The Week's Most Extreme Stories
This week's superlative stories, as voted by you
By Newser Editors, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 18, 2013 5:00 PM CST
Updated Jan 20, 2013 12:00 PM CST
Google defended itself from accusations that a Google Street View car had run over a donkey in Botswana.   (Google)

(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.