Slide Shows

The Week in Pictures: December 11-17, 2010

Siberian swimmers, the sale of Lee Harvey Oswald's coffin, and a wide world of protests

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    Reuters/Jorge Silva

    The Silent Evolution

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    Reuters/Reuters TV

    A firefighter tries to put out the fire on a burning car in Stockholm Saturday

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    AP/Misha Japaridze

    Protesters rally in what became a violent nationalist demonstration in central Moscow

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    Reuters/Ilya Naymushin

    Members of a local winter swimming club get out of the Yenisei River

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    AP/Ann Heisenfelt

    Snow falls onto the field from a hole in the roof of the Metrodome

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    AP/Abdul Khaleq

    Richard Holbrooke listens to Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mills during Hoolbrooke’s visit to Marjah, Afghanistan

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    AP/Seth Wenig

    Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, right, speaks on a panel

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    AP/Seth Wenig

    Authorities search in the brush by the side of the road at Cedar Beach on Fire Island

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    AP/Mario Anzuoni

    Actress Leighton Meester poses at a special screening of the movie “Country Strong”

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    AP/Mario Anzuoni

    Actress Leighton Meester poses at a special screening of the movie “Country Strong”

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    AP/WJHG-TV

    Clay A. Duke points a handgun at Bay City, Fla., school board members

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    Reuters/Paolo Bona

    A demonstrator wears a mask during at an anti-government protest in Milan Tuesday

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    AP/Paul Beaty

    Rahm Emanuel testifies before the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners

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    AP/ABC

    People clamber on the rocky shore on Christmas Island

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    AP

    President Obama walks out of the White House

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    Reuters/Yannis Behrakis

    Former conservative minister of transportation Kostis Hatzidakis is covered with blood

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    AP/Time Magazine

    Mark Zuckerberg appears on the Dec. 15 issue of Time

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    AP/Guillermo Arias

    A woman holds a serum bag belonging to a patient with cholera

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    AP/Mark Lennihan

    Jesse Paloger stands on Wall Street with a sign Wednesday in hopes of finding a job

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    AP /Mark J. Terrill // Reuters/Aaron Josefczyk

    Blake Edwards and Bob Feller

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    AP/Reed Saxon

    Christina Livingston, a supporter of people who had lost their homes to foreclosure

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    AP/Anjum Naveed

    Workers unload a huge portrait of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao

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    AP/Kirsty Wigglesworth

    Julian Assange holds up a court document

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    AP/Jae C. Hong

    The wooden coffin in which John F. Kennedy’s assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, was buried is seen at the Nate D. Sanders Auctions

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    AP/C-SPAN

    This photo rendered from video via C-SPAN shows the final vote tally on the bill to avoid income tax increases

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    Reuters/Danish Siddiqui

    Shi’ite Muslims cut the head of a child during an Ashura procession in Mumbai

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    AP/Kyodo News

    Police investigators check around the bus in which a knife attack took place in Toride, Japan

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    AP/Vadim Ghirda

    A husky puppy rides in a stroller