Photos of the week: 5/22 - 5/29

It's been a busy week in news, from the colorful Vivid Sydney Festival to the opening of One World Trade Center's observatory, and with severe weather from Texas to India and beyond. Click through the slideshow above to see the best photos from these stories and more from around the world.

If you missed them, check out last week's best news photos below, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photography from the next seven days.

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