Venezuela's Josef Martinez put his team up 1-0 against Jamaica on 15 minutes during their match-up at Chicago's Soldier Field on June 5, 2016. Just eight minutes later Jamaica's Rodolph Austin was sent off for a dangerous foul, leaving his team short-handed in their loss.
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic won his first French Open title to complete a career Grand Slam, defeating Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 for his 12th major to draw even with Roy Emerson for fourth place on the all-time title list.
Garbine Muguruza of Spain surprised Serena Williams and the world, beating the American 7-5, 6-4 to capture the French Open and prevent Williams from Grand Slam title No. 22, and equaling Steffi Graff's Open-era record.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton acknowledges supporters as she speaks at the Women for Hillary organizing event at West Los Angeles College in Culver City, Calif., on June 3, 2016. The event was attended by elected officials and actresses including Jamie King, Sally Field, Sophia Bush, Elizabeth Banks, Mary Steenburgen, Debra Messing and Garcelle Beauvais.
American, British and Canadian invasion forces landed in Northwestern France on June 6, 1944, established beachheads in Normandy, and by evening had "gotten over the first five or six hurdles" in the greatest amphibious assault of all time.
French officials continued to warn residents to stay away from the Seine River as it nears 30-year record levels, as thousands evacuate for higher ground. The Louvre Museum as well as the Musée d'Orsay closed their doors in an effort to protect thousands of priceless works of art.
From Memorial Day remembrances to hanging upside down outside a helicopter to climbing a lard- covered obelisk, U.S. military troops faced a number of challenges in May. Here are some highlights in pictures.
Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a rally in San Jose, Calif., on June 2, 2016. Trump told the crowd, "I will say this. Hillary Clinton has to go to jail." Outside, anti-Trump demonstrators clashed with police.
President Barack Obama addresses guests at Concord Community High School in Elkhart, Ind., on June 1, 2016. Obama returned to Elkhart, the first city he visited as President in 2009, to highlight the nation's economic recovery. Elkhart County's unemployment rate peaked at 18.9 percent in March of 2009 and is now down to 4.1 percent.
The Los Angeles Police Department SWAT unit along with federal agents with the FBI and ATF responded to the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, after two men were shot dead in what investigators said was a murder-suicide. The Westwood, Calif., campus was locked down for about two hours
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