Pictures of the Week: July 20 – July 27

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Gene J. Puskar–AP
July 22, 2012. Penn State removed a prominent statue of former head football coach Joe Paterno, who was accused of covering up for child molester Jerry Sandusky, his ex-assistant coach.

From drought-cracked earth in Yemen and massive floods in China to violent protests in California and Olympic preparation in London, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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