U.S. Naval Academy plebes participate in the annual Herndon Monument Climb on May 23, 2016 in Annapolis, Md. The final event of the plebe year at the Naval Academy, the freshman work together to hoist a member of their class to the top of the lard cover monument to replace the plebeian hat with an officer's version. Midshipman 4th Class Chris Bianchi, placed swapped hats after 1 hour 12 minutes 30 seconds.
Stephen Amell, Alessandra Ambrosio and Will Arnett arrive on the red carpet at the World Premiere of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows" at Madison Square Garden on May 22, 2016, in New York City.
Residents of the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo attempt to regain some sense of normalcy in the midst of a nationwide civil war on May 21, 2016. Renewed fighting in recent days, especially in and around Aleppo, has threatened the full collapse of a ceasefire agreement, a landmark in attempts to finally resolve a conflict that has left more than 270,000 dead.
Charlize Theron, Sean Penn and Javier Bardem arrive on the red carpet before the screening of the film "The Last Face" at the 69th annual Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 20, 2016
Republican candidate for President Donald Trump speaks at a fund raising event for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at the Lawrenceville National Guard Armory on May 19, 2016, in Lawrence Township, N.J. Trump and Christie headlined the $200 per-person fundraiser to pay down Christie's roughly $250,000 presidential campaign debt.
Lea Seydoux, Vincent Cassel and Marion Cotillard arrive on the red carpet before the screening of the film "Juste la fin du monde (It's Only the End of the World)" at the 69th annual Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 19, 2016.
Relatives and friends of passengers aboard the EgyptAir jet that crashed await word at the EgyptAir in-flight service building at the airport in Cairo, Egypt, on Thursday. The flight from Paris to Cairo with 66 on board crashed into the Mediterranean Sea off the Greek island of Crete early Thursday morning.
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