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 gallery features Houstonians wading through floodwaters, earthquake survivors in Ecuador and Japan and a makeshift memorial to Prince.
This gallery contains photos published April 16-April 22, 2016.
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The shadow of 34-year-old Renante Nodalo is reflected on a door as he takes care of a rooster to be used for cockfighting in Manila, Philippines, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Cockfighting is a popular pastime in the Philippines. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
An Indian boy looks for recyclable materials near resting greater adjutant storks at a dumping site on the outskirts of in Gauhati, India, Friday, April 22, 2016. Countries around the world annually recognize April 22 as Earth Day with hopes in urging local action and increasing awareness about the state of the world’s environment. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Children receive schooling as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power visits Malkohi Internally Displaced Person Camp in Yola, Nigeria, Friday, April 22, 2016. Power is traveling to Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria to highlight the growing threat Boko Haram poses to the Lake Chad Basin region. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Residents wade through floodwaters as they evacuate their apartment complex Monday, April 18, 2016, in Houston. Storms have dumped more than a foot of rain in the Houston area, flooding dozens of neighborhoods and forcing the closure of city offices and the suspension of public transit. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
A firefighter responds to a fire at an auto wrecking yard in the Sun Valley section of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley as a huge plume of thick, black smoke rises over them on Sunday, April 17, 2016. The city Fire Department said the blaze at Self Service Auto Recycler in Sun Valley has engulfed at least 15 vehicles. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Kyoji Okubo, 61, and his wife Mutsuko sit in their car in the compound of an elementary school turned shelter in Kumamoto city, Japan, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. More than 100,000 people are homeless or have fled their homes as aftershocks continue to shake southern Japan. Many are living in cramped conditions in shelters or even their cars, with limited food and water. (Yu Nakajima/Kyodo News via AP)
A firefighter throws a plastic bag of accelerant onto the first ever Cameroon Ivory Burn, attended by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power at the Palais des Congres in Yaounde, Cameroon, Tuesday, April 19, 2016, to highlight the need to halt the Ivory trade in order to save Africa’s elephants. Power is visiting Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria to highlight the growing threat Boko Haram poses to the Lake Chad Basin region. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Texas Rangers’ Brett Nicholas slides into second for a double as Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa leaps to catch the throw from the outfield in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
A man who slept outside with others in a damaged building reads a local newspaper with the Spanish headline: “They search for survivors” in the business district that was severely damaged by an earthquake in Manta, Ecuador, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. The strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along its Pacific coast, sending the Andean nation into a state of emergency. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Flowers lay on a T-shirt signed by fans of singer Prince at a makeshift memorial place created outside Apollo Theater in New York, Friday, April 22, 2016. The pop star died Thursday at the age of 57. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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