Kim Jong Un's maternal aunt and her husband, known in North Korea as Ko Yong Suk and Ri Gang, stop in New York's Times Square on April 23. They have been living in the United States since 1998 and run a dry-cleaning store.
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President Barack Obama hugs Shigeaki Mori, an atomic bomb survivor, during a ceremony at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan on Friday. Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world’s first atomic bomb attack, bringing global attention both to survivors and to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons. Carolyn Kaster / The Associated Press
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign rally in Cathedral City, Calif., Wednesday, May 25, 2016. AP
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference, Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Bismarck, N.D. AP
, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The Republican presidential contest has been aflutter for months, with all that preening and cackling from an overcrowded colony of rivals. Now it’s time for the Democrats to spread their wings before a big national audience, with their first debate, Tuesday night. AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File
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Carly Fiorina speaks during a rally for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Fort Wayne, Ind. Chad Ryan/The Journal-Gazette via AP
A scientist takes measurements of stone rings inside a cave on Bruniquel in France. Scientists say a pair of mysterious stone rings found inside the cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago. Etienne Fabre / CNRS via The Associated Press
Police pepper sprayed protesters as they moved them down Harbor Drive in San Diego on Friday. About a thousand Trump protesters demonstrated outside San Diego’s convention center as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke inside to an enthusiastic crowd of supporters packed in tight. Three protesters were arrested. John Gibbins / The San Diego Union-Tribune via The Associated Press
Mexican army soldiers guard an entrance to the General Hospital in Tijuana in 2008. According to government statistics, Mexican army forces kill eight enemies for every one they wound. Eros Hoagland / The New York Times
Harry Cullings is chief of the statistics department at the Radiation Effects Research Foundation in Hiroshima, Japan. Julie Makinen / Los Angeles Times via Tribune News Service
Two union activists in fluorescent vests walk toward the Normandie Bridge outside of Le Havre, western France, during a blockade action Thursday as a cloud of black smoke from burning tires rises behind them.
Volley after volley of tear gas poisoned the Paris air Thursday, as authorities struggled against nationwide strikes and a groundswell of public anger at a high-stakes government attempt to change the way France views work.
Union activists cranked up the tensions to try to force President Francois Hollande to abandon a labor bill that gives employers more flexibility and weakens the power of unions.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Thursday he is open to “improvements and modifications” in the labor bill but will not abandon it.
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Rescued people walk out of the entrance to Hidden River Cave after officials said over a dozen people exploring the cave were trapped by rising water Thursda in Horse Cave, Kentucky. The group waded through neck-deep water to get out, authorities said Thursday. Austin Anthony / Daily News via The Associated Press
According to researchers with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the areas where trees are growing in the Sierra Nevada mountain range have moved on average nearly 500 feet higher over the past 80 years. Max Whittaker / The New York Times file photo
U.S. President Barack Obama, left, talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, on the Ujibashi bridge as they visit the Ise Jingu shrine in Ise, Mie prefecture, Japan Thursday, May 26, 2016, ahead of the first session of the G7 summit meetings. The leaders of the G-7 nations have arrived for a visit at Ise Jingu, the most hallowed site for Japan's indigenous Shinto religion. Toru Hanai/Pool Photo via AP
Ethan Gomulka, 11, of San Bernardino, California, center, puts his lanyard over his ears as competition continues in the preliminaries of the 2016 National Spelling Bee, in National Harbor, Maryland, on Wednesday. He is flanked by Syaal Sharifzad, 12, of Salinas, California, and Ella Peters, 13, of San Diego. At the end of Wednesday’s onstage rounds, the field was cut to 45 spellers for today’s finals from 284.
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In one study, researchers looked at close to 300,000 births in Sweden in which a maternal relative died either before a pregnant woman’s due date or in her child’s first year of life. Thinkstock
Orange County Sheriff’s deputies take a protester into custody outside the Anaheim Convention Center in California where Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump held a rally Wednesday. Jae C. Hong / The Associated Press
A man bows in front of a cenotaph dedicated to the memory of the victims of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima, Japan, last week. President Barack Obama is set to visit the monument Friday. Yuriko Nakao / Bloomberg
A voter stands in a booth during the New Hampshire primary in February. Republican Party leaders are debating how to give more voters a meaningful role sooner in the process. Hilary Swift / The New York Times
A sign along Highway 16 outside Smithers, Canada, warns girls against hitchhiking and displays photos of some victims. Dozens of Canadian women and girls, most of them indigenous, have vanished or turned up dead near Highway 16, so many that residents call it the Highway of Tears. Ruth Fremson / The New York Times
Highway 16 cuts across a sparsely populated area of British Columbia west of Prince George, Canada. Dozens of Canadian women and girls, most of them indigenous, have vanished or turned up dead near Highway 16, so many that residents call it the Highway of Tears. Ruth Fremson / The New York Times
Street artist JR poses in front the Louvre Pyramid in Paris on Tuesday. For his latest bold project, he is creating an eye-tricking installation at the Louvre Museum that makes it seem as if the huge glass pyramid at the heart of the courtyard has disappeared. Francois Mori / The Associated Press
Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse after a preliminary hearing on Tuesday in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Cosby was ordered to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report. Dominick Reuter / Pool photo via The Associated Press
Does drinking make you happier, and how much? People participating in a study to find out just that used the Mappiness app to report their “hapiness levels” several times a day. “Drinking alcohol is associated with considerably greater happiness at that moment — 10.79 points on a 0-100 scale,” the researchers found. Thinkstock
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, shown testifying before a House subcommittee in 2014, took over the beleaguered agency in 2013. He is accused of providing false testimony. New York Times file photo
Edward Nero, center, one of six Baltimore police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, leaves a courthouse after being acquitted of all charges Monday. Patrick Semansky / The Associated Press
Nathan Myhrvold, a former chief technologist at Microsoft who has questioned NASA’s analysis of asteroids, holds a meteorite in Bellevue, Washington. Evan McGlinn / The New York Times
Former Guantanamo detainee and al-Qaida trainee Mourad Benchellali talks during an interview with the Remy de la Mauvinier / The Associated Press
photo by Akos Stiller. The Budapest skyline at the Chainbridge spanning the Danube River in February. P:rime Minister Viktor Orban Orban is sharpening his pitch to invest $2.8 billion to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to post-communist central Europe for the first time. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg
photo by Akos Stiller. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban speaks during the fifth constitution anniversary event at the national parliament in Budapest, Hungary, on April 25. Orbans government is campaign to have Budapest named as the host for the the 2024 Summer Olympics. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg
A cow chews on a garbage bag as waste pickers sift through trash at a landfill site in Makassar, Indonesia, in March. Residents bring recyclable trash such as plastic bottles, paper and packaging to collection points, known as banks, where the rubbish is weighed and given a monetary value. Dimas Ardian / Bloomberg
An image taken from video posted Saturday on the official Facebook page of the Egyptian Armed Forces spokesman shows an Egyptian dinghy collecting wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804. Egyptian Armed Forces via The Associated Press
A cargo plane flies overhead as the last remaining space shuttle external propellant tank is moved across the 405 freeway in Los Angeles on Saturday. The ET-94 will be displayed with the retired space shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center. The 33-ton, 154-foot-long external propellant tank moved about 5 mph. Chris Carlson / The Associated Press
In 2014, Scott Passmore, director of public works, checks on a solar-powered seismic monitor that records earth quakes within the city limits of Reno, Texas. The rural community, which is surrounded by hydraulic fracturing drilling operations, experienced a series of earthquakes in 2014. Photos by LM Otero / The Associated Press file photo
In 2014, a worker walks next to a tank at a fracking-wastewater storage facility siting just outside the city limits of Reno. A new study blames fracking activities for the cause of recent Texas earthquakes. LM Otero / The Associated Press file photo
Winner of the 2016 Man Booker International prize for fiction Han Kang displays her book "The Vegetarian" following the award ceremony in London last week. Books translated into English are a small but growing part of the fiction market. Alastair Grant / The Associated Press
A Cleveland police officer directs pedestrians in downtown Cleveland from horseback. The city has freed up jail cells and ordered extra riot gear for the Republican National Convention this summer, drawing a wary eye from activists. Tony Dejak / The Associated Press file photo
Xiaoxing Xi, the Temple University physics professor who was charged by the U.S. government and then cleared of spying, talks about the day he was arrested by the FBI in Philadelphia. Michael Bryant / Philadelphia Inquirer via Tribune News Service
Anthony and Nikhil, patients at reSTART who are being treated for Internet addiction, wait for the center's dog, Dakota, to come play. David Ryder / For The Washington Post