The Week in Photos: Jan 1–Jan 8
The Week in Photos: Jan 1–Jan 8

Fireworks light up the London Eye just after midnight in London on Jan. 1, 2016. (Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images)
Fireworks light up the London Eye just after midnight in London on Jan. 1, 2016. (Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images)

 

Revelers celebrate as confetti flies over New York's Times Square after the clock strikes midnight during the New Year's Eve celebration on Jan. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Revelers celebrate as confetti flies over New York’s Times Square after the clock strikes midnight during the New Year’s Eve celebration on Jan. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

 

A man takes his dog for a paddle before participating in the traditional New Year's dive at Malo-les-Bains beach in Dunkirk, France, on Jan. 1. (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)
A man takes his dog for a paddle before participating in the traditional New Year’s dive at Malo-les-Bains beach in Dunkirk, France, on Jan. 1. (Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)

 

People in fancy dress run from the sea as they take part in the annual New Year's Day swim in the sea in Whitmore Bay in Barry, Wales, on Jan. 1, 2016. Since 1984, when a group of five friends from the Jackson's Bay life saving club decided that they would shake off their New Year's hangovers with a swim in the sea, the annual swim has grown into one of the town's most popular calendar events. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
People in fancy dress run from the sea as they take part in the annual New Year’s Day swim in the sea in Whitmore Bay in Barry, Wales, on Jan. 1, 2016. Since 1984, when a group of five friends from the Jackson’s Bay life saving club decided that they would shake off their New Year’s hangovers with a swim in the sea, the annual swim has grown into one of the town’s most popular calendar events. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

 

Filipino children play with bubbles at a public park as the long Holidays season come to an end in suburban Quezon city, Philippines, on Jan. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Filipino children play with bubbles at a public park as the long Holidays season come to an end in suburban Quezon city, Philippines, on Jan. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

 

A flock of starlings, also called a murmuration, near the southern Israeli city of Rahat on Jan. 4, 2016. (Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)
A flock of starlings, also called a murmuration, near the southern Israeli city of Rahat on Jan. 4, 2016. (Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)

 

An Iranian man peeks out from his shelter in the camp known as The Jungle in Calais, France, on Jan. 5. Thousands of refugees and migrants continue to live in the makeshift camp in the port town in northern France, where they try to board vehicles heading for ferries or the Channel Tunnel in an attempt to reach England. (Carl Court/Getty Images)
An Iranian man peeks out from his shelter in the camp known as The Jungle in Calais, France, on Jan. 5, 2016. Thousands of refugees and migrants continue to live in the makeshift camp in the port town in northern France, where they try to board vehicles heading for ferries or the Channel Tunnel in an attempt to reach England. (Carl Court/Getty Images)

 

A female Indian paramilitary officer shouts orders during Republic Day parade rehearsals in New Delhi on Jan. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
A female Indian paramilitary officer shouts orders during Republic Day parade rehearsals in New Delhi on Jan. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

 

Spectators during the Test match between Australia and the West Indies at Sydney Cricket Ground on Jan. 5, 2016. (Zak Kaczmarek/Getty Images)
Spectators during the Test match between Australia and the West Indies at Sydney Cricket Ground on Jan. 5, 2016. (Zak Kaczmarek/Getty Images)

 

President Barack Obama wipes away tears as he speaks at the White House on Jan. 5, 2016 about victims of gun violence. Obama announced plans for expanded background checks for gun buyers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
President Barack Obama wipes away tears as he speaks at the White House on Jan. 5, 2016 about victims of gun violence. Obama announced plans for expanded background checks for gun buyers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

 

Prince George attends his first day at the Westacre Montessori nursery school near Sandringham in Norfolk, England on Jan. 6. (Duchess of Cambridge/PA Wire via Getty Images)
Prince George attends his first day at the Westacre Montessori nursery school near Sandringham in Norfolk, England on Jan. 6. (Duchess of Cambridge/PA Wire via Getty Images)

 

An Elvis impersonator boards the "Elvis Express" at Central in Sydney to join the Parkes Elvis Festival on Jan. 7, 2016. The festival is held annually over five days, timed to coincide with Elvis Priestly's birth date in January. (Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
An Elvis impersonator boards the “Elvis Express” at Central in Sydney to join the Parkes Elvis Festival on Jan. 7, 2016. The festival is held annually over five days, timed to coincide with Elvis Priestly’s birth date in January. (Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

 

People sit in the hallway at The International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Jan. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
People sit in the hallway at The International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Jan. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
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