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The Week in Pictures: Aug. 8 - 15
A police vehicle plunges off a bridge in Egypt during protests, Serena Williams secures another tennis trophy, a wildfire scorches Utah earth, and more.
Courage amid chaos
A woman tries to stop a military bulldozer from hurting a wounded person during clashes that broke out after security forces moved into opposition protest camps set up by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo on Aug. 14. The violent clashes left hundreds dead.
A police vehicle is pushed off of the 6th of October bridge by protesters close to the largest sit-in by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in the eastern Nasr City district of Cairo, Egypt, on Aug. 14.
Faces of the fallen
Wounded supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi lie on the floor of a makeshift hospital at a sit-in at Cairo's Nasr City district, Egypt, on Aug. 14.
An investigator works near a section of debris from a UPS Airbus A300 cargo plane after it crashed on approach at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, on Aug. 14, in Birmingham, Ala. The two pilots aboard the aircraft were killed.
A passenger climbs on top of a train as other passengers look on from a compartment window as they rush home to be with their families ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Aug. 8. Eid al-Fitr, the biggest festive Muslim event, marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Serena Williams of the U.S. holds a trophy after defeating Sorana Cirstea of Romania during their women's final tennis match of the Rogers Cup tournament in Toronto, on Aug. 11, 2013.
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An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man holds his hat out as he stands against a water cannon being fired by Israeli police in Ramat Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem, on Aug. 14. Dozens of Ultra-Orthodox Jews, known as Haredim, protested against the desecration of ancient graves, which were discovered at a new housing construction site.
Blackened landscape surrounds the ashes of one of the homes destroyed by the wildfire in an aerial view seen on Aug. 14, near Rockport, Utah. The fire, which appears to have been started by lightning, has burned about 400 acres.
An Indian policewoman helps her comrade who fainted during the full-dress rehearsal for India's Independence Day celebrations in the southern Indian city of Chennai Aug. 13. India commemorates its Independence Day on Aug. 15.