Pictures of the week

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

This week's gallery features images of a ferry traveling on the East River from Manhattan to Brooklyn during a storm in New York; African migrants sitting on the deck of a ship in the Mediterranean; a woman carrying a pair of boots from her tornado-damaged home in Georgia.

This gallery contains photos published, Jan. 21-27, 2017.


A ferry travels on the East River from Manhattan to Brooklyn during a storm in New York, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. From California to the Deep South to the Northeast, millions of Americans dealt with death and destruction from a series of storms. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

Wrapped in blankets, Sub-Saharan migrants sit on the deck of the ship Golfo Azzurro after their rescue from a rubber boat by members of the Proactive Open Arms organization in the Mediterranean sea, about 24 miles north of Sabratha, Libya, on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. Tens of thousands of people seeking better lives are expected to trek across deserts and aboard unseaworthy boats from war-torn Libya this year in a desperate effort to reach European shores by way of Italy. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Jenny Bullard carries a pair of boots from her home that was damaged by a tornado, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Adel, Ga. Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in several counties, including Cook, that have suffered deaths, injuries and severe damage from weekend storms. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)

People wait to disembark from a ferry arriving at the port in Banjul, Gambia, Saturday Jan. 21, 2017, as life slowly returns to the Gambian capital. Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh announced early Saturday he has decided to relinquish power, after hours of last-ditch talks with regional leaders and the threat by a regional military force to make him leave. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump impersonators, Howard, left, and Dennis, right, stand side by side on a train to promote a music video they created in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

A woman closes a gate on her property as a forest fire burns on a nearby mountain in Cajon del Maipo, on the outskirts of Santiago, Chile, on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. The country is suffering one of its worst fire waves in history. The fires have outpaced local ability to put them out, forcing Chile to request international aid. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

Prudent Mazerolle walks with his dog, Blackie, on the main road to his house in Pointe Sapin, New Brunswick, on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. More than 80,000 customers were still without power in many parts of New Brunswick early Thursday after a blustery mix of freezing rain, ice pellets and strong winds moved through the Maritimes. (Diane Doiron/The Canadian Press via AP)

Pedestrians walk over the Millennium Bridge as fog shrouds St Paul's Cathedral in London, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Freezing fog covered the capital on Monday as cold weather conditions continued. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Police launch tear gas shells to disperse protestors demanding the cancellation of a plan for a massive coal-fired power plant near ecologically sensitive mangrove forests on the coast in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. The government insists that the planned 1.3-gigawatt Rampal power station near the Sundarbans, a world heritage site, is key to reaching its target of 24 gigawatts of electrical capacity by 2021. (AP Photo)

People walk through an underpass in Astana, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. The Kazakh capital was hit by a heavy gale and a snowfall with a temperature of - 6 C (F 21). (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

An inmate holds up a makeshift knife moments after police left the prison in the Alcacuz prison in Nisia Floresta, near Natal, Brazil, on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Military police had entered the facility in northeastern Brazil where a temporary wall separating two rival gangs is being built, after a week of chaos and fighting between rival gangs that left dozens of inmates dead. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

A border patrol agent, watches the Mexico-U.S. border fence, on the Mexican side, separating the towns of Anapra, Mexico and Sunland Park, N.M., on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Christian Torres)

Horses graze in a paddock as fog envelopes the trees behind them near Leith Hill, England, in Surrey, southwest of London, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Thick fog has caused numerous flight delays and cancellations at London Heathrow and other area airports. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Isabella Busse, 6, holds an umbrella as she walks through floodwaters near the a pier during a storm in Seal Beach, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. The heavy downpour on Sunday drenched Orange County in one of the heaviest storms of the year. (Ana Venegas/The Orange County Register via AP)


Text from the AP news story, AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

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