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Published 9:48 PM ET, Thu June 3, 2021
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Viola Fletcher and Hughes Van Ellis — two survivors of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre — attend a soil-collection ceremony Monday, May 31, to honor the unknown victims of the massacre. One hundred years ago, a White mob in Tulsa, Oklahoma, obliterated the prosperous area known as Black Wall Street. As many as 300 people were killed in roughly 24 hours of violence, and 35 blocks of the Greenwood District were destroyed. Joshua Rashaad McFadden/The New York Times/Redux
Dr. Brajpal Singh Tyagi, left, performs surgery to remove mucormycosis, a rare and potentially deadly infection also known as black fungus, from a patient in Ghaziabad, India, on Tuesday, June 1. In the past few weeks, thousands of black fungus cases have been reported across the country, with hundreds hospitalized and dozens dead. Many of those being infected are coronavirus patients or those who have recently recovered from Covid-19 and have weakened immune systems. Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images
Chelsea players celebrate after defeating Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday, May 29. Kai Havertz scored the lone goal in the match, lifting the London club to its second Champions League title. Susana Vera/AP
Veteran Tim Chambers salutes motorcyclists participating in the "Rolling to Remember" event that was held in Washington, DC, on Sunday, May 30. In pictures: How Americans spent their Memorial Day weekend Oliver Douliery/AFP/Getty Images
Naomi Osaka serves during her first-round win at the French Open on Sunday, May 30. A day later, the tennis star withdrew from the tournament, citing her mental health. Julian Finney/Getty Images
People participate in Jerusalem's Pride Parade on Thursday, June 3. June is Pride Month, when the world's LGBTQ communities come together and celebrate the freedom to be themselves. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images
Smoke rises from a burning cargo ship near the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo on Wednesday, June 2. The fire inundated the country's western coastline with microplastic pollution and potentially hazardous waste. Sri Lankan environmentalists said it is one of the worst ecological disasters in the country's history. Sri Lanka Airforce Media/Reuters
Yamina party leader Naftali Bennett, left, speaks to Yair Lapid, leader of the centrist Yesh Atid party, during a special session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament, on Wednesday, June 2. A coalition of Israeli political parties, including Yamina and Yesh Atid, announced Wednesday night that they had agreed to a deal to form a new government. If the coalition agreement passes a vote of confidence in the Knesset and a new government is sworn in, it would bring an end to Benjamin Netanyahu's 12 years as prime minister. Ronen Zvulun/AP
A crowd watches the first lap of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 30. This year's race was billed as the most-attended sporting event since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, with 135,000 tickets quickly selling out. Helio Castroneves won the race for the fourth time in his career. Cheney Orr/Reuters
From left, Jeremy Purcell, Rere Thomas and Jaireese Woodall wait in the back before their high school commencement ceremony began at a gymnasium in Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday, June 2. Jake May/The Flint Journal/AP
Japan's Miho Nonaka, right, celebrates after she defeated Poland's Patrycja Chudziak during a World Cup speed climbing event in Salt Lake City on Friday, May 28. Andy Bao/Getty Images
An 11-day-old ocelot is fed by a veterinarian at a zoo in Guatemala City on Monday, May 31. Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images
This aerial photo, taken on Sunday, May 30, shows mucilage, a thick, viscous fluid produced by phytoplankton, on Istanbul's shoreline. The mucilage has been informally referred to as "sea snot" and was first documented in Turkey's waters in 2007. Experts warn the mucilage will occur more often because of global warming. Yasin Akgul/AFP/Getty Images
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seen with his wife, Carrie, after their wedding at London's Westminster Cathedral on Saturday, May 29. The ceremony, described by PA Media as a "secret wedding," was reportedly held in front of close friends and family, according to several British newspaper accounts. Rebecca Fulton/Pool/Reuters
"Gaia," a giant globe installation by Luke Jerram, hangs over a staff member at the Old Royal Naval College in London on Tuesday, June 1. The internally lit replica of Earth uses NASA imagery and rotates. Vickie Flores/EPA/EFE/Shutterstock
A girl poses with a gun at a stand set up by Romania's gendarmerie at the Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest on Tuesday, June 1. People were visiting the building for free because it was Children's Day in Romania. Vadim Ghirda/AP
A model is seen backstage at a Sheguang Hu fashion show in Wuhan, China, on Friday, May 28. The show was designed to tell the story of Chinese women through history. Getty Images
A graduate of the US Naval Academy receives her diploma from Vice President Kamala Harris in Annapolis, Maryland, on Friday, May 28. Susan Walsh/AP
Shawnda Henderson rides a giant slide with her daughter Mira at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in Falcon Heights on Monday, May 31. Renée Jones Schneider/AP
A Covid-19 victim is laid to rest at a graveyard in Comas, Peru, on Tuesday, June 1. Peru has more than doubled its official death toll from the Covid-19 pandemic, following a government review of the figures. It now has the world's highest coronavirus-related death rate per capita. Ernesto Benavides/AFP/Getty Images
Toronto's Alek Manoah pitches to the New York Yankees' Clint Frazier during a Major League Baseball game in New York on Thursday, May 27. Sarah Stier/Getty Images
People ride escalators at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Friday, May 28. More than 37 million people were expected to travel over the holiday weekend — a big boost from last year's record low, according to AAA. Will Lanzoni/CNN
Winnipeg's Mark Scheifele levels Montreal's Jake Evans during an NHL playoff game on Wednesday, June 2. Schiefele received a major penalty for the hit and a game misconduct. He was later suspended for four games. Evans left on a stretcher and suffered a concussion. John Woods/The Canadian Press/AP
Rombauer, a horse that will compete this weekend in the Belmont Stakes, is washed before a training run in Elmont, New York, on Wednesday, June 2. John Minchillo/AP
Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski and his wife, Mickie, leave a news conference in Durham, North Carolina, on Thursday, June 3. Krzyzewski, college basketball's all-time winningest coach, will be retiring after the 2021-22 season. In pictures: Coach K's legendary career Grant Halverson/Getty Images
A man pushes a shopping cart loaded with bananas through a flooded street in Manaus, Brazil, on Tuesday, June 1. Rivers around the city have swelled to levels unseen in over a century of record-keeping, according to data published Tuesday by Manaus' port authorities. Edmar Barros/AP
Players reach for the ball during a EuroLeague Final Four game between Barcelona and Olimpia Milano on Friday, May 28. Thilo Schmuelgen/Reuters
Children look for shelter in Sake, Democratic Republic of Congo, on Thursday, May 27. They fled the city of Goma after the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo. Moses Sawasawa/AP
This massive sinkhole, seen on Tuesday, June 1, threatens a house in Santa Maria Zacatepec, Mexico. Officials are investigating how it formed. Jose Castanares/AFP/Getty Images
Texas Rep. Nicole Collier, chairwoman of the state's Legislative Black Caucus, speaks out against Senate Bill 7 on Sunday, May 30. Collier and other Democrats walked off the state House floor late Sunday night, leaving majority Republicans without the quorum they needed to approve the bill in the final hours before a midnight deadline. The bill would have enacted a slew of new voting restrictions in the state. "We used all the tools in our toolbox to fight this bill, and tonight we pulled out that last one," Collier said.  Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/USA Today Network
Paralympic athlete Ezra Frech competes in the high jump Sunday, May 30, during the Desert Challenge Games in Mesa, Arizona. Frech won the event. Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Children play at a mall in Beijing on Tuesday, June 1. In a move designed to combat the country's aging population, the Chinese government will allow couples to have three children, according to state-run news agency Xinhua. China's one-child policy was introduced in 1979 to address overpopulation and alleviate poverty. That was loosened to two children per family in 2015. Ng Han Guan/AP
A dead body is seen near the doors of a concert venue near Hialeah, Florida, on Sunday, May 30. Two people were killed and 21 were wounded after three shooters opened fire, police said. The suspects are still at large. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images
Mount Merapi, Indonesia's most active volcano, spews ash and smoke near Yogyakarta on Monday, May 31. See last week in 35 photos Agung Supriyanto/AFP/Getty Images