Gallery: The Week in Photos
The Associated Press
Published: December 17, 2013 08:45AM
Updated: December 30, 2013 08:58PM
An Indian dhobi washes clothes with his feet in the Brahmaputra River in Gauhati, India, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. Dhobis are traditional laundry workers who wash clothes by hand and dry them in the sun, an occupation which has been in existence for generations with a current earning of 65- 81 US cents per cloth. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

A look back at some of the best news photos of the week from Dec. 8-14, 2013.