Photos of the Week: Newborns, Chocolate Hills, Teacher of the Year

A baby visits the U.S. Senate floor, a sandstorm descends on Iran, a rabbit watches Austrian asparagus, ruins remain after an ISIS occupation in Malawi, the sun sets behind a St. Petersburg skyscraper, Boston Marathoners end up miserably wet, orca whales hunt seal pups in Argentina, Israel celebrates its independence day, and much more.

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