Best Photos of the Week (01/16/22)

The sun sets in Oberreifenberg near Frankfurt, Germany, Jan. 12, 2022.

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observes what state media report is a hypersonic missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, January 11.  Photo: KCNA via REUTERS

2) Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio leaves the D.C. Central Detention Facility where he had been held since September 2021, in Washington. Photo: Reuters

3) Teachers and school staff queue for a booster shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine during a mass vaccination program outside a university in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Jan. 12, 2022. Photo: Reuters

4) A man holds on to the handlebars of his all-terrain vehicle as he is swept off a road after trying to drive through floodwater from the Chehalis River, on January 7, 2022, near Centralia, Washington. The man was able to safely swim to shore after the incident. Flooding caused by snow and rain forced the closure of parts of Washington State’s two major highways—Interstate 90 and Interstate 5. Photo: Ted S. Warren / AP

5) The Great Wall of China is seen after a light snowfall at Jiankou, north of Beijing, on January 9, 2022. Photo: Greg Baker / AFP / Getty

6) A large ice disk slowly rotates in the Presumpscot River in Westbrook, Maine. Photo: AP

7) A rare snowy owl perches on a bald eagle flag pole topper in front of Union Station in Washington, Jan. 13, 2022. Photo: AP. Another look. AP

8) A man poses next to the excavated remains of Britain’s largest ichthyosaur at Rutland Water, a reservoir in Rutland, England, in August 2021. Photo released on January 10, 2022. The 10-meter-long fossil is estimated to be about 180 million years old. Photo: Anglian Water / Reuters

9) Crew members dress the set of the new Batgirl movie in Glasgow, Scotland, on January 10, 2022. Roads in Glasgow’s city center are being closed as film crews descend on the city for the upcoming movie, which will see Leslie Grace play the title role and a return of Michael Keaton in his role as Batman. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty

10) In Lima, Peru players train for a qualifying tournament in the hope of representing their country in the Amputee World Cup 2022. Photograph: Klebher Vasquez/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

11) Bing Dwen Dwen, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic mascot, and Shuey Rhon Rhon, the 2022 Beijing Winter Paralympic Games mascot are installed on a rooftop in Beijing. Photograph: Tingshu Wang/Reuters


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