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Photos of the Week: Jill Biden, Shireen Abu Akleh vigil and a bike tour

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc of Monaco leads the pack on lap one of the Formula One Grand Prix of Miami at the Miami International Autodrome in Miami Gardens, Fla., on May 8. Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands won the race, passing Lerclerc on lap nine. Greg Nash/UPI PhotoProtesters opposed to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine throw red paint on Russian Ambassador to Poland Sergey Andreev as he arrives at a cemetery in Warsaw to pay respects to Red Army soldiers who died during World War II on May 9. Associated Press/Maciek LuczniewskiCrowds wait in line to vote at a polling station in the Tondo district of Manila, Philippines, on May 9. About 67 million registered Filipino voters participated in the presidential election on Monday. Ferdinand Marcos Jr., son of the ousted dictator led in preelection surveys, and incumbent Vice President Leni Robredo, who leads the opposition, was his closest challenger in those polls. Associated Press/Aaron FavilaOrthodox Sister Evdokia, right, helps a child up from a crater left after an explosion after Russian shelling next to the Orthodox Skete in honor of St. John of Shanghai in Adamivka, near Slovyansk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, on May 10. Associated Press/Andriy AndriyenkoBritain’s Prince Charles watches as the crown of Queen Elizabeth II is placed on a pillow for the State Opening of Parliament, at the Palace of Westminster in London, on May 10. Queen Elizabeth II did not attend amid ongoing mobility issues. Alastair Grant/Pool via APParis Hilton walks through the basement of the Capitol on May 10 in between meetings to show support for the Stop Institutional Child Abuse Act, which establishes a bill of rights for youth in state care and provides assistance to states to ensure that youth rights are guaranteed. Anna Rose LaydenJournalists take part in a candlelight vigil to condemn the killing of veteran Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on May 11. Al-Jazeera said Abu Akleh, 51, a prominent figure in the channel’s Arabic news service, was shot dead by Israeli troops early on Wednesday as she covered a raid on Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank. Ismael Mohamad/UPI PhotoA tiger cools off by a slab of ice provided by staff at the Lahore Zoo during hot weather, in Lahore, Pakistan, on May 11. Various parts of the country continued to experience an intense heat wave, with the temperatures reaching 114.8 F in Sibbi and some other cities. Associated Press/K.M. ChaudaryStudents, parents and educators with the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools hold a rally outside the White House on May 11 as the Biden administration is proposing tougher regulations for charter schools receiving federal funding. Greg NashPresident Biden listens as O’Connor Farms owner Jeff O’Connor, left, speaks at the farm in Kankakee, Ill., on May 11. From left, Jeff O’Connor and Gina O’Connor, owners of O’Connor Farms; Biden; Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack; and Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.). Associated Press/Andrew HarnikVice President Harris hugs Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) following the vote in the Senate to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act which would codify Roe v. Wade on May 11. The legislation failed 51-49. Anna Rose LaydenWorkers cover a sign for the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., before removing it on May 11. The lease to the hotel run by former President Trump’s family company while he was president has been sold to a Miami-based investor fund. Associated Press/Gemunu AmarasinghePeople march during a protest in solidarity with a woman who was denied an abortion despite her fetus having serious health problems, in Zagreb, Croatia, on May 12. The case has sparked public outrage and rekindled a years-long debate about abortion in Croatia, a member of the European Union. AP PhotoDonetsk People’s Republic Emergency Situations Ministry employees clear rubble at the side of the damaged Mariupol theater building during heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine on May 12. AP PhotoHouse Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) stops in front of the Lincoln Memorial during his “Back the Blue Bike Tour” in Washington, D.C., on May 12. The tour, which includes members of the Capitol Police, starts at the U.S. Capitol and ends at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Bonnie Cash/UPI PhotoPresident Biden poses with leaders of the US-ASEAN Special Summit during a photo on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., on May 12. The summit is expected to address the COVID-19 response and global health security, climate change and sustainable development. Michael Reynolds/UPI PhotoMembers of Congress and staff listen to members of the U.S. Air Force Band during a ceremony outside the U.S. Capitol on May 12 to mark 1 million American dying due to COVID-19. Greg Nash

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