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14 Striking Photos You Missed This Week    

With the ever-changing news cycle, it’s easy to miss captivating images that fly under the radar. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered.

Featured Photo above: A cute goat with extremely long ears has wowed social media users in Pakistan since his birth last month. Simba, as the breeder Mohammad Hassan Narejo named the goat, was born at a farm in the southern city of Karachi on June 4 with ears as long as 18.11 inches!  (Reuters Photo)

A hummingbird shakes off water from its wings after drinking from a fountain in Fremont, California, on Thursday, June 30. | Xiaojian Huang/Solent News/Shutterstock

Spectators watch Fourth of July fireworks explode over the Washington Monument on Monday. Crowds lined the National Mall to watch the capital’s annual fireworks show. Nathan Howard/Getty Images

Paper lanterns form the shape of the Milky Way along a staircase, during “Tanabata,” or the Star Festival event, at Zojoji temple in Tokyo, Japan. Issei Kato / Reuters

Law-enforcement members escort a family away from the scene of a shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, on July 4, 2022. Police arrested Robert Crimo III in connection with the shooting, and prosecutors have now charged him with seven counts of first-degree murder.. Mark Borenstein / Getty

People walk near stranded cars during a flash flood caused by heavy rains due to tropical storm Bonnie, in San Salvador, El Salvador, on July 2, 2022. Jose Cabezas / Reuters

A wrestler cools off as he competes during the 661st annual Historic Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling championship, in Edirne, Turkey,. The festival is part of UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritages. Francisco Seco / AP

A girl looks toward the sunset as she waits to watch fireworks from a park in Kansas City, Missouri, on July 4, 2022. Charlie Riedel / AP

Fishermen compete in the Brotola Fishing Contest at Las Toscas beach in Uruguay, on July 3, 2022. More than 500 fishermen took part in the contest. Matilde Campodonico / AP

An Orthodox priest blesses water prior to a traditional pilgrim’s swim around a cross, which marks St. Antony Dymsky of the Russian Orthodox Church in Russia’s Dymskoye lake, near Antonyevo-Dymsky Holy Trinity Monastery,. Dmitri Lovetsky / AP

People try to avoid the bulls during the annual “running of the bulls” in Pamplona, Spain, on Thursday, July 7. The San Fermin festival was canceled in 2020 and 2021 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images

American basketball star Brittney Griner is escorted to a courtroom for a hearing in Khimki, Russia, on Thursday, July 7. Griner, whom the US State Department has classified as wrongly detained, pleaded guilty to drug charges,her lawyers confirmed to CNN. Evgenia Novozhenina/Reuters

Muslim pilgrims sleep on Jabal al-Noor, a mountain near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Monday, July 4. Mohammed Salem/Reuters

US President Joe Biden awards the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Medal of Freedom, to gymnast Simone Biles on Thursday, July 7. Biles was one of 17 Americans to receive the medal on Thursday. The 25-year-old is also the youngest person to ever receive the award. J. Scott Applewhite/AP

A man carries his son in Tapachula, Mexico, as he walks along with other migrants in a caravan heading to the US border on Friday, July 1. Jose Torres/Reuters

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