Photos of the week: 11/18 - 11/25

After a busy Thanksgiving holiday, take some time to look back at the past week's biggest stories through photos.

Stateside, President-elect Donald Trump continued having meetings to determine the members of his cabinet, while President Barack Obama handed out his final Medals of Freedom and pardoned his last Thanksgiving turkey.

The fight against the Islamic State continues overseas in Iraq and beyond, with fatal attacks occurring outside of Baghdad and Mosul. Fires also burned in Greece, Israel and Haiti, and severe weather hit Japan and the United Kingdom.

Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photography from the coming seven days.

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