Photo Digest: Week of May 4, 2014 in Pictures

Festival goers race cheese wheels, Australia says "no, thanks" to graffiti, and more in this week's photographs.

By Damon Beres and Emma Kapotes
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    Kid President in the White House

    Internet phenomenon Kid President attended the White House Correspondents' Dinner on May 3 and posed with famed guests on the red carpet, like Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o.

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    Cheese Rolling

    Participants roll wooden "cheese" during a competition at England's Stilton Village Festival on May 5. The tradition is said to date back to the 15th century.

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    Met Gala

    Celebrities turned out May 5 for the "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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    Google Comes to You

    As of May 5, the search giant is offering a "Google Express" delivery service in Manhattan and west Los Angeles. 

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    Light 'Em Up!

    Lanterns are lit at the Jogyesa Templein Seoul, South Korea on May 6 to celebrate Buddha's birth.

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    No More Tagging

    The Graffiti Control Amendment Act passed in New South Wales, Australia on May 7, which among other things will allow communities to pass clean-up duties onto convicted offenders. Seen here is a can of spray paint in the state's capital, Sydney.

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    Victory in Europe Remembered

    May 8 was the 69th anniversary of VE Day. Pictured here: A van filled with beer passing through Piccadilly Circus in London to celebrate the occasion in 1945.

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    A Milestone for South Africa

    May 10 marks the 20-year anniversary of Nelson Mandela's inauguration as the first President of the Republic of South Africa—a date that effectively doubles as the true endpoint of apartheid.

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