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Today in Pictures: May 16

A pilgrimage in Spain, an injured athlete in Brazil, and more in Monday's best news pictures.

President Barack Obama reaches up to present Los Angeles Police Department Officer Donald Thompson with the Medal of Valor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

Carolyn Kaster / AP

Opposition supporters, some carrying rocks, flee from clouds of tear gas fired by riot police, during a protest in downtown Nairobi, Kenya on Monday, May 16.

Kenyan police have tear-gassed and beaten opposition supporters during a protest demanding the disbandment of the electoral authority over alleged bias and corruption.

Ben Curtis / AP

Pilgrims gather around an statue of the Virgin Mary as it is carried during a procession in El Rocio, southern Spain on May 16.

JORGE GUERRERO / AFP - Getty Images

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the Broadway musical "Hamilton," gestures after receiving an an honorary degree during the University of Pennsylvania commencement ceremony, on May 16 in Philadelphia.

Matt Rourke / AP

A worker is silhouetted in a building that is under construction in Tokyo on May 16.

THOMAS PETER / Reuters

Brazil's Franciela Davide is carried on a wheelchair after being injured during the Ibero American Athletics Championships women's 200 meters race, a test event for Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP - Getty Images

A five-month-old Syrian baby sleeps inside a tent at a makeshift refugee camp in Idomeni, Greece on May 16.

Petros Giannakouris / AP

An Israeli Arab youth jumps into the water in unusually warm weather at the old port of Jaffa, a mixed Jewish-Arab part of Tel Aviv, Israel on May 16.

Oded Balilty / AP