The Week's Most Extreme Stories
This week's superlative stories, as voted by you
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 16, 2012 5:00 PM CST
Updated Nov 18, 2012 9:00 PM CST
Protestors outside Leinster House in Dublin Nov. 14, 2012 against the death of Savita Halappanavar, pictured, aged 31, who was 17 weeks pregnant, after suffering a miscarriage and septicaemia.   (AP Photo/ Julien Behal, PA)

(Newser) – It's the weekend—time to kick back, relax, and look back on the week that was. As voted by you, our readers, here are the stories that came out on top during the past week:

Click any of the above to see what you may have missed—or to relive the moment—or check out picks from previous weeks here.