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Julien, a French artist, paints a portrait of the late French cartoonist Jean Cabut, a.k.a. Cabu, on a wall in a street in Marseille.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne-Christine Poujoulat / AFP/Getty Images

Armed security forces fly overhead in a military helicopter in Dammartin-en-Goele as French security forces swarmed this small industrial town northeast of Paris in an operation to capture a pair of heavily armed suspects in the deadly storming of a satirical newspaper.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thibault Camus / Associated Press

Snipers stand on top of a building opposite the CTD printing building in an industrial area where the suspects in the shooting attack at the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo headquarters are reportedly holding a hostage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yoan Valat / EPA

Singers in the Good Hope Entertainers troupe take a break during the minstrels parade in Bo-Kaap, South Africa. The group performs in new costumes every year and all the costumes for the 40,000 minstrels are made in one central factory.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kim Ludbrook / EPA

Rob Sonnenberger digs out his car in Buffalo, N.Y., on his way to work Friday. Lake-effect snow and high winds are causing hazardous driving conditions across western New York, where a section of Interstate 190 and other Buffalo-area highways remain closed Friday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Derek Gee / The Buffalo News

Two young women in the north German town of Oldenburg deal with strong winds that batter the region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ingo Wagner / EPA

Germany's Paul Eckert , left, Canada's Brady Leman, Slovenia's Filip Flisar and Russia's Sergey Mozhaev compete during the FIS men's quarter-final Skicross World Cup at the Val-Thorens ski resort in the French Alps.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Philippe Desmazes / AFP/Getty Images

A baby hippo plays with her mother, Agustina, in the water at Surabaya Zoo in Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robertus Pudyanto / Getty Images

A Kashmiri Muslim devotee prays in the early morning at the Hazratbal shrine on the Friday following Eid-e- Milad, the birth anniversary of the prophet Muhammad, in Srinagar, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated Press

A visitor walks past a mural of Mahatma Gandhi's freedom movement at Dandi Kutir, an exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi, in Gandhinagar, India. The exhibition traces the life and times of Mahatma Gandhi, regarded as the father of the nation, through various phases.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ajit Solanki / Associated Press

Members of the Indonesian national search and rescue agency carry the body of a victim of a crashed AirAsia plane at Iskandar Military Airport in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia. Indonesian Navy divers failed to locate the flight recorders from the tail section of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea in late December.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bagus Indahono / EPA

Devotees clamber on top of one another to touch the religious icon of the Black Nazarene during the annual religious procession in Manila. More than a million barefoot devotees paraded the centuries-old icon of Jesus Christ through Manila in the Philippines' biggest religious festival, held just before Pope Francis visits Asia's bastion of Christianity.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Noel Celis / AFP/Getty Images

Bareback rider Taylor Price competes in the SandHills Stock Show and Rodeo at the Ector County Coliseum.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Courtney Sacco / Odessa American

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 Images

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 / EPA

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 Press

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 Images

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.com

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 Press

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 & Tribune

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 Images

A fisherman walks on the ice of the Dnieper River on a frosty sunny day in Kiev, Ukraine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY DOLZHENKO / EPA

Children play on a damaged carousel in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZEIN AL-RIFAI / AFP/Getty Images

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 Press

A passenger river boat passing Wat Arun, or the Temple of Dawn, on Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BARBARA WALTON / EPA

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 Press

People gather in solidarity for the victims of a terror attack against a satirical newspaper in Paris on Wednesday. Masked gunmen shouting "Allahu akbar!" (which translates from Arabic into "God is great!") stormed the offices of Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people, including the paper's editor, before escaping in a getaway car.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thibault Camus / AP

Armed gunmen face police officers near the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on Wednesday during the terror attack that left 12 dead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANNE GELBARD / AFP

Ice builds up along North Avenue Pier while temperatures hover around zero degrees Fahrenheit on Wednesday in Chicago. Most of the city's schools were canceled as wind chill temperatures were expected to drop below -30 degrees.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Olson / Getty Images North America

Marine One lands on the snow-covered South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Wednesday. President Obama promised to give France the full assistance of the United States in hunting down the gunmen who attacked the Paris office of a satirical magazine, leaving 12 dead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pete Marovich

Simon Ammann of Switzerland falls during the final event of the Four Hills tournament of the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Bischofshofen, Austria, on Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAMUEL KUBANI / AFP

Passengers on a passing ferry take a selfie as they pass the grounded Hoegh Osaka cargo ship beached on the Bramble Bank in between Southampton on the southern English coast and the Isle of Wight on Wednesday. The Hoegh Osaka, bound for Germany with 1,400 cars, beached on the submerged Bramble Bank, a well-marked hazard lying between the major container port of Southampton and access to the open sea beyond the Isle of Wight, on Saturday. Experts were assessing how to salvage the stricken ship and how to minimize environmental impact in the busy waters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP

Andy Murray of Great Britain serves in his match against Jerzy Janowicz of Poland during Day 4 of the 2015 Hopman Cup in Perth, Australia, on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul Kane / Getty Images AsiaPac

Belarus soldiers take part in an Orthodox service at a military base in Minsk on Wednesday. Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas on Jan. 7 in the Middle East, Russia and other areas. Orthodox churches use the old Julian calendar instead of the 17th century Gregorian calendar adopted by Catholics and Protestants that is commonly used in secular life around the world.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAXIM MALINOVSKY / AFP

Optimu's French driver Pascal Thomasse and co-driver Pascal Larroque compete in the 2015 Dakar Rally Stage 3 between San Juan and Chilecito, Argentina, on Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FELIPE DANA / AFP

People holding national flags perform the horo, a traditional folk dance, in the icy waters of the Tundzha River during celebration of Epiphany in Kalofer, Bulgaria. Epiphany is a Christian holding marking the arrival of the Three Wise Men bearing gifts for the infant Jesus.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASSIL DONEV / EPA

A Christian in Istanbul kisses the cross after it was retrieved from the waters of the Golden Horn during a traditional blessing ceremony celebrating the Epiphany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Emrah Gurel / Associated Press

Children at St. John Church in Abovyan, Armenia, hold candles during services on the Armenian Orthodox Christmas Eve.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAREN MINASYAN / AFP/Getty Images

Melissa Keller, left, and her partner, Joanne Stiger, celebrate as they apply for a marriage license in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where same-sex marriage is now legal after a court declared the state's ban on such marriages unconstitutional.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RHONA WISE / EPA

A tugboat helps stabilize the Hoegh Osaka cargo ship, grounded on the submerged Bramble Bank at the entrance of the Southampton Waters between Southampton on the southern English coast and the Isle of Wight. Experts were assessing how to salvage the stricken ship, which was bound for Germany with 1,400 automobiles, and minimize environmental damage in the busy waters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP/Getty Images

Participants take part in the annual horn sledge race in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Horn sledges were once used by alpine farmers to transport wood and hay down mountainsides in the winter.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Philipp Guelland / Getty Images

City lights illuminate fog floating above the city of Salgotarjan, northeast of Budapest, Hungary.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER KOMKA / EPA

Lluis Castello, 82, owner of Musical Emporium in Barcelona, Spain, stands in his shop on its last day in business before he shuts down and moves out because of rising rent. Castello's grandfather founded the Musical Emporium 1900 and Castello has run the business since 1956. Tens of thousands of shops are expected to close in the next few months because of a law change that allows landlords to increase rents without restrictions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Ramos / Getty Images

Red Cross workers wearing protective suits carry the body of a person who died from Ebola as a woman weeps during a burial for victims of the virus in Monrovia, Liberia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZOOM DOSSO / AFP/Getty Images

Bangladeshi firefighters douse the smoldering remains of a car set on fire by opposition protesters in Dhaka. Bangladesh police arrested a high-ranking member of the country's main opposition party, alleging he incited violence, a senior official said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

A family member mourns victims of the deadly stampede by new year's revelers a week after the tragedy on Shanghai's historic riverfront.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP/Getty Images

An Indonesian officer observes as a Malaysian navy vessel conducts recovery operations for the lost AirAsia airliner in the Java Sea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VERI SANOVRI / AFP/Getty Images

An Indian monk dressed as Lord Shiva prays at a transit camp as pilgrims arrive for the upcoming Gangasagar Fair at Sagar Island, in Calcutta. The Gangasagar Fair is an annual gathering of Hindu pilgrims to take a dip in sacred waters of Ganges River before it flows into the Bay of Bengal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPA

Austria's Stefan Kraft soars through the air during a trial jump for the final stage of the Four Hills ski jumping competition in Bischofshofen, Austria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANGELIKA WARMUTH / EPA

Milan's Stephan El Shaarawy, left, has a nose for the ball in action against Sassuolo's Davide Biondini during an Italian Serie A soccer match at Giuseppe Meazza Stadium in Milan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL DAL ZENNARO / EPA

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism.

There was major news out of France, where scores of heavily armed police stormed a suburban Paris hideout of two Al Qaeda-linked suspects in the Charlie Hebdo magazine slayings and killed them as they attempted to escape in a hail of gunfire. A simultaneous police operation at a kosher grocery store in southeastern Paris killed a gunman identified as Amedy Coulibaly, who was reportedly an accomplice of the Kouachi brothers. Read story

Yosemite National Park: Two climbers have been free climbing — using only their hands and feet — El Capitan’s Dawn Wall, a steep and barren section of the mountain. The expanse has also been called the Wall of the Early Morning Light and is considered possibly the hardest free-climb in the world.

Chicago: Ice built up along North Avenue Pier as temperatures plunged below freezing. Most of the city’s schools were canceled Wednesday as wind-chill temperatures were expected to drop to minus-30.

Lviv, Ukraine: People wearing traditional Ukrainian clothes took a selfie as they celebrated Orthodox Christmas.

Cape Town, South Africa: Singers in the Good Hope Entertainers troupe took a break during the minstrels parade in Bo-Kaap. The group performs in new costumes every year, and all the costumes for the 40,000 minstrels are made in one central factory.

Bulgaria: People holding national flags performed the national horo danced in the icy waters of the Tundzha River during a celebration of Epiphany, the religious holiday that celebrates the arrival of the three wise men with their gifts for the infant Jesus.

Fort Lauderdale, Fla: A couple celebrated while applying for a marriage license as same-sex marriage became legal in Florida following a court ruling that declared the state ban on such marriages unconstitutional.

Southampton, Britain: A tugboat nosed up beside the grounded Hoegh Osaka cargo ship on the Bramble Bank. Experts were assessing how to salvage the stricken ship, which had been bound for Germany with 1,400 cars.

Shanghai, China: Victims of a deadly stampede by New Year’s revelers were mourned a week after the disaster on Shanghai’s historic riverfront.

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