The week in 10 pics

From Istanbul to Washington, D.C., a look at the images that defined the week SLIDE SHOW

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    Philadelphians flee the scene after a building collapsed downtown Wednesday. Six people were killed and 14 injured in the destruction.
    AP/Jordan McLaughlin

    The week in 10 pics

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife, Lyudmila, speak to journalists after attending the ballet "La Esmeralda" in Moscow, Russia, Thursday. The two announced they will be separating after 30 years of marriage.

    The week in 10 pics

    Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted to a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Wednesday on the third day of his court martial. Manning faces life in prison for sending troves of classified information to WikiLeaks.
    AP/Patrick Semansky

    The week in 10 pics

    President Obama departs the White House Rose Garden Wednesday with current National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, who is resigning, UN Ambassador Susan Rice, his choice to be his next National Security Adviser, and Samantha Power, his nominee to be the next UN Ambassador.
    AP/Evan Vucci

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    Red cross teams conduct evacuations Tuesday after the Danube river overflowed near the town of Passau, Germany. At least eight people were killed in floods that devastated parts of Central and Western Europe.
    AP/Matthias Schrader

    The week in 10 pics

    U.S. Army Generals appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Congress hopes to overhaul the military justice system after a series of sexual assaults have shamed the armed services.

    Credit: Reuters/Larry Downing

    The week in 10 pics

    A Turkish riot policeman uses tear gas on a protestor in Taksim Square, Istanbul. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for an end to the demonstrations that have rocked his country for more than a week.
    Credit: Reuters/Osman Orsal

    The week in 10 pics

    Barack Obama addresses questions about his administration's secret surveillance program during a press conference in San Jose, Calif., Friday. Said the president: "Nobody is listening to your telephone calls."
    AP/Evan Vucci

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    A firefighter hoses down a hot spot at a wildfire in Lancaster, Calif., Monday. Thousands were forced to evacuate north of Los Angeles
    AP/Nick Ut

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    Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes and his attorney review advisement documents in court in Centennial, Colo., Tuesday. Holmes was allowed to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity.
    AP/The Denver Post

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