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The Week in Pictures: Nov. 20 - 26

Explorers venture into Siberian crater, Ferguson flares up, one-handed touchdown amazes, couples lock lips for kissing contest and more.

A worker uses a metal cutter as others carry dismantled parts of decommissioned Indian Navy Ship INS Vikrant at a ship breaking yard in Mumbai on Nov. 24.

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A member of an expedition group is seen on the edge of a newly formed crater on the Yamal Peninsula, northern Siberia on Nov. 8. A team from the Russian Center of Arctic Exploration descended about 50 feet into the crater and reached the frozen surface of a small lake, estimated to be at least 30 feet deep, at the base. Experts have not come to a consensus about the origin of the funnel.

This image was released by Reuters on Nov. 21.

Gallery: Explorers Descend Into Mysterious Siberian Crater

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The Soyuz TMA-15 M blasts off from Russia's Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan early on Nov. 24. Inside the capsule were Russia's Anton Shkaplerov, NASA's Terry Virts and Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti.

Maxim Shipenkov / EPA

A protester stands in front of police vehicles with his hands up during a demonstration on Nov. 24 in Ferguson, Mo., after a grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in August.

Gallery: Ferguson Reacts to Michael Brown Grand Jury Decision

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Michael Brown's mother Lesley McSpadden and other protesters react after hearing the grand jury decision in the fatal shooting of her son in Ferguson, Mo., on Nov. 24.

Gallery: National Outrage: U.S. Protests Ferguson Decision

Jewel Samad / AFP

Protesters stand in front of a burning auto parts store in Ferguson, Mo., on Nov. 25.

Gallery: Ferguson Cleans Up After Night of Riots

Tannen Maury / EPA

A demonstrator walks down the street after getting tear gas in her face in Ferguson, Mo., on Nov. 24.

Gallery: Rage Flares Again in Ferguson and Across Country

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Snow covers a field near Buffalo, N.Y., on Nov. 21. A three-day onslaught dumped seven feet of snow on the Buffalo area.

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Sunbathers lay out at a swimming pool in front of HMAS Canberra, the Royal Australian Navy's latest warship, berthed at Garden Island naval base in Sydney on Nov. 21. HMAS Canberra is the Royal Australian Navy's largest and most expensive warship and will be commissioned into service on Nov. 28.

Peter Parks / AFP

Rescuers grab a pig from an overturned truck to transfer it onto another after an accident on an expressway in Jiaxing, in China's Zhejiang province on Nov. 22. According to local media, the truck was carrying 169 pigs when it was hit and flipped over. The crash, which occurred during heavy fog conditions, involved two other vehicles. More than ten pigs were killed and one person left with minor injuries.

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Police officers shout at protesters in an occupied area of Hong Kong's Mong Kok district on Nov. 25. An attempt by Hong Kong authorities to clear a 2-month-old pro-democracy protest camp in the Mong Kok district spiraled into chaos Tuesday as hundreds more protesters flooded the crowded neighborhood, a flashpoint for earlier violent clashes with police and angry mobs. A total of 80 people were arrested, police said.

Vincent Yu / AP

Odell Beckham of the New York Giants scores a one-handed touchdown in the second quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 23, in East Rutherford, N.J. "Hold on to the ball," Beckham said when asked what he was thinking as he went to haul in the 43-yard heave from Eli Manning.

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Couples kiss during a kissing contest in Wuhan, in China's Hubei province on Nov. 23. Some 20 couples attended the contest for the iPhone 6.

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Anders Jacobsen of Norway competes in front of the jumping judges during the team competition at the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Klingenthal, Germany, on Nov. 22. Norway finished 3rd.

Jens Meyer / AP

A surfer goes airborne as he rides a big wave during a tow-in surfing session at the Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal, on Nov. 20. A tow-in is a surf technique where the athlete is towed into a large wave by a partner driving a jet-ski or other watercraft with an attached tow-line.

Francisco Seco / AP

A Hindu devotee prays on the banks of the River Ganges in Allahabad, India, on Nov. 21. Allahabad, on the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswathi, is one of Hinduism's important centers.

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