This week in photos saw a presidential face off and the last "blast off" for Space Shuttle Endeavour.
Crowds watch as the Space Shuttle Endeavour passes by the LA Memorial Coliseum as it makes its way to its new home at the California Science Center.
Models show off daring do’s created by hair stylist TIGI at the Alternative Hair Show in London to raise money for sufferers of Leukemia.
A cowboy pursues a bull during a Coleo competition in Villavicencio, Columbia. Coleo involves competitors on horseback tackling a young bull by grabbing their tails and attracts thousands of spectators each year.
Participants raise their paddles during the colorful opening ceremony of the water sport event “Jashan-e-Dal” in Dal Lake in Sringagar.
Firefighters from across the world compete during the ‘World Rescue Challenge’ in London. The challenge consists of a series of emergency rescue scenarios.
A model walks the runway in a dress designed by Slava Zaitsev during Mercedes-Benz Spring/Summer 2013 Fashion Week in Moscow, Russia.
Inava Kuzmanouska and Rachel Cooper’s sculpture, Mirador, can be seen at the Sculpture by the Sea outdoor exhibition in Sydney. The exhibition features 100 artworks that line the Bondi to Bronte coastal walk.
President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney shake hands before their second presidential debate. Candidates answered questions from the audience at this town-hall-style debate at Hofstra University.
Contestants prepare to set sail at the start of the Barcolana regatta in the Trieste harbor in Italy. The Barcolana is one of the largest sailing races in the world with over 1,500 participants.
Damien Hirst’s giant sculpture of a naked pregnant woman “Verity” was brought to a pier in Ilfracombe, England. Like many of Hirst’s works, the bronze sculpture raised much controversy as many of the seaside residents considered it offensive and obscene.
The official 2014 World Cup mascot oversees the construction of the Mineirao Stadium, one of the venues of the 2014 Cup, in Belo Horizonte.