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SUMMERTIME IN THE CITY: A jogger runs along a path in Piedmont Park as the Midtown skyline stands in the background Wednesday, June 3, in Atlanta. June 3 marked National Running Day, celebrated annually on the first Wednesday in June. National Running Day was created in 2009 by some of the county's biggest running clubs and organizations to draw attention to the benefits of the activity. Photo: Associated Press/David Goldman

AP95309098039_3The casket bearing the body of blues legend B.B. King is wheeled to a waiting hearse in front of the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center after a day of public viewing, Friday, May 29, in Indianola, Miss. The visitation comes a day before the funeral for the man who influenced generations of singers and guitarists. (AP/Rogelio V. Solis)
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A woman walks alongside dachshunds dressed as astronauts during a dachshund parade in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, May 30. (AP/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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A girl wears a sign over her face that reads in Spanish “National day of fighting against sexual abuse and the exploitation of boys, girls and adolescents” during a protest demanding the government protect children from abuse in Asuncion, Paraguay, Saturday, May 30. According to the Health Ministry, most of the almost 700 cases of pregnancy in girls between the ages of 10 and 14, in 2014, were the result of sexual abuse. (AP/Jorge Saenz)
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Nepalese students wait for their school bus in front of a collapsed house as thousands of schools across the districts worst hit by two major earthquakes in Nepal reopened Sunday, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, May 31. With most school buildings damaged or unsafe, the Education Ministry ordered that classes be held in temporary classrooms. According to a UNICEF statement, 32,000 classrooms were destroyed and 15,352 classrooms were damaged after the two major earthquakes in Nepal. (AP/Niranjan Shrestha)
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Saudis escort the body of Mansour Fateel, who died of his injuries to become the 22nd victim of a mosque bombing claimed by the Islamic State group, during his funeral Saturday, May 30, in Tarut, Saudi Arabia. Thousands of Shiites took to the streets of eastern Saudi Arabia to remember the latest victim of the country’s deadliest terrorist bombing in years and denounce attacks on their community. (AP/Hasan Jamali)
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Migrants disembark from the Italian Coast Guard ship Peluso, on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa, Sunday, May 31. Around 75,000 migrants have been picked up trying to enter Italy and Greece from Libya so far this year. More than 1,800 are feared to have died. Most rescue emergencies happen some 40 nautical miles from Libya. (AP/Mauro Buccarello)
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Democratic presidential candidate former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley waits to speak to supporters at his campaign headquarters, Saturday, May 30, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP/Charlie Neibergall)
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 1, before debate continues in the Senate on renewing the Patriot Act. (AP/Andrew Harnik)
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Fighters from Badr Brigades Shiite militia clash with Islamic State group militants at the front line on the outskirts of Fallujah, Anbar province, Iraq, Monday, June 1. Three Islamic State suicide bombers targeted a police base in the Tharthar area north of Ramadi, some 30 miles west of Fallujah, with explosives-laden Humvees on Monday, killing at least 41 police and Shiite militiamen, officials said. (AP/Hadi Mizban)
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Kim Kardashian, left, and Kanye West arrive at the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, on Monday, June 1, in New York. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
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President Barack Obama presents Ina Bass, left, and Elsie Shemin-Roth of Webster Groves, Mo., center, with the the Medal of Honor on behalf of their father, Army Sgt. William Shemin during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 2. Shemin was one of two World War I Army heroes — one black, one Jewish —that finally received the Medal of Honor they may have been denied because of discrimination, nearly 100 years after bravely rescuing comrades on the battlefields of France. (AP/Susan Walsh)
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In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, rescuers save a survivor, center, from the overturned passenger ship in the Jianli section of the Yangtze River in central China’s Hubei Province Tuesday, June 2. Rescuers pulled several survivors to safety after hearing cries for help Tuesday from inside a capsized cruise ship that went down overnight in a storm on China’s Yangtze River, state broadcaster CCTV said. (Cheng Min/Xinhua via AP)
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National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Christopher Hart testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 2, , before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee oversight hearing of the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia. (AP/Cliff Owen)
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Rafters navigate through rapid waters along the Guadalupe River, Tuesday, June 2, in New Braunfels, Texas. Rafters and kayakers are taking advantage of the high and swiftly running river after recent heavy rains. (AP/Eric Gay)
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People pay their respects after a memorial service held at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Wednesday, June 3, for six Marines who were killed in a helicopter crash while helping with disaster relief in earthquake-devastated Nepal. Hundreds of people attended the ceremony to honor the six who were aboard the U.S. military’s UH-1 “Huey” that went down on a steep mountainside near the town of Charikot on May 12. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
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Tens of thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, Thursday, June 4. Hong Kongers joined the candlelight vigil Thursday night marking the 1989 student-led Tiananmen Square protests, an annual commemoration that takes on greater meaning for the city’s youth after last autumn’s pro-democracy demonstrations sharpened their sense of unease with Beijing. (AP/Kin Cheung)
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A couple wears masks as a precaution against the MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) virus as they walk on the Myeongdong, one of the main shopping districts, in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, June 4. The current frenzy in South Korea over MERS brings to mind the other menacing diseases to hit Asia over the last decade _ SARS, which killed hundreds, and bird flu. Then, as now, confusion ruled as the media harped on the growing public panic and health care workers and government officials struggled to understand and contain the diseases, sometimes downplaying the danger, sometimes inadvertently hyping it. (AP/Ahn Young-joon)
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World War II veteran Julian Fleming, 92, of Cumming, Ga., from left, shakes hands with fellow veterans Robert Saveland, 94, of Athens, Ga., and Neill Jack Cox, 90, of Clermont, Ga., during a ceremony in which the men were awarded the French Legion of Honor by the Consul General of France at the Capitol Thursday, June 4, in Atlanta. The Legion of Honor is the highest distinction France can award to a citizen or foreigner. The Ten WWII veterans from Georgia who were honored fought on French territory as part of the liberation of the country from Nazi Germany and were nominated by President Francois Hollande. (AP/David Goldman)
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Vice President Joe Biden, center, pauses alongside his family as they to enter a visitation for his son, former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, Thursday, June 4, at Legislative Hall in Dover, Del. Standing with Biden are his son Hunter, from left, granddaughter Natalie, daughter-in-law Hallie, grandson Hunter and wife Jill. Beau Biden died of brain cancer Saturday at age 46. (AP/Patrick Semansky, Pool)
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Visitors are walking alongside “Dirty Corners” by British artist Anish Kapoor in the gardens of the Chateau de Versailles outside Paris, France, Friday, June 5. Is that new sculpture in the gardens of Versailles a massive tuba? Or is it supposed to represent Marie Antoinette’s private parts? Artist Anish Kapoor isn’t saying exactly what the centerpiece of his latest installation, called “Dirty Corner,” represents. (AP/Kamil Zihnioglu)

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