Photos of the Week: NASCAR Cup Series, Jan. 6 hearing and a lemur

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An abortion rights supporter holding a mega-phone confronts anti-abortion activists who are surrounded by police
An abortion rights supporter confronts anti-abortion activists who are surrounded by U.S. Capitol Police outside the Supreme Court in anticipation of a decision on the fate of Roe v. Wade on June 13. UPI Photo/Bonnie Cash
Reporters film a video deposition of former Attorney General William Barr as members of the Jan. 6 House Select Committee sit below the screen
A video deposition of former Attorney General William Barr is seen during a Jan. 6 House Select Committee hearing on June 13. Greg Nash
Indigenous people march to protest with some holding signs with the names of missing Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira and freelance British journalist Dom Phillips
Indigenous people march to protest against the disappearance of Indigenous affairs expert Bruno Pereira and freelance British journalist Dom Phillips, in Atalaia do Norte, Brazil, on June 13. Brazilian police are still searching for Pereira and Phillips, who went missing in a remote area of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest a week ago. A suspect confessed to killing the two, but police have not confirmed their deaths. Associated Press/Edmar Barros
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill greet Sen. Mark Kelly
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill greet Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) as they tour the Capitol on June 14 with Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.). The country music power couple’s daughter, Maggie, works as a staff assistant and legislative correspondent in Cooper’s office. Greg Nash
The strawberry supermoon rises behind the ancient temple of Poseidon
The strawberry supermoon — named because of its proximity to Earth and its coinciding with strawberry harvest time — rises behind the ancient temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, near Athens, Greece, on June 14. Associated Press/Thanassis Stavrakis
Ukrainian servicemen take cover as they fire with a French self-propelled 155 mm/52-caliber gun, creating a cloud of smoke under a dark sky
Ukrainian servicemen fire with a French self-propelled 155 mm/52-caliber gun, called a Caesar, towards Russian positions at a front line in the eastern Ukrainian region of the Donbas on June 15. Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images
An abortion rights supporter demonstrates in front of the Supreme Court with a sign that reads, "Numbers 5:11-31 / It's Not About Babies / It's About Controlling Women"
An abortion rights supporter demonstrates in front of the Supreme Court in anticipation of a decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade June 15. Peter Afriyie
Romanian health workers with red and white hats and signs protest in Bucharest
Romanian health workers protest in Bucharest, Romania, on June 15. Up to 10,000 health workers from all over Romania marched on the Romanian capital streets, demanding salary raises and equal payment for all categories of health workers. Associated Press/Andreea Alexandru
Zoe Lofgren, Nancy Pelosi, Raul Ruiz, Pete Aguilar and Norma Torres with DACA supporters cut a cake adorned with orange icing and monarch butterflies
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and fellow Democratic California Reps. Pete Aguilar, Raul Ruiz, Zoe Lofgren and Norma Torres with supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) cut a cake during a press event on June 15 to mark the tenth anniversary of DACA. Greg Nash
An aerial view shows a road ending where floodwaters, still raging, washed away a house
A road ends where floodwaters washed away a house in Gardiner, Mont., on June 16. Yellowstone National Park officials are hopeful that next week they can reopen the southern half of the park, which includes the Old Faithful geyser. Park officials say the northern half of the park, however, is likely to remain closed all summer, a devastating blow to local economies that rely on tourism. Associated Press/David Goldman
Anthony Fauci is seen virtually on a screen behind CDC director Rochelle Walensky during a senate committee meeting regarding COVID-19
Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks virtually during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing to discuss the federal government’s response to and future planning for COVID-19 on June 16. Fauci tested positive for the coronavirus the day before the hearing. Greg Nash
Greg Jacob, left, and J. Michael Luttig , right, stand in front of members of the media and other Jan. 6 hearing attendees
Greg Jacob, former counsel to Vice President Mike Pence, and former judge J. Michael Luttig arrive for a June 16 public hearing of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack. Greg Nash
Members of the public and press are seen sitting at desks and in chairs
Members of the public and press are seen during a Jan. 6 House select committee hearing on June 16. Greg Nash
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is seen with a microphone
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is seen outside a Jan. 6 House select committee hearing on June 16. Greg Nash
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates with teammates
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates with teammates after beating the Boston Celtics in Game 6 to win the NBA Finals on June 16, in Boston. Associated Press-Michael Dwyer
A ring-tailed lemur gazes down at an “ice lollypop”
A ring-tailed lemur cools down by eating specially prepared, animal-friendly “ice lollypops” at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster, England, on June 17. A blanket of hot air stretching from the Mediterranean to the North Sea is giving much of Western Europe its first heat wave of the summer, with temperatures forecast to top 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) from Malaga to London on Friday. Danny Lawson/PA via AP

Photos curated by Greg Nash, Madeline Monroe and Peter Afriyie.

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