The aftermath of Cyclone Batsirai in Madagascar, snowboarding at the Beijing Winter Olympics, a partially-submerged church in Spain, a mudslide in Colombia, an eruption of Mount Etna in Italy, a performance at the the Brit Awards in London, a camel market in Sudan, skateboarding in Los Angeles, and much more
Firefighters watch as a helicopter drops water on a wildfire in Laguna Beach, California, on February 10, 2022. A wildfire fanned by gusty Santa Ana winds erupted in hills on the Southern California coast early Thursday but firefighters kept flames from damaging homes and after several hours officials were optimistic the blaze could be stopped.
A vintage car passes by as a wave crashes along Havana’s Malecón on February 9, 2022, in Cuba.
Dylan Sullivan, from Los Angeles, framed by a person playing a guitar, does tricks on a skateboard at the skate park at Venice Beach on February 6, 2022, in Los Angeles, California.
A camel is carried by a loader for export at a camel market in Omdurman, Sudan.
Texas Longhorns guard Andrew Jones drives to the basket while defended by Kansas Jayhawks guard Joseph Yesufu during the first half at Frank C. Erwin Jr. Center in Austin, Texas, on February 7, 2022.
Nathan Chen of the United States performs during the Men’s Single Skating Free Skate event at the Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing on February 10, 2022.
Antonio Sorrentino performs during a performance of “La Divina Commedia” at Teatro degli Arcimboldi on February 4, 2022, in Milan, Italy.
The performer Dave plays during the Brit Awards 2022 in London, England, on February 8, 2022.
An eruption of Mount Etna, as seen from Nicolosi, Italy, on February 10, 2022.
A view of the light show “Serres,” seen during the Llum BCN 2022 organized by the Barcelona city council in Barcelona, Spain, on February 5, 2022.
A Van cat walks in the snow in Yüzüncü Yıl University’s “cat villa” in Van, Turkey, on January 21, 2022. Van cats are kept under protection at the Van Cat Research and Application Center at the University. Photo released on February 10, 2022.
“The Lady-Hare” by British sculptor Sophie Ryder is displayed in the courtyard of the historic Piece Hall in Halifax, England, on February 10, 2022.
People take photos as traditional Lion dance performers dance during a show for the Chinese Lunar New Year and Spring Festival holiday at a shopping mall on February 7, 2022, in Beijing.
Sun Young Park (front) and Adam Eckstat, with Karen Peterson and Dancers, a physically integrated dance company, rehearse for a production titled SAMSARA, on February 8, 2022, in Miami, Florida. The production explores the themes of disability, family dynamics and generational lineage.
People remove debris following a mudslide caused by heavy rains, that killed and injured residents and destroyed homes in Pereira, Colombia, on February 8, 2022.
Bulgarian Orthodox faithful light candles attached to jars of honey during a Holy Mass for the “sanctification of honey” at the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin church in the town of Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, on February 10, 2022.
This photograph taken on February 10, 2022, shows an aerial view of the partially-submerged Church of Sant Roma, visible now due to the low water level of the Sau reservoir, in Vilanova de Sau, Catalonia, Spain.
A cow rests on an empty beach near Barbate, in Cadiz province, Spain, on February 5, 2022.
Hindu devotees bathe in the Ganges river during the month-long annual Magh Mela festival on February 5, 2022, in Allahabad, India.
A composite image of three models walking the runway during the Craig Green A/W 2022 show at The Factory in London, England, on February 9, 2022.
Shaun White of Team USA does a trick before the start of the Men’s Snowboard Halfpipe Final on day 7 of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at Genting Snow Park, on February 11, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China.
A man sleds down a snowy Cricket Hill in Chicago, Illinois, on February 5, 2022.
Michal Sima of Slovakia competes in the Men’s 20km Individual Biathlon at the National Biathlon Center in Zhangjiakou, China, on February 8, 2022.
A worker in a hazmat suit works in a bar at a hotel restaurant, which is part of the closed-loop Winter Olympics Accommodation Allocation Agreement (AAA) in Beijing, China, on February 10, 2022.
A view shows a giant crane near the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral as work continues to rebuild the roof and the spire destroyed by fire, in Paris, France, on February 9, 2022.
A soldier of the Kremlin guard stands at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier at the Kremlin Wall after a snowfall in Moscow, Russia, on February 7, 2022.
Remi Koyama of Team Japan falls as she fails to score a goal past Klara Peslarova, goaltender of Team Czech Republic in a penalty shoot-out during the Women’s Preliminary Round Group B match at Wukesong Sports Center on February 8, 2022, in Beijing, China.
People experience the interactive installation “Free the Air: How to hear the universe in a spider/web,” during a press preview of the new exhibition “Tomas Saraceno: Particular Matter(s)” at The Shed in New York City on February 9, 2022.
From left, Stacy Gaskill of Team USA, Lindsey Jacobellis of Team USA, Chloe Trespeuch of Team France, and Michela Moioli of Team Italy compete in the Women’s Snowboard Cross Semifinals on Day 5 of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
Staff sweep and check the slope ahead of competition at Zhangjiakou National Ski Jumping Center on February 7, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China.
A view of the recently painted shanty town of Leticia on San Cristobal hill, located on the fringes of downtown Lima, Peru, on February 8, 2022. The town’s colorful facelift came at the hands of its own residents, led by muralist artists, over a nine-month-long project.
Supporters cheer as a member of the Senegalese football team raises the trophy in Dakar on February 7, 2022, after winning, for the first time, the Africa Cup of Nations.
Guests view the “Imagine Picasso” immersive exhibition during a media preview at Skylight at The Armory on February 8, 2022, in San Francisco, California.
Eric Rebiere falls while riding a wave in Praia do Norte, Nazare, Portugal, on February 10, 2022.
A boy searches among debris on the beach in the aftermath of Cyclone Batsirai, in the town of Mananjary, Madagascar, on February 8, 2022.
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