Photos of the Week: 6/18-6/24

A a glass slide 1,000 feet above the ground in Los Angeles, teachers protesting in Mexico, an emu is helped away from a California wildfire, LeBron James and the Cavaliers get a champion’s welcome in Cleveland, a selfie in the 125 degrees Fahrenheit heat of Palm Springs, a Hello Kitty face grown on a melon in Japan, and much more. (Editor’s note: I will be out, taking a much-needed vacation, until the end of July. Until then, the Photo section will be in the capable hands of our visuals editor, Emily Epstein. Welcome Emily!)

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  • NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI

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  • Amanda Rossman / USA Today Network / Reuters

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