Two bolts of lightning hit the antenna on top of One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan as an ele
May 23, 2014. Two bolts of lightning hit the antenna on top of One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan as an electrical storm moves over New York.Gary Hershorn—Corbis
Two bolts of lightning hit the antenna on top of One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan as an ele
Family members hold hands as they mourn during the funeral of Belgium shooting victims, Israeli couple Emmanuel and Miriam Riva, at Kiryat Shaul cemetery in Tel Aviv
Military coup in Thailand.Pro-government (Red Shirt) supporters stage rallies in Bangkok to protest the coup as a violation of the democratic election that brought Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of former, deposed Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, and the Pheu Thai party to office. Army arrests some protestors. Photograph by James Nachtwey.
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Gao Bingguo is covered with bees during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for being covered by the largest number of bees, in Taian
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Atletico Madrid's fans react during Champions League final soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid soccer match, at a public screening in Lisbon
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A Seleka fighter injured by a mortar shell fired by French soldiers lies in Bambari
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A child looks out as voters fill out ballot papers in booths during voting in a presidential election at a polling station in the village of Kodra
Final event of the World Amateur Bodybuilding Association (WABA) Swiss fitness and bodybuilding championships in Epalinges
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Billionaire Petro Poroshenko, accompanied by his son Olexiy, right, casts his ballot in Kiev, Ukraine.
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A South Sudanese girl suffering from cholera lies in bed in Juba Teaching Hospital in Juba
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An injured person is lifted by a rescue helicopter after a small private plane which took off from San Fernando, crashed in the Rio de La Plata
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Aftermath of fighting near Donetsk airport
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A South Sudanese child displaced by the fighting in Malakal, and suffering from malnutrition, cries as he is washed by a nurse at a feeding centre run by MSF in Kodok
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The Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft  carrying the International Space Station crew blasts off from the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome
An Israeli soldier of Caracal battalion smokes after finishing a march in Israel's Negev desert
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From the Santa Barbara drive-by shootings and Ukrainian presidential elections, to martial law in Thailand and Kim and Kanye's wedding extravaganza, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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