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 child in a bear costume taking part in an annual ritual in Comanesti, Romania; haze from a weather inversion shrouding the skyline of Salt Lake City, Utah; and Syrian refugees in a camp in a Greece.

This gallery was produced by Patrick Sisson in New York and contains photos published Dec. 26 - Dec. 31, 2016. 

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

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