This Week in Pictures: Nov. 8-14
Americans observed Veterans Day on Tuesday, recognizing the efforts and contributions of those who have served in the U.S. armed forces, and President Obama visited China before heading to Myanmar.
The following day, two window washers found themselves stranded on the side of One World Trade Center when the scaffolding they were using to wash the tower’s windows malfunctioned. For about two hours they dangled precariously nearly 70 stories above the ground, until New York firefighters rescued the workers.
Residents of Ferguson, Missouri braced for a St. Louis grand jury decision on whether to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9.
And pressure rose as Russian tanks poured into eastern Ukraine, air strikes continued in Syria and tensions continued between Israelis and Palestinians.