Photos of the Week (02/11/18)

1) Impersonators of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un wait to enter the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games at the Pyeongchang stadium.  Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

2) Flag bearer Erin Hamlin of the United States leads her teammates into Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium on February 9, 2018. Photo: Ryan Pierse / Getty

3) Pita Taufatofua carries the flag of Tonga during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics on February 9, 2018.  Photo: Jae C. Hong / AP

4) An artist performs during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium on February 9, 2018. Photo: Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters

5) Members of the North Korean delegation gesture before the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on February 9, 2018. Photo: Natacha Pisarenko / AP

6) Drummers perform in Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium on February 9, 2018. Photo: Sean Haffey / AP

7) A white tiger puppet walks the stage during the opening ceremony on February 9, 2018. Photo: Jae C. Hong / AP

8) Performers gather in the center of Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium on February 9, 2018. Photo: Toby Melville / Reuters

9) North Korea’s Jong Su Hyon, left, and South Korea’s Park Jong-ah carry the torch in the stadium on February 9, 2018. Photo: Matthias Schrader / AP

10) Yuna Kim, a former South Korean figure skater, lights the Olympic cauldron on February 9, 2018. Photo: Julie Jacobson / AP

11) South Korean Olympic figure skater Yuna Kim lights the Olympic flame during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics on February 9, 2018. Photo: Franck Fife / AP

12) Outside view of fireworks during the opening ceremony at Pyeongchang Stadium on February 9, 2018. Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty

13) A building leans over after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck Feb. 6 in Hualien, Taiwan. The strong quake damaged buildings and buckled roads near Taiwan’s eastern coast, killing at least 10 people and injuring more than 200. Photo: Central News Agency via AP

14) In Tribsees, Germany, surveyors scan a hole in the Ostseeautobahn (Baltic freeway). Originally covering 40 metres, the hole is now 95 metres long. Photograph: Picture-Alliance/Barcroft Images

15) A scaffolder works on the Space Needle in Seattle as a remodel of the observation tower continues.  Photograph: Elaine Thompson/AP

16) The SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launches from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on February 6, 2018, on its demonstration mission. Screams and cheers erupted at Cape Canaveral as the massive rocket fired its 27 engines and rumbled into the blue sky over the same NASA launchpad that served as a base for the U.S. missions to the moon four decades ago. Photo: Jim Watson / AFP / Getty

17) The solid rocket boosters of SpaceX’s first Falcon Heavy rocket come back for landing at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Feb. 6. With liftoff, the Falcon Heavy became the most powerful rocket in use today, doubling the liftoff punch of its closest competitor. Photo: SpaceX via Reuters

18) “Starman,” a dummy driver, sits at the steering wheel of a Tesla Roadster as it travels through space leaving Earth in the distance. The world’s first space car was the unorthodox cargo aboard SpaceX’s new Falcon Heavy rocket during a test flight on Tuesday. Photo: SpaceX

19) Firefighters attempt to rescue a boy who crawled inside a claw-style vending machine in Titusville, Florida. Photograph: AP

20) In Luang Prabang, Laos, one of three red pandas is transported to a Free The Bears sanctuary after being confiscated from wildlife traffickers. The rescue of the endangered red pandas trafficked from China has raised fears that the rare animals are increasingly being coveted by exotic pet owners. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

21) The New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles played in the Super Bowl at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Feb. 4. The Patriots were hoping to win their sixth championship with quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick, who have appeared in eight Super Bowls since 2002. Alshon Jeffery of the Eagles catches a 34-yard touchdown pass over Eric Rowe of the Patriots in the first quarter. Photo: Christian Petersen / Getty Images

22) Patriots running back James White celebrates his touchdown with teammate Danny Amendola during the second quarter. Photo: Tannen Maury / EPA

23) Tom Brady fails to catch the ball during a trick play. Photo: Timoth A. Clary / AFP – Getty Images

24) But Nick Foles makes a touchdown catch late in the second quarter, the first ever by a quarterback in Super Bowl history. Photo: Chris Wattie / Reuters. Here’s another look from USA TODAY

25) Eagles tight end Zach Ertz leaps over Patriots free safety Devin McCourty to score a touchdown. Foles led a pressure-packed 75-yard drive, culminating in the game-winning 11-yard touchdown pass to Ertz with 2:21 to go. Photo: Richard Mackson / Reuters

26) Trying to engineer a game-winning drive of his own with under three minutes left, Tom Brady was stripped by Brandon Graham on the second play of the drive. Photo: USA Today Images

27) Tom Brady launches a Hail Mary toward the end zone on what would be the final play of the Super Bowl. Photo: USA Today Images

28) Six Eagles defenders pull Rob Gronkowski away from the Hail Mary pass, which falls incomplete. Photo: AP Images

29) Garth Dallman, center, and Bill Kouchie, right, both from the dinosaur restoration firm Research Casting International, Ltd., begin the dismantling of Sue, the Tyrannosaurus rex on display at Chicago’s Field Museum in preparation to move the towering display to a new exhibit and bring in a cast of an even larger dinosaur on February 5, 2018. Sue will appear in a new exhibition space in a second-floor gallery in 2019. Photo: Teresa Crawford / AP

30) A nominee for queen performs during the main stage of the Carnival of Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz de Tenerife on the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife, on February 7, 2018. The costumes are more than five meters high and over 80 kilos in weight. The event began on January 12 and finishes on February 18 with orchestras playing Caribbean and Brazilian rhythms throughout festivities that range from elections for the Carnival Queen, the Junior Queen and the Senior Queen; to children and adult murgas (satirical street bands), comparsas (dance groups), and street performances. Photo: Desiree Martin / AFP / Getty

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