15 Amazing Photos You Missed This Week

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With the ever-changing news cycle, it’s easy to miss great images that fly under the radar. We’ve got you covered.

We’re highlighting exceptional photos from around the world for the week of May 18 to 24. Check them out below.

ABOVE: The moon rises above 42nd Street in New York City on May 19, as seen from Weehawken, New Jersey. Credit: Gary Hershorn/Getty Images

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A participant in the international World Beard and Moustache Championships poses before competing in one of the 17 categories of beard and ’stache styles in Antwerp, Belgium, on May 18.

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Tamara Stevens, a No Safe Seats Collaborative Alliances Team member attends the “Stop the Bans” rally in Atlanta on May 21.

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Lesbian couple Amber (left) and Huan Huan kiss in Taipei, Taiwan, on May 18 during a wedding event to raise HIV awareness a day after Taiwan’s Parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage.

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World champion trials bike rider Jack Field of Australia performs the highest backflip on a motorcycle ever recorded as he flips his motorbike upside down on the roof of Melbourne’s Eureka Tower during an AUS-X Open media event on May 22.

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An Old Guard takes part in “Flags-In,” an annual event where small American flags are placed in front of more than 240,000 headstones of U.S. service members buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, on May 23. 

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A woman stands in front of a riot police’s barricade on May 24 after a riot outside Indonesia’s election supervisory agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta following the announcement of last month’s presidential election results.

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The sun goes down behind the nest of a pair of white storks with their young near Laatzen, south of Hanover, western Germany, on May 23.

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This aerial photograph shows a giant Buddha statue under construction at Khai Nguyen pagoda in Son Tay on the outskirts of Hanoi on May 18, on the eve of Vesak or Buddha Day, which marks the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha.


Diamilette Quiles (center) is welcomed by her teammates from the Mountaineers of Utuado baseball team moments before their game against the Patrulleros de San Sebastian at Ramon Cabanas Stadium in Utuado, Puerto Rico, on May 19. Quiles, who joined the team days ago, is the first woman in Puerto Rico’s history to play in an otherwise all-male baseball tournament organized by a popular semi-pro league. “I’m leaving it all in God’s hands,” she said. 


A worker walks past tornado-damaged Toyotas at a dealership in Jefferson City, Missouri, on May 23, after a tornado tore through late Wednesday. 


The “Temple of Time,” built as a memorial to the 17 victims of a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, is seen on fire during a ceremonial burning in Coral Springs, Florida, on May 19. The “Temple of Time” public art installation was set on fire at the ceremony hosted by the cities of Parkland and Coral Springs, where the high school’s students live. 


A double rainbow is visible in the sky above the Salgo Castle near Salgotarjan, Hungary, on May 23.

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An actor dressed as Tyrion Lannister poses with a fake severed head before the screening of the final episode of “Game of Thrones” on a 20-meter-high screen at RZD Arena in Moscow on May 20.

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A picture taken on May 21 in Vevey, Switzerland, shows the paddle steamer “Italie” of the Compagnie Generale de Navigation sur le lac Leman, commonly abbreviated to CGN, sailing on Lake Geneva past a giant fork sculpture designed by Switzerland artist Jean-Pierre Zaugg.

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The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) is seen in the sky over Arctic Snowhotel in Rovaniemi, Finland February 28, 2019. 
A couple takes a selfie photo in a super bloom of poppies in Lake Elsinore, California, U.S., February 27, 2019. 
Frontier soldiers climb tyres wall in a drill on February 27, 2019 in Heihe, Heilongjiang Province of China. 
A fire is seen burning on Saddleworth Moor near the town of Diggle, Britain, February 27, 2019. 
A lightning bolt strikes the sea near Fort St Elmo during a storm in Valletta, Malta February 27, 2019. 
A woman who was evacuated out of the last territory held by Islamic State militants holds her baby after being screened by U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the desert outside Baghouz, Syria, Monday, February 25, 2019. 
Ivy Leaguee and Etcetera Etcetera await during a drag queen catwalk contest on March 01, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. The catwalk contest is raising money for charity ahead of the Sydney Mardi Gras parade. The Sydney Mardi Gras parade began in 1978 as a march and commemoration of the 1969 Stonewall Riots of New York. It is an annual event promoting awareness of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues and themes.
Two revellers kiss for photographers in Cologne's city center when thousands of revelers dressed in carnival costumes celebrate the start of the street carnival in Cologne, Germany, Thursday, February 28, 2019. 
The Caravaggio' Judith and Holfernes, painting is unveiled at the Colnaghi Gallery in London, Thursday, February 28, 2019. The Caravaggio' Judith and Holfernes, lost in Amsterdam in 1617 has since been rediscovered in an attic in a Toulouse farmhouse in 2014. 
Vietnamese policemen sit on stools near the Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi on February 27, 2019, ahead of the second US-North Korea summit. 
An insect flies next to a flower during springlike temperatures at the horticultural exhibition 'ega' (Erfurt Garden Construction Exhibition) in Erfurt, Germany, Thursday, February 28, 2019. 
Ryoyu Kobayashi of Japan jumps through the air during the training round of the HS109 men's ski jumping Competition of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships at Toni Seelos Schanze on February 27, 2019 in Seefeld, Austria. 
Ed Rowe, left, Rebecca Wilson, Robin Hager and Jill Zundel, react to the defeat of a proposal that would allow LGBT clergy and same-sex marriage within the United Methodist Church at the denomination’s 2019 Special Session of the General Conference in St. Louis, Mo., Tuesday, February 26, 2019. America’s second-largest Protestant denomination faces a likely fracture as delegates at the crucial meeting move to strengthen bans on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT clergy. 
A man uses a paddle board to make his way through the flooded Barlow Market District Wednesday, February 27, 2019, in Sebastopol, California. 
"Chomper," a semi-autonomous, GPS-guided snow blower designed and built by MIT research engineer Dane Kouttron, clears snow following an overnight storm in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., February 28, 2019. 
A helicopter showers flowers in honor of victims of the collapse of a dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, in Brumadinho, Brazil February 25, 2019. 
Children wait for the arrival of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex at the Andalusian Gardens in Rabat, Morocco, Monday, February 25, 2019. 
Locals walk among burning rubbish piles at the main garbage dump near Cite Soleil neighbourhood in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 21, 2019. Picture taken February 21, 2019. 
Kanwara Kaewjin of Thailand prepares backstage for the final show of the Miss International Queen 2019 transgender beauty pageant in Pattaya, Thailand, March 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Liquid iron in a steel pouring ladle wait for further processing, during a guided media tour at the steel producer Salzgitter AG in Salzgitter, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (Photo/Markus Schreiber)
WINCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Choristers from Winchester Cathedral joke around in between being posed up for pictures by photographers on March 5, 2019 in Winchester, England. Winchester Cathedral held it's inaugural Shrove Tuesday Pancake day race in the Cathedral grounds today with money raised going to local charities. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Activists and supporters of the Ukrainian far-right party National Corps burn flares in front of the private house which supposedly belongs to Svynarchuk in Kiev region on March 3, 2019. - Svynarchuk is the surname of the father and son, which translating to English as a pig, accused of allegedly enriching themselves by smuggling military equipment from Russia to Ukraine. On February 25, an independent media outlet aired a report alleging that people close to the president had smuggled parts for military equipment from Russia, causing the head of state, who faces a tough re-election bid next month, to come under fire. Accusations of ties involving Russia are extremely sensitive in Ukraine which has battled against Moscow-backed separatists since 2014, in a conflict that has claimed some 13,000 lives. (Photo by Genya SAVILOV / AFP) (Photo credit should read GENYA SAVILOV/AFP/Getty Images)
DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA - MARCH 05: The Cameron Crazies taunt Isaiah Mucius #1 of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons during the second half of their game against the Duke Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium on March 05, 2019 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 71-70. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
An aerial view shows farmers working in a herb field in Bozhou in China's eastern Anhui province on March 6, 2019. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Rev. Arthur Thomas, right, of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, right, is embraced by Greg Zanis who built a cross for each victim of the tornado and placed them as a makeshift memorial in Beauregard, Ala., Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Thomas said several of the dead were members of his congregation. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Poppy, a female Crowned sifaka, inspects a photographer's camera in the enclosure at the zoo of Mulhouse, eastern France, on March 5, 2019. - The Crowned sifaka is a critically endangered species from Madagascar. (Photo by SEBASTIEN BOZON / AFP) (Photo credit should read SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images)
A Chinese military band conductor rehearses before the opening session of the annual National People's Congress in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Granadas Baker, left, and son Granadas Jr. 18, right, retrieve personal items from the damaged home where they survived a tornado a day earlier in Beauregard, Ala., Monday, March 4, 2019. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Father Chris Peschel of St. John's parish offers ashes to a commuter at the downtown Attleboro commuter station on Ash Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Attleboro, Mass. (Mark Stockwell/The Sun Chronicle via AP)
Kattie Jones and her husband, Clinton Jones, Sr., father of Corey Jones, walk down the hall from the courtroom after Nouman Raja was found guilty Thursday, March 7, 2019 in West Palm Beach. Raja, 41, faces a mandatory minimum of 25 years at sentencing April 26, and could spend his life in prison for the death of Corey Jones. (Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via AP, Pool)
In this March 3, 2019, photo, a girl has her face painted with a missing plane during a Day of Remembrance for MH370 event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Five years ago, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, a Boeing 777, had gone missing the day before while over the South China Sea with 239 people on board. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)
In this March 4, 2019, photo, bus ushers leap as they pose for a group photo during a meeting one day ahead of the opening session of China's National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. A year since removing any legal barrier to remaining China's leader for life, Xi Jinping appears firmly in charge, despite a slowing economy, an ongoing trade war with the U.S. and rumbles of discontent over his concentration of power. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Amy Drennen, right, of Lordstown, Ohio, an employee at General Motors for 12 years, receives a hug from Pam Clark, as people gather in front of the General Motors assembly plant, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Lordstown, Ohio. Wednesday is the last day of the plant's Chevrolet Cruze production, a move that will eliminate nearly 1,700 hourly jobs and idle the plant. (Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
In this March 6, 2019, photo, women are reflected on silver panels of the French luxury brand Louis Vuitton flagship store at the Central Business District in Beijing. China will bar government authorities from demanding overseas companies hand over technology secrets in exchange for market share, a top economic official said Wednesday, addressing a key complaint at the heart of the current China-U.S. trade dispute. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
A demonstrator sits on the coffin containing the body of a protester who was killed during previous protests in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, March 4, 2019. Protesters are angry about skyrocketing inflation and the government's failure to prosecute embezzlement from a multi-billion Venezuelan program that sent discounted oil to Haiti. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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