The week in 32 photos

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Take a look at 32 photos of the week from July 15 to July 22.
Firefighters with the US Forest Service monitor the Tamarack Fire just outside of the center of Markleeville, California, on Saturday, July 17. Dozens of large wildfires are raging across the western United States as the region experiences a historic and unrelenting drought. Jungho Kim/Zuma

Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrates after leading the Milwaukee Bucks to an NBA title on Wednesday, July 20. He scored 50 points in the title-clinching game against Phoenix, lifting the Bucks to their first championship in 50 years. Jeff Hanisch/USA Today Sports

Mark and Jeff Bezos show the words "Hi Mom" written on their hands as they briefly fly into space on Tuesday, July 20. They were two of the four people aboard the New Shepard, the rocket ship made by Jeff Bezos' space company, Blue Origin. The company plans to use the ship to take wealthy thrill-seekers on high-flying joy rides in the months and years to come. Blue Origin

"Titane" director Julia Ducournau, left, hugs award presenter Sharon Stone after the film won the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, July 17. At right is film director Spike Lee, who was the jury president at this year's festival. He accidentally revealed the winner earlier in the ceremony. Eric Gaillard/Reuters

American gymnast Simone Biles practices in Tokyo on Thursday, July 22. She is among the marquee athletes to watch in this year's Summer Olympics. Gregory Bull/AP

Cars sit in floodwaters after heavy rain in Zhengzhou, China, on Wednesday, July 21. More than 100,000 people have been evacuated from Zhengzhou, a city of 12.6 million on the banks of the Yellow River. AFP/Getty Images

US President Joe Biden, at left with CNN's Don Lemon, participates in a town-hall event in Cincinnati on Wednesday, July 21. He answered questions on a wide range of pressing issues, including voting rights, the economy and vaccine hesitancy. Maddie McGarvey for CNN

Journalists in New Delhi light candles and pay tribute to Reuters…
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