This Week in Pictures: March 7-13
President Obama and his family traveled to Alabama over the weekend to join tens of thousands of Americans in commemorating the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, a landmark event of the civil rights movement.
In Ferguson, two police officers were shot and wounded hours after the city’s police chief, Thomas Jackson, resigned in the wake of scathing Justice Department report that accused the city’s police department of widespread racial bias.
Protests against the government erupted in Myanmar, and in Russia, five people were arrested in connection with the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.
Seven Marines and four soldiers were killed when an Army helicopter they were on crashed during a night training mission off the coast of Florida.