A Look Back: Week in Photos

ZUMA PRESS: Craig Kohlruss
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Fresno shooting

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People embrace outside the police lines near where a shooting occurred at a meat plant in Fresno, California, on Tuesday, November 6, 2012

REUTERS: Brendan McDermid
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Another storm hits New York

A woman struggles with her umbrella in the wind and snow in New York, November 7, 2012. A wintry storm dropped snow on the Northeast and threatened to bring dangerous winds and flooding to a region still climbing out from the devastation of superstorm Sandy

AP Photo: Mark Lennihan
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Snow falls after Sandy

Damon Rasinya carts debris from his family home past the fire-scorched landscape of Breezy Point after a Nor'easter snow, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 in New York

AP Photo: Efrem Lukatsky
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An old soldier listens

Supporters of the Ukrainian Communist Party listen to their leaders during a rally marking the 95th anniversary of the Bolshevik revolution at the monument to Vladimir Lenin, Soviet founder, in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012

AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh
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Victory and confetti

Jill Biden watches as Vice President Joe Biden is hugged by first lady Michelle Obama at President Barack Obama's election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago. President Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney

AP Photo: Natacha Pisarenko
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Waiting to be Miss Argentina

Contestants wait to go on stage during the Miss Argentina contest in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.  Camila Solorzano, from the Tucuman province, won the competition for a place in 2012 Miss Universe contest on December 19th in Las Vegas

AP Photo: Joel Page
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When dreams come true

Lauren Snead, right, hugs her partner Katy Jayne, left, as they celebrate the legalization of same-sex marriage Tuesday Nov. 6, 2012  in Portland, Maine. Snead and Jayne plan to marry in the near future

AP Photo: Steve Helber
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Fighting Kaine

Democratic senate candidate former Gov. Timothy Kaine, celebrates his win over Republican George Allen during his victory party in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012

AP Photo: Steven Senne
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A comeback at the shores

Waves crash into a seawall and buildings along the coast in Hull, Mass., Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. A high-wind warning is in effect in the state until Wednesday night, with gusts of up to 60 mph expected in some costal areas, and 50 mph gusts expected for Boston and western Massachusetts

AP Photo: Moises Castillo
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Earthquake in Guatemala

Firefighters transport a wounded resident into a public hospital after he was injured in a magnitude 7.4 earthquake that struck in San Marcos, Guatemala, Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012

AP Photo: David Goldman
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Conceded to hugs

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney embraces Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., after Romney conceded the race during his election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Boston, Mass.

Getty Images: Justin Sullivan
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Support of the cowboys

Supporters listen as Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally at Comfort Dental Amphitheater on November 3, 2012 in Englewood, Colorado

AP Photo: Tom Olmscheid
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Town Hall votes

A light wet snow covers the roof and ground around the Jenkins Town Hall as early voters casts their ballots Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 in Jenkins, Minn. Jenkins is located in Crow Wing County in northern Minnesota

AP Photo: Matt Rourke
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A night to celebrate

Supporters cheer at the end of President Barack Obama remarks during an election night party, early Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago, Ill.

AP Photo: David Goldman
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Holding Sophia

John Eads, right, of Lakewood, Colo., holds his daughter Sophia, 5, as Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign event at the Comfort Dental Amphitheater, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in Englewood, Colo

AP Photo: Rahmat Gul
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Training for stripes

Newly graduated Afghan police officers demonstrate their skills during a graduation ceremony at a National Police training center in Laghman province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012

REUTERS: Lucas Jackson
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Picture the damage

An insurance adjuster uses a camera to record damage incurred by fire and hurricane Sandy in the Queens borough region of Breezy Point in New York November 6, 2012

REUTERS: Eric Thayer
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Unbelievable results

Supporters watch results during Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's election night rally in Boston, Massachusetts November 6, 2012

REUTERS: Mike Segar
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Romney concedes

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney delivers his concession speech during his election night rally in Boston, Massachusetts, November 7, 2012

REUTERS: Larry Downing
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Cheering the President

U.S. President Barack Obama gestures with Vice President Joe Biden after his election night victory speech in Chicago, November 6, 2012

Reuters: Jason Reed
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The President acknowledges his base

U.S. President Barack Obama celebrates with his wife Michelle, his Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill after winning the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 2012

REUTERS: Carlo Allegri
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Backstage with a super model

Supermodel Miranda Kerr prepares backstage before the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in New York November 7, 2012

REUTERS: Susana Vera
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Shouting for a cause

A hospital worker shouts slogans during a protest outside Madrid's Princesa hospital against the local government's plans to cut spending on public healthcare November 6, 2012. The region of Madrid will now join Catalonia by charging one-euro for prescriptions, along with other cash-saving measures that including the outsourcing of non-health-related hospital services and the health services of six recently-built clinics.

REUTERS: John Gress
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Votes at the laundromat

Josephine Troesch picks up her ballot at Su Nueva Laundramat during the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, November 6, 2012

Reuters: Tim Larsen
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Going beyond politics

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie hugs Council Woman D'arcy Rohan Green, while New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno looks on, while surveying the Hurricane Sandy damaged areas along Rt 35 in Bayhead, New Jersey, November 2, 2012

Reuters: Brian Snyder
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Greetings in Iowa

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney greets audience members as they take the stage at a campaign rally in Dubuque, Iowa November 3, 2012

Reuters: Keith Bedford
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Aerial relief for Sandy

A police helicopter hovers overhead as it drops supplies for residents in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 3, 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Reuters: Keith Bedford
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Preparing for the cold of Sandy

Volunteers deliver blankets to residents affected by Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 3, 2012

REUTERS: Tom Mihalek
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Debris after the storm

Water-damaged furniture and belongings are piled high on sand along East Avenue in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, at Bay Head, New Jersey November 4, 2012

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