2015: The Year in Photos, May-August

As the year comes to a close, it's time to take a look back at some of the most memorable events and images of 2015. Among the events covered in this essay (the second of a three-part photo summary of the year): Rohingya migrants fleeing Burma, the end of David Letterman’s Late Show, the demolition of Candlestick Park, the birth of the U.K.’s Princess Charlotte, wildfires in California, and much more. See also, the Top 25 News Photos of 2015, and the Year in Photos, Part 1, and Part 3. The series comprises 120 images in all. Warning, some of the photos may contain graphic or objectionable content.

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