Photos of the Week (02/12/17)

1) The biggest storm to hit the Northeast this winter dumped a foot or more of snow along the New York-to-Boston corridor Thursday. The storm came just a day after states along the East Coast were enjoying record highs in the 60s and 70s. On Wednesday, Thomas Kopie played banjo in New York’s Washington Square Park with rolled up sleeves. On Thursday, sledders trudged through snow in the same area. Photos: Drew Angerer / Getty Images

2) New Yorkers brave the storm.Photo:Robert Miller

3) A woman sits on a car surrounded by debris after a tornado touched down in the eastern part of New Orleans on Feb. 7. Tornadoes struck southeastern Louisiana, destroying homes and businesses, and leaving thousands without power, but no deaths were reported. The worst damage was in the same 9th Ward that was so heavily flooded in 2005’s Hurricane Katrina. Photo: Sean Gardner / Getty Images

4) Elementary school children play outside of their classrooms as mount Sinabung volcano spews thick volcanic ash as seen from Karo, North Sumatra province. Photo: Getty Images

5) Israeli police use a water cannon to disperse Ultra-Orthodox Jewish demonstrators during a protest against army recruitment in Jerusalem on Feb. 9. Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews demonstrated and blocked roads in various locations across the country as they called for the release of a Yeshiva student who was arrested after refusing to join the army. Photo: Abir Sultan / EPA

6) U.S. President Donald Trump receives a figurine of a sheriff during a meeting with county sheriffs at the White House in Washington. Photo: Reuters

7) A volunteer pours water on one of hundreds of stranded whales on Farewell Spit in New Zealand on Feb. 10, 2017. More than 400 whales swam aground along the remote beach. Some three hundred of them were already dead when they were discovered. Photo:
Anthony Phelps / Reuters

8) Stunning photographs show an intrepid adventurer swimming with giant Manta Rays at night. In her latest daring adventure, Alison Teal set out in the middle of the night to free dive with Manta Rays off the coast of Hawaii. Using only hand held dive lights, Alison dove over 50 feet down being careful never to touch the mantas as they fed off the plankton in the light streams. Another look.   And another. Photos: Caters News

9) Jockeys take the start of a traditional camel race during the Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed al-Nahyan Camel Festival, held at the Shweihan racecourse, in the outskirts of Abu Dhabi. Photo: Getty Images

10) Ethnic Miao men wearing traditional masks smear dust on a woman’s face to wish her good luck during a local celebration event for Lunar New Year in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. Photo: Reuters

11) George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush at last Sunday’s Super Bowl in Houston. Bush tossed the official coin prior to the start of the game. Photo: AP

12) Country music artist Luke Bryan sings the national anthem before Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5, 2017, in Houston. Charlie Riedel / AP

13) New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady lays on the ground after trying to tackle Atlanta Falcons player Robert Alford following Alford’s interception. Alford ran it in from 82 yards for a touchdown during second quarter action. Photo: Jim Davis/ Boston Globe Staff

14) Atlanta Falcon player Devonta Freeman dives into the end zone for a touchdown in the second quarter. Photo: Barry Chin / Globe Staff

15) Lady Gaga flies in from the ceiling of NRG Stadium to perform the halftime show. Photo: Elsa / Getty Images

16) Lady Gaga dangles from cables while singing. Photo: Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images

17) One more as Lady Gaga performs. Photo: EPA

18) Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Grady Jarrett sacks Tom Brady during the second half. Photo: David J. Phillip / AP

19) New England Patriots fan Keith Kaplan reacts to the game being tied up as he watched the fourth quarter. Photo: Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

20) Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones makes a catch against New England Patriots defensive back Eric Rowe in the fourth quarter to gave Atlanta a first down on the 22 yard line. Photo: Jim Davis/ Boston Globe Staff

21) New England Patriots middle linebacker Dont’a Hightower knocks the ball out of the hand of Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan for a fumble during the fourth quarter. Photo: Barry Chin / Globe Staff

22) Julian Edelman of the New England Patriots makes a 23-yard catch in the fourth quarter.Edelman made one of the greatest catches in Super Bowl history when he reeled in a pass that was initially tipped by Falcons cornerback Robert Alford, right. The catch helped the Patriots set up their game-tying touchdown. Photo: Ezra Shaw / Getty Images
Here’s another look. Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

23) New England Patriots running back James White (former WI Badger) lunges for the end zone as he scores the game winning touchdown in overtime.Photo: Jim Davis/ Boston Globe Staff

24) From left, New England Patriots players Duron Harmon, LeGarrette Blount and Brandon Bolden celebrate with James White (on ground) who scored the game winning touchdown during overtime. Photo: Jim Davis/ Boston Globe Staff

25) Atlanta Falcons fans react after the New England Patriots beat Atlanta in the NFL Super Bowl LI football game being played in Houston while watching it on television at Fado Irish Pub in Atlanta. Photo: David Goldman/Associated Press

26) As confetti falls around him, Tom Brady howls as he hoists the Vince Lombardi Trophy following New England’s come-from-behind victory over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston. Photo: Jim Davis/ Boston Globe Staff

27) From left, New England Patriots players Duron Harmon, LeGarrette Blount and Brandon Bolden celebrate with James White (on ground) who scored game winning touchdown during overtime. (Jim Davis / Globe Staff)

28) Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons heads off the field after being defeated by the New England Patriots during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston. The Patriots won 34-28 in overtime. Photo: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

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