Associated Press photographer Natacha Pisarenko discovered an all-male mental institution that uses tango as therapy, and Rodrigo Abd produced a moving portrait of a remote Peruvian region where forensic specialists are conducting the biggest-ever exhumation from the country's long, brutal conflict.
In this Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 photo, Minnesota Timberwolves basketball team walks off the Mexico City arena court in Mexico City. The arena was evacuated about 45 minutes before tipoff when a generator malfunction outside the arena sent smoke pouring into the building. The game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota was postponed to be made up in Minnesota at a later date. ((AP Photo/Christian Palma))
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 photo, a man grimaces near spent shell casings as he is detained by police outside a supermarket that was being looted in Cordoba, Argentina A police strike for higher pay prompted waves of looting and robberies in Argentina's second largest city. The violence in Cordoba began Tuesday night and continued Wednesday morning, with storefronts being shattered, mobs stealing merchandise, robbers attacking people in the streets and vigilantes arming themselves to protect their homes. ((AP Photo/Mario Sar))
In this Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 photo, Black Rodriguez Mendez sings a tango during the "All of us are crazy for tango" program's annual festival at the all male psychiatric Hospital Borda in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The program holds classes every other Wednesday, including the annual tango festival. The name of the program plays off a common expression for mental illness, reflecting the enthusiasm of both patients and visitors for Argentina's national dance. ((AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko))
In this Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 photo, goats are herded past the home where the radiation head that was part of a radiation therapy machine sits on the front patio, placed their by the family who found the stolen equipment abandoned in a nearby field, in the village of Hueypoxtla, Mexico. The truck that was hauling the equipment was found abandoned Wednesday about 40 kilometers (24 miles) from where it was stolen, and the container for the radioactive material was found opened. Authorities continued to work at the site where the material was found, to extract it safely. ((AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo))
In this Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 photo, a police officer sits in the debris of the destroyed police station of Inza, in Colombia's southern Cauca state. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says nine people, including civilians, military and a police officer, died in an attack on the police post that's being blamed on rebels. According to the Colombian Army rebels threw artisanal mortars at the station from a truck on Saturday, destroying that and several other buildings. ((AP Photo/Juan Bautista Diaz))