Photos of the week: 7/21 - 7/28

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Photos of the week: 7/21 - 7/28
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 21: Anthony Scaramucci answers reporters' questions during the daily White House press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House July 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer quit after it was announced that Trump hired Scaramucci, a Wall Street financier and longtime supporter, to the position of White House communications director. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
A special forces soldier tries to convince Julio Lopez, carrying a knife in his hand, not to jump off the "Tree of Life" metal sculpture to commit suicide, in Managua, Nicaragua July 27, 2017. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 27: House Democratic caucus staff members prepare a background for photographs before an event to celebrate the 52nd anniversary of Medicaid and Medicare in the House Visitors Center at the U.S. Capitol July 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The event was organized and hosted by members of the House Democatic caucus including Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
A Palestinian man looks on his mobile phone as Israeli border police officers stand on a wall behind him at a street outside Jerusalem's Old City July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Awad TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Baby sea turtles crawl to the sea at a seashore in El-Mansouri village, near the southern city of Tyre, Lebanon July 24, 2017. Picture taken July 24, 2017. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks with reporters following the successful vote to open debate on a health care bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 25, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
VAN, TURKEY - JULY 22: A passenger boat is seen during a sunset over Van Lake on July 22, 2017 in Van, Turkey. (Photo by Ozkan Bilgin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 26: U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) takes an elevator to the U.S. Capitol on July 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. Sen. Paul was one of nine republican senators to vote against the health care bill in the Senate. The U.S. Senate will continue debate on the Better Care Reconciliation Act. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump departs after his remarks to the American Legion Boys Nation and Auxiliary Girls Nation in the Rose Garden at the White House, U.S. July 26, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A boy stands next to a car crushed under rubble near the port of the Greek island of Kos following a 6.5 magnitude earthquake which struck the region on July 21, 2017. Two foreigners died and more than 100 people were injured on the Greek island of Kos when an earthquake shook popular Greek and Turkish holiday destinations in the Aegean Sea. The epicentre of the 6.7 magnitude quake was some 10.3 kilometres (6.4 miles) south of the major Turkish resort of Bodrum, a magnet for holidaymakers in the summer, and 16.2 kilometres east of the island of Kos in Greece, the US Geological Survey said. / AFP PHOTO / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI (Photo credit should read LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)
BORYEONG, SOUTH KOREA - JULY 22: Festival-goers enjoy the mud during the annual Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon Beach on July 22, 2017 in Boryeong, South Korea. The mud, which is believed to have benefical effects on the skin due to its mineral content, is sourced from mud flats near Boryeong and transported to the beach by truck. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 21: Jimmy, a heroin addict from South Jersey, showers and washes his clothes in an open fire hydrant in the Kensington section of Philadelphia which has become a hub for heroin addicts on July 21, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Over 900 people died last year in Philadelphia from opioid overdoses, a 30 percent increase from 2015. As the epidemic shows no signs of weakening, the number of fatalities this year is expected to surpass last year's numbers. Heroin use has doubled across the country since 2010, according to the DEA, part of an epidemic of opioid abuse that began in the 1990s, when doctors began prescribing higher doses of powerful painkillers. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft carrying the crew of Paolo Nespoli of Italy, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Russia and Randy Bresnik of the U.S. blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A waxing crescent moon rises over the lit Temple of Parthenon atop the ancient Acropolis hill in central Athens, Greece July 25, 2017. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. President Donald Trump holds a rally with supporters in an arena in Youngstown, Ohio, U.S. July 25, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A king cobra snake seen coming out of container of chips in this udated handout photo obtained July 25, 2017. United States Attorney's Office Central District of California/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner arrives for his appearance before a closed session of the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of their probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. July 24, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Fireworks explode in the sky to mark 200 days before the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in Chuncheon, South Korea, July 22, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A boy cries as he lies on a bed of a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen July 27, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
People walk at the Atocha rail station during a partial train strike in Madrid, Spain, July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Susana Vera TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Tourists evacuate the beach as smoke fills the sky above a burning hillside in Bormes-les-Mimosas, in the Var department, France, July 26, 2017. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. President Donald Trump waves after delivering remarks at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree in Summit Bechtel National Scout Reserve, West Virginia, U.S., July 24, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Outgoing White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer waves as he walks into the White House in Washington, U.S., July 21, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
IZMIR, TURKEY - JULY 27: Member of fire department are seen amid forest fire in Bayindir district of Izmir, Turkey on July 27, 2017. Approximately 300 hectare forestland is affected by the fire. (Photo by Zekeriya Gunes/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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It was another busy week on Capitol Hill. The GOP's latest health care bill was introduced, debated and voted on -- but Republicans could not obtain the votes needed in order to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Senator John McCain, who recently revealed his brain cancer diagnosis, was one of the deciding votes after he returned to Washington, D.C., from a hospital stay.

In the White House, Anthony Scaramucci was introduced as communications director, a move that prompted Press Secretary Sean Spicer to resign.

Around the rest of the country and the globe, severe weather including wildfires and earthquakes made headlines and South Korea celebrated the ongoing countdown to the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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 days.

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