This Week in Pictures: May 2-8
This week kicked off on Sunday with the Kentucky Derby and all of the fanfare that surrounds the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” — namely, fast horses and outrageous hats.
On the other side of the world, recovery efforts continued in Nepal, where more than 7,000 people have died as a result of the massive April 25 earthquake. In Burundi, thousands of protesters demonstrated against the president for seeking a third term.
In the United Kingdom, incumbent Prime Minister David Cameron emerged victorious on Friday after the Conservative Party made major gains over the opposition Labour Party. Britain now faces two looming constitutional crises: a referendum on whether to leave the European Union, and rising pressure from Scottish nationalists – who made serious gains in the polls Friday – who want to quit the U.K. for good.