Photos of the week: 5/6 - 5/13

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ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 12: Carlos Perez #58 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals look on as umpire Gerry Davis halts play when a cat ran onto the field during the fourth inning of a baseball game between the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the St. Louis Cardinals at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 12, 2016 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 12: Protesters from Code Pink for Peace gather near Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's motorcade outside the Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill during a meeting between Trump, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and GOP House leadership May 12, 2016 in Washington, DC. Ryan has yet to endorse Trump despite his being the final candidate in the race after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Gov. John Kasich dropped out of the race following the Indiana presidential primary. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Aerial view taken on May 12, 2016 shows cars driving on the winding L401 country road past rapeseed fields near Nienstedt close to Bad Muender am Deister, central Germany. / AFP / dpa / Julian Stratenschulte / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE/AFP/Getty Images)
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR, INDIA - MAY 11: Lightening strikes over the river Jehlum on May 11, 2016 in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, India. A hailstorm coupled with lightning and thunder lashed out on Srinagar overnight. There were no immediate reports about damage to houses or orchards. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)
NEW DELHI, INDIA - MAY 11: Firemen trying to douse fire in the building of Times of India near ITO on May 11, 2016 in New Delhi, India. The fire broke out on the fourth floor of the building, situated near the Income Tax Office, at around 2:20 pm. Keeping in view the safety of the number of important buildings in the area, the fire department called 21 fire tenders to the spot to douse the flames. (Photo by Arvind Yadav/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - MAY 11: People walk on the beach as rain clouds gather above the sea front on May 11, 2016 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. After the hottest day of the year the Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for rain for the south of England. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
A ring-tailed lemur carries its babies at the zoo in Cottbus, eastern Germany, on May 11, 2016. Three ring-tailed lemurs were born at the zoo during the past weeks. / AFP / dpa / Patrick Pleul / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian father Mohinder Singh Gill, 79, and his wife Daljinder Kaur, 70, pose for a photograph as they hold their newborn baby boy Arman at their home in Amritsar on May 11, 2016. An Indian woman who gave birth at the age of 70 said May 10 she was not too old to become a first-time mother, adding that her life was now complete. Daljinder Kaur gave birth last month to a boy following two years of IVF treatment at a fertility clinic in the northern state of Haryana with her 79-year-old husband. / AFP / NARINDER NANU (Photo credit should read NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 10: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is speaks to the media as he returns to his office at the U.S. Capitol, May 10, 2016, in Washington, DC. Presidential candidate Donald Trump is scheduled meet with Republican House and Senate leadership on Thursday. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - MAY, 10 (RUSSIA OUT) Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen during the match of the Night Hockey League in Sochi, Russia, May,10,2016. Putin attended a hockey match with NHL veterans, Putin's team won 11: 5. (Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Indian childred cool themselves at a fountain near India Gate in New Delhi on May 9, 2016 India is officially in the grip of its worst water crisis in years, with the government saying that about 330 million people, or a quarter of the population, are suffering from drought after the last two monsoons failed. / AFP / MONEY SHARMA (Photo credit should read MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images)
A sparrow sits inside the cannon of a tank that is part of the Soviet War Memorial in Berlin's Tiergarten district on May 9, 2016. Europe marks the 71st anniversary of the Allied victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. / AFP / TOBIAS SCHWARZ (Photo credit should read TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
SEMARANG, INDONESIA - MAY 8: A Bengal tiger cub (Phantera Tigris), which was born 13 days ago, is seen at the Zoo Mangkang in Semarang, Java Central, Indonesia, on May 8, 2016. Two Bengal tiger cubs, named Triraksa and Trikasih, successfully born through normal delivery. Birth is also an effort to conserve rare and endangered animals, because of the presence of the endangered Bengal tiger. (Photo by Dhana Kencana/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
A wildfire burns behind abandoned vehicles on the Alberta Highway 63 near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Wildfires ravaging the center of Canada's oil patch in northern Alberta may double in size as warm temperatures and swirling winds push the inferno in the direction of major oil-sands operations. Photographer: Darryl Dyck/Bloomberg via Getty Images
TOPSHOT - Turkish leftist demostrators run with torches and EMEP flags on May 6, 2016 at Dolmabahce in Istanbul during a demonstration on the anniversary of the execution of Deniz Gezmis (1947-1972), one of the founders of the People's Liberation army of Turkey (THKO). Gezmis was sentenced to death and hung in a Ankara jail on May 6, 1972. / AFP / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
FORT MCMURRAY, AB - MAY 06: A swing set with the swings burned away sits in a residential neighborhood destroyed by a wildfire on May 6, 2016 in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada Wildfires, which are still burning out of control, have forced the evacuation of more than 80,000 residents from the town. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Lightning flashes in the sky behind the Gateway Arch, right, and Old Cathedral, left, as a line of thunderstorms moves through St. Louis, Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Thousands of Ameren Corp. customers in the St. Louis area are without power after the strong thunderstorm hit the region. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Members of the media try to listen through the cracks of the door to a hearing for Robert Dear, who acknowledged killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic on Nov. 27, in Colorado Springs, Colo., Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Dear is mentally incompetent to continue with his criminal case, a judge ruled Wednesday. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette via AP, Pool)
In this Friday, May 6, 2016, photo, a visitor to the Indianapolis Zoo's International Orangutan Center gestures to Katy, one of the center's orangutans, in Indianapolis. The zoo started using dynamic pricing in 2014, using software by Digonex. It was a way to prevent overcrowding before the opening of the zoo's popular orangutan exhibit. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
An Israeli girl stands behind Israeli soldiers near the wall of names of fallen soldiers, at the Armored Corps memorial, during a ceremony marking the annual Memorial Day for soldiers and civilians killed in more than a century of conflict between Jews and Arabs, in Latrun near Jerusalem, Israel, Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Israel came to a standstill on Wednesday as sirens wailed across the country on its annual Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
This image made from a video taken through a car window shows a tornado near Wynnewood, Okla., Monday, May 9, 2016. A broad tornado capable of leaving "catastrophic" damage in its wake churned across the Oklahoma landscape Monday, prompting forecasters to declare a tornado emergency for two communities directly in its path. (Hayden Mahan via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
The transit of Mercury, left, in front of the Sun is seen from St.Petersburg, Russia, Monday, May 9, 2016. The photo was taken through a hydrogen-alpha (H-alpha) narrow spectrum solar telescope that permits examination of the sun's protuberances and showing the surface activity. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
Russian military planes fly over Red Square during the Victory Day military parade marking 71 years after the victory in WWII in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
A woman hold a cooking pot as she prepares food near a makeshift fire in a railway repairs shed where people have set up their tents at the northern Greek border point of Idomeni, Greece, on Monday, May 9, 2016. About 54,000 refugees and migrants are currently stranded in Greece as 10,000 are camped in Idomeni, after the European Union and Turkey reached a deal designed to stem the flow of refugees into Europeâs prosperous heartland. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
A pair of bulls wait for their turn to walk the ramp during a bovine beauty pageant in Rohtak, India, Saturday, May 7, 2016. Hundreds of cows and bulls walked the ramp in the bovine beauty pageant aimed at promoting domestic cattle breeds and raising awareness about animal health.(AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
SESENA NUEVO, SPAIN - MAY 13: Toxic smoke rises over the Castilla La Mancha countryside after an illegal tyre dump went on fire on May 13, 2016 in Sesena Nuevo, Spain. The dump, which stored over 75.000 tonnes of used rubber tyres was declared illegal in 2003 but both the Regional Government of Madrid and Castilla La Mancha were unable to come to an agreement as to who would pay for the estimated 4 million euro clean-up and removal of the dump. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

The past week in news has been chock full of severe weather, political protests, rare space events and animals where they probably aren't supposed to be -- including a cat on the field during a Major League Baseball game.

Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photography from the coming seven days.

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