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Participants jump into the water at the start of the swimming stage of the Tel Aviv Triathlon in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 28, 2016. According to the organizers more than 1,500 athletes took part in the multi-sport competition.

This Week in Pictures: June 18-24

06/24/16 10:24AM

This week brought historic news with a shocking result from the 'Brexit' vote, the election of Rome's first female mayor and much more. See the photos here. read more

A guard stands on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, Oct. 5, 2015. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

A look inside the U.S. Supreme Court

06/24/16 07:57AM

Laboring in a white marble building insulated from the sounds of any protesters outside, the Supreme Court clings to its own steady rhythms regardless of the politics of the day and changes in its own ranks. That is how it has been for the 2015-16 term, marked by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. A nine-member court suddenly became an eight... read more

Shaft #25 in what is now St. Joe State Park. (Photo by Benjamin Hoste)

Life in Missouri's Fading Old Lead Belt

06/22/16 11:02AM

Photographer Ben Hoste explored Missouri's Old Lead Belt, a largely defunct region of lead mining towns, meeting the people who have remained there. read more

Daily Life In United Arab Emirates

This Week in Pictures: June 11-17

06/17/16 10:57AM

From the horrific mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., to the end of the political primary season in the U.S., the continuation of Ramadan, and a busy week in the world of sports, this is your week in pictures. read more


How Muhammad Ali 'shook up the world'

06/05/16 12:42AM

Muhammad Ali, the former heavyweight champion boxer and cultural icon, died Friday at age 72 after a long, public battle with Parkinson's disease. Ali was arguably the most beloved and recognized sports figured in the world -- but it was not always that way. read more

Trump rally in California a scene of chaos, confrontation

06/03/16 01:47PM

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Donald Trump supporters were mobbed and assaulted by protesters on Thursday night after the candidate's campaign rally in California.The violence broke out after the event in San Jose wrapped up just before 8 p.m. local time (11 p.m. ET). read more

Iraqi firefighters try to stop the fire of burning oil wells in Kirkuk, northern Iraq, June 2, 2016. Two Khabbaz oil field wells in Kirkuk Province, northern Iraq, exploded by suspected insurgents, a security official said.

This Week in Pictures: May 28-June 3

06/03/16 10:36AM

The United States celebrated Memorial Day; protests continued in France, Australia and Turkey; Iraqi forces fought ISIS; and candidates were out on the trial. read more

Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon performs in Times Square, New York City on May 28, 2016. (Photo by Balazs Gardi for MSNBC)

Fleet Week 2016 in New York City

05/29/16 04:16PM

It's Memorial Day weekend, and U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard ships have come to call for the annual celebration of America's sea services. read more

Attendees at the NRA convention play a video game intended to train people to shoot, in Louisville, Ky., May 21, 2016.

Inside the 2016 NRA convention

05/22/16 04:31PM

What it's like to attend the annual intersection of guns and politics, complete with Donald Trump and 500,000 square feet of firearms displays. read more