Photos of the Week (12/31/17)

1) Miami Hurricanes fan Lowell Carr is shot by Wisconsin Badgers fan Kayla McNab with a champagne machine gun as the teams play in the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens on December 30, 2017. Photo:  CHARLES TRAINOR JR, Miami Herald

2) Miami Hurricanes’ Sheldick Redwine (22) fails to stop Wisconsin Badgers’ A.J. Taylor as he catches a second quarter touchdown in the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens on December 30, 2017. Photo: CHARLES TRAINOR JR, Miami Herald

3) Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver A.J. Taylor (4) scores on a pass reception in the end zone as Miami Hurricanes defensive back Sheldrick Redwine (22) defends in the second quarter as the University of Miami takes on the Wisconsin Badgers in the Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday, December 30, 2017. Photo: AL DIAZ, Miami Herald

4) Miami Hurricanes Dee Delaney (3) fails to stop Wisconsin Badgers Danny Davis III (6) from catching a second quarter touchdown in the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens on December 30, 2017. Photo: CHARLES TRAINOR JR, Miami Herald

5) Wisconsin Badgers cornerback Derrick Tindal (25) intercepts the ball in the endzone intended for Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Lawrence Cager (18) in the third quarter as the University of Miami takes on the Wisconsin Badgers in the Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday, December 30, 2017. Photo: AL DIAZ, Miami Herald

6) Miami Hurricanes Travis Homer (24) watches as Wisconsin Badgers Ryan Connelly (43) intercepts the ball late in the fourth quarter to defeat the Canes in the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl, 34-24 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens on December 30, 2017. Photo: CHARLES TRAINOR JR, Miami Herald

7) Head coach Paul Chryst of the Wisconsin Badgers is interviewed following the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl.  Photo: Rob Foldy, Getty Images

8) Wisconsin Badgers quarterback Alex Hornibrook holds the MVP trophy after defeating the Miami Hurricanes in the 2017 Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens on December 30, 2017, 34-24. Photo: CHARLES TRAINOR JR, Miami Herald

9) Visitors take photographs at the brink of the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls as cold weather spreads through much of the province on Dec. 29. A bitter Arctic chill settled across Canada and much of the United States, forcing people indoors, leaving motorists stranded with dead car batteries and complicating firefighting duties. Photo: Aaron Lynett / The Canadian Press via AP

10) In Quebec a person rides through the Lanoraie forest on a dogsled on Dec. 28 in Lanoraie. Environment Canada increased the number of extreme cold warnings around the country, bulletins issued only when the cold “creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia.” The Arctic temperatures are expected to last into early 2018, Environment Canada said. Timothy A. Clary / AFP – Getty Images

11) Thomas Berry removes snow from the sidewalk in front of his home after two days of record-breaking snowfall in Erie, Pennsylvania, on December 27, 2017. Photo: Robert Frank / Reuters

12) Erie residents on East 24th Street dig out on Dec. 26 after a record two-day snowfall. The National Weather Service office in Cleveland says the storm brought 34 inches on Christmas Day, a new all-time daily snowfall record for Erie. Photo: Greg Wohlford / Erie Times-News via AP

13) Lake Michigan is steaming in the morning as temperatures dipped below zero at North Avenue Beach on Dec. 26 in Chicago. Photo: Nancy Stone / AP

14) Pedestrians stand around the scene of a bus crash in Moscow, Russia, on December 25, 2017. Several people were killed and more than a dozen injured when a bus careened off a road and onto steps leading into an underground passageway, authorities said.  Photo: Ivan Sekretarev / AP

15) In Gloucestershire, England, sheep are driven to another field in the snowy Cotswolds. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA

16) A dog dressed as Santa Claus takes part in the annual city race in Skopje, Macedonia, on December 24, 2017. Ognen Teofilovski / Reuters

17) The aurora borealis illuminate the sky in Inari, Finland. Photograph: Irene Stachon/Reuters

18) President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump speak on the phone with children as they track Santa’s movements with the North American Aerospace Defense Command Santa tracker on Christmas Eve at the president’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida on Dec. 24. Photo: Carolyn Kaster / AP

19) Christian worshippers pray at the Church of the Nativity, accepted by Christians as the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in Bethlehem on Dec. 24. Photo: Abed Al Hashlamoun / EPA

20) Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi Christmas day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican on Dec. 25, 2017. Photo: L’Osservatore Romano via AP

21) Faithful pray beneath a painting depicting Jesus Christ during midnight Mass at the Nuestra Senora Del Carmen Church on Dec. 24, in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. The Mass finished well before midnight this year to accommodate those who live in areas without electricity. The church ran the Mass with a generator. Barely three months after Hurricane Maria made landfall, approximately one-third of the devastated island is still without electricity. Photo: Mario Tama / Getty Images

22) A member of the U.S. Army receives a gift from Santa during Christmas celebrations in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Dec. 25.  Mohammad Ismail / Reuters

23) In Chitwan, Nepal, a peacock spreads its feathers. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters

24) Newborn babies wearing dog costumes to celebrate the New Year of the Dog are pictured in the nursery room of Paolo Chokchai 4 Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, on December 28, 2017. Photo: Athit Perawongmetha / Reuters

25) People sit stranded in the It’s a Small World ride during a power outage at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, in this December 27, 2017, picture obtained from social media. Photographer Geoff Fienberg said that the ride was immobilized for about 25 minutes, but the Small World music was unaffected by the outage, and continued to play the entire time. Photo: Geoff Fienberg / Reuters

AND FINALLY…

THE ATLANTIC: PHOTOS OF THE YEAR


TIME: TOP PHOTOS OF 2017

TIME: MORE PHOTOS FROM  2017

NBC: THE YEAR IN PICTURES

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