Closeup: Best Pictures of the Week, May 6 – May 13

Afghanistan
Kevin Frayer—AP
May 10, 2011. U.S. Marines rush a wounded compatriot through a dust storm kicked up by a U.S. helicopter near Sangin, Afghanistan.

This week; Tennessee floods as the Mississippi River rises to historic levels; airlifting the wounded in Afghanistan; saving the Pope; Anish Kapoor’s monumental sculpture; rebuilding in Haiti; the colorful retort to Uganda’s protests.

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