People gather at the old harbor of Marseille after observing a minute of silence for the victims of an attack by gunmen on the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A young woman holds aloft a pencil as she joins others gathered for a minute of silence in front of Notre Dame cathedral in memory of the 12 victims of the massacre at the Paris headquarters of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: IAN LANGSDON / EPALink
Journalists hold up their press cards during a minute of silence outside the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris, a day after masked gunmen stormed the offices of the satirical magazine and killed 12 people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francois Mori / Associated PressLink
Members of Sydney, Austrialia's, French community gather in the heart of the city to hold aloft banners reading "Je Suis Charlie" (I am Charlie), in tribute to the victims killed when gunmen opened fire in the offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris the day before.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER PARKS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Tommy Caldwell, one of two climbers making a perilous ascent of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. The two climbers have been free-climbing -- using only their hands and feet -- while sleeping in sling-like tents suspended to El Capitan's Dawn Wall, a steep and barren section of the mountain. The expanse is considered possibly the hardest free-climb in the world.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tom Evans / elcapreport.comLink
A woman is bundled up against the cold in New York. Dangerously cold air has sent temperatures plummeting into the single digits around the U.S., with wind chills driving them even lower.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Lennihan / Associated PressLink
Firefighters work the water pump area during a three-alarm blaze that destroyed a home in Scott Township, Pa., early Thursday morning in subzero temperatures.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Butch Comegys / The Scranton Times & TribuneLink
Women wearing traditional Ukrainian clothes take a selfie as they celebrate Orthodox Christmas in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURIY DYACHYSHYN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A fisherman walks on the ice of the Dnieper River on a frosty sunny day in Kiev, Ukraine.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY DOLZHENKO / EPALink
Children play on a damaged carousel in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZEIN AL-RIFAI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Filipino boy runs amid black smoke billowing from electrical wires being burned by scavengers at a dumpsite in Manila. Scavengers earn about $3 a day by selling recyclable scraps, copper and other metals they find in the heap of garbage.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated PressLink
A passenger river boat passing Wat Arun, or the Temple of Dawn, on Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BARBARA WALTON / EPALink
South Korea's Army Special Warfare Command soldiers aim their machine guns in a frozen river during a winter exercise in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahn Young-joon / Associated PressLink
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