Pictures of the Week: Aug. 22 – Aug.29

Michael Brown Sr. yells out as his son's casket is lowered into the ground at St. Peter's Cemetery in St. Louis
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Michael Brown Sr. yells out as his son's casket is lowered into the ground at St. Peter's Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. Family, politicians and activists gathered for the funeral of teen Michael Brown on Monday following weeks of unrest with at times violent protests spawning headlines around the world focusing attention on racial issues in the United States.

From Michael Brown’s funeral and a cease fire in Gaza, to swarms of locusts in Madagascar and the US Open Tennis Championships, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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