A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Mamadou Lawal Diallo, of Guinea, takes his Oath of Allegiance at a naturalization ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia. Nineteen new Americans took their oath as U.S. citizens at City Hall ahead of the July 4th holiday.
Activists of various groups and denominations gather on the steps of the Capitol in Jackson, Mississippi, to celebrate Thursday's ruling of a federal judge who blocked a law on religious objections to same-sex marriage, moments before it was set to take effect Friday.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the New York Police Department 2016 graduation class at Madison Square Garden.
A protester carries yellow balloons featuring umbrellas, symbol of the Occupy Central movement, during a protest march on the day marking the 19th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to Chinese sovereignty from British rule, in Hong Kong, China.