The Best Pictures of the Week, August 6 – August 12

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Jim Watson—AFP/Getty Images
August 9, 2011. US President Barack Obama is saluted as he arrives at Dover Air Force Base where he will privately meet with families of the 30 Americans that died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

This week: President Obama meets with the families of the 30 Americans that died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, Riots in England, Woodstock, Israeli “tent city” protests continue, the world stock market crash, and giant radiation bursts in space.

See last week’s Best Pictures of the Week.

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