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Our world in photos: May 12

May 12, 2022 Michaela Keil
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NEVADA — Cracked earth: A dead fish that used to be underwater sat on cracked earth above the water level on Lake Mead at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, on Monday, near Boulder City. Las Vegas was flooded with lore about organized crime after a second set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of the drought-stricken Colorado River reservoir just a 30-minute drive from the notoriously mob-founded Strip.
Photo: John Locher/AP


SPAIN — Bread procession: One of the “Las Doncellas” (maidens), holds a basket covered with white cloth transporting a loaf of bread on her head, during the “Bread Procession of the Saint,” the ceremony in honor of Saint Domingo de La Calzada (1019-1109) who helped poor people and pilgrimage, in Santo Domingo de La Calzada, on Wednesday. It had been 2 years since the last procession due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Photo: Alvaro Barrientos/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Garden party: Guests held umbrellas to shelter from the rain whilst attending the first garden party of the season at Buckingham Palace, in London, on Wednesday. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will miss the traditional royal garden party season, where she would normally meet with hundreds of people on the grounds of her residences in London and Edinburgh, palace officials said last week.
Photo: Matt Dunham/Pool via AP


ILLINOIS — In the field: President Joe Biden listened as O’Connor Farms owner Jeff O’Connor, left, spoke as Gina O’Connor, owner of O’Connor Farms, second from left, and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack looked on at the farm on Wednesday, in Kankakee.
Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP


CALIFORNIA — Wildfires: Firefighters worked to put out a structure burning during a wildfire on Wednesday, in Laguna Niguel.
Photo: Marcio J. Sanchez/AP


CALIFORNIA — Header: Los Angeles FC forward Danny Musovski, right, went up for a header next to Portland Timbers defender Justin Rasmussen during the first half of a US Open Cup soccer match on Tuesday, in Los Angeles.
Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP


HONG KONG — Park play: A girl ran away from a replica of a gorilla at a park on Monday.
Photo: Kin Cheung/AP


ITALY — Italian Open Tennis: Jannik Sinner returned the ball to Fabio Fognini during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, on Wednesday.
Photo: Andrew Medichini/AP


MASSACHUSETTS — Guard: Milwaukee Bucks guard Grayson Allen, right, looked to pass while pressured by Boston Celtics forward Grant Williams (12) during the first half of Game 5 of an Eastern Conference semifinal in the NBA basketball playoffs, on Wednesday, in Boston.
Photo: Charles Krupa/AP

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