This Week in Pictures: Aug. 1-7
GOP candidates took to the stage on Thursday in the first of the Republican debates leading up to the 2016 presidential elections.
Debris found on Reunion Island, near Madagascar, was confirmed to be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared in March of last year with 239 people on board.
Hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes on Friday as Typhoon Soudelor hurtled toward Taiwan. The strongest typhoon to threaten the island in two years is expected to make landfall early on Saturday. And wildfires continued to ravage California and other parts of the western U.S.