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The week in 24 photos

Published 8:32 PM ET, Thu May 9, 2019
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Students are escorted to buses following a shooting at their school in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, on Tuesday, May 7. One student, 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo, was killed trying to stop the shooting. Eight other students were wounded. Two suspects, both students, are in custody. Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post/Getty Images
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II looks at her new great-grandchild, Archie, on Wednesday, May 8. Archie is the first child of Prince Harry, second from left, and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex. Prince Philip is on the far left. Meghan's mother, Doria Ragland, is next to her at right. Chris Allerton/AP
Singer and actress Lady Gaga poses on the red carpet of the Met Gala on Monday, May 6. She was one of the hosts of the annual event in New York. See all the red-carpet looks Kevin Tachman/MG19/Getty Images
Jockey Flavien Prat celebrates after riding Country House to a Kentucky Derby win on Saturday, May 4. The longshot was declared the winner after Maximum Security was disqualified for interference. Rob Carr/Getty Images
Ahmad Sayed Rahman, a 5-year-old Afghan boy who lost his right leg when he was hit by a stray bullet, dances with his new prosthetic leg at a Red Cross hospital in Kabul on Tuesday, May 7. WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images
Vehicles are strewn on the property of McCourt & Sons Equipment Inc. after a tornado tore through La Grange, Texas, on Friday, May 3. Jay Janner/AP
Melina Avgerinou feeds two orphaned cubs at the Arcturos bear sanctuary in Nymfaio, Greece, on Saturday, May 4. The cubs are named Bradley and Cooper. Giorgos Moutafis/Reuters
Michael Cohen, a former attorney for US President Donald Trump, leaves his home in New York on Monday, May 6. He was headed to a federal prison to begin serving a three-year sentence that resulted from two cases. JOHN TAGGART/The New York Times/Redux
Health workers bury an 11-month-old child in Beni, Congo, on Sunday, May 5. An outbreak of Ebola, which began in August, has killed more than 1,000 people, according to the country's Ministry of Health. HUGH KINSELLA CUNNINGHAM/EPA
A Thai soldier sweats outside the Suddhaisavarya Prasad Hall in Bangkok on Monday, May 6. Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn was scheduled to make a public appearance there after he had been formally crowned over the weekend. Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP
Children embrace each other after the school shooting in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, on Tuesday, May 7. KDVR
While wading in floodwaters in East Foley, Missouri, Marissa Whitman guides a boat carrying her boyfriend, Brendan Cameron, and his mother, Tory Cameron, on Sunday, May 5. They were returning to their home a day after evacuating the area. The flooding occurred as a slow-moving storm made its way from southern Texas through the Ohio River Valley. Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/AP
US President Donald Trump awards golfer Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, on Monday, May 6. "Congratulations again on your amazing comeback and your amazing life and for giving sports fans everywhere a lifetime of memories," Trump said. Woods won the Masters in April. It was his 15th major title and his first since 2008. Evan Vucci/AP
Israel's aerial defense system takes out rockets that were fired from Gaza near Sderot, Israel, on Saturday, May 4. Approximately 250 rockets were fired by Gaza militants toward Israel, which responded with airstrikes on more than 100 targets across the coastal enclave, according to the Israel Defense Forces. Ariel Schalit/AP
Muslim women pray at the Istiqlal Grand Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday, May 6. It was the first night of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month. Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images
Duat Mai stands atop a dead whale at San Francisco's Ocean Beach on Monday, May 6. The animal had injuries that indicated it had been hit by a ship, officials with the Marine Mammal Center said. Jeff Chiu/AP
Kathleen DeRosa uses a garden hose to try to save her garage from a massive blaze that destroyed a nearby bowling alley in Troy, New York, on Wednesday, May 8. Will Waldron/AP
People line up to vote at a polling station in KwaMashu, South Africa, on Wednesday, May 8. The election comes 25 years after the country formed its first democratic government. MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, hold their new son, Archie, on Wednesday, May 8. Archie is seventh in line to the throne, just behind his dad. Dominic Lipinski/Pool/AP
People use their cellphone lights during a vigil held Wednesday, May 8, for the victims of the school shooting in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Rick Wilking/REUTERS
Engelbert Cañete, left, and his friend Ethian Jesus wait for the rain to stop so they can continue fishing in Havana, Cuba, on Monday, May 6. Ramon Espinosa/AP
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden shakes hands while visiting a fast-food restaurant in Los Angeles on Wednesday, May 8. Jae C. Hong/AP
Coffins carrying the remains of Soviet soldiers killed in World War II are buried at a memorial near the Russian village of Sinyavino on Tuesday, May 7. The remains of nearly 1,000 soldiers were recently recovered from a former battlefield. Dmitri Lovetsky/AP
A woman takes a photo near Hong Kong's Central District on Sunday, May 5. See last week in 21 photos Vernon Yuen/NurPhoto/Getty Images