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Cliff Owen, Associated Press
Army Col. Matthew Rasmussen, of the Army Military District of Washington, wipes tears from his eyes while visiting the grave of Army Staff Sgt. Richard Tieman at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 22, 2014. Rasmussen and members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as The Old Guard, placed flags at grave sites as part of the annual "Flags-In" ceremony in preparation for Memorial Day.

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

This week's collection includes Pope Francis praying at the Western Wall; Pakistani boys swimming in a canal to keep cool during the country's heat wave; Air Force Academy graduates tossing their caps skyward as F-16 jets make a flyover; and NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson celebrating with a victory lap after winning the Coca-Cola 600.

This gallery contains photos published May 22-28, 2014.

Visit AP Images online: http://www.apimages.com. This gallery was produced by photo editor Jenny Kane in New York.