Stella Nyanzi, a prominent Ugandan activist and government critic, is arrested by police officers in Kampala on May 18 during a protest she organized calling for more food distributions by the government to people who have been financially struggling by the nationwide lockdown. SUMY SADURNI/AFP via Getty Images

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Protests and long lines for coronavirus aid, a Mideast heat wave, and the gradual reopening of cities.

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Stella Nyanzi, a prominent Ugandan activist and government critic, is arrested by police officers in Kampala on May 18 during a protest she organized calling for more food distributions by the government to people who have been financially struggling by the nationwide lockdown. SUMY SADURNI/AFP via Getty Images

Stella Nyanzi, a prominent Ugandan activist, is arrested by police officers in Kampala on May 18 during a protest she organized calling for more food distributions by the government to people who have been financially struggling by the nationwide lockdown.

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A woman covers her children with a shawl to protect them from the sun in New Delhi on May 20 as she waits with other migrant workers and families for a train so they can return home after the government eased a nationwide lockdown. PRAKASH SINGH/AFP via Getty Images

A woman covers her children with a shawl to protect them from the sun in New Delhi on May 20 as she waits with other migrant workers and families for a train to return home after the government eased its lockdown.

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Residents watch from their window as a gun battle takes place between suspected militants and government forces in Srinagar, India, on May 19. Two Kashmir militants, including a key rebel leader, were killed in the 12-hour gun battle. TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP via Getty Images

Residents watch from their window as a gun battle takes place between suspected militants and government forces in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on May 19. Two Kashmir militants, including a key rebel leader, were killed in the 12-hour gun battle.

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A father holds up his son so he can see over the fence at Melwood training ground, a playing field for the Liverpool Football Club, as players resume training May 19 in Liverpool. PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images

A father holds up his son so he can see over the fence at Melwood training ground, a playing field for the Liverpool Football Club, as players resume training May 19 in Liverpool, England.

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Employees unveil the second bronze statue of former Burkina Faso President Thomas Sankara, who was killed in 1987, at his memorial in Ouagadougou on May 17. The first version was removed because of complaints that it didn’t bear a resemblance to the national hero. OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT/AFP via Getty Images

Employees unveil the second bronze statue of former Burkina Faso President Thomas Sankara, who was killed in 1987, at his memorial in Ouagadougou on May 17. The first version was removed because of complaints that it didn’t bear a resemblance to the national hero.

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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue puts on a face mask in a meeting with the president about the country’s food supply in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on May 19. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue puts on a face mask in a meeting with the president at the White House on May 19 concerning the country’s food supply.

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A member of Russia’s Emergencies Ministry disinfects Moscow’s Leningradsky railway station on May 19. KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images

A member of Russia’s Emergencies Ministry disinfects Moscow’s Leningradsky railway station May 19.

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A policeman stands guard outside a warehouse in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on May 21 after three women were crushed to death during a cash distribution for residents affected by the coronavirus lockdown. STR/AFP via Getty Images

A policeman stands guard outside a warehouse in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on May 21 after three women were crushed to death during a cash distribution for residents affected by the lockdown.

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Medical workers test residents for COVID-19 on a street in Wuhan, China, on May 15. Wuhan authorities ordered mass testing for all 11 million residents after a new cluster of cases emerged. STR/AFP via Getty Images

Medical workers test residents for COVID-19 on a street in Wuhan, China, on May 15. Wuhan authorities ordered mass testing for all 11 million residents after a new cluster of cases emerged.

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A woman carries a stool on her head while in line for several hours at a charity distribution of hampers, masks, soap, and sanitizer near Pretoria, South Africa, on May 20. MARCO LONGARI/AFP via Getty Images

A woman carries a stool on her head while in line for several hours at a charity distribution of hampers, masks, soap, and sanitizer near Pretoria, South Africa, on May 20.

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Palestinian girls pour water over a child’s head to help him cool off during a heatwave at the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip on May 19. MOHAMMED ABED/AFP via Getty Images

Palestinian girls pour water over a child’s head to help him cool off during a heat wave at the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip on May 19.

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Men are hit by waves at Kasimedu fishing harbor in Chennai, India, on May 19 as Cyclone Amphan barrels toward the coast. ARUN SANKAR/AFP via Getty Images

Men are hit by waves at Kasimedu fishing harbor in Chennai, India, on May 19 as Cyclone Amphan barrels toward the coast.

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Members of the Catalan regional police grab a protester during a demonstration by the Catalan pro-independence group in Barcelona, Spain, on May 19. JOSEP LAGO/AFP via Getty Images

Members of the Catalan regional police grab a protester during a demonstration by the Catalan pro-independence group in Barcelona, Spain, on May 19.

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Carolyn Ellis (right) hugs her mother, Susan Watts, in Ontario, Canada, on May 16 using the “hug glove” that Carolyn and her husband created as a Mother’s Day gift. JORGE UZON/AFP via Getty Images

Carolyn Ellis (right) hugs her mother, Susan Watts, in Ontario, Canada, on May 16 using the “hug glove” that Carolyn and her husband created as a Mother’s Day gift.

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Mao Yin (center) is reunited with his mother, Li Jingzhi, and father, Mao Zhenping, in Xian, China, on May 18. Mao Yin was kidnapped as a toddler in 1988; police used facial recognition technology to track him down. STR/AFP via Getty Images

Mao Yin (center) is reunited with his mother, Li Jingzhi, and father, Mao Zhenping, in Xian, China, on May 18. Mao Yin was kidnapped as a toddler in 1988; police used facial recognition technology to track him down.

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A woman sunbathes in a roped-off zone on the beach in La Grande Motte, southern France, on May 21, as the nation eased lockdown measures. CLEMENT MAHOUDEAU/AFP via Getty Images

A woman sunbathes in a roped-off zone on the beach in La Grande Motte, southern France, on May 21, as the nation eased lockdown measures.

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Patrick Hand adds crosses to the 2,000 already on the walls of Balally Parish’s Church of the Ascension of the Lord in Dublin, Ireland, on May 20. Each cross represents a victim of the coronavirus in Ireland and Northern Ireland. PAUL FAITH/AFP via Getty Images

Patrick Hand adds crosses to the 2,000 already on the walls of Balally Parish’s Church of the Ascension of the Lord in Dublin, Ireland, on May 20. Each cross represents a victim of the coronavirus in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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Nurses assigned to the Infectious Diseases Unit at Kenyatta University Hospital practice dance moves during a Zumba class at the hospital compound in Nairobi on May 17. TONY KARUMBA/AFP via Getty Images

Nurses assigned to the Infectious Diseases Unit at Kenyatta University Hospital practice dance moves during a Zumba class at the hospital compound in Nairobi on May 17.

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Health workers from National Medical Center 20 de Noviembre mourn their colleague Hugo Lopez Camacho, a stretcher-bearer who died of COVID-19, during a memorial in Mexico City on May 18. PEDRO PARDO/AFP via Getty Images

Health workers from National Medical Center 20 de Noviembre mourn their colleague Hugo Lopez Camacho, a stretcher-bearer who died of COVID-19, during a memorial in Mexico City on May 18.

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Residents look out at the floodwaters in Sanford, Michigan, on May 20. More than 10,000 people were evacuated after two dams failed following heavy rain. SETH HERALD/AFP via Getty Images

Residents look out at the floodwaters in Sanford, Michigan, on May 20. More than 10,000 people were evacuated after two dams failed following heavy rain.

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Kite surfers enjoy time on the water at Ramat Poleg beach in the Israeli coastal city of Netanya on May 18, 2020. JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty Images

Kite surfers enjoy time on the water at Ramat Poleg beach in Netanya, Israel, on May 18 during a heat wave.

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A man visits the newly reopened Galleria Borghese art gallery in Rome on May 19. TIZIANA FABI/AFP via Getty Images

A man visits the newly reopened Galleria Borghese art gallery in Rome on May 19.

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Asian elephants stand next to each other in their enclosure at Wilhelma, a botanical-zoological garden in Stuttgart, Germany, on May 20. THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP /AFP via Getty Images

Asian elephants stand next to each other in their enclosure at Wilhelma, a botanical-zoological garden in Stuttgart, Germany, on May 20.

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