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

Pawel Kopczynski—Reuters
Pawel Kopczynski—Reuters
August 6, 2011. Revellers dance in front of the main stage during the 17th Woodstock Festival in Kostrzyn-upon-Odra River, close to the Polish and German border.

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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