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Flying Around the World in a Solar Powered Plane. Solar Impulse 2 flies over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco at the end of its journey from Hawaii, part of its attempt to circumnavigate the globe, on April 23, 2016. (Noah Berger / AP)
Pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg successfully landed the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, after flying around the world using only the power of the Sun.
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Photos of Southern California's Wildfires. Smoke from wildfires burning in Angeles National Forest fills the sky behind the Los Angeles skyline on June 20, 2016. (Ringo H.W. Chiu / AP)
A punishing heat wave across the American Southwest has spawned a number of early season wildfires in Southern California, including the Sherpa Fire, which has burned nearly 8,000 acres in less than a week.
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Months-long Protests and Strikes in France Over Labor Law Changes. French riot police clash with protesters demonstrating against labor law reforms close to the Gare de Lyon train station in the French capital Paris on March 31, 2016. (Thomas Samson / AFP / Getty)
Since March, a series of protests, strikes, and marches have slowed down or stopped various parts of France.
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Worldwide Vigils and Memorials for Orlando Victims. Christina Martin holds a candle as Janell Shaffer and Paige Goodlett (center) hug while holding a sign at a candlelight vigil in remembrance of mass shooting victims at a gay nightclub in Orlando, in San Diego, California, on June 12, 2016. (Mike Blake / Reuters)
Memorials and candlelight vigils for the victims in Orlando took place in parks and plazas around the world, with citizens and government officials voicing support for the victims and their families, as monuments were lit in rainbow colors, and flags lowered to half-staff.
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Peru's Snow Star Festival. A young boy descends the Qullqip'unqu mountain looking out at the tens of thousands of pilgrims gathered to celebrate the three-day festival Qoyllur Rit’i, translated from the Quechua language as Snow Star, in the Andean Sinakara Valley, in Peru's Cusco region, on May 24, 2016. (Rodrigo Abd / AP)
Every year, tens of thousands of pilgrims gather in Sinakara Valley high in the Peruvian Andes, to celebrate Qoyllur Rit’i, or the Snow Star Festival.
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Earth From Above: Expedition 47 Aboard the ISS. City lights, clouds. airglow, stars, and sunlight, seen from low Earth orbit above southern Europe, looking northeast, on May 23, 2016. (NASA)
In May, the International Space Station made its 100,000th orbit of the Earth, and it has reached nearly 16 years of continuous human occupancy.
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The Terrible Beauty of Californian Wildfires, as Seen by David McNew. A firefighter is silhouetted against flames at the Grand Prix Fire in the pre-dawn hours October 23, 2003 north of Fontana, California. (David McNew / Getty)
Getty photographer David McNew has been covering Californian wildfires for more than a decade, and has an eye for finding the visual beauty amid the horrible destruction.
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The Battle for Fallujah, Iraq. A member of Iraq’s security forces fires artillery during clashes with ISIS militants near Fallujah, Iraq, on May 29, 2016. (Alaa Al-Marjani / Reuters)
Iraqi pro-government forces have pushed to the center of Fallujah, retaking much of the city, after two years of ISIS control.
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Photos of the Week: 6/11-6/17. Jan Durica of Slovakia and Artem Dzyuba of Russia battle for possession during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group B match between Russia and Slovakia at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on June 15, 2016 in Lille, France. (Mike Hewitt / Getty)
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on the presidential campaign trail, participants in the World Naked Bike Ride in Mexico City, and much more.
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Animals in the News. A fish swims trapped inside a transparent jellyfish in this image captured by photographer Tim Samuel in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Byron Bay on Australia's east coast, taken December 8, 2015 and provided to Reuters June 11, 2016. (Tim Samuel Photography / Reuters)
It’s time once more for a look at the animal kingdom and our interactions with the countless species that share our planet.
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Photos of the Week: 6/4-6/10. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, now the presumptive nominee, arrives to speak during her California primary night rally held in Brooklyn, New York, on June 7, 2016. (Lucas Jackson / Reuters)
Euro 2016 in Paris, flooding in Texas and Tasmania, students draw a Banksy in England, underwater spacesuit testing in the Mediterranean, and much more.
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Photos of the Week: 5/28-6/3. A protestor uses a tennis racket to return a tear gas canister during a demonstration to protest the government's proposed labor law reforms in Nantes, France, on June 2, 2016. (Stephane Mahe / Reuters)
The annual cheese rolling competition in Gloucester, an ISIS drone shot down in Iraq, clashes between Trump supporters and opponents in San Jose, and much more.
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