Photos of the Week (01/14/18)

1) Firefighters rescue 14-year-old Lauren Cantin after she was trapped inside a destroyed home in Montecito on Jan. 9. She was discovered when firefighters using dogs in the search heard a scream. Using the jaws of life and other tools, rescuers sheared off debris from around Cantin. They worked for over six hours before freeing her Tuesday morning. Watch a video of her rescue here. Photograph: Kenneth Song/Santa Barbara News/Reuters

2) In Montecito, California, a firefighter stands on the roof of a house submerged by mud and rocks. Mudslides in the south of the city have killed dozens of people, destroyed houses and swept away vehicles. Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

3) A building uprooted by a massive mudslide is lodged in a tree. Most of the 15 deaths were believed to have occurred in Montecito, a wealthy enclave of about 9,000 people north-west of Los Angeles that is home to celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Rob Lowe and Ellen DeGeneres. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP

4) Thom Meyers, 67, trudges with a cane through snow covered streets on Jan. 4 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. A “bomb cyclone” winter storm caused every East Coast state, from Maine to Florida, to declare at least one weather advisory, winter storm watch, winter storm warning or blizzard warning. Photo: Mark Makela / Getty Images

5) An observation point at the base of Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, is covered in ice as the falls are illuminated by colored light on January 9, 2018. Photo: Geoff Robins / AFP / Getty

6) A paramedic inspects an apartment building after an avalanche hit the Alpine town of Sestriere near Turin. Photograph: Alessandro Di Marco/EPA

7) A father mourns over the body of his 2-year-old son after he died from a shellblast in Douma on Jan. 8. The family had left their home in the village of Kafr Batna on Monday for a market in a nearby village, seeking food for their malnourished children, but a mortar shell landed close to them, instantly killing the boy. Photo: Hamza Al-Ajweh / AFP – Getty Images

8) College football fans gather for activities outside before the College Football Playoff National Championship game between the University of Alabama and the University of Georgia at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 08 January 2018.  Photo: LESSER/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock/LESSER/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock

9) U.S. President Donald Trump waves to fans during the first half between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: Getty Images/Jamie Squire

10) Alabama kicker Andy Pappanastos turns his back in disbelief after he misses a potential game-winning 36-yard field goal as time expires in regulation. Photo: Gerry Melendez for ESPN

11) Here’s another look at the botched field goal. Photo: Getty Images/Christian Petersen

12) Alabama true freshman wide receiver DeVonta Smith catches a 41-yard pass from true freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa to score the winning touchdown in overtime and another Crimson Tide national championship with a 26-23 over Georgia last Monday. Photo: Rich Glickstein for ESPN

13) One more look. Photo Credit: AP/David Goldman

14) And another. Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty

15) A man participates in a Christmas tree throwing competition, in the County Clare town of Ennis, Ireland on Jan. 7. Photo: Clodagh Kilcoyne / Reuters

16) Entertainers hold a giant puppet depicting theoretical physicist Albert Einstein during the traditional Three Kings parade (Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos) marking Epiphany in Madrid, Spain, on January 5, 2018.  Photo: Gabriel Bouys / AFP / Getty

17) People participate in the annual “No Pants Subway Ride” in New York City on January 7, 2018. Photo: Elizabeth Shafiroff / Reuters

18) Oh, there’s a better one than that. Passengers without trousers ride the light train in Jerusalem, Israel.  Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

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