A protester carries an American flag upside down next to a burning building in Minneapolis on Thursday, May 28. Demonstrations have been taking place across the country since the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis after a police officer pressed a knee into his neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds. Anger poured through communities as video of Floyd's last moments began circulating on social media. Floyd, unarmed and handcuffed, was pleading for help as he was pinned down, saying he couldn't breathe. Four police officers were fired and face criminal charges.
Philonise Floyd speaks at a memorial service for his brother George on Thursday, June 4. He said George had "touched many hearts" and that the audience in Minneapolis was a testament of that. "Everybody wants justice, we want justice for George," Philonise said. "He's going to get it."
A young boy raises his fist during a demonstration in Atlanta on Sunday, May 31.
Motorists are ordered to the ground by police during a protest in Minneapolis on Sunday, May 31.
A crowd gathers in Titusville, Florida, to watch SpaceX's historic launch on Saturday, May 30. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched two NASA astronauts toward the International Space Station. It's the first time in history that a commercial aerospace company has carried humans into Earth's orbit.
A family member of David "Yaya" McAtee sheds a tear near the site of his death on Monday, June 1. McAtee, who ran an outdoor barbecue eatery in Louisville, Kentucky, was fatally shot as police and the Kentucky National Guard dispersed a crowd of protesters.
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Police officers scuffle with a protester during an anti-racism demonstration in London on Wednesday, June 3. The death of George Floyd has resonated around the world. In London — some 4,000 miles from where Floyd died in Minnesota — thousands of protesters gathered to show solidarity with mourning Americans.
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Isidre Correa, who is recovering from the coronavirus, is taken to the seaside in Barcelona, Spain, on Wednesday, June 3. Hospital del Mar has been taking coronavirus patients to the seaside as part of the recovery process.
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US President Donald Trump walks to St. John's Episcopal Church for a photo op in Washington on Monday, June 1. After federal forces pushed peaceful protesters out of the area, Trump stood in front of the iconic church holding a Bible.
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A voter, right, checks in with an election worker in Philadelphia before casting her ballot in the Pennsylvania primary on Tuesday, June 2.
Krystal Smith, a police officer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, points at Officer Steven Pohorence and appears to yell at him and scold him on Sunday, May 31. Pohorence is under investigation for allegedly shoving a black protester who was kneeling during a protest that day. CNN attempted to reach Pohorence through his union, but it declined and offered no further comment, citing the "open and ongoing investigation."
Mikhail Ermakov, an artist and dog trainer with the Great Moscow State Circus, playfully rehearses with his dogs on Thursday, June 4.
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Protesters rally on a highway in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Sunday, May 31.
A protester takes a knee in front of police officers in San Jose, California, on Friday, May 29.
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The Rev. Al Sharpton delivers a eulogy at George Floyd's memorial service in Minneapolis on Thursday, June 4. "George Floyd should not be among the deceased," Sharpton said. "He did not die of common health conditions. He died of a common American criminal-justice malfunction."
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying two astronauts to the International Space Station, takes off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Saturday, May 30. The launch was originally scheduled for May 27 but was postponed due to bad weather.
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A police officer charges forward during protests in Washington on Sunday, May 31.
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Hundreds of surfers in Encinitas, California, gather in support of Black Lives Matter on Wednesday, June 3.
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Protesters on horseback rally in downtown Houston on Tuesday, June 2. Houston is the city that George Floyd called home.
Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, touches his face while speaking at a church in Wilmington, Delaware, on Monday, June 1. As he spoke with African-American leaders, Biden pledged to take steps to combat institutional racism and re-establish a police oversight body at the Justice Department.
Law enforcement officers kneel with protesters in Atlanta on Monday, June 1.
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A health worker stands on a boat while waiting for an ambulance to help transfer a coronavirus patient in Manacapuru, Brazil, on Monday, June 1. Brazil is Latin America's hardest-hit country, with confirmed coronavirus cases climbing by the thousands each day.
CNN journalist Omar Jimenez is taken into custody during a live broadcast Friday, May 29, at the site of protests in Minneapolis. Jimenez's crew, including a producer and a camera operator, were also placed in handcuffs. They have since been released from custody. Police told the crew they were being detained because they were told to move and didn't, one member of the CNN crew relayed to the network. Jimenez could be seen holding his CNN badge while reporting, identifying himself as a reporter and telling the officers the crew would move wherever officers needed them to. Gov. Tim Walz apologized for the arrests and said he took full responsibility.
Bridges over the Chicago River were lifted to limit transportation to and from the Loop, where protesters clashed with police on Saturday, May 30.
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Democratic senators take a knee as they observe a moment of silence at the US Capitol on Thursday, June 4.