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A demonstrator is detained during a "Reflexive strike of students" called by the Chilean student federations to request better and more changes in the education system in Santiago, Chile, May 17, 2016. (Photo by Ivan Alvarado/Reuters)

This Week in Pictures: May 14-20

05/20/16 11:23AM

This week, news broke early Thursday morning that EgyptAir flight 804 had disappeared from radar screens en route to Cairo from Paris with 66 people aboard. On Friday, Egyptian naval vessels confirmed it found debris in the Mediterranean Sea from the missing jetliner. The cause is still not yet known, but Egyptian officials suggested that... read more

A local peasant activist leads the crowd in chanting slogans during a "fight against the enemies" rally before rich peasants and other anti-Party elements are brought forth to be criticized. Ashihe commune, Acheng county, April 12, 1965. (Photo by Li Z

Behind China's Cultural Revolution: The unseen photos

05/16/16 12:06PM

These images paint a much more complicated and dynamic picture of the Cultural Revolution than anyone was allowed to see at the time. Hidden for years, the photographs were not seen within China until the late 1980s, and they have since become the most comprehensive visual documentation of the period. read more

Jackeline, 26, holds her son who is 4-months old and born with microcephaly, in front of their house in Olinda, near Recife, Brazil, Feb. 11, 2016. (Photo by Nacho Doce/Reuters)

Photos: The Zika virus spreads

05/14/16 09:27AM

The Zika virus continues its spread across Latin America and the Caribbean, and researchers in Brazil found evidence that suggests it's only getting worse, and evolving into a new form more likely to impair brain cells. ... read more

Donald Trump speaks at a press conference at Hilton Garden Inn on Staten Island, N.Y., April 17, 2016. (Photo by Mark Peterson/Redux for MSNBC)

The presidential campaign: Donald Trump

05/03/16 10:00AM

Donald Trump has traveled the country since his presidential campaign announcement in June, toting his official campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again.” The real estate mogul has has ran a primarily self-funded, anti-establishment campaign, and he has led nearly every national poll since campaigning began. read more

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