Photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
This week’s gallery includes armed security at a school in Beverly Hills, Calif.; a scuffle at Hong Kong’s legislative assembly over controversial amendments; and a high-speed car crash at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Julian Richner, 9, leaves school for the day to meet his mother as he passes behind an armed security guard at Beverly Hills Unified School District’s K-8 Horace Mann School in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Monday, May 13, 2019. Districts nationwide are employing a multi-layered approach for safety that combines mental health programs, bullying prevention initiatives with hardware and software technology, as well as armed and unarmed security officers. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
This gallery contains photos from the week of May 11-17, 2019.
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Worshippers pray together during a Buddha’s birthday celebration in front of the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday, May 12, 2019. The holiday is celebrated in East Asia on the eighth day of the fourth month in the Chinese lunar calendar. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
Rubble lies below the Pieta sculpture and a cross inside the Notre Dame de Paris cathedral on Wednesday May 15, 2019 in Paris. (Philippe Lopez/Pool via AP)
Opposition leader Juan Guaidó greets supporters as he arrives to lead a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 11, 2019. Guaidó has called for nationwide marches protesting the Maduro government, demanding new elections and the release of jailed opposition lawmakers. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Pro-democracy lawmaker Wu Chi-wai, center, is restrained by security guards at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Saturday, May 11, 2019. Hong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos Saturday as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory’s extradition law clashed over access to the chamber. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Police detain a gay rights activist taking part in an unauthorized march in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, May 11, 2019. The march was organized using Cuba’s new mobile internet, with activists and supporters calling for a rally over Facebook and WhatsApp after the government-run gay rights organization cancelled a Saturday march. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
People cheer outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan on Friday, May 17, 2019 after the passage of a law allowing same-sex marriage – a first for Asia. The vote Friday allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
People light fireworks above the rubble of destroyed buildings to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan in Gaza City, Monday, May 13, 2019. Muslims around the world are observing Ramadan, the holiest month in Islamic calendar. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)
A group of boys play basketball at the Petare shantytown, in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, May 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
The car driven by Kyle Kaiser goes airborne after hitting the wall along the third turn during practice for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 17, 2019 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Tom Pyle)
Bank of China Tower, a building designed by architect I.M. Pei, is seen in Hong Kong Friday, May 17, 2019. Pei, the globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre museum in Paris with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102, a spokesman confirmed Thursday. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Model Bella Hadid poses for photographers at the photo call for the film ‘Pain and Glory’ at the 72nd international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 17, 2019. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP) View more: