THE GLOBAL SNAPSHOTThe week in photos: The number 13 in Times Square, new shots of Saturn, and moreBy Gloria Dawson & Jackie SnowDecember 21, 2012Getty Images / Alex WongDec. 20, 2012. US House Speaker John Boehner arrives at a weekly news conference. Later that day, he withdrew “Plan B” legislation that would have averted going over the fiscal cliff.AP Photo / Evan VucciDec. 21, 2012. Security leads away a protester as National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre gave a statement in response to the Connecticut school shooting.AP Photo / Felipe DanaDec. 20, 2012. A police officer dressed in a Santa Claus costume—the blue color representing police—walks in Macacos slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.AP Photo / David GoldmanDec. 19, 2012. Firefighters salute a passing hearse from the funeral procession of 7-year-old Daniel Gerard Barden, a victim of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.AP Photo / Ahmad JamshidDec. 17, 2012. Hungarian President János Áder, right, with Afghan President Hamid Karzai after his arrival at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan.AP Photo / Jerome DelayDec. 17, 2012. A truck campaigning for South African and African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma is parked in Bloemfontein, South Africa, where he easily won reelection.AP Photo / Altaf QadriDec. 20, 2012. Indians participate in a candlelight vigil outside the hospital where a rape victim is being treated in New Delhi, India. The hours-long gang-rape and near-fatal beating of a 23-year-old student triggered outrage and anger across the country.AP Photo / Muhammed MuheisenDec. 20, 2012. A Syrian refugee illegally crosses a border fence into Cilvegozu, Turkey.Getty Images / Yawar NazirDec. 19, 2012. Nearly 900 newly trained recruits of the Jammu and Kashmir Police parade in Sheeri, a part of Indian-Administered Kashmir. They will join Indian soldiers to fight militants in Kashmir.Getty Images / Chung Sung-JunDec. 19, 2012. Officials from the South Korean Central Election Management Committee count votes at Yuido High School in Seoul, South Korea. Conservative candidate Park Geun-hye’s victory makes her South Korea’s first woman president.NASA / JPL-Caltech / Space Science InstituteReleased Dec. 18, 2012. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft view of Saturn.Getty Images / Pablo Blazquez DominguezDec. 19, 2012. Health workers demonstrate in Madrid agains cuts in public health care and the privatization of medical centers and hospitals.Getty Images / Ben GabbeDec. 19, 2012. The number 13 arrives at Times Square for the 2013 New Years Eve Countdown.