Pfc. Sam Jaffe’s camera had a winding journey at the end of World War II. Decades later, the negatives turned up at a yard sale in the United States and then were auctioned off on eBay.

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A day of upheaval at the holy sites of this contested city quickly widened into a night of warlike violence in communities across the country early Tuesday, with hundreds of rockets from the Gaza Strip causing injuries in Israeli neighborhoods and retaliatory airstrikes killing at least 22 Gazans, according to officials there.

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A Star Wars fan celebrates May the 4th in Los Angeles; the Kentucky Derby is run before the largest sporting event crowd since the start of the pandemic; Orioles pitcher John Means throws the team’s first no-hitter since 1969 in Seattle; a horse-drawn carriage carries the body of Andrew Brown Jr., killed by sheriff’s deputies in April, during his funeral in Elizabeth City, N.C. See 12 of the week’s most interesting and gripping images from around the world, selected by Washington Post photo editors.

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Although they arrive in huge numbers, cicadas will not hurt you.

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An overhead subway platform collapsed in Mexico City late Monday, sending metro cars plunging into the busy street below and killing at least 23 people, including children, according to Mexican officials.

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Mourners gather for an invitation-only funeral for Andrew Brown Jr., the 42-year-old Black man killed by police in Elizabeth City, N.C.

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People gather in Elizabeth City, N.C. to protest the the death of Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man killed by Pasquotank County Sheriff Deputies in North Carolina. Brown’s family released an independent autopsy showing he was shot five times, including in the back of the head. The state’s autopsy has not been released yet.

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Hamas security force members display their rappelling skills during a police graduation ceremony in Gaza City; Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide is welcomed aboard the International Space Station after the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule docked; President Biden delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress; people protest the fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City, N.C. See 12 of the week’s most interesting and gripping images from around the world, selected by Washington Post photo editors.

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At least 45 people were killed and more than 100 injured when a stampede broke out at a crowded Jewish festival in northern Israel on Thursday night, turning one of the first public celebrations in a country emerging from the coronavirus pandemic into a mass tragedy.

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Collins, who passed away April 28, was the command module pilot on the first human spaceflight to the moon.

President Biden’s first address to Congress was an invite-only affair and no guests were allowed. The restrictions for the event were due to covid-19 safety protocols, but had the added security benefit of a limited number of people inside the Capitol for the president’s first major indoor event since he took office just weeks after the Jan. 6 insurrection.

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On July 20, 1969, eight years after President John F. Kennedy pledged to land a man on the lunar surface and return him safely to Earth, astronaut Michael Collins sat alone in the command module floating 60 miles above what he later called the “withered, sun-seared peach pit” of the moon. While Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin took their giant leap for mankind, in Armstrong’s memorable phrase, Mr. Collins circled the moon alone, keeping the command module going and running through the 117-page list of contingencies he had prepared in the event anything went awry.

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The caminanti are a group of Sicilian wanderers, continuers of an ancient tradition centered on the word and on the sale of balloons.

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Celebrities arrive on the red carpet for the 93rd Annual Academy Awards at Union Station in Los Angeles.

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Brazil is erecting what will become the third tallest statue of Jesus Christ in the world; the Mars Ingenuity helicopter achieved the first powered flight by an aircraft on another planet; Myrtle Mae is named winner of the 2021 Beautiful Bulldog contest in Iowa; Courteney Ross reacts to the guilty verdict of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of her boyfriend, George Floyd. See 16 of the week’s most interesting and gripping images from around the world, selected by Washington Post photo editors.

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Daunte Wright, 20, the young Black man shot by police during a traffic stop in suburban Minneapolis, is remembered at a funeral just two days after a former police officer was convicted in the death of George Floyd and amid a national reckoning on racism and policing.

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