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The week in 34 photos

Updated 4:51 PM ET, Fri November 21, 2014
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Men look at bullet holes on the main window of a Jerusalem synagogue that was attacked Tuesday, November 18, by two Palestinian men. Four worshippers and a police officer were killed and several others were wounded in the deadliest terror attack in Jerusalem since 2008. THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images
A twin-engine cargo plane is seen after crashing into a Chicago house shortly after taking off from Midway International Airport on Tuesday, November 18. The pilot, who reported engine problems prior to the crash, was killed. The plane narrowly missed a couple sleeping in the house. Brian Jackson/Sun-Times Media/AP
Pope Francis kisses a girl Friday, November 14, during a special audience with business consultants at the Vatican. ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/Reuters/Landov
U.S. Army Spc. Sabryna Schlagetter kisses her wife, Cheyenne, after returning home to Fort Carson, Colorado, with other members of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team on Friday, November 14. The couple married on Valentine's Day this year before Sabryna deployed to Afghanistan. Michael Ciaglo/The Colorado Springs Gazette/AP
Security personnel use umbrellas to cover Czech Republic President Milos Zeman, top left, during a speech Monday, November 17, in Prague, Czech Republic. During the speech, which commemorated the 1989 Velvet Revolution, protesters booed Zeman and threw objects such as sandwiches, tomatoes and eggs. Petr David Josek/AP
A doughnut-shaped protective net hangs from the ceiling of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda Tuesday, November 18, in Washington. The Capitol's famous dome is being renovated. Bill Clark/Reuters/Landov
A shop owner carries water as he tries to extinguish a raging fire at the central market of Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, on Friday, November 14. More than 200 shops were destroyed in the northern Afghan city. FARSHAD USYAN/AFP/Getty Images
A man recovers at a hospital in Mombasa, Kenya, on Tuesday, November 18, after he was attacked by machete-wielding youth in the country's Kisauni area. Youths took to the streets in apparent revenge attacks after two mosques were raided for alleged links to Al-Shabaab militants. Ivan Lieman/AFP/Getty Images
A man dressed as Santa Claus rides a wave in Varazze, Italy, on Tuesday, November 18. OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images
Ayanna Williams shows off her 23-inch nails at a book launch in London on Wednesday, November 19. Williams is featured in the book, a compendium of strange-but-true facts entitled "Ripley's Believe It or Not!: Reality Shock!" Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP
People in Dhaka, Bangladesh, spend time in a dried-up bed of the Kaliganga River on Monday, November 17. Zakir Hossain Chowdhury/ZUMA Wire
A young military cadet releases a pigeon after an oath-taking ceremony Friday, November 14, at a monastery in Kiev, Ukraine. GLEB GARANICH/Reuters/Landov
Residents and tourists in Rivas, Nicaragua, gather around a stranded whale as they try to return it to the ocean on Friday, November 14. Their attempts were unsuccessful, however, and the whale died. Esteban Felix/AP
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II removes a brick Tuesday, November 18, during a ceremony in London for the launch of the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs. Rex/REX USA
Police officers at the Vatican carry away an activist during a protest Friday, November 14, in St. Peter's Square. The Ukrainian feminist group Femen was protesting the Pope's upcoming visit to the European Parliament and Council. AP
A U.S. Army soldier prays at the Washington National Cathedral, which was hosting its first Muslim prayer service on Friday, November 14. LARRY DOWNING/Reuters/Landov
Police Constable Patrice Clarke jumps over a collapsed portion of Manzanilla Mayaro Road as floodwaters continued to flow from the adjoining Nariva swamp Monday, November 17, in Manzanilla, Trinidad. ANDREA DE SILVA/Reuters/Landov
A student protester runs after he caught on fire while throwing a Molotov cocktail toward police Wednesday, November 19, in Makassar, Indonesia. He was among those protesting the decision of President Joko Widodo to raise fuel prices this week. YUSUF AHMAD/Reuters/Landov
A man grooms his miniature poodle in Beijing after competing at the China International Pet Show on Monday, November 17. WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images
Members of India's National Cadet Corps march behind a partition in Kolkata on Sunday, November 16, during celebrations marking the 66th anniversary of the group's creation. RUPAK DE CHOWDHURI/Reuters/Landov
Workers in Hrabove, Ukraine, begin recovering wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Sunday, November 16. The passenger jet carrying 298 people was shot down in July over a rural area of eastern Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian separatists. Because the crash site was unsecured, international investigators struggled to reach the area amid fighting between the rebels and Ukrainian government forces. MAXIM ZMEYEV/Reuters/Landov
Newly elected members of the U.S. House of Representatives pose for a group photo on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, November 18. They will take office in January. Susan Walsh/AP
A man restrains a bull as another ignites flammable balls attached to the bull's horns Sunday, November 16, in Medinaceli, Spain. It was for the traditional Toro de Jubilo festival in the town. After the bull's horns are set on fire, the animal is untied and revelers dodge it until the flammable material is consumed. The bull is covered in mud to protect it from burns, but animal rights groups have protested the festival for years. Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images
A vehicle with a large chunk of snow on its roof drives along Route 20 after a massive snowfall in Lancaster, New York, on Wednesday, November 19. A ferocious storm dumped large piles of snow on parts of upstate New York, trapping residents in their homes and stranding motorists on roadways, as snowstorms and record-low temperatures hit much of the country. Gary Wiepert/AP
Britain's Prince Philip visits the armored regiment of the Queen's Royal Hussars in Paderborn, Germany, on Wednesday, November 19. He was awarding soldiers who just returned from Afghanistan. Caroline Seidel/AP
An expert examines a Scottish Fold cat during a cat exhibition in Kiev, Ukraine, on Sunday, November 16. TATYANA ZENKOVICH/EPA/Landov
Michael Brown Sr., center, is greeted by supporters at the airport in St. Louis, Missouri, on Friday, November 14. Brown, the father of slain teenager Michael Brown Jr., had just returned from Geneva, Switzerland, where he and his son's mother spoke to the United Nations Committee Against Torture. The committee also works against cruel or degrading treatment or punishment by government authorities. "We need the world to know what's going on in Ferguson and we need justice," the teen's mother, Lesley McSpadden, told CNN. JIM YOUNG/Reuters/Landov
Officials move crates of ducks after bird flu was found on a duck farm in Nafferton, England, on Monday, November 17. The flu was found days after it was discovered in Dutch chickens, although it was not a strain known to be deadly to humans. DARREN STAPLES/Reuters/Landov
Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, November 19. Rahmat Gul/AP
Residents of Macenta, Guinea, watch the inauguration of an Ebola treatment center there Friday, November 14. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 5,400 people, according to the World Health Organization. Jerome Delay/AP
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, left, and U.S. President Barack Obama meet koalas before the start of a G20 meeting in Brisbane, Australia, on Saturday, November 15. Andrew Taylor/G20 Australia/Getty Images
Rescuers look for a missing person in Serra Ricco, Italy, after a wave of storms and torrential rain hit northern Italy on Sunday, November 16. LUCA ZENNARO/EPA/Landov
A protester in London tries to smash a Starbucks window Wednesday, November 19, during a demonstration against fees and cuts in the education system. Carl Court/Getty Images
An aerial view shows a farm surrounded by floodwaters Sunday, November 16, near the Swiss village of Magadino. See last week in 32 photos GABRIELE PUTZU/EPA/Landov