saying the Senate GOP's bill is "nasty" and "heartless."
Staff of a boat restaurant on the Taedong River line up at the restaurant's entrance as they wait to greet customers in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, June 18.
British Prime Minister Theresa May talks to faith leaders at the Finsbury Park Mosque in London on Monday, June 19. Earlier in the day, a van plowed into a crowd of Muslims leaving Ramadan prayers. One man was killed and nine were injured.
Residents of the war-torn city of Douma, Syria, break their Ramadan fast on Sunday, June 18. Ramadan, the most sacred month in the Muslim year, ends on June 24.
Eleanor, a Highland cow from the Ranch Fold farm in Letham, Scotland, wears a champion ribbon Thursday, June 22, during the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh, Scotland.
A woman wears an extravagant hat during Royal Ascot, the most prestigious event in the British horseracing calendar, on Thursday, June 22. It was Ladies Day.
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US President Donald Trump waves after speaking at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday, June 21. During his speech, Trump slammed Democrats for opposing his agenda, railed against the media's coverage of his presidency and hailed the work he has done to make good on his campaign promises. See last week in 38 photos