The week in 10 pics

From Steubenville to Vatican City, a look at the stories that dominated the headlines SLIDE SHOW

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    The week in 10 pics

    Trent Mays, left, and Ma'lik Richmond, who allegedly raped an unconscious girl, sit at the defense table Wednesday before the start of their trial in Steubenville, Ohio. If convicted, the pair could be held in a juvenile facility until they turn 21.
    Credit: AP/Keith Srakocic

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    Pope Francis, nee Jorge Mario Bergoglio, waves to a crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday. Bergoglio became the 266th pope of the Catholic Church, as well as its first Jesuit and native of the Americas.
    Credit: AP

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    Paola La Rocca of Buenos Aires celebrates Wednesday at the city's Metropolitan Cathedral after Archbishop Jorge Bergoglio is chosen as pope. Other Argentinians were less enthused, as Bergoglio's ascendance elicited painful memories of the Church's complicity in the country's "Dirty War."
    Credit: AP/Victor R. Caivano

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    President Barack Obama arrives on Capitol Hill Wednesday for closed-door talks to discuss the budget with House Speaker John Boehner and the House Republican Conference. We can only assume that his smile quickly dissolved.
    Credit: AP/J. Scott Applewhite

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    Memorial candles stand beside a picture of Kimani "Kiki" Gray during a vigil for the deceased teen in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. Gray, who one eyewitness insists was unarmed, was killed in an altercation with police.
    Credit: AP/John Minchillo

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    GOP spirit animal Donald Trump speaks at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday. Trump theorized that Mitt Romney lost the election because he didn't "talk enough about his success," and later exited the stage to the tune of "For the Love of Money" by the O'Jays.
    Credit: AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta

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    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., Thursday, temporarily leapfrogging Marco Rubio as the GOP favorite for 2016.
    Credit: AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta

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    Defense lawyers Julia Gatto and Robert Baum hold a news briefing Tuesday after a federal jury convicts their client, New York City police officer Gilberto Valle, of plotting to kidnap, cook and eat women.
    Credit: AP/Bebeto Matthews

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    The Carnival Nightmare Dream cruise ship sits moored at the A.C. Wathey Cruise Facilities in Philipsbug, Sint Marten, Thursday after a diesel generator malfunctioned -- this only a month after a separate Carnival vessel was disabled by a fire that stranded thousands of passengers at sea for days. Carnival: Where passengers experience anything but.
    Credit: Reuters

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    Montefiore Hospital President and CEO Steven Safyer, left, talks supersized sodas while New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg looks on during a news conference at Lucky's Cafe in New York, Tuesday. A judge struck down the city's pioneering ban just hours before it was supposed to take effect. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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