This Week in Pictures: April 25-May 1
A massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal flattened much of Kathmandu and its surrounding areas, killing thousands and taking with it countless temples and other cultural artifacts that the country is famous for. The earthquake triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest that killed at least 18 climbers on the mountain.
In Baltimore, the April 19 death of Freddie Gray while in police custody sparked protests throughout the city.
The Supreme Court heard arguments on the constitutionality of state bans on same-sex marriage.
And in Kentucky, preparations were underway for the horse race known as the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports, which will take place on Saturday at Churchill Downs.