The Week in Pictures | January 5 – 11, 2015
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Major news out of Europe this week, where scores of heavily armed police stormed the suburban Paris hide-out of two Al Qaeda-linked suspects in the Charlie Hebdo magazine slayings and killed them as they attempted to escape in a hail of automatic weapons fire. A simultaneous police operation at a kosher grocery store in southeastern Paris killed a gunman identified as Amedy Coulibaly, who was reportedly an accomplice of the Kouachi brothers. Read story
Yosemite: Two climbers have been free climbing – using only their hands and feet – while sleeping in sling-like tents suspended to El Capitan’s Dawn Wall, a steep and barren section of the mountain. The expanse has also been called the Wall of the Early Morning Light and is considered possibly the hardest free-climb in the world.
Chicago: Ice builds up along North Avenue Pier while…
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