Pictures of the Week: April 25 – May 2

Debris from Mayflower RV is pictured strewn around in Mayflower, Arkansas
Caro Allegri—Reuters
Apr. 29, 2014. Debris from Mayflower RV is pictured strewn around in Mayflower, Arkansas. A storm system that killed more than 20 people continued its march across a large swath of the U.S. Southeast on Tuesday, packing baseball-sized hail, damaging winds and the threat of more tornados, meteorologists said.

From tornadoes and floods across the US to the canonization of two popes, to preparations for the Kentucky Derby and witches on a train, TIME presents the best photos of the week.

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