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Volcanoes, rockets, a photo-bombing Abraham Lincoln, a lion cub playing in a leaf pile and Angel Moroni in the night sky. It's been an eventful week for photographers, and here are some of the best of the past week from the Associated Press.

11/16
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"Genia Mae Mustacisa pumps oxygen into the lungs of her three-day-old infant in front of the altar of a Catholic chapel inside the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center in Tacloban on Saturday Nov. 16, 2013. The chapel is now being used to care for infants after Typhoon Haiyan destroyed the original facility of the hospital."-AP

11/16
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"In this photo taken on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, Mt. Etna, Europe's most active volcano, spews lava during an eruption as seen from Acireale, near the Sicilian town of Catania, Italy."-AP

11/17

"In this Nov. 17, 2013, photo, Buddhist monks prepare to release sky lantern after a blessing ceremony during the Loy Krathong Festival at a temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. During the festival at night time, Thais float lanterns to the sky and float candles on the lotus-shaped basket into the rivers, in order to drift away their bad luck."-AP

11/17
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"Mount Sinabung spews volcanic material as it erupts as seen from Tiga Pancur, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. Two volcanoes, Sinabung and Mount Merapi, erupted Monday in the country, prompting warnings for flights and evacuation preparations, official said."-AP

11/18
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"In this photo provided by NASA, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA’s Maven spacecraft launches from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 41, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. NASA’s Mars-bound spacecraft, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN, is the first spacecraft devoted to exploring and understanding the Martian upper atmosphere."-AP

11/18
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"A statue of the Angel Moroni on top of a Latter-day Saints temple is silhouetted against the rising full moon, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo."-AP

11/19
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"Rick Miller, a President Abraham Lincoln re-enactor, poses for photographs after a ceremony commemorating the 150th anniversary of the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery and President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in Gettysburg, Pa., Lincoln's speech was first delivered in Gettysburg nearly five months after the major battle that left tens of thousands of men wounded, dead or missing."-AP

11/19
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"A rainbow rises along damaged homes in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, which tore across several islands in the eastern Philippines on Nov. 8."-AP

11/20
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"A Typhoon Haiyan survivor carries his belongings through the ruins of Tacloban, Philippines, on his way back to his temporary shelter Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. Hundreds of thousands of people were displaced by the typhoon which tore across several islands in the eastern Philippines on Nov. 8."-AP

11/20
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"A man cleans the exterior illumination of a nightclub in Shanghai, China, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013."-AP

11/21
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"A woman makes her way through the snow at Spundiskoepf mountain above the Rhine valley near Chur, Switzerland, Thursday Nov. 21, 2013. Weather forecasts predict changeable weather and cold temperatures for Switzerland."-AP

11/21

"Karis, an eleven week old lion cub, plays in fallen leaves brushed up by keepers in her enclosure at Blair Drummond Safari Park, near Stirling, central Scotland, Wednesday Nov. 20, 2013."-AP

11/22
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"A protester against the Muslim Brotherhood, front, squats down on a street during clashes with supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in the Nasr City district in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Clashes erupted Friday as thousands of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood around Egypt held protests marking the passage of 100 days since the start of a bloody crackdown against them in the wake of the ouster of the Islamist president. The violence left at least two dead including a 10-year-old boy."-AP

11/22
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"Firefighters from Schell Vista of Sonoma County and Santa Clara County Cal Fire prepare to put out hotspots on a fire in the hills of Soda Canyon above Napa, Calif., Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. The fire grew to over 300 acres by daybreak, fanned by high winds."-AP