Romney hopes the release of his tax returns will finally quell his detractors, smartphone charges are eating up American’s income; will this impact life sales? And more violent protests in Greece cement the notion that a Grexit could be imminent. This and more in the week’s Week in Pictures.
Supporters cheer as Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney arrives to speak at a rally Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Las Vegas. Romney campaigned in Nevada as aides released a 2011 federal income tax return showing he and his wife, Ann, paid $1.94 million in federal taxes last year on income of $13.7 million. Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Former President Bill Clinton, left, Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway, center, and Goodluck Jonathan, right, President of Nigeria attend a news conference on the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities and Contraceptive Implants during the 67th session of the General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Clinton and other world leaders announced Wednesday that prices for long-acting contraception will be halved for 27 million women in the developing world through a new partnership. (AP Photo/David Karp)
Hazem Sayed, 54, the first in line to purchase the new iPhone 5, holds up his new phone in front of media outside the Fifth Avenue Apple store, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in New York. Hundreds of people waited in line through the early morning to be among the first to get their hands on the highly anticipated phone. The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that many people were dining out less often than they used to in order to pay for increasing smartphone charges. This could have a direct effect on life insurance sales already hovering around all-time lows. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
The CEO of Volkswagen Financial Services AG, Frank Witter explained on Wednesday (09.26.12) in Frankfurt on joint press conference of the Alliance and Volkswagen the proposed joint venture between the two companies. Volkswagen Financial Services AG and Allianz SE plan the founding of an auto insurance joint venture. It will retail the Volkswagen group and tailor attractively priced car insurance policies are offered. (DAPD to-text) Photo: Torsten Silz / DAPD
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED WOMEN’S HEALTH – From left, David Lauren, Sharon Bush and FEED CEO Lauren Bush Lauren enjoy the festival at the flagship 10K event of the nationwide Women’s Health RUN 10 FEED 10 running series, on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 in New York. This program has raised nearly 800,000 meals to date.(Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision for Women’s Health/AP Images)
Students reach out to President Barack Obama at a campaign event at Bowling Green State University Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, in Bowling Green, Ohio. Obama is making a big push to drum up enthusiasm among college students and young adults in Ohio, a group he won by a wide margin four years ago and will need again in November. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)