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  • The Week in Pictures | July 22-28, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The eyes of the world were on England this week as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge exited St. Mary's hospital with their newborn, Prince George of Cambridge....
  • Alejo Muniz wins 2013 U.S. Open of Surfing

    Alejo Muniz wins 2013 U.S. Open of Surfing
    As Alejo Muniz was carried through the crowd after winning the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, he raised his fingers to the sky while a fan draped a Brazilian flag around his back. The flag read "Ordem e Progresso" ("Order and Progress"), although it was the...
  • Nate Adams takes gold in Moto X speed and style

    Nate Adams takes gold in Moto X speed and style
    After all the surgeries and disappointments, Nate Adams finally made his way back to the top of the podium with a gold-medal performance in Moto X speed and style, which combines racing and freestyle tricks for a final score. The Glendale, Ariz., native...
  • U.S. extends closure of diplomatic posts in Muslim world

    U.S. extends closure of diplomatic posts in Muslim world
    The State Department said Sunday that it was extending the closure of 19 embassies and consulates in the Muslim world through next Saturday, but not solely because of heightened concerns about terrorist attacks in the region. Jen Psaki, a department...
  • Brazilian named to head World Trade Organization

    Brazilian named to head World Trade Organization
    SAO PAULO, Brazil--Roberto Azevedo of Brazil has been elected the first Latin American director-general of the World Trade Organization, the global body charged with moving forward stalled trade agreement talks. The choice of Azevedo over close rival...
  • Travel info for Brazil

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO BRAZIL RESORTS From LAX, Copa, US Airways, United, American, LATAM and Delta offer connecting service (change of planes) to Rio de Janeiro. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $991, including taxes and fees. U.S....
  • Away from the madding Brazilian crowd

    Away from the madding Brazilian crowd
    SÃO MIGUEL DOS MILAGRES, Brazil — Anyone who says it's the journey that matters most wasn't trying to navigate through the favelas of Maceió, my launch point for Brazil's Costa dos Corais, or Coral Coast, 50 miles north. Although Maceió has a...
  • Kanye West unlikely to face felony charges over photographer fight

    Kanye West unlikely to face felony charges over photographer fight
    This post has been corrected, as noted below. Rapper Kanye West probably won't face any felony charges over his altercation with a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport and may even be able to resolve a misdemeanor battery charge by...
  • Review: Despite Matt Damon, 'Elysium' disappoints

    Review: Despite Matt Damon, 'Elysium' disappoints
    Despite its title, "Elysium" is no promised land. Expectations were high that the film starring Matt Damon would carry the flag for thoughtful, big-budget films that care about more than profits. But it has ended up as something of a disappointment,...
  • IMF lowers U.S. and global economic growth forecasts

    IMF lowers U.S. and global economic growth forecasts
    WASHINGTON — After leading the way out of the global recession, China and other big developing economies now are growing slower, a significant shift in momentum that augers weaker world growth and softer demand for U.S. exporters. The slowdown...
  • Pope Francis as CEO

    Pope Francis as CEO
    By any standard Pope Francis' Brazil trip was a great success. Enthusiastic crowds clogged the routes of the papal motorcade and reportedly more than a million people were present for the pope's final Mass on Copacabana beach. The media no less than...