The week in 10 pics

From Rand Paul's bladder-defying filibuster to the goofy "snowquester," a look at the images that defined the week SLIDE SHOW

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    The week in 10 pics

    Ballet star Pavel Dmitrichenko, center, appears in Moscow court Thursday. Dmitrichenko admitted to organizing an attack on the Bolshoi artistic director, but denied having sulfuric acid thrown at his face. No word yet as to whether Darren Aronofsky will adapt this twisted psychodrama to the big screen.
    Credit: AP/Alexander Zemlianichenko

    The week in 10 pics

    A supporter of Hugo Chávez cries as she holds a sign that reads in Spanish "I am Chávez." The Venezuelan president died Tuesday, leaving behind a polarizing legacy.
    Credit: AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos

    The week in 10 pics

    Kenyans line up to vote at a polling station in Nairobi's Kibera slum for their country's presidential election, the first since 2007 when tribal violence left more than 1,000 people dead and displaced another 600,000.
    Credit: AP/Jerome Delay

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    South Korean army soldiers patrol along a barbed-wire fence at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War. Relations between the two countries, always tense, took another hit Friday when North Korea announced it was canceling its nonaggression pact with South Korea in response to the U.N.'s decision to impose new sanctions on Pyongyang. It's been a busy, hostile week for Kim Jong Un, who also threatened to turn Washington D.C. into a "sea of fire."
    Credit:AP/Lee Jin-man

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    On Thursday, President Barack Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act at the Interior Department before a bipartisan melange including Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif.
    Credit: AP/Susan Walsh

    The week in 10 pics

    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks on the floor of the Senate Wednesday night. His filibuster of John Brennan over the use of unmanned aerial drones lasted 13 hours and only ended after Paul admitted he needed to use the restroom.
    Credit: AP/Senate Television

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    Mitt and Ann Romney sit down for the their first post-election interview with Fox News' Chris Wallace. Ann told Wallace "I'm happy to blame the media. It was not just the campaign’s fault, I believe it was the media’s fault as well. He was not being given a fair shake." Never change, you two.

    The week in 10 pics

    A snow storm slammed Washington D.C. Thursday, inspiring the single dumbest nickname ("the snowquester") in recent memory.

    The week in 10 pics

    Vice President Joe Biden leads a group across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., Sunday to commemorate the 48th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, when police officers brutally attacked civil rights activists marching from Selma to Montgomery.

    The week in 10 pics

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed Thursday at its highest level since 1896, increasing the net worth of the wealthiest 100 people on the planet a mind-numbing $28.7 billion.

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